Thirty-five years and no plans to slow

Shane Magee/NNSL photo Douglas Whimp, left, is given a certificate marking 35 years of service with the GNWT during a ceremony at the legion Oct. 14 from his boss Roy Norwegian.

Shane Magee/NNSL photo
Douglas Whimp, left, is given a certificate marking 35 years of service with the GNWT during a ceremony at the legion Oct. 14 from his boss Roy Norwegian.

It’s shortly after 4 p.m. on a Wednesday and Douglas Whimp is headed for the door.

He’s leaving the legion hall in town, headed home for the night.

“Four comes early,” the 67-year-old highway maintenance operator said, referring to the time he’ll be up and off to work for another day.

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