Northwest Territories

Botulism warning issued for ready to eat pesto sold at Hay River market

The Northwest Territories' chief public health officer is advising people to throw out any ready to eat pesto prepared by Riverside Growers NT that …

Northern Canada

Heat advisory set for much of state; temperatures may feel as hot as 110, weather service says

An advisory is in effect for most of Arkansas as heat index values reach some of the highest levels of the year, forecasters said.

Weather

Moe, Ford join together to oppose federal carbon pricing at N.B. meeting

ST. ANDREWS, N.B. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his province will intervene in Saskatchewan’s court case against Ottawa’s carbon pricing …

Canada

Yellowknife pop up park winners announced

Ecology North and the City of Yellowknife have announced the winners of the YK Pop-Up Park competition. “The community projects announced today will …

Northern Canada

Truck that crashed into Sushi Café may have been stolen

The truck that crashed into a popular sushi restaurant in Yellowknife last weekend may have been stolen, say RCMP.<p>The windows and exterior walls of …

Northern Canada

President

June 19, 2018 – Announcement of Upcoming Election and Call for Nominations<p><b>Election of ITK President:</b><p>Election of the ITK President will be held …

Inuit

Boat hits bridge over Arkansas River east of Fort Smith, shuts highway

A bridge over the Arkansas River near Fort Smith is closed after a dredging boat hit the span on Thursday morning.

USDOT

Wired Greenhouse Tech Could Help Arctic Communities Bloom with Bounty

Enter the Inuvik Community Greenhouse in late July and you’re met with the smell of moist earth, lush kale beds, perky sunflowers and strawberries …

Aquaponics

Search for missing Norman Wells man underway after ATV found in river

RCMP in Norman Wells, N.W.T., are asking for the public's help to find a 39-year-old man, who hasn't been seen in several days.<p>In a news release …

Northern Canada

Heavy rain dampens number of wildland fires

Heavy rainfall this season has dampened the prevalence of wildfires in the territory. As of July 9, there had been 21 wildland fires in the Northwest …

Northern Canada

12 state graduates selected as National Merit Scholars

Twelve recent high school graduates with Arkansas ties are among 550 newly named winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and …

University of Arkansas

Photo Of The Day By Pierre-Emmanuel Chaillon

Photo By Pierre-Emmanuel ChaillonToday’s Photo Of The Day is “Still at Dusk” by Pierre-Emmanuel Chaillon. Location: Fort Smith, Northwest …

Photos

10 things to do at Folk on the Rocks other than listen to music | Yellowknife Online

Here are 10 things to do at Folk on the Rocks other than listening to the live music performances. So you no longer have any excuse not to go to Folk …

Northern Canada

'Something to see': Pod of beluga whales near Aklavik leads to hustling hunters

Edwin Greenland was boating with a co-worker from Inuvik to Aklavik, N.W.T., on Wednesday morning, when they noticed something odd in the water.<p>"It …

Northern Canada

Forest fire hazard in northwestern Ontario reaches high to extreme

As the summer season continues in northwestern Ontario, officials from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry are blaming lightning …

Aboriginal Canadians

De Beers Canada to take over Chidliak diamond project

De Beers Canada says it plans to take over the company behind the Chidliak diamond mining project in Nunavut.<p>In a Thursday morning news release, the …

Northern Canada

Virginia Falls reopened to public after bears cause 4 day closure

Parks Canada temporarily closed the Virginia Falls area on the South Nahanni River after multiple bear sightings.<p>"A grizzly bear... and her two cubs …

Northern Canada

The Struts announce what’s sure to be a very raucous fall tour of North America

The Struts, photo by Ben Kaye<p>The Struts made a name for themselves with 2016’s vibrant <i>Everybody Wants</i>, but the UK glam rockers sustained that …

San Francisco

Baptist Health Purchases Sparks Health System - AMP

Baptist Health System has entered into a purchase agreement with Community Health Systems in Franklin, Tennessee, to acquire Sparks Health System, …

Health Care

No cannabis plebiscite in Hay River

Cannabis will be sold legally in Hay River after prohibition of the substance lifts on October 17. On July 9, Hay River town council voted …

Cannabis

Wednesday: An open line and the world according to Trump

Here's the open line. Also, the daily news roundup beginning with the latest episode of the Real President of Capitol Hill.

Community Health

Sparks Health in Fort Smith, Van Buren sold to Little Rock-based Baptist Health

For the third time in less than 10 years, Sparks Health System will have a new owner. Little Rock-based <b>Baptist Health System</b> has agreed to acquire …

Health Care

Drive the Inuvik-Tuk Highway | Spectacular Northwest Territories

Sponsored<p>Try TuktoyaktukTry Tuktoyaktuk, or "Tuk" as its Residents Would Say<p>Sponsored<p>Inuvik Celebrates SummerInuvik Celebrates Summer: 5 Events & …

Travel (Canada)

Inconsequential News Quiz: The Best Republican Money Can Buy Edition

<b>1) A new report by Politico makes plentiful mention of U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas. What's the report about?</b><p>A) The Bronze Star Medal Cotton …

Civil Rights

Area reps to attend Union Pacific conference to discuss possible Fort Smith intermodal facility

The Western Arkansas Intermodal Authority (WAIA, formerly RITA) will send representatives to Omaha, Neb., for the Short Line Railroad & Port …

USDOT

1-way or another: Hay River mayor wants to widen sidewalk, remove 1 lane of traffic

The mayor of Hay River wants to increase accessibility for seniors and people with disabilities by turning a two-lane side street into a one-way road.<p>…

Northern Canada

New Fort Smith accounting system uncovers $320,000 ’employee benefit credits’ glitch

Fort Smith Finance Director Jennifer Walker presented an accounting anomaly to the city’s Board of Directors at a Tuesday (July 17) study session …

Employment

Inuvik boil water advisory lifted

A boil water advisory has been lifted in Inuvik.<p>Last week, the N.W.T. Health Department asked residents in the community to boil their drinking water …

Northern Canada

Dane Gibson, northern radio personality, dies at 49

Award-winning radio journalist and staple of N.W.T. media, Dane Gibson, has died.<p>Gibson was born in 1969 in Calgary. He later moved to Yellowknife …

Northern Canada

Hay River running high after ample summer rainfall

Hay River's namesake is running at least a metre higher than usual during one of the rainiest summers on record.<p>Based on historical data, the Hay …

Northern Canada