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New co-operative grocery store coming to Ile-X

Residents of Ile-a-la Crosse have come together to create opportunity. Recently, the Ile-a-la Crosse Co-operative Association Ltd. announced the brand new grocery store currently under construction in the community will be operational in 2022. “We are very excited about our new...

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...

Six charged with assault, firearms offences in Buffalo Narrows

On June 7 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Buffalo Narrows RCMP received a complaint about a group of possibly-armed individuals outside a residence on the 400 block of Tom Street in Buffalo Narrows. The suspects, however, had already left when police...

Goodsoil Central holds drive-in graduation

The Class of 2021 has arrived. Saturday (May 29) marked the annual graduation ceremony at Goodsoil Central School, but it was a ceremony unlike any other in the school’s history. “Our grad parents chose to stick with our traditional May graduation...

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...

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...