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News Bites

Posted Wednesday, January 15, 2020

At approximately 2:24 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, the Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) responded to a fire at 5004 54 Street. The building was partially evacuated and the YKFD extinguished the fire quickly. The damage was contained to a garbage dumpster located in the basement. No injuries occurred. 
Questions related to the cause or origins of the fire should be directed to the GNWT Office of the Fire Marshal in the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs,...

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Posted Monday, January 13, 2020

Property Assessment Notices have been mailed out to all ratepayers (persons or businesses responsible for paying property taxes). An assessment is a value placed on property (land and buildings) for municipal and school tax purposes. Assessed values provide a means of distributing taxes among ratepayers in Yellowknife.
Compare your assessment with other similar properties in your neighbourhood using our online tool, CityExplorer. For land comparisons, ensure similarity of...

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Posted Friday, January 10, 2020

At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) responded to a vehicle fire on 50A Avenue. The YKFD extinguished the fire quickly and the damage was contained to the vehicle of origin and minor damage to the corresponding home. No injuries occurred. 
Due to the extremely cold temperatures in Yellowknife, vehicles are being plugged in more frequently. Often multiple heated components, such as battery blankets and interior...

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Posted Friday, December 27, 2019

The City of Yellowknife and Northland Utilities are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Holiday Lights Competition. This year’s winners, who each receive a cash prize of $150 courtesy of Northland Utilities, are:
5204 54 Street
5211 54 Street
5 Wong Court
6 Burwash Drive
5009 Finlayson Drive
 
Northland Utilities would also like to congratulate the residents of 39 Johnson Crescent, who won the $100 registration draw prize.
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Posted Friday, December 20, 2019

The City of Yellowknife invites residents to ring in 2020 by joining us in Somba K’e Civic Plaza, for the City’s annual fireworks display. The show will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  
“The New Year’s Eve fireworks are a fabulous way to get outside and enjoy some fresh air while welcoming the New Year with friends, family and the whole community,” said Mayor Alty.
This year a small selection of fireworks will...

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until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
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Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
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