The Northwest Territories of Canada include the regions of Dehcho, North Slave, Sahtu, South Slave and Inuvik. Dehcho’s Nahanni National Park Reserve centers around the canyons of the South Nahanni River and Virginia Falls. The Northwest Territories is the world’s northern lights mecca, where people can view the Aurora Borealis, on an average of 200 nights per year. Here are also the top 4 daily and weekly newspapers from the Northwest Territories.
News/North, originally the News of the North, is printed in two separate editions; Northwest Territories News/North and Nunavut News/North that reports news throughout the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Though some features of both papers are identical, the majority of the articles reflect the territory they are intended for. The Nunavut News/North features several articles which are translated into Inuktitut and printed in syllabics.
This Canadian weekly community newspaper was established in 1986. The L’Aquilon serves the Franco-Tenois community in the Northwest Territories and publishes 1,000 copies every Friday. The newspaper was a part of a consortium in the year 2000, which sued the territorial government over its lack of support for French language institutions.
As of 2013, this weekly newspaper provides coverage of events in the Northwest Territories. Up until 2011, the Northern Journal was operated as the Slave River Journal until Don Jacque, the owner of the paper, decided to extend the scope of the publication to include the entirety of the Northwest Territories.
The Chillicothe Gazette was founded as a weekly publication at Cincinnati, Ohio, then the capital of the Northwest Territory on November 9, 1793 as the Centinel of the Northwest Territory. This newspaper is Ohio’s oldest newspaper published daily at Chillicothe, Ohio. Gannett owned Chillicothe Gazette until the 1990s, who sold it to Community Newspaper Holdings who in turn sold it to The Thomson Corporation. Gannet bought back the paper in the late 1990 when Thomson exited the newspaper business.