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Walmart donation will be used to establish free family skating program

Walmart donation will be used to establish free family skating program

$25K recipient Ma-Mow-We-Tak Friendship Centre will buy skates, helmets and other equipment and rent arena ice time with the money.
Accidental rock dump blocks Highway 6 for nearly three hours

Accidental rock dump blocks Highway 6 for nearly three hours

The gate of a dump trailer opened unexpectedly on the highway just south of Thompson June 8.
Thompson Kin Club awards first Time to Thrive bursary

Thompson Kin Club awards first Time to Thrive bursary

Thompsonite Crystal Bloomfield recently received a $1,000 bursary via the Thompson Kin Club.
Election loss won’t deter her from trying  to help north, PC candidate says

Election loss won’t deter her from trying to help north, PC candidate says

Charlotte Larocque congratulates Eric Redhead on his election win and says she is looking forward to seeing what he does as Thompson MLA.
Firefighter-paramedics cover emergency department night shifts in Thompson

Firefighter-paramedics cover emergency department night shifts in Thompson

Thompson Fire & Emergency Services members covered 12-hour shifts last weekend to help the hospital weather a last-minute staff shortage.
Five people taken into custody after gun-pointing incidents in Norway House

Five people taken into custody after gun-pointing incidents in Norway House

Three female suspects were arrested outside a house they took refuge in while two males were later taken into custody at two other homes in the community, RCMP say.
Eric Redhead wins 70 per cent of votes in Thompson MLA byelection

Eric Redhead wins 70 per cent of votes in Thompson MLA byelection

The NDP candidate collected nearly 900 votes more than his PC competitor in a byelection that saw turnout of less than 20 per cent.
Northern Indigenous organizations get federal funding to train emergency medical responders and provide medical transportation

Northern Indigenous organizations get federal funding to train emergency medical responders and provide medical transportation

$1 million is going towards the program, a partnership between Keewatin Tribal Council and the Four Arrows Regional Health Authority.
15-year-old charged with murder in connection to June 5 stabbing death in Thompson

15-year-old charged with murder in connection to June 5 stabbing death in Thompson

The victim was a 43-year-ld man from Winnipeg, police say.
Former Thompson resident killed in Winnipeg remembered as a great mom and a comedian at June 5 vigil

Former Thompson resident killed in Winnipeg remembered as a great mom and a comedian at June 5 vigil

Over 100 of Tessa Perry’s family and friends turned out for a vigil in her memory at Thompson’s MacLean Park June 5.