A mountaineer at heart, Melody Lepine has summited the highest peaks on two continents and in two hemispheres. After climbing Mount Erebus in Russia and Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, she believes surviving at 18,000 feet prepared her for the 78-day race to become the next MP for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake on Oct. 19, a challenge she shares with five other people including Conservative incumbent David Yurdiga.
The GNWT’s new draft lands protection plan blew through Tom Hoefer’s office like a Great Slave gale.
The GNWT has spent almost $50 million in two years covering the cost of diesel burned in place of hydroelectricity.
Crews will break ground on a new territorial hospital in Yellowknife this week, a facility twice the size of the building it is replacing with a daunting price tag.
Some are skeptical the project, which the government of the Northwest Territories estimates will cost $751 million over 34 years, will be able to avoid overruns.
The Fort Smith Nordic Club hosted a biathlon training camp over the weekend with shooters from Hay River along with coach Pat Bobinski in the lead.
For thousands of years, ancestors of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) have made their homes in the area now occupied by the territory’s capital. That history is thoroughly explored in the new W?ìl?ìdeh Yellowknives Dene exhibit at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.
Why are our rivers so low, what is happening to our water and what does that mean for the future? Each year there is a spring flood in April. The snow drains from the land in spring and supercharged streams fill their banks, turn into small rivers and together rush toward lower ground, becoming waterways in their journey to the sea. Rivers peak, pushing out the ice, then run swollen and dirty well into May.
Editor: CPAWS-NWT is pleased to see the steps the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is taking to continue the work started under the NWT Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) through the Draft NWT Conservation Areas Action Plan.
Advocates across the country gathered at vigils over the weekend in honour of the Sisters in Spirit movement in remembrance of missing and murdered indigenous women.READ MORE
Facing low enrollment rates, Aurora College’s trades programs are stepping up their game and ramping up efforts to recruit students from the territory.READ MORE
The work of a fire marshal is never done. It includes responsibility for investigating fires, overseeing fire prevention efforts, enforcing fire safety regulations for buildings and fire service training.READ MORE
Lessons from Vietnam: spiders are delicious, dog tastes like bear and if you are tall for a Grade 8 student, you might could get a shot of Jack Daniels brought to your table.READ MORE
Students at Aurora College skewed on the younger side last week, as high schoolers from the Dehcho region participated in the annual Trades Awareness Program (TAP) for the first time.READ MORE