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Louis Riel Day festivities will occur at the Kikinahk Friendship Centre.
Louis Riel Day festivities will occur at the Kikinahk Friendship Centre. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

'He was a visionary': Louis Riel Day festivities open to all tri-community residents

By Derek Cornet
November 16, 2018 - 4:55pm

Residents of the tri-communities are invited to the Kikinahk Friendship Centre this evening to celebrate Louis Riel Day.

“It’s a day to honour Louis Riel and recognize what he’s done for the Métis people,” said Jim Brady, Local 19 President Laura Burnouf. “He was a visionary and he was.....

La Ronge RCMP Staff Sgt. Kyle Watson led the discussion at the town hall meeting.
La Ronge RCMP Staff Sgt. Kyle Watson led the discussion at the town hall meeting. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge RCMP report falling crime stats at town hall meeting

By Derek Cornet
November 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

The La Ronge RCMP weren’t shy to answer questions at a town hall meeting held Nov. 15, which was attended by about 40 residents from the tri-communities.

“There was a lot of good, tough questions,” Staff Sgt. Kyle Watson said. “I was pleasantly surprised. Overall, it was quite good,.....

Glenda Risling, of Saskatoon, won't be returning to Wollaston Lake.
Glenda Risling, of Saskatoon, won't be returning to Wollaston Lake. submitted photo/Glenda Risling

Psychotherapist concerned about mental health in Wollaston Lake

By Derek Cornet
November 15, 2018 - 5:18pm Updated: November 15, 2018 - 5:54pm

A psychotherapist who recently didn’t have her contract renewed in Wollaston Lake is concerned about access to mental health services in the wake of her departure.

“There were a number of clients who were sad and upset about knowing they would have to start with a different therapist,” said.....

The first home game is set for Nov. 18 against the Melfort Mustangs.
The first home game is set for Nov. 18 against the Melfort Mustangs. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Ice Wolves looking for support with five home games in coming weeks

By Derek Cornet
November 15, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: November 15, 2018 - 1:14pm

With five home games scheduled before the end of the month, La Ronge Ice Wolves Head Coach Evan Vossen hopes to see fans in the stands supporting the team.

“Anytime you get to play in front of fans is a big boost for the guys,” he said. “When there’s.....

The office is located next to the Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership building.
The office is located next to the Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership building. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Athabasca Catering opens Air Ronge office with plans to expand

By Derek Cornet
November 14, 2018 - 4:49pm

Staff with Athabasca Catering Limited Partnership were in Air Ronge throughout the day Nov.14 celebrating the grand opening of a new company office.

Managing Director Alan Cole said the new space, located along Highway 2, will be used to support the company’s expansion in northern Saskatchewan. Emily Ross was.....

Pretty Archie from Nova Scotia will be performing Nov. 16 in Air Ronge.
Pretty Archie from Nova Scotia will be performing Nov. 16 in Air Ronge. Facebook/Eventbrite for Organizers

Concert series to feature bands from across Canada

By Derek Cornet
November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

Winters are long in northern Saskatchewan and members of the La Ronge Arts Council hope a bit of live music will help pass the time.

The annual Napatak Ramble Concert Series begins Nov. 16 with a performance from Pretty Archie at the Elks Hall in Air Ronge. Known for.....

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