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‘We still need help’: La Loche leader on mental counselling

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
May 9, 2018 - 2:52pm

As she sentenced the man who killed four people and injured seven others in La Loche in 2016, Judge Janet McIvor criticized the provincial and federal governments for not doing enough to help the northern community.

“They have been abandoned. They have been let down,” she said.

Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016.
Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016. submitted photo/Cantre Family

Court hears details on mental health of teen who killed baby

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
December 12, 2017 - 6:01pm

The sentencing hearing continues this week for the teenager who brutally murdered six-week-old Nikosis Jace Cantre in July 2016.

A judge is weighing the evidence and will decide whether the now 18-year-old will be sentenced as a youth or an adult for the second-degree murder.

A grain pile and the remains of a farm building burn just south of Burstall, Sask. on Oct. 18, 2017.
A grain pile and the remains of a farm building burn just south of Burstall, Sask. on Oct. 18, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff

Ranchers not getting provincial help on wildfire costs: SARM

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
October 31, 2017 - 5:54pm

The organization representing Saskatchewan’s rural municipalities is challenging the province to do more to help those affected by Oct. 17 wildfires near Burstall, Empress and Tompkins.

Brydon Whitstone posted photos on social media showing "W" and "Outlaws" tattoos along with comments related to the Saskatchewan gang under an alias.
Brydon Whitstone posted photos on social media showing "W" and "Outlaws" tattoos along with comments related to the Saskatchewan gang under an alias. Facebook/Ozcar Bryce Whitstone

Possible gang ties for man killed in RCMP shooting

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
October 25, 2017 - 11:04am

The man shot dead by RCMP in North Battleford on Saturday may have had connections to a prominent Saskatchewan gang.

Brydon Whitstone, 22, died en route to hospital on Oct. 21 after being chased by police and ramming an RCMP cruiser in a residential neighbourhood.

Tyler Applegate, 27, died on Aug. 10, 2017 after being shot 19 days earlier at his home on 33rd Street.
Tyler Applegate, 27, died on Aug. 10, 2017 after being shot 19 days earlier at his home on 33rd Street. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Father of 5 shot in July laid to rest by mourning family

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
August 17, 2017 - 8:53am

Tyler Applegate is being remembered as a fun-loving father who would do anything for his family.

The 27-year-old was taken to hospital after being shot at his home on 33rd Street on July 22. He died Aug. 10, becoming Saskatoon’s third homicide victim of 2017.

(left to right) Director of Maternal Health Services LeAnn Smith, VP of Integrated Health Services Jackie Mann and Director of First Nations and Metis Health Services Gabe Lafond responded to a report on coerced tubal ligation on July 27, 2017.
(left to right) Director of Maternal Health Services LeAnn Smith, VP of Integrated Health Services Jackie Mann and Director of First Nations and Metis Health Services Gabe Lafond responded to a report on coerced tubal ligation on July 27, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Indigenous women ‘powerless’ to stop sterilizations: review

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
July 27, 2017 - 5:38pm

The Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) is apologizing to Indigenous women as an external review reveals doctors, nurses and social workers coerced several mothers into getting their tubes tied after giving birth.

The La Ronge town council vote 5-2 in favour of agreeing in principle to 49 recommendations made by the Northern Alcohol Strategy to reduce alcohol consumption on July 12.
The La Ronge town council vote 5-2 in favour of agreeing in principle to 49 recommendations made by the Northern Alcohol Strategy to reduce alcohol consumption on July 12. file photo/CKOM News Staff

La Ronge considers banning alcohol sales on paydays

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
July 14, 2017 - 8:22am

A series of recommendations to limit alcohol sales in the La Ronge area is sparking a fierce discussion in the community.
 

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