Archive : ' Pikangikum'

Local author discusses her latest book

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Local author, Kathy Tetlock, has had a passion for writing since she first learned to spell. She particularly enjoys writing poetry, and as of January, 2014, she’s the author of two books. The [...]

Passengers ‘shaken up’ after plane lands with gear up in Red Lake

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Nine passengers aboard a Sky Care aircraft en route from Thunder Bay to Pikangikum, with a stop in Red Lake last Friday, are shaken up after the Piper Navajo hit the runway at [...]

Pikangikum and OPP host hockey camp

As part of Project Journey, an initiative to provide alternative activities to youth in Pikangikum, the community and the OPP recently hosted a special hockey camp. Pictured are OPP Inspector Pat Morris, three time Olympic Canadian [...]

Pikangikum’s Project Journey takes flight

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The Red Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the National Crime Prevention Centre, and the community of Pikangikum recently announced that in working together they’ve secured close to $2.4 million in [...]

Pikangikum granted Sustainable Forestry Licence

By Lindsay Briscoe After 17 years, Pikangikum First Nation has finally been granted a Sustainable Forestry Licence (SFL) for the Whitefeather Forest. Graeme Swanwick, District Manager for the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), says the SFL [...]