Restaurant Round-Up, Jan. 22: Goodbye and Hello
So long to Sarah, hello to carb-conscious home delivery, a preview of the latest openings and more.
So long to Sarah, hello to carb-conscious home delivery, a preview of the latest openings and more.
Out on the Dettah Ice Road, a YK schoolteacher tweets her toys.
Looking to Scandinavia and the Yukon for ways to get more Indigenous women into positions of power in the territory.
An alternative economic plan for the sputtering region isn't perfect, but at least it's something.
The ex-executive director's exit gets messier, and the question is raised: can the festival survive?
Gannicott to pass on chairman role to industry vet Gowans, while company critic Vejvoda joins board.
Medicine Hat police team arrives to investigate woman's death after overnight stay in cells.
Council adopts the latest minutes from the Games committee, gets set to start the Northlands levy and inches forward on the Grace Lake trail.
Residential units at Bartam Court and a 20-room B&B by the Arnica Inn are next up for the developer.
Inquiry into Denecho King robbery charge begins. Murder trial to continue in February.
Leonard Willing's photographs of Yellowknife and its inhabitants in the late 1930s capture the bustling life of a remote mining town.
Meet Yellowknife's innovators: in the first of a series, we talk with Chris Hunt, a hockey enthusiast whose road-building discovery may help fight global warming.
After a reign plagued with financial challenges, David Whitelock is no longer with the festival.
A night two-stepping at the Gold Range to Canada's hardest-working band is a quintessential Yellowknife experience. We go behind the music.
<p>An innovative housing project hopes to break the cycles that keep young people on the street. And so far, it looks like it's working.</p>
Will our fraternal connection to power in Ottawa help ease the troubling times coming?
McLeod earns a first-ever second term as premier of a cabinet filled with fresh faces.
The city's budget debate reveals two different versions of the role City Hall should be playing.
Eugene Boulanger gets his first hosting job, presenting a collection of Indigenous tales about land and connections.
A tax-averse council chops multiple items, including the mayor's cherished splash park and any action on the 50/50 lot for now.
Elusive would-be diamond industry impresario Deepak Kumar wants to keep his dealings with ITI under wraps.
A high-level snapshot of the territory’s current environmental health shows the fast-changing state of our land, water and wildlife, and what that means for our future.
The contest for the top post in the territory may have some new wrinkles, but it will still come down to backroom deals.
Low water and shifting eddies blamed.
Council convenes as judge and jury in a truly peculiar Monday evening meeting.
A look inside Avens, and how it hopes to deal with the city's impending aging crisis.
Ex-ministers Miltenberger and Ramsay give the inside scoop on the intense, "Survivor"-style politics that go into creating government post-election.
The Diavik Foxfire, or Noiʔeh Kwe, is more than three times bigger than the previous Canadian-record holder.
As the extensive construction project comes to an end, the CMHC looks set to start granting mortgages again, while the monthly levy comes in lower than expected.
Korea House soft launch draws crowds, NWT Brewing Co. finally starts brewing, Twin Pine goes Burger-centric.
Territorial candidates found hundred of extra names when canvassing.
"Even though Indigenous peoples now have constitutionally recognized rights, those rights are limited in a certain way that still allows corporate and state interests to gain access to our territory, like it’s always don
Another year of losses means a "conservative" approach for the music festival next year.
Ramsay, Hawkins, Miltenberger, Groenewegen, Dolynny among household political names losing their seats.
How realistic is election hype about reducing the NWT's role as a resource colony? Not very, but there are some real options amid the posturing.
Things get a tad contentious at council over employee protection protocol and advertising policy.
Last spring, the YK Centre MLA was set on being the Liberal party's federal candidate. Until suddenly, he wasn't.
The question of whether the NWT needs a treatment centre has become central to the election. But the solution may go beyond bricks-and-mortar.
A timely reminder about some essential truths of Canadian history and nation-building.
The architect thinks government needs to listen to the people more.
While ideas for a library on the empty lot are presented to the public, admin pushes forward with the original plaza plan
The repeat sex offender's court proceedings have been extended; will be rescheduled later this month.
Longtime bureaucrat says he has an insider's knowledge of how government actually works, and how it could work better.
The 20-year-old hopes to bring youth issues into politics.
He's had many roles, and has many ideas for transforming the territory.
The founder of OpenNWT has a lot of ideas about improving education, the economy, cost of living and governmental transparency.
Council adopts commission recommendations, will initiate staff education on residential schools.
