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Indigenous dancer offering reward for return of regalia that was sold off

Indigenous dancer offering reward for return of regalia that was sold off

Felicia Lobster says the items were sold by someone she had been living with in Thompson before she moved to Nelson House.
The Brick owners apologize to Tataskweyak elder for February incident when he was suspected of being drunk and police were called

The Brick owners apologize to Tataskweyak elder for February incident when he was suspected of being drunk and police were called

Edwin Beardy, who suffers from a condition that affects face and leg muscles as well as speech, shook hands and hugged the owners and their employees in June 20 ceremony.
Powwow honouring UCN graduates returns to Wapanohk arbour

Powwow honouring UCN graduates returns to Wapanohk arbour

Leslie W. Turner powwow was cancelled for the past two years after it made its debut in Wapanohk Community School’s powwow arbour in 2019.
Break-in at nurses’ residence temporarily closed Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation nursing station

Break-in at nurses’ residence temporarily closed Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation nursing station

Another break-in at a day care in the community less than 24 hours earlier caused over $10,000 damage and will result in the facility being closed until at least June 27.
Manitoba Mineral Development Fund aims to make $10 million in grants over next three years, premier says

Manitoba Mineral Development Fund aims to make $10 million in grants over next three years, premier says

The fund, which supports mineral exploration, community economic development, and Indigenous enterprise and partnerships, has approved $5.4 million in grants since being established in 2019.
Violent crime in Thompson up 45 per cent from five-year average for first four months of 2022

Violent crime in Thompson up 45 per cent from five-year average for first four months of 2022

Thompson RCMP Staff Sgt. Shane Flanagan told the Chamber of Commerce that City Centre Mall has seen whopping increases in the number of calls for service since the Liquor Mart moved there.
Property taxes will essentially stay the same in city’s 2022 budget

Property taxes will essentially stay the same in city’s 2022 budget

The overall budget is just under $56 million, about $20 million of which is coming in the form of federal and provincial grants, mainly for roadwork, water and sewer line replacement, and a new pool.
Redhead received more or equal votes at all but a single poll in Thompson byelection, official results show

Redhead received more or equal votes at all but a single poll in Thompson byelection, official results show

The NDP candidate was only half-a-dozen ballots shy of sweeping every advance and election day poll.
Relay for Life returns after two-year hiatus

Relay for Life returns after two-year hiatus

Thompson’s first in-person fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society was held in the C.A. Nesbitt Arena June 11.
Raising of two-spirit flag in Thompson symbolizes ‘a future of acceptance and love’

Raising of two-spirit flag in Thompson symbolizes ‘a future of acceptance and love’

Pride celebrations returned to Thompson in a big way June 11, with dozens of people marching up the eastbound lanes of Thompson Drive from the arena to City Hall.