Saturday, November 26, 2022

Northwest Saskatchewan

Buffalo Narrows election overturned

Darlene Petit is ready to file her nomination papers for a seat on Buffalo Narrows council for the third time in less than six months. Petit was unsuccessful in her previous bid for a council seat during the Nov. 9...

Homicide charge in Buffalo Narrows

The Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit North (MCU-N), with the assistance of several RCMP detachments and specialized units, have been working together to investigate the suspicious death of an adult male from Buffalo Narrows that occurred Dec. 20, 2018. Police...

COVID vaccine arrives in North

There is light at the end of the tunnel. This is according to an Ile-a-la Crosse nurse who – along with her grandfather – was among the first residents of Saskatchewan’s Far Northwest region to receive doses of the Moderna...

Writ drops, provincial election underway

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With less than a month to go before voters head to the polls, Lt.-Gov. Russ Mirasty – at the request of Premier Scott Moe – dissolved the Legislative Assembly Tuesday (Sept. 29) and issued a proclamation directing the issuance...

Bear attack north of Buffalo Narrows

Around 7:15 p.m. Aug. 20, Buffalo Narrows RCMP was advised of a bear attack that occurred in the forest north of the community of Buffalo Narrows. It was reported an adult male, a 44-year-old female and two children under...

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)...