Sara Minogue

Sara Minogue is the senior digital producer for CBC North. She is based in Yellowknife. Reach her at

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Hay River Ski Club president hopes to rebuild after floods, debris engulf trails

The Hay River Ski Club is yet another casualty of the dramatic flooding in the community earlier this month. "It’s just a snarl of trees and willows and driftwood and ice and mud," says president Chuck Lirette.

Weeks after the flood, N.W.T. homesteaders tackle '30-acre catastrophe'

Ray Coombs watched the Hay River arrive at his homestead “like a big tidal wave” of water and ice earlier this month. He and his wife Ashley, and some devoted friends, are knee deep in the cleanup.

CBC Nunavut broadcaster hangs up her headphones after 2 decades on the air

Aseena Mablick first joined CBC North in 1996 for a two-week training gig. She ended up staying for two decades, becoming well-known as host as the host of the Inuit-language afternoon show, Tausunni.

On National Day of Mourning, researcher calls for a closer look at worker deaths in the North

April 28 is the National Day of Mourning for those who lost their lives on the job. This year, a researcher who studies worker deaths says it’s time for a deeper look at what’s happening in the North. 

Forensic expert testifies 'sleeper hold' caused Bradley Winsor's death

The chokehold Daniel Hodgson applied to Bradley Winsor in May of 2017 can cause a person to lose consciousness in 10 seconds, and die within 30, Dr. Christopher Milroy told the court Friday. 

Witness says 'it was a ruckus' the night Bradley Winsor died in 2017

Three people have now testified they saw Daniel Hodgson put Bradley Winsor in a chokehold shortly before he died. The details that led up to it remain fuzzy. 

COVID-19 in High Level, Alta., puts some N.W.T. residents on edge

Alberta doesn’t report case numbers by community, but High Level mayor Crystal McAteer says she’s spoken to the parents of a child under 16 who has the B117 variant. 

Yukon high school students are returning to full-time classes. Will N.W.T. follow suit? 

“It’s likely there won’t be any changes for the remainder of the school year,” Education Minister R.J. Simpson told CBC Wednesday. 

800-year-old moccasin connects Dene migrants to the American southwest

A strap of bison leather on a distinctly subarctic Dene moccasin in the 13th century suggests early Dene migrants from northwestern America travelled closer to the Apache and Navajo homelands than previously recorded.

What is Gahcho Kué doing to protect its workers from COVID-19?

“There seems to be some kind of top secret exposure control plan that [the minister] can’t even share any information with me on the floor of this house,” said Frame Lake MLA Kevin O’Reilly Tuesday.