A controversial symbol of the city's history, of a legacy of hard work, death and unparalleled contamination, is coming down.
The territorial candidate offers a progressive agenda with a business background.
The dismissed bid for more political representation is just one part of the Mayor's ongoing push to create a more autonomous Yellowknife.
A group of Yellowknifers headed by the iconic architect hopes to eradicate the city's number one social issue.
Turnout peaks, Mayor Mark wins handily and IserveU takes a seat.
A look at an upcoming council decision on a long-standing Range Lake development issue
A look at the new plan for Range Street
Wednesday night's municipal forum turned into a raging debate over the e-democracy initiative. Mark Rendell isn't a fan, but wonders what people are so scared of.
A look at where the municipal incumbents stood on the major issues of last council.
No-new-taxes campaign promises may garner votes, but they're a lousy way to manage the city.
Retiring after two terms, the MLA discusses her successes and failures, the big issues facing the next assembly, why there are not enough women in territorial politics, and why some of her colleagues should be working ha
NWT tour wrapped up with a public event on Sunday
Floyd Roland skips a tough crowd at the Alternatives North forum for federal candidates. His absence highlights how little there is to differentiate his rivals.
An innovative plan that sees the City helping homeowners invest in energy efficiency is one way to attack the "fuel poverty cycle."
The story behind one of YK’s most popular websites
Federal Promise Watch: As the NDP releases its Northern platform, a recap of all the pledges and largesse tossed our way so far during this extended campaign.
Tonight's your chance to tell this innovative documentary reporting group, and their global audience, what the real story is up here.
No matter the weather, GNWT employee Rob Thom can be found on his two-wheeler, pedaling the roads of the city and its environs.
It's been a busy, eventful four weeks for law enforcement in YK.
The long-empty building is likely to become a high-end destination for the growing Chinese tourism market.
NEBS reform to be discussed in upcoming Leg session
Property tax solutions rejected by residents, rezoning to be considered
The answer, of course, depends on who you talk to
Terry Pamplin’s Searching for God exhibit opens Saturday
Meet groundbreaking women’s rights advocate Lynn Brooks
The day shelter support worker says he's past previous antics and wants to head the City's social issues committee,
Along with his positions on hot-button issues, Mark Heyck cites successes during his term, such as increased communication with residents and a territorial government municipal infrastructure review that will hopefully p
Along with a solar farm at Giant Mine, the long-time volunteer's softened his stance on flying released inmates back to their home community while also weighing in on today's hot topics of the 50/50 lot and Canada Winter
"Fiscally cautious" candidate supports addictions treatment, flying out released inmates originally from other communities, a 50/50 parking garage and lower property taxes.
Businessperson sees "a real opportunity" to get costs under control at city hall
Also, the Finance Minister presents a discouraging fiscal update and new capital spending plans are announced
And questions about population decline, fracking reviews, lost health cards and devolution consultation
Legislative assembly back in session this afternoon
Private donations could be accepted by the City in trust
Property tax assessments to happen more often, Kam Lake residential zoning changes still being considered
Once the GNWT implementation plan is tabled in December, it's a matter of political will
He moved here from Newfoundland 20 years ago and has been thinking about running for the last six
YK accountant opposed to current Mayor Heyck on most major issues
Long-time professional conversation facilitator wants to improve City-public communications.
Rebecca Alty, Adrian Bell, Linda Bussey, Niels Konge and Phil Moon Son tell us why they should be back at City Hall.
City administration's plan to revive the centre of downtown has left many on council with buyer's remorse.
A packed-out City Hall meeting gives a small proposal a large reception.
Global diamond market volatility is the chief culprit.
<p>“In New Brunswick, if something like this happened, we’d have the whole community out there searching“</p>
Defeated: motions to support construction of seniors home in Yellowknife, keep old water bombers
And much ado about the possibility of doggie daycare in Kam Lake
Decision postponed on two other proposed Old Town parks
Heritage Committee hoping for City funding in 2015 budget
One of Canada's greatest environmentalists talks mining, fracking and the North’s unique role in the environmental movement
<p>“Arrived in Yellowknife with a plan to go into the wilderness alone and become a missing person": RCMP</p>
Less extreme measures unsuccessful, council feels courts are now "only recourse"
Concerned aurora tourism market may already be weakening
And a new post-devolution council is undercutting MLA power, according to Bob Bromley, and there's no Aboriginal wellness coordinator at YK's corrections centre
In a frank and wide-ranging discussion, the departing MLA talks about the highs and lows of his political career, the us-versus-them realities of consensus government, and which planet the Premier is on.
