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EDGE is a source of online news, analysis and opinion about life in the North. As well, it is the publisher of EDGE YK, a bimonthly print publication distributed throughout the NWT's capital city.

News

EDGE Express: January 21

Your daily Yellowknife and NWT news summary published first thing every morning. Click here to read today’s edition on EDGE.

EDGE Express: December 18

This will be the last EDGE Express of 2015 as we take time off until Monday, January 4. If you’re looking for reading material, we’re posting some of our best archival stories on the site starting on Monday. All the best

Old Town's Time

A look at where the neighbourhood's been and where it's going

Rising from the Ashes of Le Frolic

On April 6, 2013, the revolving doors of Yellowknife’s restaurant scene slammed shut on three food businesses owned by cash-strapped Chef Pierre LePage. Nicolas Servel reflects on the night the music… and the French cuis

EDGE Express: November 26

A daily summary of Yellowknife and Northwest Territories news published first thing every weekday morning.

EDGE Express: November 24

A territorial election-focused edition of your daily Yellowknife and NWT news summary published first thing every weekday morning.

EDGE Express: November 10

A daily news digest from Yellowknife and across the NWT published first thing every weekday morning.

EDGE Express: November 9

The start of-the-week installment of our daily news digest, delivered to you first thing every morning.

EDGE Express: November 6

An EDGE daily digest of stories from Yellowknife and around the NWT that's served up every weekday morning.

News

EDGE Express

Your daily Yellowknife and NWT news summary published first thing every morning.

Politics

Vote For Me, Again: Territorial Incumbents

Five of seven Yellowknife incumbent MLAs are seeking re-election. Here’s a breakdown of what they feel they’ve accomplished, what they wish they’d done, their plan if re-elected and why you should vote for them one more

EDGE Express: Tuesday, November 3

In this new feature, EDGE rounds up Yellowknife and NWT news on everything from politics to crime. And we bring it to you first thing every morning.

EDGE Express: Monday, November 2

In the first installment of a new feature, EDGE rounds up Yellowknife and NWT news on everything from politics to crime. And we bring it to you first thing every morning.

Inside The Gold Range: A Reader Writes

Dorothy Mellor used to waitress at the historic Yellowknife drinking establishment. She lets us in on what it was like to work there during its glory days.

Pipe Dreams

Why YK is the perfect place to learn to play bagpipes

Analysis

ICYMI: The Giant Coverup

<p>Years ago, John Sandlos and Arn Keeling report, arsenic killed a Ndilo toddler and poisoned many others, but it was business as usual at the gold mine</p>

If you feed them, they will come

Excerpts from the journal of a raven whisperer who fed regular visitors to her third-floor apartment balcony overlooking 52nd Ave.

Pen Names

A guide to some new books by YK's growing writer's circle

Roots

On being birthed and giving birth in YK

Danger! Danger!

How will people 300 years from now understand the hazards of Giant Mine’s toxic legacy – enough underground arsenic trioxide dust to fill the Bellanca Building and potentially contaminate the entire watershed

Yellowknife’s First… Prospector

Minerals enticed new people to the North. Claims were staked and fortunes lost, but it would still be several years until the gold credited with the birth of Yellowknife was discovered.

Bird Migration

How my children’s move to Yellowknife connected me to the father I never knew

My first job

Love and kindness at the Hudson Bay Company store

Culture

YK Brunch: The Edge Guide

<p>Whether it's a meal out with gran or a desperate attempt to soak up a hangover, we've got the scoop on the city's sources of eggs benny and bacon.</p>

Gold Range Bistro

Open all day, this popular breakfast joint also serves up great lunch specials and Chinese

Nothing to Lose

A few years after coming North, MS left Cornelius Van Dyke in a wheelchair. Here, he writes about the disease and shares an honest take on the city’s accessibility.

Reaching out

Snowking partners with Yukon’s Sourdough Rendezvous

YK Faces: Campground Kickoff

Our first installment of James Mackenzie's images of Yellowknifers out and about: at local campgrounds citizens celebrated the first big camping weekend of the season

Caribou Days: Remembering Carnivals Gone By

For half a century, Yellowknife used to celebrate the (theoretical) arrival of spring with a hootenanny filled with muskrat-skinning, tea-boiling, log-chopping and more, says Fran Hurcomb

Jamboree Update: Blockhead On the Ice!

Keith MacNeill, coordinator of the upcoming De Beers ice sculpting event at the Long John Jamboree, had a near-disaster this weekend. Luckily, Yellowknifers saved him.

Found Food

Birch-and-Spruce-Glazed Chicken with Cranberry and Spruce Rice Pilaf

Join the EDGE Team

After months of hard work, we’re phasing in our new (and very much improved) editorial membership paywall this week

Culture

Life After Scars

A new YK exhibit presents powerful images and stories from survivors of accidents, surgeries — and a horrifying bear attack

Culture

Heavenly Quest

In a sneak preview from the upcoming print edition of EDGEYK, Thomas Parker wonders: What is going on with the blue towel on Sunlines Convenience Store?

Avoiding Spudmageddon

From the magazine: Hey gardeners! Ruth Bowen offers Important tips on how to prevent Bacterial Ring Rot in your potatoes

News

EDGE Express

Your daily Yellowknife and NWT news digest, published first thing every weekday morning.

News

EDGE Express

Your daily Yellowknife and NWT news digest, published first thing every weekday morning.

News

EDGE Express

Your daily Yellowknife and NWT news digest, published first thing every weekday morning.

Opinion

Eating the SADness Away

<p>Beware those comfort foods! Some advice from local-food advocate Amy Lizotte on how to beat the winter blues by consuming thoughtfully</p>

Culture

Sonic Messenger of the North

<p>From the February/March issue of EDGEYK: </p><p dir="ltr">Carmen Braden is getting calls from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and across Canada for her original compositions, all in a day’s work for Yellowknife’s rising classical music star</p>