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Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014

The NWT Mining Heritage Society would like to thank all our wonderful sponsors, supporters, and volunteers of the 6th annual Beer Barge 2014. It was our most successful event yet! A special thanks to Max Ward for the use of his dock and to everyone that helped with clean-up afterwards. And thanks to everyone who came in costume!

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Monday, Jun 23rd, 2014

Good Evening! This is a reminder that we will be having  a rally to save the Robertson Head frame tomorrow, Tuesday June 24 at 11:30am at City Hall.  We will have signs and buttons if you are interested in joining us. The more voices heard the better chance we have at making a difference in this decision and keeping this valuable piece of our history standing.

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Friday, Jun 6th, 2014

We are seeking your support! As you are aware the council will be voting on whether to save the head frame or not this upcoming June 9th. Some of the board members and interested parties met last night to discuss this.

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Tuesday, Apr 1st, 2014

Many projects are moving forward as the NWT Mining Heritage Society prepare for another season of site work and development, together with a number of special projects.

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Sunday, Sep 1st, 2013

The fifth annual Beer Barge has come and gone, and what a party it was! The barge docked at 5:22 and the winners were Sandra Taylor and Orlene Williams. A variety of musical talent entertained the crowds well into the evening.

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Monday, Jun 10th, 2013

June 22 marks the continued tradition of the NWT Mining Heritage Society’s summer party as we reenact the arrival of Yellowknife’s first supply barge in the 1940s.

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Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Spring Trade Show is being held May 11-12, 2013. NWT Mining Heritage Society will have its regular booth set up and we will be selling our regular merchandise, including books and postcards. BEER BARGE tickets will also be on sale beginning at the Trade Show! Beer Barge will be happening on Saturday, June 22 and tickets are $40.

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Monday, Mar 4th, 2013

This month Yellowknife celebrates Heritage Week (February 18 to 24) and there are a number of great events planned throughout the city. Be sure to check out a display of historic mining artifacts at the Northern Frontier Visitors Centre.

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Wednesday, Jan 9th, 2013

We are pleased to invite all our members and friends to our NWT Mining Heritage Society New Year's Social on Saturday January 26, 2013 at the Baker Centre from 1:00PM to 5:00PM.

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Thursday, Nov 8th, 2012

The summer months have rolled on by, and as we prepare for the winter freeze here is an update on what we accomplished this summer.

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