A can't-miss show opens NACC's season this Friday. Here's how it came to be.
And what it all means for the future. PLUS: Tell us what you think.
Council to discuss first comprehensive 50/50 plan on Tuesday; city administration warns they'll be throwing away a decade's worth of work if they don't act.
Details are still unclear about what form it will take.
Thanks for not hiking rates 25 percent. But what's the energy plan now?
And Alberta water agreement now negotiated and no support shown for NWT arts centre
And pieces of the health board amalgamation plan could be in place before next year's election
Youth activists host their largest event yet during this week’s Indigenous Circumpolar Women’s Gathering
Though much of the land in the Akaitcho land claim discussion has been set aside, the final boundaries are unclear
A discussion of last week's charrette, the future of the power corp. and meeting complex energy needs
Police confirm "without a doubt" that the items found Monday alongside human remains belonged to the 45-year-old Japanese doctor who disappeared last October
Kaho Minami will be selling diamonds, furs and the Northern Lights to an upscale Japanese audience.
This coming Territorial election features lots of candidates running for two empty seats, and few incumbents being challenged. That's lousy for our democracy.
Arrested for a breach of release conditions, Jonah Keyuajuk was the subject of a rare public warning and seldom-used legal tool.
RCMP says Jonah Keyuajuk is a Violent Sexual Offender who poses a risk of significant harm to the public.
Send it back! Trail or park for YK's upscale new subdivision? And should the City buy more downtown land? An election-poised council makes few big decisions.
Regarding the Canada Winter Games, and the Nova Hotel: no problem, says City.
And commercial property tax relief could be coming for Kam Lake
Council to vote Monday on whether to proceed with the project
Exhibit honouring missing and murdered Aboriginal women coming to YK
Pellet boilers, turning compost to propane, reduced-cost green financing and a wind farm on the table
Rustic Old Town meets industrial vibe and "finer side of pub food" planned
An expedition in Niven Lake with Yellowknife's home-brewed direct democracy movement.
Whoever wins in this battle over electoral ridings, they'll stay the same for November's vote.
Exhibit being removed as part of national history museum's overhaul for Canada's 150th birthday
Organizations take last crack at funding requests before budget deliberations start Thursday
YK man finds two dogs alone in frigid temperatures in less than a week
Toxicology reports on the woman found behind the Gold Range last year show no foul play.
RCMP recover patient who went missing Sunday evening.
The YK-based company loses a major battle in its war for "fair competition."
Allan Aklok is at large. Public warned not to approach.
Fire grows to 35,000 hectares and jumps highway despite successful defense of Reid Lake Campground.
Two injured and four arrested in RCMP evening swoop on Yellowknife apartment.
Liberals to pick between Gail Cyr and Michael McLeod for federal contest this weekend.
Streetscaping, parks and tourism take back seat as council focuses on fiscal restraint
Weledeh provided with Google laptops as part of corporate donation
Two days on, no charges laid and police still not releasing details of what happened in downtown apartment
Result comes after $2.1 million cut from $70 million in planned spending
Also: City to help protect community from forest fires and councillor wage freeze voted down
Secret meetings and revolt: committee asks for Phil Moon Son's resignation and contemplates break with City.
An underwhelming season for some, as expected for others. And get ready for next year.
As the Michael McLeod coronation proceeds, only two are left in the running for Team Trudeau.
EXCLUSIVE: Kim Fuller built herself a houseboat. And then it burned right down to its floats. She tells EDGE how she escaped, how her friends helped, and what she's going to do next.
A road connecting Yellowknife to the diamond mines and the Slave Geological Province is an idea whose time has come, say some.
Council discusses Darwin Rudkevitch's nine-hole, grass-covered course favourably.
Traveling the world mountain by mountain. YK athlete Andrew Matthews is living the dream.
Conservatives' controversial pre-election gift could have disadvantaged NWT's low-income families.
The YK-based company is denied access to Northwestel's high-speed cable. For now, at least.
An intro to hand games
And federal and territorial money could help the City develop a 50/50 lot vision
After a year marked by gunfire, car chases and city-wide raids, here's a recap of the B.C.-based gang's activities across the North.
City survey asks whether Wiley Road location in Old Town should have planes.
Dave Lovell helmed City Hall through some of the city's toughest years. It was not a smooth ride.
