Rain to quench Fort Liard wildfire, still none in North Slave
Officials say they are no longer concerned by a wildfire south of Fort Liard as a band of rain sweeps into the region.
Winds may push Fort Liard forest fire closer to Highway 7
Officials expressed concern on Wednesday as conditions threatened to push a forest fire closer to Highway 7 and in the direction of Fort Liard’s local dump.
Dehcho Grand Chief Herb Norwegian wins conservation prize
Dehcho First Nations leader Herb Norwegian has received a $10,000 prize for his work to protect the region’s boreal forests, wetlands, and watersheds.
Fort Simpson’s Val Gendron earns national volunteer award
Fort Simpson teacher Val Gendron has received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from the Governor General in Ottawa.
Plan to replace section of Norman Wells pipeline is approved
The National Energy Board approved plans to repair an Enbridge pipeline vital to oil production in Norman Wells, which has been shut off since late 2016.
Last updated on January 29, 2018 at 10:07am