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Thursday, Jun 7th, 2012

On Wednesday June 6, 2012, we had a work party at the site and got a lot accomplished. We put a coat of varathane on the new picnic tables, the head frame was fixed up and painted, flowers were planted and we painted the pony wall under the rec hall above the new foundation.  It was a good start to a long list of chores. 

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Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Mark June 23 in your calendars because the Beer Barge is again arriving in Yellowknife!

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Monday, May 14th, 2012

Thanks to the volunteers who came out in support of the Society at the Trade Show!

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

The NWT Mining Heritage Society‘s exhibit – "UNDERGROUND: The life of a Yellowknife Gold Miner" opened at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The display is near the entrance to the auditorium and will be on display until July 3, 2012.

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Friday, Apr 20th, 2012

In this issue: More work scheduled for Rec Hall repairs - Remediation at Giant Mine this summer - High Grade Tales now for sale - Membership renewal time - Beer Barge June 23 - New Exhibit at Prince of Wales - The One Man Gold Mine

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Monday, Feb 20th, 2012

“High-Grade Tales: Stories from Mining Camps of the NWT” by Ryan Silke, explores the cultural impact of mining in the Northwest Territories on its early pioneers.

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Tuesday, Dec 20th, 2011

A big thank you to our members who came out to the Christmas Party at the Baker's Centre on Demcember 17. Everyone enjoyed food and treats and a special slideshow of photos from the collection of the Society.

We also presented 'lifetime memberships' to former directors Mike Byrne and Yvonne Quick in appreciate for all of their work over the years in preserving mining heritage.

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Wednesday, Nov 30th, 2011

In this issue: Collections Management: Ideas for the Future - Baker Creek: A Living Exhibit - Faces of Mining: New Photo Galleries - Spotlight on the Collections - Historic Photo Gallery - New Public Display Open for Geoscience Forum

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Friday, Nov 11th, 2011

There is a new display of mining artifacts, photographs, and rock samples at the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre in Yellowknife, put together by the Society as part of a temporary exhibit. The display is open in time for Geoscience Forum and we hope it will be a great draw for delegates and tourists to the city this month! Check it out and let us know what you think.

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Friday, Nov 4th, 2011

The NWT Mining Heritage Society maintains a large collection of photographs documenting the places and faces of mining in the NWT and Nunavut from the 1930s to the present, and we are showcasing a select number of them here in search of your assistance!

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