Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Northwest Saskatchewan

Missing woman located

**UPDATE** RCMP report Glenna Carrier has been safely located. On Jan. 22, Meadow Lake RCMP received a report of a missing 27-year-old woman, Glenna Carrier. Carrier was last seen at a residence on 8th Street West in Meadow Lake Jan. 22 at...

War veteran Louis Roy passes away

Northern Saskatchewan’s last remaining Métis veteran of the Second World War has passed away. Louis Roy died Jan. 11 at a long-term care home in Ile-a-la Crosse. He was 101. “He was such an amazing man and lived such a fulfilled...

Candidates selected for Athabasca by-election

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The Saskatchewan NDP have named La Loche mayor Georgina Jolibois, while the SaskParty has Jim Lemaigre, a former RCMP member, as their respective candidates for the upcoming provincial by-election in the Athabasca riding. Jolibois, the former Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP, was...

Pedestrian struck and killed near Loon Lake

On Nov. 7 at approximately 6:40 p.m., Loon Lake RCMP received a report a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on Highway 699 on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. The pedestrian, a 27-year-old male from Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation, was...

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...