Old Town Ramble and Ride 2016 Schedule

Friday, July 29th Old Town Art Show @ 3605 Franklin Ave Come see beautiful Old Town inspired art created by locals and get your Diamond Passport stamp. 12-4pm Gallery of the Midnight Sun 12:30 to 2:30pm ­ Dreamcatcher Workshop with Miki Yamada (no charge, supplies included, limit of 8 people, call to reserve # 873-­8064)

Five reasons to head to Hay River (hint: one’s to enjoy REAL Great Slave pickerel)

Sponsored by Polar Egg A few hours down the road from YK, Hay River has a small-town feel with big-city amenities. A beautiful place with an accessible and enjoyable waterfront area, there’s plenty to keep you busy for a few days. Fishing: Catch more pickerel! (the kind from the NWT) The most common fish around

Look Fresh 2016: Summer Festival Fashion Guide

Sponsored by For Men Only and For Women Only Whether you’re headed off to Folk on the Rocks this weekend, or planning a jaunt to a southern EDM bash, here’s a few ideas from the style gurus at For Women Only and For Men Only for staying sharp while the beats go on.

Stanton Foundation Charity Golf Tournament Takes Flight!

Sponsored by the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation Helicopter Golf Ball Drop Raffle This year we are very excited to announce the Helicopter Golf Ball Drop! A Summit Air helicopter will be lifting off and dropping golf balls over a putting green. There will be six markers on this putting green, and each marker will match

Hub International Charity Golf Tournament: Five years of helping Breakfast for Learning reduce child hunger

Sponsored by Hub International Insurance Brokers and Breakfast for Learning HUB International Insurance Brokers understand what it means to be good corporate citizens. For the past six years, Larry Jacquard has been putting this philosophy into action each June by hosting an annual charity golf tournament in Yellowknife. Since 2011, the HUB International Insurance Broker’s

Wildlife Week: The beautiful buzz of bees and why they matter so much

Bees are receiving a lot of global attention these days.  Bees are in crisis.  When many of us think of bees, we think of honey or bee stings.  But bees are more than stings or honey. Bees make the difference between having food on our grocery shelves or not.  They are crucial to our food

This year’s Dead North films now online!

Sponsored by the crazed creative clan at Artless Collective, the same damned people who work tirelessly to bring you Dead North. You’re welcome. Whether you’ve waiting patiently or found yourself thrown into a rage waiting for the day to arrive, it’s finally time: this year’s Dead North films are now available right here. Having just wrapped its fourth

Dear Yellowknife, this fire will make us stronger

Sponsored by Coyote’s Steakhouse & Lounge In the nearly 11 years since I opened Coyote’s Steakhouse & Lounge, my family and I have been through a lot, but nothing like what happened after we closed early Sunday morning. Yesterday, I wrote on Facebook: I’m just in total shock. It was only 3 a.m. when I


Sponsored by Century 21 Prospect Realty | Written by Adrian Bell Even if they haven’t experienced it directly, most Yellowknife homebuyers are familiar with the concept of Buyer Representation. It’s what they see when they watch real estate Reality TV, and it’s what they usually hear about from family and friends who purchase property in

The Revenant Red Carpet Roundup

*** UPDATED: For a link to the full gallery of the night’s images, click here. *** Last Friday’s sold-out event — organized by The Revenant Somba K’e Premiere Organizing Committee — celebrated talented Indigenous performer Duane Howard and Melaw Nakehk’o, a Yellowknife resident originally of Liidlii Kue (Fort Simpson), and their roles in the film. The

Looking for great poutine? Why not hit Coyote’s on Tuesdays?

Ever wondered why it’s so hard to find decent poutine in YK? Well, Ed at Coyote’s wants you to get your fill of this all-Canadian favourite every Tuesday for just 10 bucks. And if you love poutine, you’re going to love Poutine Tuesdays at Coyote’s. Here’s how it works: every week you get to choose

Discussing wealth inequality and (more importantly) what to do about it

Sponsored by the Northwest Territories Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC-NWT) The following book review is brought to you by Northwest Territories Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC-NWT). We are Canada’s premier organization dedicated to excellence in public service and the NWT chapter is one of the largest

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