Thursday, May 30, 2024

Northern Saskatchewan

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 crashed into the murky...

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 that has resulted in...

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 attended...

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, however, he abruptly resigned...

Vidal named federal candidate

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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 La Ronge, Spiritwood and Big River, the current Meadow Lake mayor...

Jolibois to seek re-election

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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. “My goal is to run again in the fall of 2019,” Jolibois told...

Mine shutdown discussed

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by Phil Ambroziak Orano Canada Inc.’s efforts to safely and securely decommission Cluff is definitely no bluff. That’s what a series of experts from Orano – the company formerly known as Areva Resources Canada – had to say as they wrapped...