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Summer camps abound

The town may have cancelled the popular Summer Heat camp program, but that doesn’t mean families will be left stranded when school lets out. As a result of the ongoing municipal strike, the town announced last week that it would not be able to run the camp that took in about 60 children last year. […]

Strike prompts more contracting

In the latest development in the ongoing municipal strike, the town has announced it will be contracting maintenance work for the parks in the community this summer. “When the strike started, we were able to lock up the facilities and keep people safely out of the rec centre,” said Mayor Andrew Cassidy. “Obviously, with outdoor […]

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New contender for chief

The K’atlodeeche First Nation election is heating up with a new candidate throwing her name into the ring. April Martel is accepting the nomination to run for chief against incumbent Roy Fabian. “People want change in the First Nation,” Martel told The Hub. “They want to see more things happening here for everyone, at all […]

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Children head to camp

Ashley Beck’s kindergarten class from Chief Sunrise Education Centre became the youngest ever class to get to go to Beaver Camp with Special Const. Steve Beck last week, taking in the sights, sounds and experiences of being in the bush. Students learned about different animals and their habitats, got to ride on ATVs and even […]

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Ball hockey fills void

Despite the change from their regular location, more than a dozen men faithfully turn out twice a week for ball-hockey games. “Usually, ball hockey, is a fill-in sport during the spring before golf and softball start,” said organizer Scott Bolt. “We’ve had ten to 15 guys showing up. Not a lot of difference as far […]

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Cabin Fever better late than never

Cabin Fever – two nights of live music and good company – was a few months late this year, but none the less was a hit for the wait. “It’s usually in March, when people start to get a bit crazy, feeling cooped up,” said organizer Dana Cross. “But it took us a while to […]

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Union pickets conference

With delegates from all over the territory in town, the municipal workers still on strike took the opportunity to make their case to a wider audience. They picketed on the side of the road next to the Pine Point bridge on Friday afternoon while the NWT Association of Communities conference kicked off on the Hay […]

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Ball park development under way for the season

  Although there is no word yet on whether there will be a softball season this year, work is already moving forward with the development of the new field at the Pine Point Ball Park. “Things are going well so far,” said Glenn Smith, president of the Pine Point Ballpark Expansion Association. “Getting the grass […]

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Experiences shared and hope kindled

Autism can be a heavy burden to bear for both those diagnosed with it and their families, but sharing knowledge and experience can help lighten the load. Autism can be a heavy burden to bear for both those diagnosed with it and their families, but sharing knowledge and experience can help lighten the load. That […]

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Youth leader heads to capital

Devon Courtoreille has gotten pretty used to being a youth leader in the community, but this week he will be just one of many making a trek from across the country to Ottawa with the Rotary Club. “I haven’t been told exactly what we’ll be talking about, but I know we’re going to be talking […]

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