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Changes to firearms law passes amid public opposition

BY JENNIFER THURBIDE Area residents now have a new boundary to be aware of when discharging their firearms around the Red Lake District. Municipal council passed an amended Discharge of Firearms By-law this week, creating a [...]

Red Lake landfill to close Thursdays starting July

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE As of July 7, the Red Lake Waste Disposal Site will be closed to the public on Thursdays, the slowest day for revenue at the site. As it stands, landfill staff has between [...]

Instep Dancers shine at Celebration Talent Competition

The competitive dance teams and soloists from Instep Dance travelled to Duluth, Minnesota for the Celebration Talent Competition held on the weekend of April 22. The dancers earned over 50 awards. “What an amazing weekend for [...]

‘Suicide has long plagued our communities,’ says #OccupyINAC

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Groups of demonstrators staged occupations of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) offices in Winnipeg and Toronto and forced officials to close six other offices across the country for several days over the [...]

Cochenour Arena report estimates renos to cost $1.65 million

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Red Lake council has accepted an engineering consultant’s report on the Cochenour Arena that outlines extensive renovations that will keep it operational for another five to nine years. “If we do not do [...]