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Friday, Apr 7th, 2017

Yellowknife's famous Beer Barge party will be held again this summer, on Saturday June 17, 2017. Tickets will be on sale at the Spring Trade Show in May. More details to follow!

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Monday, Feb 13th, 2017

Yellowknife photographer Brian Collins donates beautiful photographic print to Museum.

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Friday, Sep 30th, 2016

The Mining Heritage Society is pleased to be a sponsor of Terry Woolf's short film "HANGIN WITH THE CON KIDS".

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Monday, Sep 26th, 2016

In this issue: Beer Barge Thank You, Site Work Party, Robertson Headframe Appeal, Giant Mine Remediation, Brock Headframe Saved, Society AGM

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Tuesday, Sep 6th, 2016

The city should reject this permit and tell Newmont or their now subsidiary company Miramar Con Mine, that they must negotiate with "the people" who want to save the head frame and turn it over to them  because that was the intent of the original offer and that is who are its rightful owners.

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Tuesday, Sep 6th, 2016

There is a bit of summer work to do at the Giant Mine heritage site and we could use your help! To keep this area a fun and friendly place for residents and visitors to Yellowknife, the NWT Mining Heritage Society is proposing a work party on the evening of September 14 (Wednesday) after 5:30pm. Meet us at the parking lot to the Boat Launch to find out how you can help.

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Sunday, Jul 10th, 2016

The 2016 Beer Barge was a resounding success and we could not have done it without you! Thanks for keeping the tradition alive!

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Monday, May 30th, 2016

Thank you to Weatherby Trucking Limited for helping to move and preserve the historic Brock shaft headframe at Giant Mine.

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Tuesday, Mar 8th, 2016

Newmont Mining has awarded a contract to demolish Con Mine's Robertson headframe this year.

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Monday, Feb 15th, 2016

Join the NWT Mining Heritage Society for a Heritage Social on Saturday, February 20th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre.

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