A Ndilǫ man who threatened to kill a Fort Providence RCMP officer and his dog has received a 90-day conditional sentence.
The Acho Dene Koe First Nation chief and council election will now be held on April 26, having been postponed following January's cluster of Covid-19 cases.
Dennis Nelner describes his plan to turn his late mother's former home in Fort Simpson into an independent living facility that will help Elders age in place.
Fort Simpson will leave one seat on council vacant after AJ Augier, himself appointed to fill a vacancy last year, stepped down as a councillor last week.
Fort Liard's two-week containment order will expire at 10pm on Saturday and won't be extended, the territorial government confirmed.
All six people in Fort Liard who contracted Covid-19 have now recovered. There are still two active cases in the territory, related to a winter road work camp.
Fort Liard's Acho Dene Koe First Nation postponed nominations for its chief and council election as the hamlet remains under a Covid-19 containment order.
Fort Liard's containment order looks set to be lifted on Saturday. In Yellowknife, the lack of Covid-19 spread after a mystery case was termed "a bullet dodge."
Fort Simpson's liquor restrictions are set to be lifted as the GNWT implements the result of a November plebiscite. Separate pandemic restrictions will remain.
The NWT government hopes to foster a sense of solidarity with the hamlet of Fort Liard by asking other residents to send encouraging and supportive messages.
Until at least January 30, the gate at the border on Highway 7 will be operated by appointment only between 10am and 2pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.
The NWT government confirmed a sixth Covid-19 case in Fort Liard late on Wednesday, a day of little other change to the territory's pandemic numbers.