Monthly Archives: March 2015

Outlaws in action – SWHL final

 

 

Kindersley Red Lions @ Wilkie Outlaws, game 5, 2015 Sask West Hockey League championships, Wilkie wins game 5-0, series 3 games to 2 and SWHL 2015 championship. See the April 6th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald for team photo and game details.
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Outlaws – 2015 SWHL Champions

It took the full five games but  last night the Wilkie Outlaws prevailed, showing off their shooting power with a 5 – 0 victory over the Kindersley Red Lions in the Sask West Hockey League championship final. Congratulations to goalie Jared Herle on his timely shutout!

Watch for game photos to be posted here at wilkiestories.com later this weekend, while the team photo and a full game report will be in the April 6th Press-Herald.

Below, after the cup presentation to captain Mike Sittler, the Outlaws share a moment of joy.

Wilkie SK arena, March 26, 2015

 

Next week’s paper

News of some hockey championships is starting to trickle in while other teams will still be on the ice this weekend. Find out who and what in the March 30th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. The last issue of March, 2015 will also feature:

  • a report on the Outlaws’ first provincial final  and win against Radville (the second and, if necessary, third games will be this Saturday in Radville and Sunday in Wilkie)
  • who won what at the Regional Science Fair; and
  • a heartwarming story about a former Unity resident making a name for himself simply by performing acts of kindness.

Along with the RCMP report, a new Faith Matters column, and more, there is plenty of reading and viewing ahead for you in next week’s paper.

RCMP Report for February 24 to March 2, 2015

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for February 24 to March 2, 2014

RCMP received a report of a single vehicle collision on Highway 14 south of Wilkie, Saskatchewan. There were no injuries and no charges were laid.

A 20-year-old Wilkie male was arrested for breaching his conditional sentence order by being away from an approved residence during curfew. The male was remanded until a later court date.

Police are investigating a complaint of sexual assault.

A lock was cut off a fuel tank and a shop door was broken at a rural residence near Wilkie. This matter is still under investigation.

RCMP received a complaint of the theft of two Loraas waste and recycle bins from Landis, SK. This matter is still under investigation.

A member initiated a traffic stop in Landis. A 30-year-old male from Biggar was charged with possession of cannabis marijuana and a 27-year-old male from Landis was charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, possess/make explosives and possession of cannabis marijuana.

Police received a complaint of defamatory libel. This matter is still under investigation.

RCMP received a report of a break and enter into an abandoned house in Wilkie. This matter is still under investigation.

There was also one false alarm and one traffic complaint.

Persons with information about crimes being committed in the Unity/Wilkie/Macklin areas are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Neighbouring RCMP detachments seeking leads

The Cut Knife RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance with a break and enter to the Neilburg Veterinary Clinic. The break and enter occurred sometime over the weekend of March 6 through to March 9. A number of animal medications and vaccinations were stolen. North Battelford Forensic Identifications Services are assisting with the investigation.

If you have information about this or any other crime, please contact the Cut Knife RCMP at (306)398-3500 or you may remain anonymous by calling Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

In Maidstone, Saskatchewan, a series of thefts from vehicles took place during the late hours of March 22 and the early morning hours of March 23. Various items of value were taken including, but not limited to, firearms, jewelry, cash and other miscellaneous items.

No vehicles or suspects have been identified at this time.

Police would like remind residents to be diligent in securing valuables, and not to leave valuables in their vehicles. A friendly reminder from Maidstone RCMP is that leaving a firearm in a vehicle is not considered to be a secure means of storage. Please do not leave firearms or ammunition in vehicles; store them safely in a storage locker in your residence. Unsafe storage of a firearm is considered a criminal offence and will be prosecuted as necessary.

If you or anyone you know have information regarding this crime, or any other crime please call Maidstone RCMP At 306-893-4800, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Police looking for stolen quad and trailer

On March 8, 2015, shortly after 8:00 p.m., the Unity RCMP were called to a theft that had just occurred in a rural area near Scott, Saskatchewan. A trailer along with a quad were reported stolen.

