The Northwest Territories had so much fun launching 9-1-1, it's doing it again. The territory now has an 8-1-1 number for help and information about Covid-19.
The NWT's economic engine, diamond mining, was facing trouble even before the pandemic. We asked the federal northern affairs minister if Ottawa will help.
The Dene Nation declared the NWT's new liquor restrictions "a victory for all people." Now it plans to further lobby the GNWT and Ottawa for treatment programs.
Elon Muskox, the horticultural muskox that has somehow come to represent the City of Yellowknife, has been socially distanced with the help of heavy equipment.
Donations of computers have dried up, as have flights to ship them. Even if an NWT student gets one, there's no guarantee they can afford internet access.
"Just trying to balance it all is extremely hard." More caregivers and respite workers are needed on the front line of child protection in the NWT.
People had called on the GNWT to restrict alcohol and deter bootlegging. On Thursday it responded by limiting what you can spend in liquor stores each day.
Recognizing many students will be unable to find jobs this summer, the Yellowknife Community Foundation will double the number of scholarships being handed out.
There will be no Folk on the Rocks this year. The Yellowknife festival had held on for weeks, searching in vain for a way to go ahead despite the pandemic.
The NWT feels it has enough healthcare protective equipment to last for "several weeks." More needs to come from somewhere and novel avenues are being explored.
Credit rating agency Fitch downgraded Dominion Diamond Mines, saying the Ekati diamond mine's owner is in a weak financial position and needs a cash injection.
Leading NWT doctors expect new, one-hour Covid-19 tests to arrive within the next month. Their speed and portability could help our slow return to normality.