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...

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...

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...

MSFN man charged with murder

The RCMP have charged 32-year-old Anthony Mitsuing of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation with first-degree murder – section 235(1) of the Criminal Code – in relation to the death of 28-year-old Jordan Sandfly of th...

Bluegrass music enlightens youth

by Phil Ambroziak Music was in the air in Loon Lake recently with the return of one of the community’s own. Eliza Doyle – who is described as one of Saskatchewan’s most respected and highly regarded banjo...

Worker fired for speaking out

by Derek Cornet After speaking with a news reporter about vote buying on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation (MSFN), Leon Weeseekase is out of a job. The incident occurred last month after CBC spent two days o...

Teamwork can go a long way

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” The words may have been Henry Ford’s, but the philosophy continues to apply to this day – not only to the automoti...