Holiday lights competition winners named

The results are in for the best and brightest holiday light displays in the city. Yellowknife residents cast a total of 2,094 votes between Dec. 8 and 11, taking to Facebook to “like” their favourite festive decorations in a number of categories, the City stated in a release Wednesday. The number of votes from residents...
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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