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Whitebean pleads guilty, ends Project Malbac case

Robert Whitebean’s long journey through the court system as part of Project Malbec ended Friday with a guilty plea, fine and some community service. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) After almost four years of court dates, hearings and stress after being arrested, Robert Whitebean pleaded guilty in a Longueuil courtroom

Lifeline tossed in flood zone, as waters rise

Julie Gaspé looks at what was her yard, and now is completely submerged. The only way to leave her property is via a small path in the back yard. (Natalia Fedosieiva, The Eastern Door) Montreal authorities declared a state of emergency last Friday, as the number of flooded homes on the

Cultural Awareness Month ends in rain and song

The mini sing at Kahnawake Survival School capped Cultural Awareness Month bringing busloads of students, staff and parents to the school's gym for a social with song. Karonhianónhnha hosted its annual display of art courtesy of the talented students, who embraced Cultural Awareness Month once again. (Tehosterihens Deer, The Eastern Door) The

Little rascals recall hell-raising days

From left to right top row are Mitchell Dell, Herbie Lahache, Tommy Stacey, Donny Delormier, Francis Jacobs and Roy Jacobs. In the middle section are Paul Montour, the unknown teacher’s son, Lionel Deer, Martin Morris, Clifford Rice and Tommy Jacobs. On the bottom row is Harry Snow, Alan Paul, Peter

Council clarifies Indian Day School deadline

Today's May 3 deadline is only for those wanting to forward their support or objection to the claim, and does not effect anyone's desire to apply for compensation for abuses suffered under any Indian Day School. (Courtesy Mohawk Council of Kahnawake) Mohawk Council of Kahnawake technicians Katsistohwi:io Jacco and Denis Diabo

Housing bill shoots to $695K missing from books

Kim Diabo, Tammy Whitebean and Rickey Diabo are holding their receipts and continue to wait for their case to be settled, as the Housing Department investigation found that almost $700,000 is missing from its books. (file photo) The final housing assessment report was released last Friday with many community members asking

White worried about tobacco industry’s future

Derek White (left) has been listening to testimony for two weeks as the local businessman stands accused of fraud and gangsterism (along with Hunter Montour), and is concerned with the overwhelming prevalence of undercover agents throughout the industry. The fraud trial against local men Derek White and Hunter Montour wrapped its

Dual drug busts result in charges for local men

Another drug bust in Kahnawake set the tone for the weekend with more than a handful of Peacekeepers on scene. The bust followed an already hectic week for the PK's, which included a knife-point robbery along with another drug bust across from Kahnawake Survival School Wednesday. Last Friday wasn’t a good

Team Kahnawake returns to ride for the cure

Team Kahnawake was a presence at the Ride to Conquer Cancer, raising thousands of dollars to fund cancer research. The team will reassemble this year after a two-year hiatus. In its heyday, Team Kahnawake included almost three-dozen from the community and beyond, who rode for the cure in the Ride to

Scientists fly to Kuujjuaq, show off projects

Students from Kahnawake and one from Kanesatake scienced their way to the Inuit community of Kuujjuaq for a youth science fair and made their communities proud by bringing home some sweet prizes. Catch them proudly nerding out over their top-notch science experiments. Kahnawake science geeks traveled far and wide to the