18 hrs ago
The Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba crews heading west to fight forest fires
Firefighters tackle a flare up at the Smith Creek fire located on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C., Saturday, July, 19, 2014.
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22 hrs ago
Smoke chokes Yellowknife as forest fires continue to burn
Flames engulf trees in the North West Territories as more then 160 fires burn across the territory in mid July, 2014.
Yellowknife air quality exceeds 10, highest level on risk scale
Smoke from over 200 forest fires lingers in the air in downtown Yellowknife around 6:30 MT July 22. The city has gone past 10 out of 10 on the Air Quality Health Index published by a coalition of government monitoring agencies.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Smoke From Western Fires Reach Far to the East
It has been a very hot month in the interior Northwest. Temperatures east of the Cascades are running 8 to 10 degrees above normal so far in July.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Forest fires continue to rage in N.W.T., evacuation orders issued in B.C.
Spreading Creek wildfire burns along Highway 11 that boarders the Banff National Park border in Alberta is seen from an aircraft.
A narrow escape for N.W.T.'s oldest fishing lodge
When it came time to evacuate guests and staff from Plummer's Lodge on Great Slave Lake on Saturday, Chummy Plummer says he expected the worst.
'Firenadoes' spiral high in Yellowknife: 'When they were...
The blaze erupted in swirling tornadoes of flame a couple of stories high, exploding from the treetops, say two Yellowknife men who witnessed the rare and terrifying phenomenon while battling a bush fire about 80 kilometres east of the Northwest Territories' capital.
Health warning issued as forest fires blanket N.W.T. with heavy smoke
Environment Canada has issued a high health risk warning for Yellowknife and surrounding area because of heavy smoke in the region due to forest fires.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Williams Creek Gold Announces Resignation of Interim Ceo
Williams Creek Gold would like to thank Dr. Black for stepping in as Interim CEO to assist with preparation for the Company's upcoming Annual General Meeting.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Saskatoon pilot makes emergency landing in Yellowknife
A Saskatchewan pilot had some quick thinking to do as a plane's engine quit mid-air on his way to Yellowknife, N.W.T. Saskatoon's Stefan Trischuk was on his way up north for an airshow in his Pitts special biplane when he noticed a fuel problem.
Globe and Mail
What wildfires in the Northwest Territories say about climate change
Fire near Kakisa, NWT. on July 8th during an Ignitions Operation. The purpose was to burn from a control line to remove the forest fuels between the fire and the control line to keep it from spreading.
Plummer's lodge survives, Highway 3 disruptions to continue
Fire approaches Plummer's Lodge on the East Arm of Great Slave Lake July 12. The lodge survived after firefighters initiated a controlled burn.
'Tornadoes of fire' in N.W.T. linked to climate change
Saturday night's supermoon in Fort McMurray, Alta., with a backdrop of smoke from the fires raging through the Northwest Territories.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
There was a forest fire, but it's out now
The fire hazard ranges from moderate to high in the far north, but the southern half of the region is maintaining a low hazard.
Hwy 3 fire again threatens cellphone, internet to Yellowknife
Northwestel says one of the fires near Highway 3 is burning right on top of its fibre optics line to the capital.
Canada wildfire forecast: Extreme threat in BC, Northwest Territories
As is typical every summer, some of the main areas of threat are the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec.
N.W.T. fires cost $1M a day, and there's no end in sight
A fire burns one kilometre from the Taltson hydro plant in N.W.T.'s South Slave region on July 2. Battling the territory's worst fires in decades has not been cheap.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Smoke doubles respiratory complaints at Yellowknife hospital
Stanton Territorial Hospital, shrouded in a smoky haze, on Yellowknife's Frame Lake.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
KDLT-TV Sioux Falls
Fires in Canada to Blame for Haze
You may have noticed something different out there in the sky today and tonight.
Smoke from N.W.T. fires reaches Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Smoke hovers in the sky near Kakisa, N.W.T. The community of about 50 people was evacuated for a week as fires raged.