Names and charges released by RCMP.
A homeless woman froze to death and nobody ever heard about it. That's not right.
Two RCMP raids snag four people and "a significant quantity of crack cocaine" this afternoon.
Next Thursday, the City fills the empty downtown lot with eats, arts and beats.
Delayed payments, increased paperwork, cuts to federal funding also affecting other Aboriginal stations
Premier McLeod says 100,000 Chinese interested in coming to the NWT
In the first of a new series of profiles of citizens from all walks of life, we meet Rami Kassem and learn about his voyage from the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon to Franklin Avenue’s main meeting place
Yellowknifer discovers a whole new kind of frostbite. Things get weird, and (warning) pretty fowl
Canine daycares get the go-ahead and the 50/50 project gets funding approval
Territorial support and positive feedback from our western neighbours add fuel to the debate
Two RCMP raids snag four people and "a significant quantity of crack cocaine" this afternoon.
The latest municipal action sees an unusually generous package to shift dog kennels, and councillor hopes for the 2016 budget.
The well-intentioned case for more YK MLAs seems weak, unnecessary, and ill-fated.
Another climate summit, another press release, another Miltenberger classic.
There are your average dog-owning pet lovers. Then there are those who walk with wolves in Transylvania, take blood samples from harp seals and entirely overhaul animal rescue in the North, like Nicole Spencer
A multimedia installation on the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Is a Yellowknife e-democracy initiative going to usher in a new age of truly representative municipal politics? Or will it create robot councillors and fraud-ridden votes?
Bussey Takes the Deputy Chair, Improving Business and a Vet on the Move
Something for the weekend: here’s a Librarian who doesn’t want you to keep it down
<p>Shortcuts, Listerine, warm companions: Part 1 of EDGEYK.com’s Life Outside series follows a chess-player making his way through Yellowknife’s chilly streets</p>
City Briefs: Rounding up the latest municipal action
A quick update on that locally cast Hollywood film: now shooting, and a pretty big deal
Industry insiders say seven out of eight upcoming mining projects have stalled and ongoing activity is at a standstill
What does it really mean? Inside the YK company's Ottawa operations and the crazily expensive realities of northern internet.
<p>Critics say the outspoken developer is creating ecological atrocities, while others say he's the builder the city deserves. We ask him about his latest controversial project, and find out what's coming next.</p>
Call of Duty, but live: an afternoon out with Yellowknife's military-gear enthusiasts.
The goal is profit and the situation is fluid, says the new co-president of restructuring
The city's argument against this classic shack is legally valid. But is it right?
An attempt by disgruntled neighbours to stall the construction of a four-storey public housing development in Niven Lake has floundered.
Wade Carpenter is a houseboater, a bluegrass player and solar power guru. Living on the lake while working for the GNWT, he straddles two civic realities
Local developers say they have valid reasons for leaving purchasers in limbo
As the Territorial Legislature opens, we take a look at the $290 million project likely to be a major topic of discussion this session
The latest municipal news sees the city's Business Improvement District idea fumble, while the Canada Winter Games committee takes shape
Lesley Muyres, born and raised in the city, has lived a varied life. She’s been a flight attendant, a banker, a wildlife management consultant, and is now a nurse in Stanton Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit
<p>Tracing the supply chain that keeps the street community alive: Part 2 of EDGEYK.com’s Life Outside series</p>
Funny politics? A satirical musical features a tiny, vocal version of our leader
Legal niceties mean the City’s chance to save the Yellowknife landmark is kaput. But there may still be a way to keep it up
Melissa Sangris is an organizer in Ndilo and Dettah who's growing the communities one garden plot at a time.
The singer/songwriter's latest release is the result of an epic voyage across North America and back.
An incident at Snap Lake Mine shows just how badly the territory needs effective air emissions regulations
Devastating fire may have been the result of deliberate actions. New details on how the fire was fought.
