La Loche Shooting News

A January 2016 photo of a makeshift memorial in front of Dene High School in La Loche, Sask. following a shooting that killed two people and wounded seven others.  Two brothers were also killed in a home near the school.

Classes cancelled as La Loche continues to grieve

By 650 CKOM January 23, 2017 - 7:46am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:00am

There are no classes in La Loche Monday in the wake of a sombre anniversary.  On Sunday, the remote community privately marked one year since a shooting that killed two staff...

La Loche residents are marking the anniversary of the deadly shooting with private ceremonies Jan. 22, 2017.

A somber anniversary marked privately in La Loche

By 650 CKOM January 22, 2017 - 7:10am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 7:15am

One year ago, Jan. 22, 2016 a tragic shooting in La Loche took the lives of four people and left seven others injured.

The shooting began at a home in La Loche where two...

A small memorial in front of Dene High School in La Loche on Feb. 12, 2016.

Threat prompts school closures in La Loche as shooting anniversary nears

By 650 CKOM January 20, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

RCMP have found there was nothing to a threat made against La Loche Community School.   Police reported a complaint was made to them on Thursday about a threat of a potential...

Members of the La Loche community honour the victims of the deadly mass shooting days after the tragedy on Jan. 22, 2016.

La Loche mass shooting suspect expected to enter plea in Meadow Lake court

By 650 CKOM October 28, 2016 - 7:46am Updated: October 28, 2016 - 7:50am

A plea is expected to be entered Friday for the suspect in the deadly La Loche mass shooting.

A boy, now 18 years old, is accused of killing four people and attempting...

La Loche shooting victim Charlene Klyne (right) joins deputy leader of the Sask. NDP, Buckley Belanger, in Saskatoon to  speak publically for the first time since the tragedy on Sept. 28, 2016.

'We need not have to beg': La Loche shooting victim calls out lack of support

By Daniella Ponticelli September 29, 2016 - 8:59am Updated: September 29, 2016 - 10:43am

Charlene Klyne will bear the physical scars of the deadly mass shooting in La Loche for the rest of her life.

Klyne was one of seven people injured Jan. 22 when a...

New Dene High School teacher Mr. Peardon stands outside his classroom.

Teachers, students start new year at La Loche Community School

By JT Marshall September 4, 2016 - 2:43pm Updated: September 6, 2016 - 10:53am

The tight-knit community of La Loche will try to move on from tragedy when a new school year starts Tuesday.

The community was shaken on Jan. 22 when a gunman killed two...

Premier Brad Wall announces new education programs in La Loche.

Premier Brad Wall promises major dollars for La Loche students

By Colton Swiderski, battlefordsNOW August 17, 2016 - 9:04am Updated: August 17, 2016 - 9:04am

Roaring applause met Premier Brad Wall’s announcement of the Dene Teacher Education Program (DTEP) in La Loche Tuesday afternoon.

The Aug. 16 announcement was one of...

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La Loche students healing from tragedy say thanks in special video

By 650 CKOM July 6, 2016 - 11:04am Updated: July 6, 2016 - 11:15am

Students at La Loche Community School are saying thanks to those who showed support after a tragic shooting in the community earlier this year.

The class created a...

A vigil set up off school grounds to remember the victims of the La Loche shootings.

5 months after tragic shooting, La Loche school celebrates grad

By meadowlakeNOW staff June 28, 2016 - 9:07am Updated: June 28, 2016 - 9:07am

Five months and five days after the tragic La Loche shootings which saw four killed and seven others injured, students, teachers, parents and community members gathered for...

La Loche Community school was the scene of a deadly shooting on Jan. 22, 2016.

La Loche shooting case adjourned until June

By Brent Bosker April 13, 2016 - 7:15am Updated: April 13, 2016 - 7:35am

The youth accused of carrying out a deadly shooting in La Loche was back in court Tuesday.

The 18-year-old appeared briefly in a La Loche courtroom via video before the...

"Reclaiming Our School"walk pauses near Ducharme elementary

La Loche bands together as their high school reopens

By Bryn Levy February 24, 2016 - 6:07pm Updated: February 25, 2016 - 8:40am

The community of La Loche held a walk Wednesday to mark the reopening of the Dene High School building, one month after a mass shooting.

Both the high school and the...

DesnethéMissinippiChurchill River MP Georgina Jolibois speaks about La Loche in the House of Commons on Feb. 16, 2016

Northern Sask. MP thanks Canadians in wake of La Loche shooting

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2016 - 6:52am Updated: February 17, 2016 - 8:44am

Member of Parliament Georgina Jolibois stood and delivered an emotional thank you in the House of Commons Tuesday nearly a month after a shooting rocked the remote northern...