One official, quoting the official slogan of the Arctic Winter Games, said she hoped the chickens would "find their power."
A snowfall warning has been issued for Hay River, just over a day before thousands of athletes travel to the Arctic Winter Games closing ceremony and head home.
RCMP in the community said the gun, a Remington 700 bolt-action rifle, was uncovered in the early hours of Thursday morning by security staff.
Three members of the Northwest Territories' Beck dog mushing dynasty reached the podium on the same day at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games.
Fort Smith's snowboarding venue is receiving acclaim as one of the most picturesque in Arctic Winter Games history.
Hay River residents rounded up spare rifles to help Russian biathletes barred from taking their weapons to the Arctic Winter Games.
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.
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.
An NWT dog runner is calling on northern mushers to return to breeding 'traditional' dogs. Other mushers say tourists might like that, too.
The list of 40 principals, selected from schools across Canada, was published by public education charity The Learning Partnership on Wednesday.
Hay River RCMP have arrested and charged a fourth person over the death of a man in the community late last month.