A rising talent, 21-year old Jacey Firth-Hagen is a one-woman Gwich'in revitalization campaign, an avid arts volunteer and burgeoning broadcaster
Ahead of tomorrow's event, we check in with the Yellowknife talent
The Venerable Tenzin Yignyen will teach Yellowknifers a lesson in creation and impermanence in the Champagne Room this week
Power-outage-causing symbol of Yellowknife is on the ballot, but needs your support to win
Here come restaurants and bowling alleys: new zoning amendments are set to change the face of the neighbourhood; plus, who got the City's money and counting the homeless
Rounding up the first week of the legislative assembly's back and forth: draining RRSPs, staffing the mining board, saving money on fuel, merging health and an energy trick
Bartesko Court is shut down, while Old Airport Road gets opened up for multi-family development
One of Canada's most contaminated buildings is now down. But there's plenty more work to do
Rounding up the highlights of week two in the house
Buddy Mercredi is one of the last of the grand old bush guys. He remembers the rough and tumble days of Yellowknife when mining was king. Now it's "Little Ottawa" he figures, a place to wait around until he can get back
Representing the North's needs in Ottawa in a majority-ruled parliament can be an exhausting job, full of raucous question periods, Leona Aglukkaq, press conferences, and a lot of frustration.
Larry Galt lived a wild life out on the land, and in town. Now the adventurer has sobered up, but he still loves this rough and friendly part of the world
Forty years on, asking the man who headed it about the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry's legacy, his memories, and what's different now
Sarah Erasmus started Erasmus Apparel four years ago, and now her designs and logos are part of the local landscape
Council gets a vivid, ambitious, and somewhat questionable energy presentation
Short-term wiggle room, saving RRSPs and caribou cows, shaking up the airport and dealing with the land freeze around the capital
<p>James Thrasher's struggle for mental health reflects that of many in his community: Part 3 of EDGEYK.com’s Life Outside series</p>
$21 million audit caught nearly $1 million in abuses. Neither of the senators are under review by the RCMP
The key equipment has finally arrived. But it will likely take until August for pints to be served
The end of the sunken Ford saga as the vehicle is recovered from the bottom of the lake. All costs covered by insurance
We're in the Yukon? Maybe? Somewhere over there. With mountains. We find out how citizens of the nation's capital see Yellowknife
<p>Talking to local leaders about next steps in redressing the TRC findings</p>
Niven Lake residents appeal NWT Housing Corp.'s plans; their objective is "fair consultation"
An international web of cyber-vandalism brings the Islamic State to the city. Kind of
In a life packed full of hard work, adventure, drag-racing and selling cars, Tony Vane never met a bear he didn't shoot
An intense burst of culture in the middle of a Yellowknife house concert
An aboriginal wellness centre, a call for more funding for women's equality, spewing safety regs, directionless education renewal, and 55 new low-income housing units
The GNWT offers a possible funding solution for the "voice of the North"
Making the many benefits of yoga accessible to unexpected audiences is Krystal Thompson's mission
Was the City's count of the street community last week better or worse than nothing?
Germaine Arnaktauyok, one of this country's great artists, lives here quietly and creatively
Bonding with eagles, the secrets of smoked fish, and other scenes from a life well spent
Terge Isungset brings his chill sound to the Snowcastle tonight
In their first appearance since the death of a key member, the hometown heroes debut a stripped-down new sound
What the assembly accomplished this time; plus a domestic violence death review, ice road mayhem, Hollywood North and more
A scathing report adds to the government’s ongoing language woes during Aboriginal Languages Month
Dark themes and multimedia improvisation will be key elements of this innovative Yellowknife group's show this coming Saturday.
The latest food news sees a big move down at the Arnica Inn, a Castle coming to town, the delicious promise of Korean cuisine, and more
Dan Gillis is Yellowknife's leading man
Retrieval will have to wait until the ice has gone, environmental damage seems limited
The City promises to be gentle this time around, with lots of consultation
What was said about everybody's favourite empty space
Bacteria test results not yet in; trucked-in water households will have to clean their tanks
Last week, the NWT signed a huge deal with Alberta. It’s an important move, and here’s why
In Case You Missed It: Oil Company Sponsoring iPads for New NWT Parents
Felipe Gomez is on a long "Bike and Bass" tour across Canada. This Saturday, you'll get a chance to listen to his prog world music at the Snow Castle
The Federal government claims an NWT Supreme Court injunction against the land and water management board "erred in law or mixed fact and law"
YK homeowners pool their efforts in a new initiative that reduces the cost of investing in solar power
Tye Hand's push to the NHL
The latest attempt to tackle the Old Town neighbourhood is happening quietly
An unwelcome addition to the lake is a spring reminder: think before you drive
