Nod to nostalgia takes flight

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Take one Kickstarter campaign, add $53,000 and 140,000 LEGO pieces and what do you get? Two hundred custom LEGO airplane replicas – and a dream come true for Mikey McBryan. “It’s completely sold out …which (realizes) all our hopes and dreams,” said McBryan, general manager of Buffalo Airways. The former Ice Pilots NWT reality TV...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.