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The Day the Beer Dried Up
After the Second World War, miners and prospectors flocked to gold-rich Yellowknife and drained the town’s most precious commodity. What ensued was a uniquely Northern crisis.
The Trailblazers' Terrible Fate
It's the North's coldest cold case: Two centuries ago at the mouth of the Mackenzie, six bold fur traders came to grief. Did 'Eskimos' murder them? Or was it an inside job?
A Hudson's Bay Boy Shacks Up
To please his Scottish bride, a Wrigley fur trader learns to stitch and sew
Getting It Wrong: Going North
In 1946, Bert Holland answered wrong in the game show, Truth or Consequence. His penalty: a trip to Yellowknife
How The North Fought Off The South
Prairie leaders wanted to annex the territories. But Yellowknife's mayor beat them at their own game.
Boozing Burgalars Botch The Job
Three fools attempt a heist of one of Yellowknife's first banks, but are too drunk