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Investigation Underway after Pedestrian Struck by Low-Speed RCMP Vehicle

The Yellowknife RCMP are currently investigating an incident where a pedestrian was struck by one of their own patrol vehicles. On the evening of April...

NTHSSA Introduces New Service Option for Outpatients at Stanton Hospital

More options for outpatient lab services are now available at the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife. The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority made...

Council weighs in on anti-loitering device creating buzz downtown

If you find yourself distracted by the annoying buzz of mosquitos downtown, you may just be hearing things. The device in the downtown core, has...

New Exhibit Opens in Yellowknife’s Visitor Information Centre

A new exhibit is coming to Yellowknife’s Visitor Information Centre in the Centre Square Mall. The new exhibit is called “Skies of Wonder,” and will...

New Volunteer Collaboration Group active in Yellowknife

Yellowknife has a new group dedicated to directing local volunteer services, and it’s already in effect. As of April 1st of this year, Yellowknife Volunteers...

Yellowknife Accepting Applications for Food Truck Lottery

The City of Yellowknife is once again taking applications for the Food Truck Lottery. This is an annual draw, where the winning food truck will...

As Temperatures rise, Yellowknife Plans for Spring Maintenance

The City of Yellowknife has sent out a few spring reminders for motorists as part of the weekly Capital Update. With most of the snow...

Yellowknife Search and Rescue Group seeking New Volunteers

The City of Yellowknife’s Search and Rescue team is currently looking for new volunteers to join their team. They will be running their Basic Searcher...

Dettah Ice Road Officially Closed

The Dettah Ice Road has officially closed for another year. This year was one of the shorter seasons for the road’s operation, with it not...

Yellowknife’s Bullocks Bistro Receives $10k in Evacuation Recovery Aid

One of Yellowknife’s most popular restaurants will be receiving some more financial aid to help recover from the evacuations. As was the same with many...

Fire Marshal Investigating Structure Fire in Yellowknife

The GNWT’s Office of the Fire Marshal is currently investigating a structure fire that took place on Monday night in Yellowknife. First responders were sent...

Yellowknife’s New Busses Ready for Service

Yellowknife’s brand new busses are ready to go, and will be out on the streets later this afternoon. Mayor Rebecca Alty appeared alongside several spokespeople...

Dettah Ice Road Set to Close For Season

The Dettah Ice Road is set for an early closure on Tuesday. The GNWT Department of Infrastructure says warm weather striking Yellowknife over the last...

120 Singers Set to Perform in Latest Show of YK’s Aurora Chorealis

Yellowknife’s Aurora Chorealis group is getting ready for their next spring concert, which will feature over 100 singers. The performance will be called “Connections,” and...

Yellowknife Toboggan Hill & Ice Rinks Closing for Spring

A handful of Yellowknife winter attractions have either been closed for the season, or will be closing in the coming days. Firstly, due to the...

City of Yellowknife Introducing New Fleet of Busses

The City of Yellowknife has a new batch of busses on the way. In working with Transdev, the City recently announced that the new Yellowknife...

Dettah Kicks off YKDFN Spring Carnival

The community of Dettah is once again celebrating the annual Yellowknives Dene First Nation Spring Carnival. Having officially begun at 8:30am on Friday, April 5th,...

Dettah Ice Road Expected to Close According to Yearly Average

Keeping up with the 20-year average, the Dettah Ice Road is expected to be closing around April 16th. The Department of Infrastructure has stated that...

Yellowknife Appoints New City Manager

  The City of Yellowknife now has a new City Manager. After a selection process filled with a number of qualified applicants, John Colin has been...

Yellowknife “G” Division Arrest Two Men after Several Month Long Investigation

Two individuals have received several major charges after a months long drug trafficking investigation from the “G” Division Federal Arctic Unit. The investigation was initially...

Yellowknife Snow Clearing for Week of April 2nd

The City of Yellowknife has shared the snow cleaning schedule for the first week of April, as well as some spring safety advice for...

YK Music Teacher Receives National Award at JUNOs

A local Yellowknife music teacher has just won an award on a national stage! Teaching music at the École St. Joseph School, Stephen Richardson was...

Yellowknife Residents Share Wildfire Experiences at Public Engagement Session

On the evening of March 27th, the City of Yellowknife held a public engagement session to help gather information on the actions taken by...

Yellowknife Women’s Society Acquires new Van for Street Outreach Program

After a successful GoFundMe campaign and the support of the community, the Yellowknife Women’s Society was able to reach their goal and acquire a...
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