Local

Powered by

The liquor store is open after emergency crews were called Nov. 17.
The liquor store is open after emergency crews were called Nov. 17. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Loose wire cause of La Ronge liquor store shutdown

By Derek Cornet
November 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

The provincial liquor store in La Ronge was closed for nearly two hours Nov. 17 after staff noticed a burning smell in the building.

That’s according to Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Communications Manager David Morris who said staff noticed the smell at approximately 3:30 p.m. As a precaution,.....

Three people were charged in connection to the search warrant.
Three people were charged in connection to the search warrant. file photo/paNOW Staff

Cocaine seized during drug bust in La Ronge

By larongeNOW Staff
November 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Cocaine and cash were seized Nov. 15 after a search warrant was executed at an apartment along Studer St. in La Ronge.

That’s according to an RCMP press release, which stated the Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team and La Ronge RCMP seized 91 grams of cocaine, $1,150 in.....

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 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.....

Pages