Two vehicle accident closes traffic in downtown Yk

A two vehicle accident at the intersection of Franklin Ave. and 48 St. temporarily shut down traffic on a downtown block Thursday night. Emergency response crews attended the scene around 8:20 p.m., where three occupants, appearing to be unharmed, walked away from their damaged SUV, which had collided with another car.  Both of the SUV’s airbags...
Previous articleEditorial: Congrats, Brendan
Next articleFate of old town hall/fire hall debated
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