Caribou & Moose Hide Tanning

“It was a pretty important part of our everyday life and just the whole process of tanning. There’s so much history and teachings that come with it. That’s pretty important for our identity as…


CKLB Rewind: July 8th

Making Headlines in the Native Press on this week in 1971… The second annual general meeting of the Indian Brotherhood of the NWT took place in Rae this week. Resolutions passed include a call…


Search and Rescue Teams Find Family of 5

Search and Rescue teams found a missing family travelling from Yellowknife to Lutsel k’e. The family was on Ethan Island, which is on Great Slave Lake, almost at their destination before running out of gas. The group…


Fire In Behchoko Destroys Family Business

There is one less store in the NWT, saying please come again. Early Thursday morning, just past midnight, a fire destroyed Our Video Store in Behchoko. The small family business started as a video…



Tootoo Signs With Chicago

Northern NHL star Jordin Tootoo is on the move. The 33-year old forward from Rankin Inlet was picked up by the Chicago Blackhawks yesterday, on a one year contract. According to other media reports…


Chief Wanda Pascal

Community members in Fort McPherson elected a new Chief. Wanda Pascal was elected on Monday evening this week. The unofficial results of the election has Pascal winning the election with 189 votes over Ruby Koe…


Peel River Ferry Suspended

The Abraham Francis ferry which crosses the Peel River near Fort McPherson has been suspended due to high water levels. CKLB’s news reporter Mark got in touch with Joseph at the Nihtat Gwich’in Council…


The Trails of Our Ancestors

The Trails of Our Ancestors is an annual canoe trip in the Tlicho community that teaches the youth about the land, respected traditions and culture. Over 100 participants have already left Behchoko for what…



City Council Considers Yellowknife Bay Water Supply

City council is considering a proposal to change the city’s water supply from the Yellowknife River to the Yellowknife Bay. According to the studies presented at city council, the Yellowknife Bay contains average arsenic…


NWT Tent Caterpillar Infestation

The Northwest Territories is currently experiencing the largest infestation of forest tent caterpillars since the 1990’s. These caterpillars are known for causing temporary damage to foliage of aspen and other deciduous tress. CKLB’s Blake…


North Wright Admits Window Opened On Flight

CKLB News has received more information about an incident which happened last Thursday on a North-Wright flight.  Passengers of all ages were on a flight last week between Colville Lake and Norman Wells when a…