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Record high temperatures expected

Baby, it’s hot outside. According to Environment Canada, Meadow Lake could make its way into the record books by week’s end by hitting an all-time local high as far as temperature is concerned as an unseasonable hot spell continues to...

RCMP searching for two missing youth

Beauval RCMP are looking to the public for assistance in locating 18-year-old Dakota Opikokew and 16-year-old Clarissa Martell, both of Canoe Narrows. Opikokew is described as being approximately 6’4” tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds with brown hair and brown...

Ile-X school holds Michif Culture Festival

Métis pride is as strong as ever at Rossignol Elementary School in Ile-a-la Crosse. From March 22-26, Rossignol Elementary hosted its annual Michif Culture Festival, an event – as the name suggests – that celebrates the community’s Michif language and...

RCMP seize quantities of drugs

As a result of an ongoing investigation, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Buffalo Narrows March 27 by Buffalo Narrows RCMP and the RCMP Crime Reduction Team. Quantities of what are believed to be cocaine and...

Green Lake RCMP seek missing adult male

On March 21 shortly after 9 p.m., Green Lake RCMP received a complaint of a missing person. Derek Moate, 33, was last seen on a back road between Green Lake and Sled Lake. It was reported he may have received...

Teen charged with second-degree murder

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On Feb. 10 at approximately 3 a.m., RCMP officers were called to a residence on Elbow Crescent in Ile-a-la Crosse when it was reported an adult male had allegedly been stabbed at that location. EMS and police arrived to find...

Gaming platform helps Indigenous students to ‘Level Up’

With nine career centres across the province (Creighton, La Ronge, Lloydminster, Meadow Lake, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, and Yorkton) and three campuses (Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon), SIIT is truly provincial in scope. SIIT provides adult learners...

Arrests made following several firearms incidents in Meadow Lake

Since Friday evening (Jan. 22), five firearms, masks and other items were seized as part of the following investigations. Based on evidence gathered to date, the incidents this weekend were not random in nature and several individuals arrested have...

Far Northwest a COVID hotbed

The upward trend when it comes to active COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, including the Far Northwest, is something more people need to take seriously. This is according to Dr. Gavin Van de Venter, chief of staff at the Meadow Lake...

Ile-X man shot

On Jan. 19 at approximately 8 p.m., Ile-a-la Crosse RCMP attended a local hospital after receiving a report of an adult male who sustained injury from a gunshot wound to the leg.  Preliminary investigation by police determined the 36-year-old victim...