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Flooding a concern for area ranchers

As the old saying goes, what goes up must come down. According to Dorintosh area rancher Don Campbell, the high water on the Beaver River is starting to decrease, a good sign, he added,...

Pilot’s heroic actions remembered

A tragic piece of Goodsoil history has not been forgotten. Sunday (June 28) members of Goodsoil’s 50:1 Vintage Snowmobile Club gathered at the ranch of club president Barry Getzinger on the south side of...

High water experienced throughout region

“It’s in the hands of God really.” That’s what Mark Ramshaw, owner of Green Lake Gas and Grocery, had to say about the possibility his business could become completely flooded as a result of...

RCMP seek missing youth on Makwa Lake

As of last night (June 23), Loon Lake RCMP have been actively involved in a search for a missing youth on Makwa Lake. The public is asked if they are boating on the lake...

Drug charges laid in Pinehouse

On Saturday (June 13), Pinehouse Lake RCMP arrested an adult male for being intoxicated in a public place under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act. During a search of the male incidental to his...

Virtual grads a go in Northwest

COVID-19 and the social restrictions in place as a result of the virus have caused high school grad season to break from tradition this year. “With the cancellation of all in-person graduation ceremonies this...

MN-S donates sewing machines to ‘Masked Makers’

A group of seamstresses providing protective face masks to thousands of people throughout the province’s northwest will be able to carry on with their efforts thanks to a recent donation from the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S).

Bootlegging charges laid in North

On May 20 between 7 and 10 p.m., officers from the La Loche RCMP detachment were stationed on Highway 155 just south of the town limits and north of the provincial check stop. The RCMP stationary roadside...

North continues COVID-19 fight

As COVID-19 slowly but surely is brought under control in Saskatchewan’s Northwest, the Northern Village of Buffalo Narrows is one of many communities remaining as vigilant as ever until the pandemic is over once and for all.

RVs used as isolation units

Travel may be restricted as a result of COVID-19, but that hasn’t stopped communities in the North from taking advantage of the benefits that come from owning an RV. Recently, Eagles Lake First Nation...