Former Wakaw bank employee charged with fraud, theft

Apr 15, 2022 | 7:28am

A Wakaw woman is facing charges of theft and fraud from people’s bank accounts. Brenda Venne, 63, was charged after a 16-month investigation by the Saskatoon RCMP’s General Investigation Section. Conexus Credit Union released a statement Thursday, saying they sincerely regret this happened and they have worked diligently with investigators and also those people impacted […]

Nearly all residents at Wakaw seniors home test positive for COVID-19

Jan 7, 2021 | 5:02pm

Wakaw’s Lakeview Pioneer Lodge is one of the senior care homes in Saskatchewan that has been hit with a COVID-19 outbreak. Nearly all 44 residents tested positive for the virus this week with most of the seniors who tested positive being asymptomatic. As of Friday morning, four of the home’s residents who had positive tests […]

Attempted child abduction on Red Arrow First Nation

Nov 15, 2020 | 7:00am

Wakaw RCMP are on the lookout for a 27-year-old woman suspected in an attempted child abduction Saturday night. The detachment received a report of several disturbances on the One Arrow First Nation around 6:45 p.m Officers were told at one of the disturbances that an adult woman had entered a home uninvited, assaulted a woman […]

Increased COVID-19 exposure at businesses in Watrous, Waskesiu Lake, Wakaw and Pilot Butte

Sep 8, 2020 | 2:41pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has issued a COVID-19 exposure alert for four locations across Saskatchewan. The SHA wants to let you know about two individuals during two separate incidents who tested COVID-19 positive who were at the following businesses when they were likely infectious: Co-op Watrous Food Store – August 28, 3:00-3:30 PM Waskesiu  Tempo, […]

Charges laid in fatal five-vehicle collision near Wakaw

Aug 26, 2020 | 1:34pm

A man has been charged in connection to yesterday’s five vehicle collision east of Wakaw on Highway #41. At about 1:00 PM, Wakaw RCMP were called to a construction zone, where a semi-truck rear-ended the vehicles ahead of him. The collision resulted in the death of a 69 year-old man. No name has been released. […]

Highway 41 near Wakaw blocked after multi-vehicle accident: RCMP

Aug 25, 2020 | 2:05pm

RCMP have blocked Highway 41 by Wakaw in both directions following a serious multi-vehicle collision on Tuesday afternoon. Police say they received a call of a collision involving four vehicle and a semi-truck on a construction site at about 1:00 p.m. The accident occured on Highway 41, approximately five miles east of Wakaw. RCMP, along […]

Drug and weapon charges laid in arrest near Wakaw

Jan 31, 2020 | 1:19pm

A Melfort man is facing drug and weapons charges after an arrest near Wakaw. RCMP say as part of an ongoing investigation, officers arrested two men and three women at a Shell Gas Station near Wakaw on Thursday. Police also executed a search warrant at a home on Stovel Avenue in Melfort. RCMP found and […]

Speed camera to be installed at high-risk highway intersection near Wakaw

Dec 4, 2019 | 3:29pm

The province has approved photo speed enforcement for the intersection of Highways 41 and 2 at Wakaw. The government believes speed is a persistent problem, with data showing 42 percent is vehicles travelling through the intersection exceeding the posted limit. The province adds that of those, 6.2 percent were more than 10km/hr over the limit. […]