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Kyle Thomas
Kyle Thomas who operates With Bread, a popular micro-bakery at the Yellowknife Farmer's Market, says he lost 30 loaves of bread worth about $250 due to Tuesday morning's power outage. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife city hall
City of Yellowknife lawyers were in court Tuesday to appeal a court order to reimburse users of a van service for disabled patrons the extra fares they paid over a more than three-month period. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Temporary Fibre optic cable
RCMP believe 'a criminal act' occurred between 7 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Saturday near Highway 3. Northwestel says the single fibre optic cable running from Fort Providence, N.W.T., to Yellowknife was cut. [...]
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yellowknife RCMP detachment
Yellowknife RCMP say no one was arrested or charged in what they are calling a 'high risk take down' in Yellowknife's Old Town Monday evening. [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: CBC North
Daniel Masuzumi Fort Good Hope
With 166 votes, Daniel Masuzumi beat incumbent Wilfred McNeely Jr., who got 88 votes in Monday's election, according to a Facebook post by the electoral officer. [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: CBC North
Yukon legislature
Commissioners Jessica Lott-Thompson and Jean-Sebastien Blais say they are able to do their jobs without favouring any political party. [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hinterland Express 2
The Yukon government has lifted a general fire ban in place since July 8. [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: CBC North
Edward Sangris, Rebecca Alty, Ernest Betsina
The new boundary would remove land east of the city, while allowing for southwestern and waterfront expansion. [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: CBC North
Hay River railyard
CN Rail will rebuild the rail bridge over Steen River, Alta., mending a key infrastructure link between the Northwest Territories and southern Canada. [...]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Source: CBC North
Almost 5000 asylum seekers have crossed the Norwegian-Russian border since the European migrant crisis arose. The Norwegian government decides to toughen the asylum regulations. The crisis flared up this September, when [...]
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
With the Arctic becoming an object of steadily growing attention, Murmansk Oblast establishes the “Arctic University” to prepare Barents students for jobs in Arctic oil and gas projects. The first [...]
Fri, Nov 06, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
A century and a half ago, Norway was home to roughly three thousand brown bears, the majority of bears in all of Scandinavia. By 1930, the bears were virtually extinct. Decades of aggressive management tactics and bounties had wiped out one of the area's most iconic species. [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The climatic changes taking place in the Arctic are a call to action for the world. We must answer with more international cooperation and more research, says Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of Norway's Foreign Ministry. [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
About 200 million rubles have been stolen from Zvezdochka, the Northern Fleet yard in Severodvinsk. A source in the Russian law enforcement authorities confirms to TASS that about 200 million rubles [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
“Partnership should and shall shape the development of the Arctic, therefore cooperation is the starting point for our Arctic policy,” Vladimir Barbin, Senior Arctic Official and representative to the Arctic Council, said at the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly. [...]
Sun, Oct 18, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
As Syrian refugees in the hundreds cross over from Russia, capacities in Kirkenes reach the limits. Now an abandoned military compound is turned into refugee reception center. On a windy hill [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Transit cargo between Europe and Asia plummets, but cargo to and from Russian ports along the Northern Sea Route is increasing considerably, Deputy Minister of Transport Olersky says.. “Low bunker [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The Arctic Council should learn from the Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation and focus on the regional level when it comes to cooperation in the Arctic, says Rune Rafaelsen, Senior Adviser in the Norwegian Barents Secretariat. [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Iceland and Germany are cooperating on building an ice-free, deep-water harbour that can be a hub for Arctic shipping and petroleum activity. The German company Bremenports has concluded an agreement [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer