Aboriginal

New SIIT program a hit

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) isn’t afraid to build opportunities for its people. Recently, nine students from most of the MLTC bands completed a first-ever heavy equipment opera...

FDFN man rescues children

by Phil Ambroziak The recent actions of a Flying Dust First Nation man have him adjusting to a fitting yet unfamiliar title – hero. A house fire May 19 destroyed a home located at 10 Amisk Rd. on Flying D...

Women’s shelter breaks ground

by Phil Ambroziak The federal and provincial governments, along with the Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC), are teaming up to assist victims of domestic violence. Friday afternoon marked the date for the ...

New school for Waterhen

by Phil Ambroziak Efforts to secure a new, state-of-the-art school for Waterhen Lake First Nation have passed with flying colours. Recently, it was announced the federal government will provide funding to...

MLA criticizes pot plan

by Phil Ambroziak Athabasca NDP MLA Buckley Belanger wants to know what the provincial government was smoking when it recently announced details regarding Saskatchewan’s cannabis legalization plan. “For a...

Healing journey continues

by Terry Villeneuve A helping hand has been extended to residential school survivors from Saskatchewan’s northwest. First Nations residents affected by their time at residential schools and by the ’60s Sc...

Walk promotes solidarity

by Phil Ambroziak The communities of Meadow Lake and Flying Dust First Nation are not about to let anger and hatred tear apart what has become a respected, strong and highly valued relationship. After Big...

La Loche kids visit T.O.

by Phil Ambroziak A recent trip to Toronto was a slam dunk for a group of La Loche teens. Late last month, 15 Grades 9-12 students from La Loche Community School embarked on both a fun and education-fille...

Armed robbers arrested

On Monday (Dec. 11) at approximately 1 a.m., La Ronge RCMP were called to a complaint of an armed robbery at a business located just off Highway 2 on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band. Two males, carrying what was d...

Dene language celebrated

by Phil Ambroziak No matter what language they’re written in, the books of renowned children’s author Robert Munsch continue to enlighten and entertain. That’s how the staff at Clearwater River Dene Natio...