The next chapter in the ongoing struggle between the City and the Woodyard seems to be heating up
First published May 4, 2015: The man charged for the murder of John Wifladt and the attempted murder of Colin Digness has a long and troubled history with the law
Darwin Rudkevitch likes planting seeds in a cold, rugged place like Yellowknife
Has the City's working relationship with the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board gone off the rails over remediation plans for the dump? Public documents suggest yes
<p>When you're on the streets, gender matters. Part 4 of EDGEYK.com’s Life Outside series</p>
In her 34 years here, Cathy Allooloo has taught a generation of northerners how to enjoy adventuring in the outdoors
The alternative university's ambitious growth plans reflect its success, but also put it in a competition for funds with Aurora College
A flight over the city and its environs provides another view of this chill capital
Community funding gets an overhaul, in an attempt to reflect real, on-the-ground needs
The City discusses a 50/50 food park and other options for the many mobile eateries hitting the roads this summer
Shooters charged with two counts of attempted murder in Sunday incident
Shauna Morgan lives off-grid, enjoys commuting by bike at -35, and has been known to don an inflatable gorilla suit
New details of the tussle that occurred before gunfire and a high-speed chase
Hazmats in the downtown core as a package of unknown origin prompts a building-wide evacuation
Gilles Amyot is a Cirque du Soleil veteran and sometime film star
The man who died this Easter weekend was a well-liked member of the street community from Gamètì
Lawyer Sarah Arngna'naaq is a fly-in prosecutor with some experience of how a life can go off-track
Nothing has been confirmed yet, but a recent death may be the latest example of a fatal trend in Yellowknife and across the North
It's just an idea, but it's a tasty one: creating a food truck park in the 50/50 lot
Station may have to pay back part of federal funding while “operating on bare bones”
Empty storefronts and other street-level, wheelchair-accessible options being considered
Lease cut from 10 to five years, environmental assessments required
Cash stapled to unsubmitted forms: Robert Hawkins' visit to EDGE's office this week raises troubling questions
An attempt to create a Canadian version of the Avengers has a Yellowknife connection. And a snazzy latex outfit. And an evil Nazi nemesis
Yellowknife has had prostitution since its beginning. We discover a new way the profession services the town today
The Yellowknife Day Care Association has expansive new plans, but needs more time.
Corporate support for many local festivals is drying up. Now’s the time to get inventive and be supportive.
Assessing the risks and the likelihood of the 2023 event.
After a tumultuous election saw familiar faces swept from power, we check in on what Miltenberger, Groenewegen and others are up to now.
N.I.C.E. has millions it intends on spending to improve the tourist experience in the city.
With income declining, debt expanding and expenditures rising, the 18th Assembly faces some tough choices.
The Community Advisory Board on Homelessness hopes to house 20 people in the next three years
Plans for controversial Bartam Court/School Draw development put on hold after drilling tests show bedrock too deep.
Fort Providence-born innovator Jeff Philipp has a plan to help fix local economies, and it's based on a model that's been working for years.
EDGE asks the GNWT's top bureaucrats why they made the choices they did with the NWT's biggest capital project ever.
Last spring's point-in-time count was well-intentioned if flawed in execution. Still, the resulting document has some limited insights.
What's new for the 21st Winter Snowking Festival?
<p>The "sharing economy" is coming to the city, for better or worse, as the controversial service starts to boom locally.</p>
More gems from Leonard Willing's photography of Yellowknife in the 1930s and '40s.
YK City Council delivers a resounding no to the bid to host the 2023 event.
Developers will appeal decision not to award upwards of $160,000 in damages.
<p>Our high-end new visitors like us, but have expectations we aren't necessarily meeting.</p>
In a new study, hunters say mining plays a key part in the shocking state of the Bathurst herd.
The shuttered mine, long plagued by water issues, may be filled as part of an effort to lessen its environmental impact.
Roland Yendo is not considered a threat to public safety, but police have been looking for him since last night.
After a decades-long run, the venerable Fort Smith-based paper is set to shutter (or move) next month
The latest civic action: they're only making plans for Niven; also check your arrears
In an effort to save the dwindling Bathurst Herd, the GNWT and Tłıc̨ho agree to new measures
Last-minute pleas to save the Canada Winter Games project were eloquent and passionate. And much too little, too late.
It's not a buyer's market, and probably won't become one, but early 2016 is seeing a marked increase in homes for sale
The poisonous legacy means lucrative opportunities for local business, say Giant team
The latest Yellowknife culinary news
Yellowknife playwright Ben Nind on researching and writing about the last Canadian sent to jail for being gay
How did a BBC sports reporter covering huge international events like the Olympics end up on the air in Yellowknife?
