Operation Green Manalishi

RCMP have arrested 14 people in relations to a drug trafficking operation in Yellowknife, Dettah, and N’Dilo.Police says dealers utilized a network of taxi cabs, street dealers, and stash locations to distribute drugs.And while monitoring the network, it provided incredible insight to the extent of drug abuse in the communities.The dealers worked in shifts, shared […]

RCMP have arrested 14 people in Yellowknife, Dettah, and N’Dilo

RCMP have arrested 14 people in Yellowknife, Dettah, and N’Dilo and seized drugs, cash, diamonds, and other high end merchandise. A news release says over 30 RCMP members executed 6 search warrants, and located and seized about 1000 fentanyl pills, 1.5 kilograms of cocaine, a small amount of heroin, and several kilograms of weed.Charges to the individuals […]

Jen Walden talks about Painted Girl

Jen Walden is a local Yellowknife painter that has transitioned into film. Recently her film Painted Girl was featured in the Women in Film and Television showcase in Toronto and Halifax.”Oh, my God. So honoured, and really excited,” said Walden. “It was a bit shocking too because it was my first project. I just joined so […]

Winter Road Update

The winter road between Fort Good Hope and Norman Wells is now closed. The announcement came at 9:45 am, Monday from the GNWT department of transportation twitter account. The 147 kilometer road was open 2 days longer than the 15 year seasonal average. Other roads that have closed over the last week were the Deline, […]

RCMP say thanks for the help

Yellowknife RCMP would like to recognize work done to save the life of a person who suffered a heart attack on Thursday. Around 4pm on March 31st, two RCMP officers patrolling on foot noticed traffic backed up in downtown Yellowknife. The two quickly noticed there was a man that fell to the ground and was lying unconscious. The […]

DehCho Wolves

 Groundhogs have been spotted around Kakisa, No April Fools! But further down the DehCho in Liidli Kue/Fort Simpson, Wolf sightings are on the rise. Local trapper and trail cutter, Bob Norwegian says people walking their dogs had a close call with two wolves earlier in March. “There was people on the ice and folks warned them that there […]

Kakisa Water

More First Nation’s Communities in the NWT are partnering up with scientists to start doing their own studies and monitoring. With a population of nearly 50 people, Kakisa is one of the smaller communities in the DehCho region. But regardless of population size, water quality and spring break up is a concern for the members of K’aage […]

Welder’s Daughter On The Mad Trapper Pub.

Photo’s Courtesy of Karen Novak. What does 1.6 million dollars get you in Inuvik? The Mad Trapper Pub if you have the cash. The Pub has been the venue for many bands from across the North and North America. Karen Novak leads one of the North’s favourite bands, Welders Daughter. And over the last 15 […]

50 miles of the Canadian Championship Dog Derby

50 miles a day, over three days is a real test of endurance for dogs, and a test of strategy and patience for their mushers. One of the youngest members of the Beck family, Jaden led the pack at the start of the 10 dog race on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. But, by the final […]