Northern Saskatchewan

The Brick opening in M.L.

by Phil Ambroziak “People in Meadow Lake want to shop at The Brick and they shouldn’t have to travel to do that.” That’s how Genine Franklin, co-owner and manager of The Brick store in Cold Lake summed u...

Reported tornado hits Meadow Lake Provincial Park

“It looks like a bomb went off.” Those are the words of an eyewitness of the tornado that touched down at Murray Doell campground at Lac Des Isles in the Meadow Lake Provincial Park and Lauman’s Landing...

Suspect injures police dog

On June 16 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were searching the Waterhen Lake First Nation for suspects believed to be involved in a reported home invasion earlier that day. Two male suspects were r...

Missing canoeist presumed drowned

On June 8, Green Lake RCMP responded to a call at Smoothstone Lake east of Dore Lake after receiving a report of a missing canoeist. Two friends were camping in the area and one, a 27-year-old male from Calgary...

Grad class Goodsoil’s smallest ever

by Phil Ambroziak The smallest class in Goodsoil Central School history is saying good-bye. Last Friday (May 24), the school held its annual graduation ceremony during which three, yes only three, students ...

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...