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First Nation frustrated as Pine Point project awaits permit
A company drilling at Pine Point says results are exciting, but must wait for more permits. The local First Nation says that process is “too complicated.”
NWT records ‘highest-ever’ number of foreign immigrants
The NWT Bureau of Statistics says the territory just recorded its highest-ever annual and quarterly numbers of immigrants arriving from outside Canada.
Fort Smith students plan on-the-land ‘Rainbow River Retreat’
Students and teachers in Fort Smith are establishing an on-the-land camp that aims to help youth create gay-straight alliances in every South Slave community.
GNWT and union announce identity of their mediator
The territorial government and Union of Northern Workers (UNW) have confirmed Vince Ready will act as their collective bargaining mediator.
Fort Smith bylaw officer steps down after 18 years
Ronnie Schaefer will rest the radar gun and hand calls about disorderly groundhogs and loose dogs to Ashleigh Stokes, who takes over on June 30.
Here’s a new arsenic map of Yellowknife with updated advice
The NWT’s chief public health officer has provided an update about arsenic levels in the soil and water around Yellowknife.
City of Yellowknife wholeheartedly backs university proposal
The City of Yellowknife enthusiastically embraced a report proposing the creation of a new polytechnic university based in the community.
One month till Yellowknife’s Coast Fraser Tower hotel closes
Yellowknife will lose 58 hotel rooms when the Coast Fraser Tower closes for business on July 15.