Northwest Saskatchewan

Mayor in court over conflict of interest

by Phil Ambroziak The future of Cole Bay’s municipal council is now in the hands of a provincial court judge. Judge Lloyd Stang is expected to deliver a verdict some time in early November following a t...

King family honoured by CPCA

by Phil Ambroziak The King family of Meadow Lake has long been associated with the sport of hockey. However, this past weekend, Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) driver DJ King, along with...

Cole Bay man escapes wolves

by Phil Ambroziak “I’ll break your bike in half!” That’s the warning Cole Bay resident Annie Bouvier has given her brother, Kenneth, if he insists on continuing to cycle to the community from his cabin l...

New VP for Loon Lake school

by Phil Ambroziak It was the kids who encouraged Cardell Musyj to sign on as the new vice-principal at Ernie Studer School in Loon Lake. Musyj, who started teaching in 1991, came to ESS this fall after t...

Mitsuing bids farewell

by Phil Ambroziak One more Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) championship was not in the cards for Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation’s Ray Mitsuing, but the veteran driver still went out a wi...

Highway 903 washed out

by Phil Ambroziak Travellers to and from Canoe Lake Cree First Nation these days need just that – a canoe. Highway 903 at Devil’s Creek is currently closed after heavy rains this past week caused the water to...

Mine shutdown discussed

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 Canad...

New SIIT program a hit

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) isn’t afraid to build opportunities for its people. Recently, nine students from most of the MLTC bands completed a first-ever heavy equipment opera...

Shooter to be sentenced as adult

by Phil Ambroziak The teen guilty of killing four people and injuring several others in a 2016 shooting spree in La Loche could face the ultimate penalty for his crimes. The shooter will be sentenced as a...

Sawmill could be reopening

by Phil Ambroziak Opportunity could soon blossom in Green Lake. Recently, the Alberta-based Titan Lumber Corporation announced it is interested in purchasing the currently inoperative Green Lake Sawmill a...