New Year, new arrivals: Territory welcomes New Year’s baby

Yellowknife’s first newcomer of 2018 missed being crowned New Year’s baby — but not by much. A baby, whose gender has yet to be determined, was born at Stanton Territorial Hospital at 12:15 a.m. on Jan. 2, GNWT Health and Social Services communications manager David Maguire told Yellowknifer in an email. No babies were delivered at the...
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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