Atom Lazer Reds visit the Wilkie Outlaws

The Unity Red Lazers visited the Wilkie Outlaws in an atom division Hi-Way Hockey League game Jan. 14. Unity won the game 4-3.

For Unity and Wilkie minor hockey team photos, and a complete write-up (and more photos) of this Atoms game, check out the January 19th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald. There are also additional photos at wilkiestories.com.atom 3 u 1w_8929 unity shot_8946

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RCMP Reports for December 19, 2017 to January 1, 2018

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for December 19, 2017 to January 1, 2018

RCMP received a report of uttering threats. Members spoke with the subject of complaint. No charges were laid.

Police received a complaint of an individual receiving a text message about drug trafficking. There are no suspects at this time.

Members received a complaint of taking a motor vehicle without consent of owner but it was unfounded.

RCMP are investigating graffiti painted on road signs in the Town of Unity, Province of Saskatchewan.

Members attended a two-vehicle collision west of Unity on Highway 14. Both vehicle drivers and two passengers sustained minor injuries.  A traffic ticket was issued to one vehicle driver.

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction in Unity on two separate occasions in the past two weeks.

Police conducted a well-being check at the request of a neighbour.

A 49-year-old male from Warman, Saskatchewan was charged with failing to comply with a probation order when Members received a complaint of a domestic dispute.

There were several complaints of fraud. Members sent information to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

RCMP received a complaint of an intoxicated male knocking on residence doors. Members located the subject of complaint, transported him to his residence and issued a verbal warning.

Members received a report of a single vehicle collision with a deer. There were no injuries.  Reported for insurance purposes.

Police are investigating a report of a stolen truck from a residence in Denzil, Sask. (This complaint was subsequently found to be false.)

There were also seven 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

RCMP Reports for December 12 to 18

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for December 12 to 18

RCMP received a complaint of numerous buffalo on Saskatchewan Highway 14. Members contacted the owner who herded the animals back into a pasture.

Police received a complaint of an individual cutting a TV cable at a residence. There are no suspects at this time.

A 32-year-old female from Unity SK was charged with assault with a weapon after members received a complaint of assault.

RCMP received a report of theft but it was unfounded.

Police received a complaint of gunshots fired in a rural area near Winter, Saskatchewan. A 20-year-old male and a 20-year-old female, both from Unity, were charged with careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle.  The vehicle driver was also issued a 60-day roadside suspension.

Members received a complaint of a cow on Highway 31. The animal was herded off the road by the animal owner.

There was also one false 911 call, three traffic complaints, and one abandoned vehicle.

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

RCMP Reports for December 5 to 11

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for December 5 to 11, 2017

RCMP received a report of a single vehicle collision on Highway 21 north of Unity, Saskatchewan. There were no injuries and no charges were laid.

Members were called to a financial disagreement between a landlord and a tenant. The complaint was civil in nature.

Police conducted a well-being check at the request of a family member.

A 36-year-old male from Unity was charged with theft under $5,000 and two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking after RCMP received a complaint of theft.

RCMP are investigating a complaint of theft from a motor vehicle.

Members seized cannabis marihuana and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. The amount of drugs located in the vehicle was too small to proceed with charges.

Police received a report of a herd of buffalo on Highway 14 east of Unity. The animals had been herded back into the field before Member arrived.

A 32-year-old Unity male was charged with assault and possession of cannabis marijuana after police received a complaint of assault. As the male was on parole at the time, his parole was revoked, and he remains in custody.

Members received a complaint of individuals damaging a vehicle. This matter is still under investigation.

RCMP received a report of a hit-and-run causing damage to a vehicle. Reported for insurance purposes.

There were also two false alarms, one false 911 call, one traffic complaint and one abandoned vehicle.

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

RCMP Reports for November 28 to December 4

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for November 28 to December 4, 2017

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction near Scott, Saskatchewan.

RCMP attended a single vehicle collision on Highway 14 west of Unity, Sask. Two individuals were transported to Unity hospital with injuries.  The collision was due to very icy road conditions.  No charges were laid.

Police are investigating a report of a stolen truck near Denzil SK

A 48-year-old Unity male was charged with possession of cannabis marijuana during a traffic stop. He was also issued a traffic ticket.

Members attended the sudden death of an 11-year-old male at a rural area near Denzil. The death is not suspicious in nature.

RCMP received a complaint of intoxicated individuals at Unity Community Centre. Members attended but all parties were gone on arrival.