A majority of home-based businesses may no longer need development permits to operate
A new co-working space is set to open up downtown
Who gets to access the docks in Old Town's minuscule Hank Koenen Park?
Bembridge's new birds: with international backing, a veteran aviation entrepreneur launches new venture in the face of stiff economic headwinds
A troublesome ECE directive that made it hard for some parents to get their kids into NWT ecoles is finally up for review
In the city's most successful piece of social media outreach ever, they have stumbled upon the key to attracting public attention
Meet David Wasylciw, whose OpenNWT project wants to make key GNWT data truly accessible
City decides to proceed with a straight-ahead development plan for Range Lake land parcel
The latest in City Council goings-on
Michael McLeod and Robert C. McLeod's announcement of $16 million infrastructure cash was money already in the pipeline, but bigger, better things are promised
There's a huge reserve of natural gas in the southwestern NWT. But with dim market prospects and immediate opposition from anti-frackers, what does the news really mean?
As corporate funding dries up, a new $450K program is a much-needed shot in the arm for arts and cultural groups like Folk on the Rocks
In the latest vehicle-vs-lake-ice incident, a truck has gone through near Joliffe Island
The former NWT premier says the cost of travel in the North is a major factor
Council to consider whether $225 for YK residents is too high
RCMP seize a cornucopia of controlled substances
As the GNWT loses interest in Housing First while the City spins its wheels, the initiative is in trouble
Check the labels YK, a sale isn’t always what it seems
The latest City Hall action
Two new cafes set to open in downtown YK, while Javaroma goes on a food truck offensive
It's been a banner winter for vehicles plunging through ice. Here's what to do if it happens to you
A return to last year's status quo may have settled the debate... for now
With the spectre of GNWT staff cuts looming, ex-MLAs Wendy Bisaro and Bob Bromley offer an important history lesson
A new study finding contamination in lakes near Yellowknife may not be all that surprising. But it should prompt a public conversation about what living next to Giant Mine really means
As the effects of homelessness in the territorial capital grow worse, Mark Rendell quantifies how government dithering costs everyone in the city
An LGBTQ group at Yellowknife's Catholic high school is changing attitudes and lives
Three people connected to the Yellowknife delivery service have been charged in recent RCMP raids
An "edgy" plan to re-brand and market the erstwhile City of Diamonds
Tasty news about Elke's Table, Coyotes Bistro, Luluz' new chef, Fatburger's opening and more
Exhibit area closed for safety reasons as building's pilings shift
<p>Once home to a dump, and the city's sewage, Niven is now one of Yellowknife's most desired areas</p>
The program will be focused on chronically homeless individuals
Forget all that talk of arsenic in the lakes. A Yellowknife group wants to bring its anti-fluoride movement to City Hall
The average Consumer Price Index for Yellowknife increased 1.7 percent since March 2015
The latest action from City Hall
The educational and labour outlook for the NWT signals that we're in for a bumpy ride
An advisory from the NWT's Chief Public Health Officer warns against swimming, fishing and even berry picking in the arsenic-rich zone around Giant Mine
Dene leaders want the Pope to return to the Northwest Territories — only this time, with an apology in hand
Who got the most bang for their buck in last fall's territorial election? EDGE announces the spending victors (and losers)
The City of Yellowknife managed to avoid raising taxes over the last two years, but homeowners might not be so lucky in 2017
The Centre for Northern Families has plans to move into a new space, turning its current building into accommodations for women
Is it time to impose some order on the increasing popularity of Yellowknife's most tourist-friendly neighbourhood -- and new attractions like the Woodyard Brewpub?
An idiosyncratic city artist's work is now available to see online. Walt Humphries takes us through some of our favourites
Why the GNWT decided to fire NTPC's entire board of directors, and what that means for the future of the organization
<p>Yellowknife's most famous neighbourhood is actually a collection of many wildly varied areas, from the DIY shacks of the Woodyard to Latham Island super-mansions</p>
New album featured at NACC, video released online
In a lightning-fast move, City Council shuts down the Stanton Hospital mega-project's proposed worker camp. What happens next?
