Northern Saskatchewan

Murder charge for La Loche man

On May 25 at 7:30 p.m., La Loche RCMP responded to a complaint of an assault that occurred outdoors, near a recreation area in the community.  Witnesses advised they saw an assault between two adults. Whe...

$52-million for clean energy

by Terry Villeneuve Investing in infrastructure that promotes clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for Canadians. Yesterday (May 22), Carolyn Benne...

Wildfires under control

by Phil Ambroziak Wildfire season is definitely here. On Monday afternoon (May 20), not one, but two fires broke out in the RM of Meadow Lake and, as of this week’s news deadline, suppression efforts con...

Fish quotas a concern

by Phil Ambroziak There are plenty of fish in the sea. At least that’s how Jacques Chartier, a commercial fisherman from Saskatchewan’s northwest, feels and also why he believes the province needs to better b...

Lost plane recovered

by Phil Ambroziak The story of Raymond Gran and Harold Thompson will never be forgotten. Although the RCMP indicated earlier this year it had no plans to recover the Cessna 180 the two men occupied when it cr...

Trucks fall through ice

by Phil Ambroziak Get the truck off the ice. That’s what both the RCMP and conservation officers with the provincial Ministry of Environment are asking the public to do in the wake of warm weather last week t...

Man killed at Pinehouse

On March 4 at approximately 12:15 p.m., members of the Pinehouse RCMP were called to a dispute at a residence in Pinehouse. Prior to their arrival, a second call came into the RCMP reporting a nurse, who had at...

Loon Lake mayor resigns

by Phil Ambroziak After more than a decade, Larry Heon is no longer a member of Loon Lake village council. Heon, who was first elected to council in 2006, served as mayor since 2009. Prior to Christmas, howev...

Vidal named federal candidate

by Phil Ambroziak Gary Vidal is one step closer to occupying a seat on Parliament Hill. Following a week of voting at various locations throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding including...

Jolibois to seek re-election

by Phil Ambroziak Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois is looking to continue what she’s started at Parliament Hill and within her riding following next year’s federal election. “...