Hay River residents rounded up spare rifles to help Russian biathletes barred from taking their weapons to the Arctic Winter Games.
Team NT's Nicolas Bennett started with silver on Monday as he battles to end a 10-year run without a gold ulu for the territory in cross-country skiing.
NWT speed skaters reached the podium six times on Monday, while snowshoe athlete Jed Mitchell became the territory's first medallist earlier in the morning.
The 2018 Arctic Winter Games are officially open after thousands of athletes attended a ceremony inside Hay River's newly opened arena on Sunday.
Yellowknife's Folk on the Rocks revealed 11 more acts confirmed for the 2018 festival on Friday morning.
Casting takes place in Edmonton and Calgary this month for Indigenous extras to travel to Scotland for the TV show Outlander.
Hopes of opening new gold mines near Yellowknife rest on providing cheaper, cleaner power to the North in the next few years, says an industry advisor.
Police had no update on the whereabouts of Yellowknife man Detocho Anis Abel, a day after appealing for the public's help in locating him.
Organizers say everything will be ready when the first officials and volunteers begin arriving in the South Slave for the Arctic Winter Games on Wednesday.
Union members protesting outside the territorial legislature demanded ministers drop the NWT's infrastructure spending to increase government workers' wages.
Police say their investigation continues but no charges are pending after a pick-up truck struck and killed a 35-year-old man outside Yellowknife.
A Yellowknife 39-year-old is accused of stealing diamonds from a mine in the Northwest Territories.