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Lawsuit architect ousted in election

Pierre-Paul Routhier upset outgoing mayor Nathalie Simon in last weekend’s election in Chateauguay, news the MCK welcomed. (Courtesy  Sonia Lopez Moran) Pierre-Paul Routhier is saying all the right things since he was elected as the new mayor of Chateauguay. He was officially sworn in on Sunday. In his first interview (on K103.7 FM Kahnawake)

Caring for dogs means respecting personalities

Chili, Caic, and Scarlet. (Photos by Steve Bonspiel, The Eastern Door) People discuss the issue of loose dogs with much fervor and anger – and it’s good to talk about it in a respectful way that makes the community safer. Some will dig in and vow to never tie their beloved pet

Peewee Raiders looking to the weekend for President Cup glory

The Chateauguay Raiders Atom AAA Silver squad capped a stellar year with a league championship win, as the Peewee Raiders look for the same glory this weekend. (Courtesy Dale Cronk O'Neill) For the second year in a row, the Chateauguay Raiders are vying for the Peewee football championship. On Sunday, the squad,

Kahnawake’s annual parade honours the community’s veterans

Mouchie Goodleaf and his father Buddy lay a wreath for Buddy's father Angus Paul Goodleaf, a veteran of the First World War, who was the last veteran of that conflict from Kahnawake to pass away. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) The sun was shining Saturday afternoon as Kahnawa’kehró:non gathered around the

Caisse helps to develop community projects

The Caisse Populaire’s Community Development Project Fund funded nine projects last Monday evening. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Purchasing new canoes and helping radio shows flourish are just some of the ways this year’s Community Development Project Fund is contributing to local organizations and project. “It’s through member support of the Caisse Populaire

Search and rescue wraps tireless search in Waskaganish

Kahnawake’s search and rescue team worked tirelessly throughout the week last week, and some returned to Waskaganish yesterday to continue looking for the lost hunters. (Courtesy Kellyann Meloche) Yesterday, members of Kahnawake’s Search and Rescue (KSAR) team returned home after a second tour of Waskaganish after engaging in a second major

MP Marc Miller takes the mic in Kanien’kéha

Liberal MP Marc Miller was a guest on K103.7 Radio’s Tewawennakará:tats Talk Show in October, before dropping by the KOR to meet with students in the Kanien’kéha immersion program, a language he is learning online through Six Nations. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) The Tewawennakará:tats Talk Show had an unlikely but

Veteran looks back at service on the Korean penninsula

Robert Montour Sr. served for two years in Korea in the early 1950s and will take part in the Remembrance Day parade. (Jessica Deer, The Eastern Door) Tomorrow, for the first time, Kahnawake’s Legion will honour veterans of the Korean War that ended 64 years ago, and left an unstable and unfinished

Giving blood can help save lives

First time donors are welcomed and encouraged to attend The Eastern Door's 17th annual Blood Donor Clinic on October 31. (File photo, The Eastern Door) The Eastern Door wants your blood this Halloween. While staff has yet to transform into blood-sucking vampires, the Knights of Columbus hall will be taken over by

New Kanien’kéha road signs add slice of culture to daily commute

A number of road signs in Kanien’kéha have been erected throughout the community recently. (Photos courtesy Callie Karihwiióstha Montour) Over the past few weeks Kahnawa’kehró:non may have noticed new road signs in Kanien’kéha appearing around town. It’s an initiative by Callie Karihwiióstha Montour, a Kanien’keha Ratiwennahni:rats Adult Immersion Program alumna. “I am always