Inuvik News

Inuvik Drum – NNSL Media Publisher of seven weekly newspapers and various specialty publications circulated throughout Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) and Nunavut (Iqaluit)

  • EDITORIAL: Inuvik Shelters are the GNWT’s file now — and that’s a good thing
    by Eric Bowling on August 19, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    Last week we learned Housing NWT is preparing to continue operation of the Inuvik Warming and Homeless Shelters for at least another year. The post EDITORIAL: Inuvik Shelters are the GNWT’s file now — and that’s a good thing appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Gale Warnings issued for Beaufort Sea
    by Eric Bowling on August 18, 2022 at 8:13 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Editor’s note: Conversations of Knots to Kilometres per hour added. The post Gale Warnings issued for Beaufort Sea appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Live training exercise underway at Inuvik Airport
    by Eric Bowling on August 18, 2022 at 5:04 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Multiple fire trucks and police vehicles that raced through the streets of Inuvik with sirens blaring earlier this morning are part of a live training exercise, says the town. The post Live training exercise underway at Inuvik Airport appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum Neighbour Briefs, August 18 2022
    by Eric Bowling on August 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Temporary prohibition order comes and goes The post Inuvik Drum Neighbour Briefs, August 18 2022 appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum News briefs
    by Eric Bowling on August 18, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    Youth charged in firearm heist The post Inuvik Drum News briefs appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • GNWT seeking feedback on draft MMIWG action plan
    by Eric Bowling on August 17, 2022 at 6:43 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Officials are seeking feedback on the GNWT’s draft action plan on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The post GNWT seeking feedback on draft MMIWG action plan appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Burger eating contest roosts up Inuvik’s gourmets
    by Eric Bowling on August 17, 2022 at 3:35 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    A mouthful of an eating contest is about to get underway in Inuvik. The post Burger eating contest roosts up Inuvik’s gourmets appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum Art Showcase: Flowers by Angelina Joe
    by Eric Bowling on August 17, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    [gps-image name=”29888455_web1_220804-INU-CommunityArt-_1.jpg”] The post Inuvik Drum Art Showcase: Flowers by Angelina Joe appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Town asks for ‘vigilance’ in protecting public spaces from overnight vandalism
    by Eric Bowling on August 16, 2022 at 9:43 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Town of Inuvik officials are asking nicely one last time to anyone who roams freely throughout the night not to damage municipal property while they’re enjoying the summer. The post Town asks for ‘vigilance’ in protecting public spaces from overnight vandalism appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum Youth of the Week: Kane Sidney
    by Eric Bowling on August 16, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    [gps-image name=”30029824_web1_220811-INU-YouthOfTheWeek-_1.jpg”] The post Inuvik Drum Youth of the Week: Kane Sidney appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik to receive food subsidy for spring and fall isolation
    by Eric Bowling on August 15, 2022 at 7:43 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Food prices will be subsidized in Inuvik during spring break-up and fall freeze up as food security in the North received another funding boost from Ottawa. The post Inuvik to receive food subsidy for spring and fall isolation appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum Visitors of the Week: Tammi and Brian Difranco
    by Eric Bowling on August 15, 2022 at 3:00 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    [gps-image name=”30019995_web1_220811-INU-VisitorOftheWeek-_1.jpg”] The post Inuvik Drum Visitors of the Week: Tammi and Brian Difranco appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Mackenzie Express has airport goers floating on Cloud 9
    by Eric Bowling on August 15, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    A familiar food favourite has been greeting passengers arriving at Mike Zubko Airport. The post Mackenzie Express has airport goers floating on Cloud 9 appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • IN PHOTOS: Midway Music Festival rocks the mountains
    by Eric Bowling on August 14, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    A community classic, the Midway Music festival was back in full force July 29 to Aug. 1. Hundreds came from far and wide for a weekend of dancing, singing and celebrations. With border restrictions eased, even friends and family from Alaska made the trip. Photos courtesy of Lawrence Norbert. The post IN PHOTOS: Midway Music Festival rocks the mountains appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • IN PHOTOS: Midnight Sun Tournament
    by Eric Bowling on August 13, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    Inuvik Slo-pitch association held its annual Midnight Sun tournament from July 29 to Aug. 1. With the town dropping field rates, more teams were able to register and in total nine teams came out for a weekend of ball. When the dust settled, the Native Yankees took the 2022 championship. The post IN PHOTOS: Midnight Sun Tournament appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Two facing multiple charges after robbing Inuvik home with knife
    by Eric Bowling on August 12, 2022 at 2:44 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Two people are in custody following a home invasion in Inuvik where residents were robbed at knife-point in their own home. The post Two facing multiple charges after robbing Inuvik home with knife appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Deputy Grand Chief a vital component of Gwich’in democracy
    by Eric Bowling on August 12, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    Editor’s note: This letter has had a paragraph appended to the bottom following its printing in the August 11 edition of the Inuvik Drum. The post LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Deputy Grand Chief a vital component of Gwich’in democracy appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum neighbour briefs
    by Eric Bowling on August 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm in News, Inuvik Drum

    Cruise season coming to Ulukhaktok The post Inuvik Drum neighbour briefs appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik Drum news briefs, August 11 2022
    by Eric Bowling on August 11, 2022 at 11:00 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    Secret Garden Party this weekend The post Inuvik Drum news briefs, August 11 2022 appeared first on NNSL Media.

  • Inuvik to hold by-election for two council seats
    by Eric Bowling on August 11, 2022 at 12:52 am in News, Inuvik Drum

    If you’ve been kicking yourself for not putting your name forward for Inuvik Town Council last October, your second chance has arrived. The post Inuvik to hold by-election for two council seats appeared first on NNSL Media.