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Village to designate Dorintosh United Church as heritage property

One of the oldest buildings in Dorintosh won’t be going anywhere anytime soon if the local village council has its way. Recently, the Village of Dorintosh announced its intent to pass a bylaw designating the Dorintosh United Church as a...

Family forestry event set for Sunday

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Fun for the whole family and an opportunity to celebrate the local forest industry will go hand-in-hand this Sunday (Sept. 17). From 3 to 7 p.m., Explore Forestry – an event designed to support the Canadian Institute of Forestry’s Log...

Splash park being developed in Ile-X

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The Northern Village of Ile-a-la Crosse is ready to make a splash – a splash park that is. Recently, Innovation Federal Credit Union presented $20,000 to the northern village to help fund a community splash park. This was the latest...

Bruce Leier elected to B.N. council

Bruce Leier is ready to make a difference in the community he’s called him for the past three decades. Leier, who in 2020 retired from his long-time career as a municipal advisor to the ministry of government relations, was elected...

Patuanak teen pursues passion for DJing

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Good things can come from bad. This is something 13-year-old Caelyn Johnstone has come to realize after using her down time during the pandemic to pursue her dream of becoming a professional disc jockey. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, the community we...

Grand opening celebration held for Goodsoil Co-op

A new, state-of-the-art shopping experience is officially up and running in the Village of Goodsoil. Although it had already opened its doors to the public in mid-June, a grand opening celebration was held for the new Co-op store in Goodsoil...

Trail named for late park worker

As a man who always loved the outdoors, Tom Ouellette’s name will always be linked to Makwa Lake Provincial Park. Mr. Ouellette, a resident of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation, worked at the park for close to two decades before passing...

Polar bear swim raises funds for Bible camp

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The last thing on anyone’s mind given the frigid temperatures experienced in Northwest Saskatchewan as of late is to take a dip in the lake. Unless, of course, it’s for a good cause. Recently, staff at the Pine Ridge Bible...

Overall population up throughout Northwest

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Although slight in nature, 2021 census numbers do indicate an increase in the overall population throughout the Northwest region compared to the five years previous. When combining the majority of communities throughout the Northwest, the overall population increased by close...

Province recognizes teachers, staff

There’s likely not enough shiny red apples in all of Saskatchewan to properly show how appreciated teachers are. At least that’s how Nathan Favel, northern constituency representative for the Saskatchewan School Boards Association, feels about the hard work exhibited by...