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Loon Lake combats gangs

Over the last several months, the Loon Lake RCMP detachment has been working on a project to suppress gang activity and illegal drug sales in the community. On Aug. 18, the first arrests were made. Matthew ...

Close call for outrider

by Phil Ambroziak Although he’s only been outriding for the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) for one season, it’s a job that comes naturally to Meadow Lake’s Buddy Gran. “My family has...

Manslaughter charge in La Loche

At approximately 12:10 a.m. Aug. 10, La Loche RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter on the nearby Clearwater River Dene Nation. In the course of the investigation, an unresponsive, adult male was loca...

Manslaughter charge laid

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Sept. 25, Buffalo Narrows RCMP responded to a call of an unresponsive, adult female at a residence in that community. A 56-year-old female was located injured and was taken to local h...

Stockyards expands

by Phil Ambroziak “You have to think anyway, so why not think big?” The quote may be attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump, but it also appears to be the mindset adopted by Brent Brooks of Northern Li...

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Standing tall and proud on Centre Street for nearly 50 years, the Bucking Horse and Cowboy statue was erected in 1970 as a tribute to the early settlers and pioneers of Meadow Lake. In honour of Stampede Week, ...

Métis candidates share ideas

by Derek Cornet The potential for change is strong for the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan and its citizens, as evidenced by an election forum held recently in Meadow Lake. In total, 15 out of 21 candidates s...

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Loon Lake’s Ellen Dimond isn’t afraid of performing on stage, considering she’s a long-time member of the local dinner theatre club. Recently, Northern Pride spoke with Ellen about this year’s performance, her ...

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A Freemason for more than 50 years, Meadow Lake’s Jim Thomas has a strong interest in the fraternity and everything it stands for. Recently, Jim spoke with Northern Pride about Freemasonry, his career as a fune...

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With National Volunteer Week being celebrated throughout Canada April 23-29, Meadow Lake’s Tammy Hubbard knows the importance of lending a hand in her community. Recently, Tammy spoke with Northern Pride about ...