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Midwives find warm welcome

Since December, Toni Fehr and Heather Heinrichs have seen all but two of the pregnant women in town. As the recent arrivals filling a need the community has been clamouring to get for years, the two midwives have a full schedule. Although they have yet to deliver a baby in town, it’s not for lack […]

Huskies take Flyers

Hay River beat Yellowknife in the opening Northern Hockey Challenge series of 2015, winning the first and last games and losing the second. “It was awesome, it’s a great event,” said James Hiebert after the Huskies won 6-2 Jan. 25 afternoon. “The games were great. That rivalry has been there since I was born, but […]

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Businesses resurrect manufacturing association

  There’s room for growth for manufacturing in the South Slave if both producers and buyers work together. For some businesses, that collaboration could represent a serious opportunity to expand output. “I believe manufacturing is a key economic and employment driver for the whole NWT, but especially for the South Slave,” said Wally Schumann, owner […]

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Team NWT gears up for Games

The biathletes headed to Prince George, B.C. for the Canada Winter Games next month to represent the NWT will also all be competing for the bragging right of their home town. For now, however, Clell Crook, Kjel Crook and Andrew Lirette are training hard to get ready, joined by the entire team out at the […]

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Boreale parents support further court action

It’s already been years, but francophones in the territory are looking to head back to court – this time, to the highest authority in the land. Parents of students at Ecole Boreale voted overwhelmingly to continue court action and appeal the latest ruling at a meeting at the school last week, joining parents in Yellowknife […]

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Curler heads to major match

Just because she’s heading to Alberta’s provincial championships doesn’t mean Amanda Moizis has forgotten her small-town roots. “I’m just excited to be going to provincials and representing Hay River,” she told The Hub last week. “I’m pretty proud to be from Hay River.” Having moved to Edmonton to study, Moizis will be competing in the […]

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Gliding along

Figure skaters are getting geared up for their first competition of the year next month, pushing themselves harder during practices in anticipation. “It’s always really fun to have that excitement leading up to a competition,” said Grace Osted, who helps teach the younger girls. “This one will have everything from the really young kids all […]

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Soaring Eagle back on sound footing

The Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre has been back in business for more than a year and has to all appearances successfully dug itself out of the hole. “We’ve worked so hard to get the centre back in the positive, we want to make sure it stays there,” said executive director Sharon Pekok at last week’s […]

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French school expansion overturned on appeal

The territorial government is victorious after appealing an NWT Supreme Court ruling ordering it to improve school facilities for francophone students while giving French school officials the right to determine who could attend the schools. In a decision delivered Jan. 9, NWT Court of Appeal judges Jack Watson, Frans Slatter and Patricia Rowbotham ruled Justice […]

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Judo heads to Prov

Mason Bruneau spent last Friday evening training and preparing for competition, but this time, he won’t be the one stepping onto the mats. Bruneau and trainer Phil Beaupre will be taking a contingent of young judoka to Fort Providence this week for a territorial competition. The day’s events will bridge the gap between practice at […]

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