Archive : ' Pikangikum'

Pikangikum riot destroys 3 police vehicles, trashes ground floor of detachment

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE An investigation by the Red Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit is the first order of business, but repairing damaged relationships will follow, says OPP Sgt. Peter Leon, after a riot against [...]

Pikangikum hosts one of largest career fairs in its history

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Pikangikum First Nation hosted one of the largest career fairs ever to take place in the community on May 2, with several post secondary institutions and potential employers from Red Lake to as [...]

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 [...]