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RCMP Investigate suspicious death on Big River First Nation

Oct 6, 2022 | 4:52pm

Saskatchewan RCMP are investigating a suspicious death on the Big River First Nation. Officers responded to a call at 6:05 p.m. last night on the trail area of the First Nation and located a deceased man. The Saskatchewan Major Crimes unit has taken over the investigation, which is considered suspicious in nature. Police are not […]

Big River man charged with robbery of vehicles with gun

Apr 8, 2022 | 10:49am

Two separate incidents of vehicles being taken at gunpoint on the Big River First Nation has led to police arresting a 27-year-old man. On March 5 and 17, Big River RCMP received reports of two separate incidents where a vehicle was taken at gunpoint. There were no injuries in either incident. Big River RCMP and […]

Two new timber allocation projects announced in Saskatchewan

Sep 11, 2021 | 7:58am

The Saskatchewan government announced two more timber allocation projects Friday. There is approval of timber allocations for proposed expansion at the Dunkley Lumber sawmill in Carrot River. The $100 million mill expansion will increase lumber production by 75 percent and is expected to create 240 new jobs. The majority of timber will be secured through […]

RCMP investigating suspicious death near Big River

Jul 1, 2021 | 1:49pm

An investigation is underway after a body was found near Big River early Wednesday morning. RCMP say they were called around 5:45 a.m. with a report of an assault on two men.  Responding officers discovered the body of one of the two alleged victims in a vehicle on Highway 793 just outside the community, which […]

RCMP requesting public’s help in identifying young man

Aug 5, 2019 | 6:26am

*** UPDATE *** 11:30 a.m. – August 5, 2019   The male pedestrian has now been identified. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has any information regarding this incident is asked to call Big River RCMP or Crime Stoppers.   Original story Big River RCMP have asked for the public’s assistance in identifying […]