Trio of inmates at large from northern Saskatchewan correctional camp, RCMP says

Mounties are on the lookout for three inmates who escaped lawful custody of the Besnard Lake Correctional Camp in northern Saskatchewan. Jesse Chanalquay, 30, Clifford Mckenzie, 38, and Brent Mosquito, 21, were reported missing to Pinehouse Lake RCMP at 8…

Adult sentence upheld in La Loche school shooter appeal

Saskatchewan’s highest court has decided on whether the La Loche school shooter will serve an adult or youth sentence by upholding a previously imposed adult penalty. In January 2016, he killed brothers Dayne and Drayden Fontaine at a northern Saskatchewan…

Man wanted in northern Saskatchewan death arrested after stand-off: RCMP

Posted October 21, 2019 3:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A man wanted in the death of a northern Saskatchewan man is in custody after a stand-off with police, Pierceland…

Project combating human waste on northern Saskatchewan river

The number two may represent how many composting toilets are installed along the Churchill River in northern Saskatchewan, but more work is being done. Related News Joe Milligan, a paddling enthusiast with the Ministry of Parks, said he’s found a…

Lawsuit claims land in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan owed to Métis

Tens of thousands of square kilometres of land in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan are owed to the Métis people, a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Saskatoon claims. The individuals and communities involved in the lawsuit said they are seeking redress for…

Northern Saskatchewan riding up for grabs as federal election nears

Three people with extensive political experience are vying for one of Saskatchewan’s most coveted seats in the 2019 federal election. The Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River race includes Conservative candidate Gary Vidal, Liberal candidate Tammy Cook-Searson and New Democrat incumbent Georgina Jolibois. Vidal is…

Expanded hangar for Sask. firefighting aircraft open

Improvements to a hangar in La Ronge will better support Saskatchewan’s fleet of firefighting aircraft, according to the provincial government. The more modern and expanded facility officially opened on Sept. 26. READ MORE: $54M for dealing with crime and wildfires…