Spat between neighbours goes to the dogs

A woman who says she’s called bylaw officers at least 100 times to complain about at large dogs roaming around her property is now bypassing city hall and taking her concerns online. Kelly Pottinger, a Taltheilei Drive resident, lives two lots away from a Happy Pooch, a pet service that offers grooming, a kennel-free dog...
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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