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Monday, Feb 16th, 2015

An open letter to the GNWT on the benefits of saving the Robertson headframe at Con Mine.

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Monday, Feb 9th, 2015

The City of Yellowknife revealed it cannot, legally, step in to save the threatened headframe of the old Con Mine.

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Sunday, Nov 30th, 2014

A big thank you to our members and sponsors for supporting mining heritage during the annual Geoscience Forum in Yellowknife!

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Tuesday, Sep 30th, 2014

In this issue: Construction Season Wraps Up - Annual General Meeting - Beer Barge - Website Launched - Forest Fires Destroy Mining Heritage

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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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