Suspect injures police dog

On June 16 at approximately 2:45 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP were searching the Waterhen Lake First Nation for suspects believed to be involved in a reported home invasion earlier that day. Two male suspects were r...

Waterhen evacuated

by Phil Ambroziak The people of Waterhen Lake First Nation are on the move. The Ministry of Environment ordered a community-wide evacuation Tuesday afternoon (May 15) amidst two raging wildfires that igni...

New school for Waterhen

by Phil Ambroziak Efforts to secure a new, state-of-the-art school for Waterhen Lake First Nation have passed with flying colours. Recently, it was announced the federal government will provide funding to...

iPads stolen from school

In the last week, the Meadow Lake RCMP have been very busy with some serious investigations. Since Aug. 16, police have been dispatched to four separate break-and-enters in rural areas/farmyards. After inves...

Drug warrants executed

On Saturday, Aug. 13 around 1 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP with assistance from Loon Lake RCMP executed simultaneous search warrants on two residences on Waterhen Lake First Nation yielding a quantity of cocaine with...

Habs fans gear up for game

by Phil Ambroziak A lifelong dream will become reality tonight for Meadow Lake’s Richard Watson. Watson, a rabid Montreal Canadiens fan, is one of 21 area residents who comprise the Meadow Lake Selects, t...

Council undergoes drug test

by Derek Cornet In an effort to stomp out the root causes of social issues, the Waterhen Lake First Nation (WLFN) chief and council publicly passed a drug and alcohol test Feb. 7 to prove to members they’re ...

Police vehicle struck

On Nov. 19 around 3:30 a.m., Meadow Lake RCMP responded to a complaint in Dorintosh regarding a group of intoxicated people in a vehicle. RCMP located the car just north of the junction of Highways 4 and 55....

Murder charge laid

A 62-year-old male has been charged in the death of 56-year-old Tommy Fiddler of Waterhen Lake First Nation. Meadow Lake RCMP attended a residence on the reserve around 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 after receiving a re...

Fire destroys sweat lodge

by Phil Ambroziak Things became a little too hot  recently for a sweat lodge being constructed on Waterhen Lake First Nation. For the past two years, Waterhen Lake member Sid Fiddler spearheaded construct...