Stolen property recovered

On Nov. 7, Loon Lake RCMP, with assistance from SERM and Meadow Lake Police Dog Service, executed a search warrant on a rural location/farmyard east of the village to search for stolen property. Six people w...

Councillor eyes 30 years in office

by Phil Ambroziak Russ Jones must be doing something right. Following the recent RM elections held throughout the province, the Division II councillor for Meadow Lake once again went unopposed to retain h...

Gang members targeted

On June 12, Loon Lake RCMP received information about suspected gang activity on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. Members, led by Cst. Steven Fraser, worked with community members and confirmed several suspec...

NODCA put on hold

by Phil Ambroziak Absence makes the heart grow fonder. This is an old adage members of the North of Divide Community Association are hoping holds true as they temporarily step away from the group to allow fo...

Telemiracle selects talent

by Phil Ambroziak The North will be well represented at Telemiracle 42 when the popular telethon hits the airwaves from Regina March 3 and 4. Of the 60 acts scheduled to appear on the annual broadcast, fi...

CIBC branch closing

by Phil Ambroziak A successful business community isn’t necessarily something Loon Lake can bank on anymore. Recently, residents were notified of plans by CIBC to close its branch and merge it with the Me...

The Conversation

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 ...

Accused priest back at pulpit

by Phil Ambroziak A wayward shepherd has been reunited with his flock. Congregations in both Loon Lake and Goodsoil welcomed back Fr. Javier De Los Angeles Cortazar on the weekend after a lengthy court ba...

Fire near Loon Lake

On Wednesday, March 1 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Loon Lake RCMP members responded to a complaint of a potential assault at a residence on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. Upon arrival at the residence, m...

Playground fundraiser a hit

by Derek Cornet Close to $17,000 was raised for a new playground in Loon Lake Feb. 11 at a heavily supported steak supper fundraiser. The event – hosted at the Loon Lake Recreation Centre – was a sellout ...