NWT’s chief public health officer issues tattoo warning
Yellowknifers are warned to steer clear of unlicensed tattoo artists in an advisory issued by the Northwest Territories’ chief public health officer on Monday.
Missing & Murdered Inquiry hearings to begin in Yellowknife
Three days of community hearings held by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls begin in Yellowknife on Tuesday.
Tickets on sale for Yellowknife’s ‘new flavour of burlesque’
The Soulful Bodies show, created by newly formed Yellowknife burlesque company Parkas & Pasties, will be held at Top Knight from February 15-17 this year.
YK Community Foundation marks 25 years with $25,000 cheque
The grant, announced on Thursday, is the first of four $25,000 awards the foundation will make this year. The recipient is the Northern Arts & Cultural Centre.
Inuvik curler, 13, wins national junior mixed doubles gold
Inuvik’s Pearl Gillis lifted a national curling title at the age of 13 on Sunday as she won mixed doubles gold with Alberta partner Karsten Sturmay.
Yellowknife got quieter in 2017, RCMP & bylaw figures show
Yellowknife was significantly quieter for RCMP and bylaw officers in 2017, at least statistically, according to newly published figures.
‘Total loss’ following fire at Inuvik ambulance base
A fire has destroyed an ambulance base and one ambulance in Inuvik, but the affected company says service to the community will not suffer.
Federal minister delays Prairie Creek Mine road decision
Ministerial approval for a new all-season road to the Dehcho’s Prairie Creek Mine is delayed to allow further consultation with affected Indigenous groups.
Ulukhaktok woman wins $250,000 from scratch ticket
Lottery officials have confirmed an Ulukhaktok woman’s $250,000 scratch ticket win, just three months after her local store began selling the tickets.
Boil-water advisory for Lutselk’e lifted after three days
The Northwest Territories community of Lutselk’e has had a boil-water advisory lifted, after concerns over unchlorinated water potentially supplied to homes.