The highway finally connected Yellowknife to the outside world in 1960. Prior to this historic event, all transportation to the city was by airplane, barge traffic in the summer, and ice road freighting in the winter.
Construction and repairs to the Giant Mine recreation hall are underway in July and August 2018. Crews with Paul Brothers Nextreme Inc have been busy removing hazardous waste and framing new exterior walls. By the end of the summer, the building will have new windows, doors, and siding. This is an important phase of construction for the proposed museum facility.» more
In this issue: New Logo - Society Launch - Long John Jamboree Photo Booth - Museum Project Renovations» more