Trail's End | Aug 6, 2013 | 5:33

Paddlefest: Pool Toy Race

Each summer, paddlers gather in Fort Smith for the Slave River Paddlefest. They battle rapids, compete against each other and invite newcomers into the water. Allison brings us the story of Paddlefest's most competitive event: the pool toy race.

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Trail's End - Bed Bugs in Fort Good HopeSep 4, 2012 | 9:47Trail's End Bed Bugs in Fort Good Hope Audio
Trail's End Bed Bugs in Fort Good Hope Sep 4, 2012 | 9:47From start to finish, Therese Pierrot tells us how she and her family battled bed bugs this summer. Therese is a naturally great storyteller, but this interview is not for the bed bug squeamish!
Trail's End - Moose HuntingSep 5, 2012 | 6:59Trail's End Moose Hunting Audio
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Trail's End - Yellowknife Float-In Movie TheatreSep 6, 2012 | 5:54Trail's End Yellowknife Float-In Movie Theatre Audio
Trail's End Yellowknife Float-In Movie Theatre Sep 6, 2012 | 5:54Grab your canoe and a bag of popcorn. The Floating Dog Film Festival returns this year, with a selection of local films. Founder and organizer Terry Woolf gives us a sneak preview and explains how this unique film festival began. Friday, September 7th at dusk. The Floating Dog Film Society invites people to paddle, motorboat and float to the film viewing on Dog Island. If the torch on Dog Island is lit, the show is on. Dress warm, wear a life jacket, carry a flashlight and travel with a friend.
Trail's End - Turning off the TVSep 10, 2012 | 10:26Trail's End Turning off the TV Audio
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Trail's End Turning off the TV Sep 10, 2012 | 10:26Reading for the sheer pleasure of it. Metis author David Bouchard says it's not happening enough in aboriginal communities and he thinks it's a barrier to success. Hear his conversation with Trail's End host Allison Devereaux.
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