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FSIN Fourth Vice Chief Heather Bear (left) and First Vice Chief Kimberly Jonathan (right).
FSIN Fourth Vice Chief Heather Bear (left) and First Vice Chief Kimberly Jonathan (right). file photo/CJME News Staff

Police called to FSIN over interim chief power struggle

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
September 26, 2018 - 10:19am

A power struggle at the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is leading to a showdown between two executive members for the position of interim chief.

Saskatoon police were called to the FSIN headquarters in Saskatoon on Monday to respond to a “disturbance” and to “keep the peace in.....

A SaskAlert was issued for an Amber Alert on Sept. 16, 2018.
A SaskAlert was issued for an Amber Alert on Sept. 16, 2018. Daniella Ponticelli/CJME News Staff

Amber Alert phone notifications delayed due to tech issue

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
September 18, 2018 - 5:43pm

A delay in phone notifications during an Amber Alert on Sunday is being blamed on a “text issue” with the National Public Alerting System, according to the Saskatchewan government.

The Amber Alert for a six-year-old girl who was abducted in North Battleford was issued around 7:30 p.m. and successfully.....

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

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
May 9, 2018 - 2:54pm

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.

“More.....

An RCMP officer guards the entrance to the provincial court building in La Loche, Sask. on Feb. 23, 2018.
An RCMP officer guards the entrance to the provincial court building in La Loche, Sask. on Feb. 23, 2018. Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff

La Loche survivor upset over media lockout at sentencing

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
February 26, 2018 - 4:05pm

A survivor of the 2016 La Loche school shooting is voicing frustration over media being locked out of a courthouse in the community for the sentencing of her attacker.

Substitute teacher Charlene Klyne was left blind after being shot at the Dene High School in La Loche on Jan......

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CFL releases 2018 Roughriders schedule

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
December 19, 2017 - 10:14am

Sports fans in Saskatchewan can start planning their summer holidays, as the Canadian Football League (CFL) released the 2018 Roughriders schedule Thursday.

The Riders will open the regular season at home on Friday, June 15 in a rematch of the 2017 East Final, hosting the defending Grey Cup champion.....