The quad is described as a 2011 Arctic Cat Mud Pro 1000 with green fenders in the front and black fenders in the back.  The quad had 30-inch Gorilla Silverback tires on it as well as a 64-inch yellow snow blade with a broken hook. A light bar was mounted on the front rack.stolen quad

The trailer is described as a black 2001 Trailtech two-place snowmobile trailer. The trailer had a Saskatchewan license plate marker of 171 HMP. The trailer had a spare tire mounted on the front as well as broken plywood in the front right hand corner. The rims were white and rusty and there was a slide-in ramp underneath.

If you have any information on this crime or any other crime, please contact the Unity Detachment of the RCMP at (306) 228-6300. You can also submit a tip online atwww.saskcrimestoppers.com or call 1-800-222-8477, *8477 on SaskTel Mobility or text TIP206 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).

Preview of March 23rd paper

Be sure to check out the ads in the March 23rd issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald as there are plenty of important dates to take note of (also updated on our calendar but the ads have more information), everything from a volunteer appreciation supper hosted by the Town of Wilkie, the Wilkie & District Health Foundation and Heartland Health Region to an Easter egg hunt and movie at the community centre.

Of course, the paper is not all ads either! Look for:

  • details on another successful season for McLurg wrestlers;
  • Delta Co-op’s year in review;
  • highlights from the provincial budget debate in the Legislative Assembly March 18; and
  • of course, an RCMP report, school news and hockey updates too.

March issues of the Press-Herald

Due to family matters taking precedence, no Friday previews were posted of the March 9 or March 16 issues of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. For those interested, a few highlights of each issue follows below.

Did you know you can have the Press-Herald delivered direct to your mailbox each week for as little as less than 50 cents an issue?! Call 306-228-2267 to subscribe.

March 9 Unity Wilkie Press-Herald highlights:

  • coverage of the Outlaws’ win advancing them to the provincial Northern final (which they have now also won, advancing them to the provincial final to defend their title from last year); and
  • pictures and a story on Farmers Days, 2015.

March 16 Unity Wilkie Press-Herald highlights:

  • annual Salute to Agriculture issue in recognition of National Farm Safety Week;
  • In the special dedicated Agriculture pages, profiles of life as a cattle rancher for two area cattle farmers; and
  • McLurg students win beyond the local level with their Remembrance Days posters, essays and poems.

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RCMP Report for February 17 to 23, 2015

WILKIE SK RCMP Reports for February 17 to 23, 2015

RCMP received a complaint of a stolen snowmobile from a rural residence north of Wilkie. The snowmobile was later discovered burned on Red Pheasant grid road. This matter is still under investigation.

There was a report of impaired operation of a motor vehicle. Subject of complaint was gone on arrival.

Police attended a residence to investigate a complaint of assault but the complainant did not want to lay charges. Members removed the subject of complaint from the residence and located another place for her to stay.

Members executed warrants for Saskatoon Police Services and for Battlefords RCMP to individuals in the Wilkie area.

RCMP received a complaint of the theft of a truck from a rural residence south of Wilkie. This matter is still under investigation.

A vehicle slid into the ditch on Highway 14 west of Wilkie. There were no injuries.

Police issued a 60-day driving suspension to a 39-year-old male after he blew a warning when members requested a breath sample.

A 29 year old male from Wilkie was charged with Possession of cannabis marijuana when members located the drug in the vehicle during a traffic stop.

Persons with information about crimes being committed in the Unity/Wilkie/Macklin areas are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

RCMP Reports for February 10 to 16, 2015

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for February 10 to 16, 2015

RCMP received a complaint of theft of a car but it was unfounded.

Police completed a welfare check on an individual at the request of family friends.

Members received a report of a vehicle collision that occurred in the Wilkie Detachment area from the Battlefords Detachment where the statement was made.

RCMP attended a vehicle fire at Scott, Saskatchewan. There were no injuries and the fire was not suspicious in nature.

Member initiated a traffic stop and checked the vehicle for drugs. No drugs located.

There was also one false 911 call and one traffic complaint.

Persons with information about crimes being committed in the Unity/Wilkie/Macklin areas are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.