Monthly Archives: February 2016

Next week’s paper

Next week’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald might be a smaller issue than normal, but it’s stuffed full of local news and ads for upcoming events. Check out the calendar for an events update and check out the paper for even more details on events and for the following stories:

  • next weekend is Saskatchewan’s 40th Telemiracle broadcast – check out our lead story for comments from local beneficiaries;
  • the Outlaws are winning playoffs so far, provincials and league;
  • McLurg senior curlers’ district results, including team photos; and
  • employment ads too!

And be sure to take in some of the Wilkie Farmers Days activities today! Come out, support your community and socialize with the people in your hometown!

RCMP Report for February 2 to 8

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for February 2 to 8, 2016

RCMP received a report of an abandoned vehicle. Members attended but the vehicle was gone on arrival.

Police received a request to complete a welfare check on an individual. Complainant later called back to say the individual had been located and was fine.

Members initiated a curfew check on an individual who was not at approved residence during curfew. This matter is still under investigation.

RCMP assisted an individual whose vehicle became stuck in the ditch during bad weather.

Police attended a family dispute but all involved parties had left when members arrived.

CN Police informed RCMP that one set of wheels on one train car derailed just west of Landis, SK. No police action necessary.

RCMP received a compliant of fraud. Information was sent to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

There was also one false 911 call.

Persons with information about crimes being committed 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 at1-800-222-8477, 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.

Next week’s paper

The February 22nd issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald is full of local news! Be sure to check it out for:

  • details of EIGHT nominations for Wilkie for Kraft’s 2016 Hockeyville contest;
  • a Valentine’s photo from the Wilkie library; and
  • photos of the winners (many from Wilkie!) of the JayDee AgTech Men’s Open Curing Bonspiel.

Of course, you will also find obituaries, a police report, hockey playoff reports and more. Pick you your local paper and know what’s happening in and around your community!

And congratulations to the Wilkie Outlaws who are advancing to the next round of provincial playoffs after last night’s 4-2 win against Outlook!

Jared Herle

RCMP Reports for January 26 to February 1

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for January 26 to February 1, 2016

Members charged a youth with failing to comply with undertaking conditions when the youth was located in a vehicle past curfew during a traffic stop.

RCMP received a complaint of dogs running loose. The complaint was referred to the bylaw officer.

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

There was a complaint of an individual asking where another individual resides. No criminal act occurred.

RCMP received a complaint of an individual failing to abide by curfew. Members located the youth and charged him with failing to comply with a condition of undertaking.

Police charged a 35-year-old Wilkie male with failing to comply with condition of recognizance when he was located past curfew during a traffic stop.

Members received a complaint of the theft of a truck but the complaint was unfounded.

There was a complaint of an individual attempting to contact another individual.  No criminal act occurred.

There were also three traffic complaints, two false 911 calls and two false alarms.

Persons with information about crimes being committed 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 at1-800-222-8477, 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.

Next week’s paper

Another issue of your local community newspaper has been assembled for your reading pleasure, and to inform you of:

  • local events such as the upcoming Wilkie Farmers Days, see the ad in the upcoming paper for details of all the activities;
  • local job opportunities, for example AGT Foods is looking for a warehouse labourer; and
  • local news, such as the Royal Bank shutting down its Wilkie SK branch.

Of course, there’s more news and information too – such as the weekly RCMP report and game reports from the Outlaws’ league and provincial playoff runs (so far, so good!).

RCMP Reports for January 19 to 25

WILKIE SK RCMP REPORTS for January 19 to 25, 2016 

Member assisted an individual with questions about cellphone charges and was directed to call her cellphone provider.

Police received a complaint of a dog on the loose in Landis, Sask.  Members warned dog owner.

RCMP received a report of criminal harassment but the complainant declined to lay charges.

There was a complaint of an abandoned vehicle but the owner returned to the vehicle to change a flat tire.

Police received a report of a traffic collision north of Wilkie, SK.  The vehicle was gone when members arrived at the scene.

RCMP are investigating a break and enter at a residence in Landis.

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

Persons with information about crimes being committed 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 at1-800-222-8477, 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.

Next week’s paper

You don’t want to miss next week’s Unity Wilkie Press-Herald – it has far too many pictures of cute babies in it! Yes, the February 8th issue is the annual baby issue. In the paper, you will also find:

  • a photo and short update of the work being done at the Wilkie community centre;
  • just in time for Valentine’s Day, financial planning tips for new couples (and Found Treasures in Unity is advertising 30% off engagement rings!);
  • lots of career opportunity ads; and
  • a cancer diary update from Helena.

Below, Outlaws high-five players who just scored a goal in an early 2015-16 season game. Come out and support your team this Sunday (February 7), 3:45 pm, at the Unity arena as they start their SWHL playoff run!

Wilkie Outlaws

RCMP Reports for January 12 to 18

WILKIE SK REPORTS for January 12 to 18, 2016

RCMP received a report of a missing person.  The 41 year old male from Wilkie was later located deceased by Meadow Lake RCMP and family members near Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.

There were also two false 911 calls and one false alarm.

Persons with information about crimes being committed 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 at1-800-222-8477, 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.