From the Archives:
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Sioux Lookouters awarded Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal
A special ceremony March 10 bestowed longtime residents Peggy Sanders and Garnet Angeconeb with the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medals.
Kingfisher Flyers take Northern First Nations Hockey title
Roaring crowds packed the Sioux Lookout Arena to see a nail-biting final that ended in the Kingfisher Lake Flyers coming from behind and defeating the Lac Seul Eagles.
Emergency and obstetrics services improved with hospital consolidation
Patients and hospital staff have more resources and a bigger work environment now that emergency service has been consolidated and operating at one location for the last month.
Two citizens honored
Garnet Angeconeb and Peggy Sanders were singled out last week to receive Queens Golden Jubilee Medals in recognition of their many years of service in Sioux Lookout and Lac Seul. Among a long list of individual achievements, both Sanders and Angeconeb were noted as driving forces in the establishment of this area’s first race relations committee in 1989.