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Kokom’s Bannock Shack to be featured on You Gotta Eat Here!

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY When Kokom’s Bannock Shack owner Josee Racicot got the call from Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here! she thought it was a joke. “No, no – don’t hang up!” said the voice on [...]

Goldcorp fined for haulage car incident involving local worker

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Goldcorp Canada Ltd. has pleaded guilty and been fined $100,000 after one of its employees was injured by a haulage car at the Red Lake Gold Mines Campbell Complex. On Oct. 13, 2013, [...]

NHL All-Stars to visit Ear Falls and Red Lake this fall

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Ear Falls and Red Lake hockey lovers are in for a big treat when Glenn Anderson’s NHL Legends All-Stars tour the area this October. Anderson, who spent his 16-year NHL career with the [...]

Red Lake artist selected as finalist for Salt Spring National Art Prize

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Glass sculptor Cheryl Wilson-Smith is one of 52 finalists selected from 800 artists across Canada for the inaugural Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Participants are contending for $25,000 in prize money and [...]

Bears causing problems in Starratt-Olsen

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY A string of black bear incidents in Starratt-Olsen has once again brought the discussion of wildlife management to the table. Tanna Rusk was one of two Starratt-Olsen residents whose property was recently broken [...]