Beauval & Area

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...

Petition supports rare drug

by Derek Cornet Photo credit: Sweetmoon Photography A 20-year-old woman from Beauval is asking for the public’s help in pressuring the provincial government to fund a potentially lifesaving new drug. C...

Manslaughter charge laid

In the early morning hours of March 31, Beauval RCMP responded to an assault complaint at a residence in that community. An adult male was located with serious injuries. EMS attended and the victim was transpor...

Tow truck law’s hook is safety

by Phil Ambroziak A new piece of provincial legislation is expected to shed light – a blue light that is – on the safety and well-being of tow truck operators. Not everyone, however, is convinced adding b...

Jury out on blue lights

It’s time for impatient drivers to be shown the light when it comes to encountering emergency vehicles on the province’s highways and byways. Whether legislation introduced recently calling for the installat...

Police, public react to pot law

by Phil Ambroziak New legislation put forward by the federal government is likely to see many Canadians hit an all-time high. Last week, the Liberal government tabled legislation to end the prohibition on...

Animal abuse on the rise

by Derek Cornet Due to the efforts of RCMP officers in the Northwest, more abused animals are receiving a new lease on life. That’s according to DVM Dick Nitschelm of Meadow Lake’s Woodland Veterinary Cli...

Pot plan could work

The federal government’s recent effort to leagalize and regulate marijuana has left some Canadians feeling dazed and confused. In an historic moment, the Liberals tabled legislation last week to end the proh...

NORTEP transition ends

by Derek Cornet This month’s Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) graduating class will be the last. On April 11, students and applicants for the fall were directed to apply to other post-secondary...

Keep STC on the road

The wheels on the bus go round and round... but not for much longer. One of the biggest hits to come out of the 2017 provincial budget is the impending cancellation of the STC bus service. Considering the pr...