Police received a complaint of individuals arguing in public. Members attended and spoke with the subjects of complaint.  No charges were laid.

Members received a Mental Health Act complaint. Members spoke with the complainant and offered assistance with a referral to receive support.

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction near Unity.

Police seized cannabis resin during a traffic stop. The amount of drugs located in the vehicle was too small to warrant charges- Subject warned.

RCMP seized cannabis marijuana during a traffic stop. The amount of drugs located in the vehicle was too small to warrant charges- Subject warned.

Members provided assistance to an individual wanting contact information for Legal Aid.

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

RCMP Reports for November 21 to 27

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for November 21 to 27, 2017

RCMP received a complaint of missing property. This matter is still under investigation.

Members issued a 72-hour roadside suspension during a traffic stop.

Police conducted a well-being check on an individual at the request of an agency.

There was a report of an abandoned vehicle. The registered owner had moved the vehicle before members arrived.

An individual reported finding an ATM machine in the ditch on a rural road near Senlac, Saskatchewan. Members discovered it had been stolen from Provost, Alberta, and returned the property to the owner. There are no suspects at this time.

RCMP assisted an individual by making a referral to INTERPOL.

Members served a subpoena to an individual in our detachment area at the request of Saskatoon Crown Prosecution Office.

Police are investigating an incident of possession of property obtained by crime.

A 22-year-old male from Lloydminster was charged with public mischief while members were investigating a vehicle that fled from RCMP during a traffic stop.

There were also four false alarms and one traffic complaint.

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

RCMP Reports for November 14 to 20

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for November 14 to 20, 2017

Unity RCMP received several requests to assist with an individual with mental health issues.

Members received a request to complete a child welfare check.

CP Rail reported three railway crossing malfunctions occurring in Unity, Saskatchewan, simultaneously.

Police received a report of fraud. There are no suspects.

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction near Scott SK.

RCMP received a complaint of theft and are seeking assistance from the public in solving the theft that occurred at a work site in the RM of Senlac. Between November 13, and November 15, approximately $5,000 worth of cable was cut from the work site, and stolen. Members sent out a media release. There are no suspects.

There was a single vehicle collision near Senlac, Sask. There were no injuries.

Police provided traffic control while a semi was blocking Highway 21 south of Unity due to bad road conditions.

Members received a complaint of breach of peace. Complainant declined to lay charges.

RCMP received a report of a break-and-enter at Plains Marketing. There are no suspects at this time.

Police received a complaint of harassing social media messaging. Members warned the subject of complaint.

There were also six false alarms, eight traffic complaints 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.

RCMP Reports for November 7 to 13

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for November 7 to 13, 2017

RCMP received a complaint of assault but the complainant declined to lay charges.

Members are investigating a report of forgery.

Police received a complaint of assault. A 24-year-old male from Unity was charged with assault and resisting a peace officer and a 24-year-old female from Unity was also charged with assault.

There was a complaint of uttering threats but it was unfounded.

Members attended a residence on two separate occasions this week to keep the peace while an individual retrieved personal property.

RCMP received a complaint of harassing communications but it was unfounded.

CN Police reported a railway crossing malfunction in Unity.

Police are investigating the theft of a large piece of oilfield equipment. The equipment, known as a blow-out preventer, was stolen from a Cona Resources lease near Winter, Saskatchewan, and belongs to Cru Well Services.

Members are investigating a fraud complaint.

CN Police reported a single train car derailment near Unity SK. There was no danger to the public and no environmental concerns.  Police did not attend.  The incident was reported to RCMP as per CN Railway policy.

There were also five traffic complaints.

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.

24 pages of locally relevant news

The November 24th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald is a big one – 24 pages of local and locally relevant news! Check it out for:

  • a special section on the Unity salt plant, construction of which started 70 years ago;
  • an introduction to the candidates running to represent Battlefords-Lloydminster now that long-time MP Gerry Ritz has joined the ranks of the retired (there was an article on Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk in the November 17th Press-Herald);
  • coverage on the Nov. 16 snowstorm; and
  •  photos of local music students.

And much, much more, including an update on plans for a Kin club in Unity, hockey reports and RCMP reports. Pick up a copy at grocery stores, drugstores or the Co-op C-store!

Below, the Compass Minerals salt plant at Unity SK is shrouded in fog as the winter sun rises.Compass Minerals at Unity