Tagged: Fishing Lake First Nation

Derek Sunshine new chief at FLFN

Seven residents took a run at the top job at Fishing Lake First Nation during elections held Feb. 26. Coming out of a tie-breaker with a new title was Derek Sunshine when Gordon Alger,...

Chief of Fishing Lake First Nation dies

After being admitted to a Saskatoon hospital for an unrelated illness, Chief Allan Paquachan, 70, of Fishing Lake First Nation (FLFN) died on Jan. 17, 2015, of apparent heart failure. Chief Allan Paquachan is...

Two suspects at large after armed robbery

While area emergency personnel were busy at the scene of the train derailment in Clair last Tuesday afternoon, Wynyard RCMP also responded to the report of an armed robbery that was taking place at...

Area athletes shine on national stage

National competitions held in Vancouver and Regina over the summer highlighted the skills of Lauren Weigel of Quill Lake, and Hayley Sunshine and her brother Darian Sunshine, both of Fishing Lake First Nation. Haley...

Still the waters run and rise

Unstable weather systems and runoff from overwhelmed waterways continue to threaten the Quill Lakes and points east. While the Town of Wadena asks residents to be conservative in their water use to reduce the...

Archery popular at FLFN

Councillor Terence Sabit instructed a 3D archery course at Fishing Lake First Nation on June 1. Attending the course were, back row, left to right, Aaron Mackiskinic Sr., Braiden Sabit, Dante Nanaquawatung, Terrilyn Slippery,...

Family literacy at Fishing Lake First Nation

This spring an ambitious program to create on-reserve early family literacy teams was introduced on Fishing Lake First Nation (FLFN). As part of a partnership between Parkland Regional Library, Regional KidsFirst Program, the Horizon...

Two fires, two very different outcomes

Wadena RCMP responded early Thursday afternoon to a fire at Fishing Lake First Nation that had engulfed a house and was threatening to engulf a second. Wadena RCMP blocked off a grid road on...

Sleigh rides were a popular activity during FLFN's Winter Fest. Even the dog didn't seem to mind being in the middle

Winter Fest at Fishing Lake First Nation

By Alison Squires It took Sheryl Kayseas two months and with the help of the recreation committee and a handful of volunteers, the first Fishing Lake First Nation (FLFN) Winter Fest was held over...