Calling all artists – and their trash

Attention artists: Old Town Ramble and Ride organizers want your crafty ideas for trash. As part of the 12th annual festival – set to return Aug. 3 to Aug. 5 – the yearly summer showcasing of Old Town’s unique arts and music scene will feature a new Trash-formation Art Contest, offering resourceful folks the chance...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at