Oilers draft Bear 124th overall

By Mervin Brass Ethan Bear spoke a few times with the Edmonton Oilers before the NHL draft but was still shocked when they called his name. “First of all I couldn’t believe it when I stood up to hug...

Lonechild on the comeback trail

By Mervin Brass (Whitecap Dakota First Nation) The race is on for the Chief of the FSIN. The campaign trail already has one declared candidate, Helen Ben, who may soon have former FSIN Chief Guy...

Ben to run for FSIN Chief 

By Mervin Brass The race is on for the Chief of the FSIN. Former Meadow Lake Tribal Council Tribal Chief Helen Ben announced her candidacy to run for Chief of the FSIN during last weekend's Loon Lake pow...

Five dead, two injured in crash on Highway 6

Photo courtesy RCMP Media Relations. A multiple vehicle accident this morning on Highway 6 north of Regina has left five people dead and two injured. The accident happened 15 km north of Regina. RCMP...

Police charge man with murder in Burns case

RCMP have arrested an adult male in connection with the homicide of Monica Burns. In a media release, RCMP noted that there is no indication that the accused and the victim were known to one another. Todd...

Sapotaweyak defends treaty territory

By Mervin Brass Sapotaweyak Cree Nation supporters shutting down progress of Manitoba Hydro’s Bipole III project. Photo courtesy Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. The Sapotaweyak Cree Nation set up a blockade...