Friday, May 14, 2021

Northwest Saskatchewan

Armed robbery near Beauval

On Aug. 14 at approximately 1 a.m., Beauval RCMP received a report of three suspects who entered and robbed a local business situated at the Beauval Forks off Highway 155 North. They threatened staff with a firearm and demanded...

Police respond to rollover near Canoe Lake

On Sunday (Aug. 2) just before 5 p.m., Beauval RCMP received a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 965 between Canoe Lake and Cole Bay. A truck carrying four occupants was travelling west when it lost control...

Monument stolen from gravesite

Loon Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in recovering a stolen monument from a cemetery north of the Village of Loon Lake. Some time during the last week of July, a large concrete horse statue was stolen from...

Rain washes out Patuanak Highway

Heading to Patuanak? Bring a boat. That’s what residents of the northern community, as well as nearby English River First Nation are jokingly advising visitors to do in the wake of two recent washouts on Highway 918 heading to and...

CRDN defrauded of more than $1 million

“This has been a long time coming.” That’s what Clearwater River Dene Nation chief Teddy Clark had to say in response to a recent charge laid against former CRDN band manager Jonny Cheecham. “A few years back, some allegations (of fraud)...

Former band manager facing fraud charge

In July 2014, La Loche RCMP received a report of fraudulent activity committed by the former general manager of the Clearwater River Dene First Nation between 2008 and 2011. The Prince Albert RCMP General Investigation Section and the La Loche...

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, after near-record flooding impacted the entire...

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 the Beaver River to pay tribute...

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 recent high water on the nearby...

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 to avoid the southeast area. RCMP...