Trucks fall through ice

by Phil Ambroziak Get the truck off the ice. That’s what both the RCMP and conservation officers with the provincial Ministry of Environment are asking the public to do in the wake of warm weather last week t...

Telemiracle has talent

by Phil Ambroziak It’s show time! For the second year in a row, Loon Lake duo Katelynn Schellenberg and Lisa Taylor will have an opportunity to share their musical talents with the entire province when t...

Alleged trafficker back to work

by Phil Ambroziak Cody Coverchuk will be allowed to return to work. This was ordered by judge Jeremy Nightingale Monday (Jan. 21) during Coverchuk’s scheduled court appearance in Meadow Lake to answer to two ...

Loon Lake mayor resigns

by Phil Ambroziak After more than a decade, Larry Heon is no longer a member of Loon Lake village council. Heon, who was first elected to council in 2006, served as mayor since 2009. Prior to Christmas, howev...

M.L. man faces drug charges

A special RCMP ‘F’ Division Crime Reduction Team arrested and charged a 24-year-old Meadow Lake resident with a number of drug-related offences following a traffic stop last week near Loon Lake. During the tra...

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...