Pond Sailor’s Regatta enters ninth year

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Yellowknife’s pond sailboats will be cast off from Government Dock next weekend as the ninth annual Old Town Pond Sailor’s Regatta takes place. Regatta founder and organizer Tony Foliot is getting ready for another year of drawing youngsters to the Old Town waterfront for what has become a fun tradition for families on the city...
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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.