Aboriginal

Lumber duties hit hard

by Phil Ambroziak “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Al Balisky, president of Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) Industrial Investments – the company that oversees NorSask Forest Products – may no...

Shooter scenario on target

by Derek Cornet It’s best to be prepared for any situation. That was the message behind a fake active shooter scenario that occurred on Halloween (Oct. 31) at the Meadow Lake Tribal Council and Flying Dus...

Lights, camera, action!

by Phil Ambroziak Clearwater River Dene Nation student Sinay Kennedy’s future as a filmmaker is off to an exciting start. Kennedy, a Grade 12 student at CRDN School – along with friend and fellow student ...

Locals escape Vegas shooting

by Phil Ambroziak Oct. 1 was an unlucky night to be in Las Vegas. Fortunately, Ile-a-la Crosse’s Sheylee Campbell (nee Belanger), her husband, Trent, and other northern visitors to Sin City, managed to escap...

Cultures celebrated

by Phil Ambroziak When it comes to cultural diversity, there’s more to Meadow Lake than meets the eye. Sept. 28-30 marked the annual Culture Days celebration hosted by the Meadow Lake Library, and – accor...

Rally garners support

by Derek Cornet A call out to leaders to meet about the ongoing suicide crisis in northern Saskatchewan was responded to by three village mayors and a chief. In all, 250 community members, frontline worke...

Hockey sisters to Poland

by Phil Ambroziak Earlier this week, 19-year-old Delaney Ross and her 18-year-old sister, Hailey, departed for Katowice, Poland where they will spend the next year playing professionally for the GKS Katowice...

Suicide crisis continues

by Derek Cornet The suicides of four young women in the Northwest this month have family and friends mourning their passing. In August, two members of the Birch Narrows Dene Nation ended their lives, as d...

Treaty 10 gathering held

by Derek Cornet A Treaty 10 Gathering hosted by English River First Nation (ERFN) had participants engaged in conversation about the spirit and intent of the agreement. In all, more than 100 people attend...

Robbery at FDFN gas station

On June 20 at approximately 10 p.m., an unidentified male entered a gas station on Flying Dust First Nation while staff were closing for the night. The male confronted the staff and proceeded to steal a larg...