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Pellet project one step closer

Fort Providence became the second community to sign a Forest Management Agreement with the GNWT this year, bringing the proposed pellet mill project in the South Slave one step closer to fruition on Oct. 24. Neither Hay River nor the K’atlodeeche First Nation have any direct involvement as of yet — plans would put the […]

Negotiations for Enterprise pellet mill moving forward

  A major step on the way to a proposed wood pellet mill in Enterprise is expected to happen next month. Chief Louis Balsillie of Deninu Ku’e First Nation (DKFN) in Fort Resolution told The Hub he hopes to see a forest resource agreement finalized by February. “The Akaitcho didn’t see a problem with it,” […]

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Paleontologist removes fossil found by young sisters south of Enterprise

There is now likely even more evidence – although still to be verified – that a large walking fish existed south of what is now Enterprise between 360-380 million years ago. About a month ago, two young sisters from the Hay River Reserve discovered what appears to be a fossil of rib bones, possibly from […]

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MLA supports town’s bid for more funding

  Hay River North MLA Robert Bouchard says he supports the decision by Mayor Andrew Cassidy and town council to send a letter to the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) to jumpstart negotiations regarding block funding for the municipality. “I think it’s progressive for the mayor and council to send this letter,” Bouchard […]

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Gateway Jamboree returning for 14th year

Linda Duford – a well-known fiddler in Hay River – estimates she has played at the Gateway Jamboree music festival in Enterprise for at least a decade.“I’m pretty much there every year,” she said. And Duford will be back again this coming weekend when Gateway Jamboree returns for its 14th year. The one-day event on […]

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Successful year brings expansion ideas for Jamboree

It may have been the most activity that Enterprise will see this summer, all wrapped into a day of fun, music, games, and familiar faces. This was the vibe at the 12th annual Enterprise Jamboree this past weekend. The day-long event with the can’t-go-wrong entry price of only two dollars went exceedingly well according to […]

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‘Itsago’ in Enterprise – for one day

The annual Itsago dog races took place this past weekend in Enterprise, however the second day of the event was cancelled. The high afternoon temperatures, mixed with the overnight lows, caused parts of the track to become hardened with ice, which is tremendously hard on the dogs paws. But the weather didn’t stop racers from […]

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Erosion issues on Highway 2 to be addressed this summer

Erosion on a section of Highway 2 between Hay River and Enterprise will be addressed sometime this summer, Northwest Territories Minister of Transportation Michael McLeod said last week. Under questioning from Hay River South MLA Jane Groenewegen on Feb. 9 in the legislative assembly, McLeod said the erosion near that portion of the highway has […]

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Premier wraps up ‘vision’ talks in Hay River

Northwest Territories Premier Floyd Roland was in town last week to wrap up the roundtable portion of the “Creating our Future Together” initiative. Roland met with representatives from the Hamlet of Enterprise, the Territorial Farmers Association (TFA), the Hay River Ministerial Association, the K’atlo’deeche First Nation, the Yamozha Kue Society, the Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre, […]

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Flamand reelected as Enterprise mayor

Alan Flamand has been elected mayor of the hamlet of Enterprise, once again.

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