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5TuesdayApril222014COLUMNSHealthyparentshealthychildrenBecausechildrendontcomewithamanualHuskyEnergysubmitteditsapplicationtofrackuptofourhorizontalwellsintheCanolshaleplayoftheSahturegiononMondaywhichifapprovedwouldmakeitthesecondcompanytousemultistagehydraulicfracturingintheNorthwestTerritories.HuskyappliestofrackfourwellsinSahtuDeannaGillItsnevergoingtoendWhenwillitbeenoughNorthernJournal2014JoinusonlineLikeNorthernJournalonFacebookandgettheweeklynewsdeliveredtoyourfeed15YearsAgo...AnarrowsurplusLastyearssurplusisgoingtokeepthisyearsgov-ernmentintheblackaccordingtoMondays1999-2000governmentoftheNorthwestTerritoriesGNWTbud-get.Butdontexpectmuchinthewayofnewmoney.Thescalyearof1998-99themoneyusedtohelpforecastthisyearsbudgetisexpectedtoendwithananticipateddecitof22million.IssueApril20199920YearsAgo...Townhopingfor440000boostWithalittlebitofluckFortSmithmightnallygetthe440000owedtothetownbythefederalgovern-mentforgrantsinlieuofpropertytaxesforlandsetasidebyOttawaforAboriginaluse.GNWTFinanceMinisterJohnPollardtoldtheassembledtowncoun-cillastweekhewasmakinggoodprogresswiththefederalgovernmentonresolvingtheissue.IssueApril20199430YearsAgo...CellblockdeathAninquesthasbeenorderedintothedeathofaHayRivermanwhopassedawaywhilesleepingintheRCMPcelllastweekend.ErnestSibbestona59year-oldtrapperandresidentofHayRiverwaspronounceddeadbycoronerDr.EarlCovertatapproximately820p.m.Saturday.IssueApril191984ARCHIVESFACEBOOKFEEDBACKInourstoryMergerpromisestoreshapeNorthernaviationpublishedApr.152014itwasincorrectlystatedthatCanadianNorthemploysapproximately500workers.Infactthecompanyhasmorethan900employees.TheJournalapologizesforthiserror.CORRECTIONByDAWNKOSTELNIKGuardingthemouthofSahtuDetheBearRiverisBearRock.InthetimebeforetimethegreatYa-moriawasamedicinemanthatwasalsotheinstilleroflaw.Giantbeaverswereliv-ingintheSahtuGreatBearLakeandhuntingandkillingtheDenepeople.Yamorianeededtosetthebalancesohehuntedthegiantbeavers.HechasedthemuptheBearRiverandchurneduptheSt.CharlesRapids.ThreebeaverswerekilledatthemouthoftheBearRiverwithhiscolossalbowtwoofhisarrowsremainatestamenttohisgreatfeatthearrowsrisetowardtheskynow.ThehidesofthebeaverwerestretcheduponthebouldersofBearRockwheretheydrystillinthesummersun.Yamoriatookthebodiesofthebeavers10milesupriverMacken-zieRivertocookthem.FatfromthecookingbeaversranintotheearthandsmouldersandsmokesfromthebanksWhiteGirlYamoriaALegendPart2of3yettoday.Whenyoulookintothesmokeandareluckyenoughtoseeamesfromthisancientreyouwilllivetobeveryold.Tothisdayallofthisremainsasintheoldtimes.BearRockguardstheap-proachtoBearRiverweareonourway.ItwillbehoursuntilwearriveatFranklin.IhavemyDadsvestarsleep-ingbagthisheavydownlledsleepingbagisfrontedwithwoolandcoveredinsomethingakintolightcanvas.IvelaiditoutinthebowofthecanoeandasIclimbintoitenfoldsmeinafeathernest.Rushingwateracrossthebowstartsitshypnoticrhythmthewarmthofthesunbeatingdownonthecanoecreepsintoyourbodyasstrongasanydrug.ThekickeriswhininginthedistancemufedbythevestarsleepingbagandIsleepforhoursunderthesuninthebowofthecanoe.Tothisdaythereisnogreatersenseofpeaceandtranquilityformethenbeingonthewaterlisteningtothesoundofakickerandtherushofwater.Wepulloverontheriver-bankjustbelowSt.Charlesrapidstomaketea.Mybroth-erslookforwoodfortherePaulandmyfatherarecheck-ingmotorsandfuelbeforeweheadintothewhitewater.Francisisteachingmetomakebannockintheourbag.Ban-nockisverymuchlikealargebakingpowderbiscuitthatisfriedoveranopenre.Ihavetodigoutthecastironfryingpanandgrabtheteapailaswell.Thereisgoingtheteapailislledfromtheriverandhungfromagreenwillowgreenwillowtakeslongertocatchonreaboveitthefryingpanissetbesidetheretoheatup.Thisreneedstodiedownsomebeforethepancangoonwiththebannockdough.Alargechunkoflardissettomeltinthepan.Allingredientsforthebannockaremixedrightintheoursack.Lardsaltbakingpow-derandofcoursetheourwaterisaddedabitatatime.Francisshowsmehowtowaittillthereisjustrightpatoutthedoughandsetittocook.Cookingafullsizedbannocktakespatienceandtimetheyoftenburnbeforetheyarecookedthrough.Meansyouareintoomuchofahurry.PanicpanicbutdontburnthebannockAbreezeblowsupandkeepsthehordesofmosqui-toesaway.YouwillneverstarveintheArcticifyouhavebreadorbannockyoutaketwopiecesofeitherandslapthemtogetherintheairandvoilamosquitosand-wich.Itstrue.Theserapidsarealeveloneandtwowhichisprettytame.Wearetravelingagainstthecurrentandwaveshitthecanoeandsprayup.MyfaceisburninginthesunthesprayiscoolandsplashesinmyeyesandIlookoveratmybrotherswhohavetheirtonguesouttryingtocatchthewaterasitspraysovertheirbow.Theyareboysafterall.Theamountofinforma-tionavailabletonewandex-pectingparentscanbeover-whelmingandsometimesitcanbedifcultforparentstosortthroughitalltondreli-ableinformation.FortunatelyAlbertaHealthServiceshasaresourcecalledHealthyPar-entsHealthyChildrenthatmakesitsimplefornewparentstondtheanswerstheyneed.Includingbothprintandonlineoptionstogethertheseresourcesprovideev-erythingexpectingparentsandparentsofchildrenupto6yearsofageneedtoknowtohelptheirchildrengrowlearnandbehealthyintheirearlyyears.Theseeasyt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