Winning Northwestel phone book cover unveiled

A Yellowknife artist’s colourful rendition of a popular local haunt is officially one for the books. Lise Fortin’s acrylic painting, titled “Dog Beach,” will grace the cover of Northwestel’s 2018-2019 phone book following an unveiling at the Explorer Hotel Thursday evening. The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce event, sponsored by Northwestel, saw notable guests including minister...
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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