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News Bites

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES | April 10, 2018
At 4:19pm on April 10, 2018, the City of Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) received a report of smoke showing from the garage at 403 Byrne Road.
The Fire Division responded with a duty crew of five personnel on Engine 9 and Medic 6.  On approach to the address, light smoke was showing from the eaves of the garage.   A group alert was initiated, calling in more personnel.  The duty crew made entry...

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Posted Monday, April 09, 2018

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES | April 7, 2018 Prior to 1am on April 7, 2018, the City of Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) was dispatched to 4916 – 46 Street through an alarm company for a report of alarms ringing. No calls for fire or smoke were received from the occupants of the apartment complex.
The Fire Division initially responded with a duty crew of six personnel on Engine 9 and Medic 6. On approach to the address, there was no smoke or fire showing. No evacuation...

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Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018

City Hall will be closing at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 for the Long John Jamboree Civic Holiday. We will be open for regular business hours at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 26.
Free parking will be available from noon on March 23 until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 26.

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Posted Thursday, March 15, 2018

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES | MARCH 15, 2018
The City of Yellowknife is proud to have been selected to participate in the development of the Smart Energy Communities Scorecard. QUEST and Pollution Probe are bringing together six communities across Canada to help develop a roadmap on how to transition towards being a “Smart Energy” community, and evaluate their progress along the way. “Smart Energy” communities improve energy efficiency, enhance...

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Posted Thursday, March 01, 2018

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES | MARCH 1, 2018
Given the recent favorable weather conditions, the City of Yellowknife will continue its Fire Smarting initiatives in the area of Parker Park starting on Friday, March 2, 2018 until work is complete. A controlled burn will be used to remove small piles of brush left over from Fire Smarting activities in 2017, provided weather conditions remain stable (low wind, not below -30 celsius).
The City asks that the public use...

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