Whitecap Officially Opens New Health Centre

Officials at the Whitecap Dakota First Nation have plans to increase medical services to band members. The community’s new 5,300-square-foot health centre is now officially open. Chief Darcy Bear says a number of existing programs offered under Health Canada...

LLRIB Community Plan To Be Unveiled In February

The Lac La Ronge Indian Band community plan is almost ready for residents to see. Community planner Ross Soward says it should be rolled out during a presentation in February. Soward is a community planner at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He has been working on the...

PBCN Councillor Elected To MBC’s Board Of Directors

A band councillor with the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation is the latest person to be elected to Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation’s board of directors. Angie Merasty of Pelican Narrows has also held positions with the provincial government, SaskTel and Cameco....

Suspect Identified In Onion Lake Shooting

RCMP have issued an arrest warrant following a weekend shooting at the Onion Lake Cree Nation. The incident happened during an altercation late Saturday afternoon, and police say it was not a random act. The 19-year-old male victim is recovering after surgery at a...

Meadow Lake Asked To Describe Impact Of Drug Trade

Meadow Lake city council has provided a victim impact statement to the RCMP on the impact of the drug trade. Meadow Lake RCMP asked for the statement as part of a project on drugs in the community. Sgt. Phil DeGruchy says the letter can then be filed in court when...