A former Gold Eagle casino dealer who pled guilty to helping card players cheat was back in court Wednesday.
Christopher Stone Spyglass payed another thousand dollars in restitution to Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.
The court allowed Spyglass to pay over $12 thousand that he owes in installments. He still has over $10 thousand to go.
The case will be back in court in a couple weeks when Spyglass will pay another piece of his restitution.
Reported by News Talk Radio's Kurtis Doering
Police in Humboldt are looking out for a missing man who went missing more than ten days ago and may be trying to hitchike to Edmonton.
42-year-old Vincent Spyglass can't speak but can read and write. He has a history of walking away from where he lives.
Spyglass is five foot five inches and only weighs about 100 pounds.
On Saturday April 14, RCMP say he caught a ride from North Battleford to just outside town on the way to Edmonton. At the time he was wearing a grey leather jacket, blue shirt, black jeans, and black cowboy boots.
You could hear a distinct popping sound as a yard filled with vehicles burned just west of the Battlefords.
Starting sometime around 7:00 p.m. Sunday night a plume of black smoke could be seen for miles. Battleford firefighters were aided by water tanker trucks and their drivers. RCMP and SaskPower were also on the scene.
A long line of vehicles were parked along Highway 16 as drivers and others stopped to see what was going on.
The house and other buildings on the property were upwind from the fire Sunday night and appeared to be safe.
A woman has been charged in connection to a baby being found in the Lloydminster landfill in the fall.
RCMP say the 26-year-old woman has been charged with disposing of evidence related to the death of a child during childbirth.
Late last November, police were called to a Lloydminster home, after a woman had difficulty during childbirth. When the child couldn't be accounted for, police spent five days searching the landfill, eventually finding the remains of a baby.
The woman is not identified in the RCMP news release.
Poundmaker First Nation chief Duane Antoine and seven others pled guilty Tuesday, to stealing reserve funds.
A total of nine members of the First Nation faced a total of 47 charges of theft, fraud and breach of trust relating to misspending of Treaty Land Entitlement funds back in 2004.
While Antoine was charged with theft and fraud over $5,000, he pled guilty to one count of theft under $5,000.
Seven others made the same, or a similar deal.
With the lesser charges, some Poundmaker residents aren`t satisfied that justice is being served
The fire that claimed two homes on the Sweetgrass First Nation Tuesday started the day before.
The blaze started on Monday, and jumped over Highway 40 before members of the First Nation and the provincial fire fighting team brought it under control.
They thought they had put it out completely, but it flared up again in the middle of the night.
The flames first claimed an empty house, then spread to an occupied home next door.
Chief Laurie Whitecalf with the Sweetgrass First Nation said it likely started with a controlled grass fire.
More communities in north-western Saskatchewan are banning fires because of the dry, windy conditions.
Fires in the Rural Municipality of Medstead, an area north of the Battlefords, are banned until further notice. Rural municipality administrator Christin Egeland said the measure was put in place after a fire Tuesday.
"It's a little bit dangerous up there," she said.
A fire apparently claimed a house on the Saulteaux First Nation, she said.
An early-morning fire and explosion scare on the Sweetgrass First Nation forced many on the reserve to evacuate their homes.
Juliette Fineday was one of the Sweetgrass First Nation residents who woke up to a wildfire coming close to the community 25 km west of the Battlefords.
The woman who is pleading guilty to stealing from a nursing home North Battleford is back in court today.
Audrey Gallinger, a former book-keeper for River Heights Lodge, was supposed to hear her sentence after pleading guilty to two counts of theft, but the judge granted a month's adjournment so that a pre-sentencing report could be finished.
The defense is asking for a sentence of restitution payments and community service. The judge warned that any further delays would increase Gallinger's chances of jail time.
A Pierceland man turned himself in to RCMP after a shooting in Pierceland over the weekend.
RCMP Corporal Rob King says an officer looked out his window on Saturday morning in the town northwest of Meadow Lake and saw a man firing a long gun.
"The shots were believed to be directed at two persons who were exiting a vehicle and going into a residence," King explained.
While police were preparing to investigate the shooting - where no one was hurt, the phone rang at the RCMP detachment and it was the suspect, 21-year-old Kyle Juniper, turning himself in.