“Oddball” Internet outage undetermined

The source of an Internet service outage that impacted part of the city Tuesday afternoon was undetermined at press time. Daryl Fetaz, operating superintendent with Northern Utilities Limited said two feeders went down at 1:24 p.m., lasting 14 and 16 minutes, respectively. One feeder serving Niven and the downtown area was restored at 1:38 p.m....
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and editorial@nnsl.com.