Thursday, June 17, 2021

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Pharmacies see reduced vaccine supply

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The COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out, but no one said the road would not be a bumpy one. According to Ryan Haggerty, pharmacy manager at Madill’s Drugs in Meadow Lake, the COVID-19 vaccine program has been operating rather smoothly at his location, only, however, when the vaccine itself is...

Proceeds from house sale to benefit new lodge

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Sold! That’s the one word members of the Northwest Community Lodge Association have been waiting to hear for quite some time as it pertains to a particular fundraising project that will benefit the community’s new long-term care facility. For the past year, the NCLA has overseen the construction of a five...

Pierceland coach earns SHSAA award

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Hard work and dedication continue to pay off. This proved to be the case once again when Karen Johnstone, a long-time teacher and coach at Pierceland Central School, was announced as a recipient of the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association Service Award. This award is typically given to long-standing people...

74 new cases, 76 more recoveries, two additional deaths, 922,335 vaccines delivered

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An additional 12,013 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 922,335. The 12,013 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far Northwest, 151; Far North Central, 3; Far Northeast,...

47 new cases, 95 more recoveries, four additional deaths, 910,322 vaccines delivered

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An additional 6,880 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 910,322. The 6,880 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far Northwest, 12; Far Northeast, 210; Northwest, 708; North...

55 new cases, 89 more recoveries, one additional death, 903,442 vaccines delivered

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If just one per cent of Saskatchewan adults get their first COVID-19 vaccine shot in the next six days, the province will begin Step 3 of its Reopening Roadmap July 11. Currently, 69 per cent of those 18 and older have now received their first dose. If just three per cent...

81 new cases, 98 more recoveries, one additional death, 860,651 vaccines delivered

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An additional 15,212 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 860,651.  The 15,212 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far Northwest, 188; Far North Central, 12; Far Northeast, 414; Northwest,...

City offers $10,000 reward in response to arena fire

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The City of Meadow Lake is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the fire early Sunday (June 6) that destroyed the Meadow Lake and District Arena. “So far, we know the fire originated at the storage building behind...

77 new cases, 129 more recoveries, one additional death, 845,439 vaccines delivered

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An additional 16,787 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 845,439. The 16,787 doses of COVID-19 vaccine reported today were administered to residents living in the following zones: Far Northwest, 257; Far North Central, 5; Far Northeast,...

Six charged with assault, firearms offences in Buffalo Narrows

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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 arrived. Investigation revealed these individuals had allegedly threatened an occupant...