Indigenous

Fire destroys sweat lodge

by Phil Ambroziak Things became a little too hot  recently for a sweat lodge being constructed on Waterhen Lake First Nation. For the past two years, Waterhen Lake member Sid Fiddler spearheaded construct...

Teamwork can go a long way

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” The words may have been Henry Ford’s, but the philosophy continues to apply to this day – not only to the automoti...

Jolibois elected MP

by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election may be over, but one more trip to the polls still awaits the people of La Loche. Although a date for a municipal by-election has yet to be set, current...

Clarke has no regrets

by Phil Ambroziak On election night in Meadow Lake, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River’s incumbent Conservative candidate Rob Clarke and a handful of his supporters spent the evening flipping back-and-forth...

Authors launch new books

by Linda Mikolayenko Three Saskatchewan authors presented readings from their new works at the La Ronge Public Library on Sunday (Oct. 18). Harold Johnson, R.P. MacIntyre and Sandy Marie Bonny teased the aud...

Democracy gains strength

It’s been said close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but for Lawrence Joseph these are more than mere words. The Liberal candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River was only 70 votes away fro...