Ahead of next week's opening of the Legislative Assembly, word comes that feared layoffs are less than expected
How Yellowknife's brand-new brewery won a national medal right out of the gate
In a much gentler budget than feared, the GNWT offers cuts that amount to a mere three percent of its total, and finds the government still spending more than it takes in
A $7.9 million solar-diesel plant in tiny Colville Lake is a big deal, not least because it's a model of how cutting-edge renewable energy might bring fresh hope to small Northern towns
As the Feds kick in an extra chunk of cash, the organization behind the Centre for Northern Families is the only bidder on a major contract to manage the City's homelessness program
Beer on the run: four out of eight craft brew kegs boosted from the Northern Frontier Visitors Centre have been found
As the Business Improvement District concept falls out of favour, a raft of new ideas look set to hit a Council wish list
City wants to spend the summer studying before coming up with a solution
Council is having second thoughts about its No vote on the Kam Lake camp
SideDoor Ministries launches Housing First for teens and young adults while City waits on plans for adult homeless
Head of NWT’s largest power provider delivers blistering critique of NTPC and GNWT — Minister denies accusations
The controversial project looks like it will be back within city limits
<p>Nobody looks good in the case of an NNSL reporter charged with obstruction of justice</p>
<p>At the height of the Cold War, a plucky band of local bush pilots, miners and reservists enacted their role in a worst-case invasion scenario — and won</p>
As one major discussion is resolved, another huge civic question heats up: where will we get our water from?
Daniel Gillis is facing three counts of assault and one of sexual assault. He denies the charges
Little Ray left town 36 years ago. Now he's headed back, after founding one of Canada's largest reptile petting zoos, with a python and an alligator called Peanut in tow.
The company responsible for blowing up this beloved landmark is "still optimistic" a deal can be reached to save it
Last January, Folk on the Rocks was just about finished. Kaput. Here's the inside tale of how it rallied, thanks to a supportive business community, artists willing to take a risk, and some insane overtime
EDGE has learned that secret negotiations are ongoing to preserve the beleaguered Yellowknife landmark
Fingerlickin' good news for fans of fried chicken, and for Chinese hotpot enthusiasts. Plus, Fatburger approaches, Birchwood Coffee moves forward and L'Attitudes goes for a reboot
<p>Beyond the Multiplex, where most of Yellowknife actually lives, is a world to itself</p>
In the wake of the Namushka Lodge fire, EDGE looks into the intricacies of property protection in the woods, talking with an insurance broker and lodge owners who have lost their property to previous blazes
There’s no question that somebody at YK’s historic cafe screwed up by labeling imported fish as local. But why are we eating foreign fish in the first place when we live next to a huge body of water filled with fish?
An Instagram from the short-fingered vulgarian's son and heir sends EDGE's crack investigative team into action
A new resource for the city's LGBTQ youth starts up in downtown YK
<p>How much is that Big Mac, relatively speaking? What the cost of our burgers, pizzas and footlongs tells us about our cost of living</p>
Denecho King, Kevin Mantla and Stanley Abel Jr. are accused in a string of grisly recent YK crimes
Awaiting trial for second-degree murder and attempted murder, King has broken out of the North Slave Correctional Centre. A police operation is ongoing
Rumours fly as police scour the streets — and we look at Yellowknife's wild and wooly history of jailbreaks and escapes
Reports of other arrest in the townhouse complex: no confirmation from RCMP
After much delay, a project hoping to house 20 homeless Yellowknifers within three years gets off the ground
<p>A quirky, character-filled industrial area like nowhere else</p>
<p>The City says it was too much work maintaining the latest vanished public seating. That doesn't bode well for big talk about civic revitalization</p>
<p>How did two people escape from the North Slave Young Offenders Facility last week? They walked through an unlocked front door. Why was that door unlocked? EDGE explains</p>
<p>A monthly leap from $2500/month to $3600/month is causing buzz. Is this for real? Or legal? Why don't we have rent control?</p>
<p>From Halifax to Kandahar to Yellowknife, Kim Burke has cooked up a life full of adventure and encounters with well-known faces from Dame Judi Dench to the Trailer Park Boys</p>
<p>With the approval of a development permit, Yellowknife's endangered landmark is headed for its final days</p>
<p>After years of poor to mediocre crops, this fall's cranberry harvest looks to be a bumper. Here's the dos and don'ts of berry-picking around Yellowknife</p>
<p>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</p>
<p>The Minister for the Status of Women in a critical conversation about gender-based violence and the challenges women face in small Northern communities</p>
<p>The City now has a set of data about its troubled core neighbourhood. Can we learn anything from it?</p>
<p>Dysfunctional, diverse, utilitarian, with flashes of inspiration, our troubled downtown is still our hub</p>
<p>No topic is a bad topic for the president of the city's Islamic Centre</p>