New $20M fund to get remote communities off diesel
The federal government has revealed a $20 million fund designed to help Canada’s most isolated communities move away from diesel fuel.
YK team rescues California rivals at hockey tournament
When a California hockey team was forced to send half of its roster home, the Yellowknife Wolfpack stepped in – and made some trades.
NWT project gets $500K as Nunavut educators win Arctic Prize
A project based in the NWT won half a million dollars at the Arctic Inspiration Prize ceremony in Whitehorse, as a Nunavut education program won the top prize.
Celebration of life announced for Air Tindi pilots
Air Tindi confirmed a public celebration for Will Hayworth and Zach McKillop will take place on Friday, February 15 at 1:30pm at 125 Bristol Avenue (Hangar 1).
Yellowknife launching new aurora festival in March
The festival, which will run from March 3-8, “will showcase the aurora borealis and Dene culture in Yellowknife, Chief Drygeese Territory,” the City said.
Yellowknife looks to sell downtown lot it bought in 2014
The City of Yellowknife is planning a fresh drive to entice development on a vacant downtown lot – by selling it for the same price it paid five years ago.
Nailed it – new Hay River salon already a South Slave hit
The owner of a new nail salon in Hay River says the service is proving so popular, customers are making the hours-long round trip from other communities.
This Yellowknife movie is garbage. Watch the trailer
The world premiere of Salvage, an hour-long documentary about the Yellowknife dump, will take place at the SXSW film festival in Texas next month.
Yellowknife Airport runway lights to receive $3M upgrade
Yellowknife Airport’s runway lights will be improved as part of upgrade work costing almost $3 million.
No NTPC strike as union takes ‘difficult decision’
The Union of Northern Workers called off a strike by power corporation employees, saying it was the best decision after cancelling a separate GNWT strike.