Over $4k raised for Gold City Court fire victims

Donors have pitched in almost $5,000 for a Yellowknife family displaced by a house fire over the holidays. An online GoFundMe campaign has pulled in over $4,600 in relief funds for the Zantoko family, whose Gold City Court home was destroyed after a fire broke out on the morning of Dec. 21. Fire crews arrived...
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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.