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Northwest Territories News

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So long, bumpy highways? N.W.T. gov't thinks it may have a solution If you've ever driven on highways in the Northwest Territories, you'll know that bumps and dips are a way of life but the territorial government says they may have found a solution, following four years of testing. | 5 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Wastage is not allowed by anyone': Rotting fish plaguing Iqaluit's shores again Its a problem that pops up on Nunavuts shores every few years; piles of rotting fish left as waste by fishers who snag more than they need or are able to use. | 8 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dancers, bannock and tea rolled out, as Crystal Serenity cruise ship sails into N.W.T. The weekend the community of Ulukhaktok, N.W.T., has been waiting for, has arrived. The Crystal Serenity cruise ship sailed into the hamlet of 400 people on Friday afternoon, bringing with it about 1,000 passengers and 600 crew. | 10 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cellphones can once again call RCMP in Yellowknife, root cause of disruption unknown People in Yellowknife can once again reach the RCMP's emergency number by cell phone, but the root cause of the intermittent disruptions is still not known. | 21 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Porcupine for dinner and other adventures of a wilderness survivalist Frdric Dion, who was dropped off by helicopter while blindfolded north of Ross River, Yukon, is trying to find his way to a northern community without a map or compass. He has now crossed into the Northwest Territories. | 21 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trichinella detected in walrus harvested in Naujaat Nunavut's health department is asking people in Naujaat to watch for symptoms of trichinosis, after a walrus harvested on Aug. 10 tested positive for trichinella. | Aug 26, 2016 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Edmonton police searching for missing Inuk man Daniel Flaherty Edmonton Police Service says a young Inuk man has been reported missing in the city. | Aug 26, 2016 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'It's a lit fuse:' Release of ancient carbon from melting permafrost measured Researchers have confirmed the widespread release of ancient carbon from melting Arctic permafrost in what could be the lit fuse on a climate-change bomb. | Aug 26, 2016 6:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Body found in Teslin River identified as 26-year-old Whitehorse man The Yukon Coroners Services has identified the body of a 26-year-old man found in the Teslin River as that of Jordan Earl Coombes. The body was discovered Aug. 22 by canoeists in the Johnsons Crossing area. | Aug 26, 2016 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tracking migratory birds: a labour of love Every summer and fall volunteers are up at the crack of dawn to put bands on migratory birds that travel as far as south as Brazil. It's a labour of love for passionate birders in Yukon and beyond. | Aug 26, 2016 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend