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MMA fighter wins first amateur match

“If he stays consistent and dedicated, he can go anywhere he wants. It’s all up to him.” These are the words of Stuart “The Insane” Fontaine of Warrior Spirit Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts in the wake of Birch Narrows...

Family forestry event set for Sunday

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Fun for the whole family and an opportunity to celebrate the local forest industry will go hand-in-hand this Sunday (Sept. 17). From 3 to 7 p.m., Explore Forestry – an event designed to support the Canadian Institute of Forestry’s Log...

Bruce Leier elected to B.N. council

Bruce Leier is ready to make a difference in the community he’s called him for the past three decades. Leier, who in 2020 retired from his long-time career as a municipal advisor to the ministry of government relations, was elected...

Patuanak teen pursues passion for DJing

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Good things can come from bad. This is something 13-year-old Caelyn Johnstone has come to realize after using her down time during the pandemic to pursue her dream of becoming a professional disc jockey. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, the community we...

Ile-X student named to provincial youth council

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An Ile-a-la Crosse students is ready to give the North a provincial voice. Ethan McKenzie, a Grade 11 student at Ile-a-la Crosse’s Rossignol High School has been selected to serve on the 2022-23 provincial youth council, a group of12 students...

Polar bear swim raises funds for Bible camp

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The last thing on anyone’s mind given the frigid temperatures experienced in Northwest Saskatchewan as of late is to take a dip in the lake. Unless, of course, it’s for a good cause. Recently, staff at the Pine Ridge Bible...

Overall population up throughout Northwest

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Although slight in nature, 2021 census numbers do indicate an increase in the overall population throughout the Northwest region compared to the five years previous. When combining the majority of communities throughout the Northwest, the overall population increased by close...

Province recognizes teachers, staff

There’s likely not enough shiny red apples in all of Saskatchewan to properly show how appreciated teachers are. At least that’s how Nathan Favel, northern constituency representative for the Saskatchewan School Boards Association, feels about the hard work exhibited by...

War veteran Louis Roy passes away

Northern Saskatchewan’s last remaining Métis veteran of the Second World War has passed away. Louis Roy died Jan. 11 at a long-term care home in Ile-a-la Crosse. He was 101. “He was such an amazing man and lived such a fulfilled...

Candidates selected for Athabasca by-election

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The Saskatchewan NDP have named La Loche mayor Georgina Jolibois, while the SaskParty has Jim Lemaigre, a former RCMP member, as their respective candidates for the upcoming provincial by-election in the Athabasca riding. Jolibois, the former Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP, was...