3 house fires in northern Alberta hamlet deemed arsons, RCMP called in to investigate

A recent string of house fires in the northern Alberta hamlet of Calling Lake were deliberately set, according to RCMP who are now investigating the blazes. In a news release issued Friday, Athabasca RCMP said a fire investigator determined arson…

Human remains found near John D’Or Prairie, Alberta identified as missing teen

RCMP said Wednesday that human remains found earlier this week in a forested area near John D’Or Prairie, Alta., are those of a 15-year-old girl who was last seen in that community on July 5. “An autopsy was completed at…

Glendon, Alta., rally, convoy in honour of slain Metis hunters planned for Wednesday

A convoy will go from Glendon, Alta., to Bonnyville Wednesday in a call for action on racism after two Metis hunters were killed in late March. On March 27, Jacob Sansom and his uncle, Morris Cardinal, were shot to death…

Lockdowns lifted in 2 northern Alberta communities after being implemented following discovery of human remains

One day after human remains discovered near John D’Or Prairie, Alta., prompted a lockdown of two small communities, the Little Red River Cree Nation said both lockdowns were lifted Tuesday afternoon. “Thank you to all the community members who were…

RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigates discovery of human remains near John D’Or Prairie, Alberta

One day after human remains were discovered in a forested area in northern Alberta, RCMP said Monday that “there are indications this death may be suspicious.” In a news release, police said they were told Sunday that someone found clothing…

Maskwacis RCMP charge 2 people after 74-year-old man found dead on road

Nearly one month after a 74-year-old man was found dead on a central Alberta road by police, RCMP say two people have been charged in connection with his death. Celeste Morningstar Saddleback, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder and…

Man airlifted to hospital after being shot in Slave Lake home invasion

Posted March 23, 2020 6:19 pm Updated March 23, 2020 6:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP are looking for two suspects in connection with a home invasion in northern…