Northern News Service publisher retires

Bruce Valpy, the publisher of Northern News Service, has announced he is retiring from the industry.

Valpy has spent 32 years at Northern News Services, which publishes newspapers including the Inuvik Drum, the Yellowknifer, News/North and Nunavut News.

Northern News Services will soon be led by Mike Bryant, who returns to the news business after two years away.

Valpy inherited the role of publisher from legendary trailblazer Jack “Sig” Sigvaldason.