Authors Posts by Sarah Ladik

Sarah Ladik

Sarah Ladik
Sarah Ladik is a reporter and photographer at the Moose Jaw Times-Herald. You can reach her at 306-691-1256, by email at or on Twitter @sarahladik.

Facing FASD together

Retreat workshop for parents and caregivers offers comfort and connection Being the person who cares for a child or adult living with FASD can be a trying thing. Events like Friday’s, where caregivers and parents can come together without their children to talk about their victories...

Planting potatoes, growing community

Third crop goes in at Mosaic Community Food Farm in Wakamow Valley Having too many volunteers is a good problem to have. “We thought maybe 15 would come if we were lucky,” said Margaret Moran, CEO of Wakamow Valley Park Friday morning, amidst about 50 people,...

Young women working to have heritage site recognized

Burial grounds, artifacts lie under semi-protected municipal land On May 24, 1929, the space that is currently referred to as the Moose Jaw Wild Animal Park was officially named Sitting Bull Park. Eighty-eight years later to the day, a group of young women are working to...

Man accused of sexual assault of a minor bound for trial

  After less than the scheduled two full days of preliminary inquiry, a judge has decided that the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a person under the age of 16 will proceed to trial. A date for that trial was not available as...

Tackling the tick predicament

Experts talk tips for prevention and treatment of tick bites ‘Tis the season of ticks in Saskatchewan and the advice about how to deal with them – and more menacingly, what could happen if you don’t – is crawling out of the foliage along with...

Prelim begins for man accused of sexual assault

  The preliminary inquiry is underway at Provincial Court in Moose Jaw in the matter of a defence attorney accused of sexually assaulting a minor. Estes Fonkalsrud, 42, faces charges of sexual assault, sexual interference, and invitation to sexual touching relating to an incident alleged to...

High turnout for Métis election advance polls

Moose Jaw location sees fewer voters than expected A whopping 1,700 people have already voted in the upcoming Métis Nation – Saskatchewan election. Polling stations opened in regional returning office locations across the province two weeks ago, and with an advanced polling day set up May...

Walking for a cause

Advocate rolling shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth   People living in small towns and cities often think they don’t have a homelessness problem. They’re wrong. “It’s just more insidious,” said Joe Roberts, a former homeless addict himself, now walking across the...

Man pleads guilty in golf club assault

A man accused of assaulting another man with a golf club last July has pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm. Jeremy Lavallee, 35, was originally charged with aggravated assault, but new information was sworn in Tuesday afternoon, charging him with assault causing bodily harm...

UPDATE: Man charged after Monday crime spree

Police have charged a 39-year-old man with a range of offences after a series of incidents Monday morning. Vincent Laplant was taken into custody on Monday and appeared in Provincial Court Tuesday to answer to the charges of several counts of breaking and entering, possession...

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