Solo explorer preps for next Northern adventure

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Yuki Sekiguchi’s bicycle-powered, two-month journey from Manitoba to Deline came to an end just five days ago – but you wouldn’t know it. On a Wednesday afternoon in Yellowknife, Sekiguchi, a 30-year-old man from Yamagata, Japan, sat inside a bed and breakfast on 56 Street. On the dinning room table, scattered among decorative tablecloths, were...
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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.