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Elder given spiffy new ride by “Deer” friend

Joe McGregor (right) received the keys to his new truck last Friday. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) A local elder has new wheels thanks to a generous donation from several community members. Joe McGregor was given the keys to a 2004 Ford Ranger last Friday in the parking lot of Cannon’s Auto

Splashing back into brisk plunges of yesteryear

Dozens of brave souls have taken the plunge every February, including this bunch photographed, circa 1997. (Courtesy Kahnawake Youth Center) Over the years, dozens of local “celebrities” have taken the dunk into frigid waters to raise money for the Kahnawake Youth Center. This week’s Blast from the Past brings us back to

Mohawks caught in membership law limbo

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake membership portfolio chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer briefly talked about transferring membership from one community to another during a two and a half hour discussion on Indian Act amendments at Tuesday's winter community meeting. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) At least one Kahnawake resident is feeling concerned about the newest

Undercover cop confronted unwisely?

Kyle McComber had enough of cops from out of town driving unmarked cars up Route 207, and decided to confront one of them; an action PKs do not recommend. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) On January 31, around 2 p.m., McSmoke’s proprietor Kyle McComber noticed something off while customers were

Hilarious accounts of a legendary stylish team

Accounts conflict over how this team faired in 1997, but there is no doubt that the broomball team from K103.7 Radio was led by Java James Jacobs’ glorious Sunice white gloves and colour block Nevica jacket. (Top row, left to right): Rita Goodleaf, Molly Skye, Joe Delaronde, Heather Bauersfeld, Blue

Royalty for a day, together for a lifetime

Billy and Janet Stacey have a word of advice for those couples wanting to make things last. They should know, it’s been six decades together. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) August 30, 1958, a couple walked down the aisle as man and wife. They’ve been together ever since. Fast forward to yesterday (Thursday)

Tributes, support flood airwaves for coach Canadian

Dave Canadian is well-known, loved and going through an ordeal of his life, and the community stepped up to help with a gofundme campaign and a day-long tribute Saturday on K103 Radio. Legendary local wrestling coach Dave Canadian is fighting a battle no hip toss or fireman’s carry will be able

St. Francis Xavier lends helping hand to faithful

Hundreds of visitors flocked to the St. Francis Xavier mission on Tuesday to see the saint’s forearm, which has been touring Jesuit parishes across Canada for the past month. (Photos by Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) A nearly 500-year-old severed forearm made its way to Kahnawake this week. It belonged to Saint

“Indigenous” group raises eyebrows with protest

The Communauté Hochelaga de l’Iroquoisie had a tipi erected from November until January in  Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard in protest of Hydro Quebec’s 120-kV Grand-Brûlé’Saint-Sauveur Supply Line project. (Courtesy Daniel “Black Feather” Larmand /Facebook) About 40 kilometres southwest of Tioweró:ton, a self-identified Iroquois community has been ruffling feathers in the small Quebec town of Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard. From November

Election Law hearing prompts… another meeting

Trina C. Diabo and Alana Goodleaf-Rice hope to have the MCK Elections Law in place before the nomination period begins for the elections this year. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Around 20 people braved the cold and showed up at the Golden Age Club Tuesday night to discuss and debate