After a week of simulations wherein municipal, territorial and federal government players came together to save the town of Fort Smith from an out of control wildfire, the community has declared its mock scenario over and emergency plan “unbreakable.”
Melina Laboucan-Massimo said she isn’t sure she understood what it meant to cry tears of joy until she saw the dazzling array of solar panels in her home community of Little Buffalo.
If an oil discovery is declared in the Canol play, does it make a sound?
A new CEO is set to take the helm at Stanton Territorial Hospital just as renovations on the building and the territory’s health care system are set to get underway.
How lucky landscape lovers are that Yuichi Takasaka “kind of liked it and stayed” when he flew to Canada from Tokyo as a 20-year-old in 1989.
If you are thinking seriously about running for MLA in the upcoming NWT election and need help in making up your mind, check out the NWT Status of Women Council’s “Election Resource” to guide and assist you in making the right decisions.
No matter what gender you are, the resource material available there is excellent in helping to decide if you do, indeed, want to ‘throw your hat in the ring.’ Obviously such a decision is not to be taken lightly.
Eight people including seven Yellowknifers have been charged with trafficking cocaine.READ MORE
Police say they’ve linked a number of personal items found alongside unidentified remains near Yellowknife to a missing Japanese tourist.READ MORE
If an oil discovery is declared in the Canol play, does it make a sound?READ MORE
Visitors to the Thebacha Cabins outside of Fort Smith may have noticed a small group of people milling about this weekend, picking through the vegetation of the surrounding boreal forest and bringing their treasures of ferns and fungi back to the site.READ MORE
Bitumen in the Peace River region of Alberta is no more odorous than oilsands in other parts of the province, though the extraction methods that involve heating could be responsible for the overabundant complaints about air quality in the region, according to researchers.READ MORE
The town of Fort Smith was cut off from the rest of the world for 17 hours last week after a sinkhole along Highway 5 damaged the fibre-optic line late Thursday morning, affecting phone, cable and internet service.READ MORE