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SPORTS TALK: Careful what you say – your kids might pay for it in...

If you're going to criticize Donald Trump – and there are plenty of ways to do so because he makes it way, way too easy – make sure the image you're using to accompany...

SPORTS TALK: The greatest first pitch ever thrown – and she’s a nun

It takes a special sort of dingus to pull this trick. Someone thought it would be a good idea to phone in a bomb threat to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Aug. 22. A...

Roller hockey introduced to Arviat youth

A new sport arrived in Arviat in a big way this past week. Roller hockey enthusiast and Team Canada player Michael Hunt and his partner and floor installer, Lincoln Whitehead, came to Arviat to install...

Coral Harbour takes Calm Air Cup

In a wild game that saw both a monumental blunder and the breaking of one of competitive ball's oldest never-do-that rules in extra innings, the Salliq Invaders (Coral Harbour) scored a pair of runs...

SPORTS TALK: I love sports – and Sig did as well

I've often told anyone who will listen that I love my job. I write about sports and get paid to do it. How bad can my life be? Jack Sigvaldason also loved sports and that's...

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ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᑦ New Era ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᖅᑭᔮᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓴᙱᔪᐊᓗᖕᒥ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᒥ SPN ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓱᒃᑲᐃᑦᑐᒥ ᐃᒋᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ-ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓴᐃᓐᑦ ᔮᓐᔅ, ᓂᐅᕙᓐᓛᓐᒥ, ᐋᒍᔅᑎ 2-6-ᒧᑦ. ᐱᙳᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᖑᑏᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᓪᓗ ᑲᑎᙵᓪᓗᑎᒃ, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ 2-2-ᒧᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᖅᑳᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᔪᓂ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑳᕋᑎᒃ 18-16-ᒧᑦ ᓅᕙᓐᓛᓐᒥ Yes...

SPORTS TALK: Goodbye to Stan Mikita – one of the best ever

You want even more good news from the cave rescue in Thailand? Sure. Three of the boys and the head coach that were rescued from near-certain death were given Thai citizenship. It's an odd story...

Arviat hosts roller hockey camp

Roller hockey is coming to Arviat and Michael Hunt knows the community will love it. Hunt, who is one of Canada Inline's top players, flew into the community from his home in Winnipeg to deliver...

Hockey prospect off to chase a dream

by James McCarthy So many young hockey players from the North have had to make the long trip south in order to further their hockey careers. Bradley Nowdlak-Fraser of Iqaluit is one who will be making...

SPORTS TALK: Next stop for Jarome Iginla: Hockey Hall of Fame

Nice to see we have discourse such as this in our lives. Someone by the name of Charlie Kirk made a point on Twitter about how Melania Trump operates the first lady's office with a...

New boxing program boosting confidence in Rankin Inlet

A couple of boys take turns throwing alternating punches – jabs, upper cuts and hooks – ducking behind one another in quick succession as their blows are absorbed by the pads of Mahmoud Zahaby. The...

Nunavut hockey warms up for the big show

Nunavut will make history at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., this coming March when the territory's boys hockey team hits the ice for the first time ever. Before that, it's all...

SPORTS TALK: This time, the Toronto Raptors are to blame

So summer is finally here. I say that because all of the rain we had in Yellowknife meant I wasn't able to mow my lawn for days and days. It started to resemble the...

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖑᔪᖅ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᖅ ᐱᐅᒋᔭᐅᔪᒻᒪᕆᒃ

ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒥ ᐊᐅᔭᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᕙᓪᓕᐊᕗᖅ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᕕᓂᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ t-ball-ᒥ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᑕᐅᕗᖅ ᓱᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᕿᑦᑐᒥ ᐊᖅᓴᓕᖕᓂ ᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖃᓚᐅᙱᓚᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᓂᕐᒥ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᕌᐳᑦ ᖃᑉᕕᑐᖅ ᓄᓕᐊᖓᓗ ᕼᐋᓕ ᒨᕐᓱᕐ ᓴᖅᑭᒻᒪᑕ. ᐊᐃᑉᐸᕇᒃ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᐃᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᖕᓂ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ...

Recreation training program going full-time

Recreation North is moving ahead with its Community Recreation Leadership Program full-time. The program, which was launched as a pilot in October 2017, will become a permanent fixture beginning in the fall. Recreation North made...

SPORTS TALK: Have you done your Neymar Challenge yet?

And so the saga in Thailand is over that saw the soccer team and their coach trapped in a cave for more than a fortnight. Thankfully, all 12 players and the coach were rescued and...

Rankin gymnasts eye up worlds

Aqsarniit Ujauttaq (Northern Lights Gymnastics) has long had a motto: if you're going to dream, then you might as well dream big. Now the team is seeing its biggest dreams come true. The 19 members of...

The Broad Street Bullies live! … in the Philippines

A homeowner in California was getting ready to dip into his hot tub, margarita in tow, on June 29 when a brown bear decided to cut in line. Mark Hough is the homeowner and...

Ready to keep kids busy this summer

As the territory searches for future leaders, Vikki Niptanatiak has recently been identified as one by the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association. Niptanatiak was named the 2018 Emerging Leader recipient by the national organization in...

Bell driven to be the best

Arctic sports aren't a pastime for Andrew Bell. They're a lifestyle. He devotes eight to 10 hours per week to training during the "off season" – a number that climbs as high as 18 hours weekly...