Dogs die from poison

by Phil Ambroziak Tenseness, stiffness, agitation, vomiting, seizures, convulsions, asphyxiation, hyperthermia and haemorrhaging. These are only some of the symptoms dogs subjected to strychnine poisoning ex...

Suspected sex offender arrested

At approximately 3:45 p.m. July 16, Pierceland RCMP responded to a report of a break-and-enter and sexual assault at a residence in Pierceland. Initial investigation determined an adult male suspect, armed with...

Pierceland suspects caught

On April 29 around 9:30 p.m., a complaint was received from a business in the area of Pierceland detachment regarding a break-and-enter. A suspect vehicle was heading toward Meadow Lake with three occupants. Th...

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...

Firefighter featured in calendar

by Phil Ambroziak Fires aren’t the only hot stuff in Pierceland these days. In addition to recent fundraising efforts by firefighters in Goodsoil, another blaze battler from the Northwest will also be fea...

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...

Salute to minor hockey

by Phil Ambroziak The action remains both fast and furious at rinks throughout the Northwest as the 2016-17 Meadow Lake Minor Hockey season inches ever so closely to playoffs. “We got started in September...