BY CLAIRE CUDAHY In the wake of the tailings dam break at the Imperial Metals Corp. Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia on Aug. 4, the mining industry as a whole is facing additional scrutiny. The Mount Polley incident involved the collapse of a 300-metre section of a gravel and earth dam […]
BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Season passes for all seven shows of the 2014-15 Wilderness Entertainment Series are now available for purchase on the organization’s new website, www.redlakewes.com, or at The Water Buffalo. The Wilderness Entertainment Series, now in its third year, has added one more show to the lineup and expanded its offering to include performing […]
BY CLAIRE CUDAHY With the demand for furnaces on the rise as more houses and businesses switch over to natural gas, the Red Lake area has seen an influx of out-of-town companies coming in to meet the growing need. Lower prices and aggressive sales techniques have many people opting for these outside companies under the […]
Pete McLeod gets hometown support in Poland at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Former Red Laker Pete McLeod raced in Round 4 of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on July 26 and 27 in Gdynia, Poland with hometown support among the 130,000 spectators from his father Dave McLeod […]
The 2014 Norseman Festival took place from July 25-27 with locals and out-of-town visitors alike enjoying an array of family-friendly games, food and vendor booths, the excitement of the Adult Mixed Slow Pitch tournament, and tours on Norseman planes.