September 13, 2017

Your daily NWT and YK news summary published every weekday morning.

Bye, YK: Dominion Moving To Calgary

100 employees will be impacted by move of diamond mining operation’s corporate offices in its latest cost-saving measure

City Briefs: How To Get Action From the GNWT?

At Council, a debate breaks out on how to pursue long-sought, long-delayed legislative changes from the territorial government; and a climbing wall at the Fieldhouse takes another tiny step upwards

No Stanton Workcamp, After All

After much back and forth, it turns out the proposed Stanton Hospital workcamp is not needed

Sea Can Do: Getting Housing First off the Ground Fast

The agreement has been signed and the initiative to tackle Yellowknife’s homeless is off and running. So what’s the next step? Collecting donations from a sea can in the 50/50 lot, argue some

Housing First, Finally

With the signing of an $834,000 contract the week before last, Yellowknife’s much-anticipated and much-delayed Housing First project is finally underway. The Yellowknife Women’s Society — the sole organization to bid on the City-facilitated, federally funded initiative — has begun hiring staff and securing accommodation, with the plan of housing the first four people by

Denecho King Seized at Mother’s House, Says Neighbour

The townhouse where the three-day manhunt for Denecho King ended on Sunday morning appears to be the residence of the alleged murderer’s mother, according to a neighbour. “She didn’t come out when he did, when they first caught Denecho. I didn’t see her come out,” says Joanna Grant, who lives across the parking lot from

UPDATED: Denecho King and YK’s Jailbreak History

UPDATE, August 13: The manhunt for Denecho King has ended, with police apprehending the alleged murderer in the Sissons Court area, mid morning on Saturday.According to reports from CBC, which was on the scene, King was seen emerging from a building shirtless, and was placed in a police vehicle as police informed him he was

BREAKING: Denecho King, Accused Murderer, Escapes From Jail

 Accused murderer Denecho King has escaped custody from the North Slave Correctional Centre and a significant police operation is currently taking place in the vicinity of the centre. Police vehicles are in several locations and were conducting traffic stops. Officers in camouflage outfits and a police dog were seen in the Woolgar Ave. area. King

ICYMI: Denecho King: Sunridge Murder Charges the Latest in a Long List

Denecho Noel King, 22, was arrested on Friday at the North Slave Correctional Centre where he was already in custody after allegedly robbing a taxi driver in late February. He now faces one count of first or second-degree murder for John Wifladt’s death (to be decided at a later date by the courts), and one

Sign In


Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.