Archive : ' Red Lake'

Red Lake makes Ontario’s top 20 list for waste diversion

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Within two years of starting its recycling program back up, Red Lake has climbed to number 13 in the province when it comes to residential waste diversion rates – that is, the percentage [...]

Shooting in Balmertown under investigation

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has assigned a team to look into the shooting of a 23-year old female by police in Balmertown last Saturday. Just after 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 8, [...]

Up and down year for the ice road

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE After a stretch of time without the snow removal equipment he normally uses, local Leigh Moncrief was able to borrow a groomer over the weekend from Barrens Northern Transportation to perform some touch-ups [...]

Locals heading to Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

BY HEATHER COLLINS After a recent generous donation of $10,000, the Special Olympics program of Red Lake is sending two of its athletes to the 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in Vancouver. Brittany O’Donnell and [...]

TSB recovers voice recorders from Bearskin Airlines flight 311

BY NORTHERN SUN NEWS STAFF The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has recovered the voice recorders from Bearskin Airlines flight 311 which crashed just South of the Red Lake airport and killed five of the seven people [...]