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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,.....

Vincent Noseworthy was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, choking with the intent to overcome resistance and unlawful confinement, among other allegations, on Oct. 31, 2018.
Vincent Noseworthy was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, choking with the intent to overcome resistance and unlawful confinement, among other allegations, on Oct. 31, 2018. Edmonton Police Service

Sask. RCMP issue warning about man charged with sexual assault

By 980 CJME
November 19, 2018 - 7:56am

RCMP in Saskatchewan are issuing a warning about a man charged with an alleged violent sexual assault in Alberta.

Edmonton police said on Oct. 14, a woman reported to them that she’d been violently sexually and physically assaulted by her Tinder date — 39-year-old Vincent Noseworthy.

It happened.....

The Saskatchewan First Nation Safety Association will be working with a number of organizations to improve safety.
The Saskatchewan First Nation Safety Association will be working with a number of organizations to improve safety. SFNSA website

First Nation groups coming together to improve safety

By paNOW Staff
November 18, 2018 - 12:00pm

A new First Nations partnership regarding public and worker safety has been set up.

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN), Saskatchewan Gaming Authority (SIGA), and Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association (SFNSA), will work towards improving various education and safety programs with the ultimate aim of making First Nation.....

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.....

Thursday Nov. 15 was Saskatchewan Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Heritage Day.
Thursday Nov. 15 was Saskatchewan Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Heritage Day. File photo/paNOW Staff

Camo Day in Saskatchewan

By Michael Joel-Hansen
November 15, 2018 - 4:55pm

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation wants to remind people about the importance of hunting, fishing and trapping in Saskatchewan.

Thursday Nov. 15 was Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Heritage Day in Saskatchewan. In the spirit of this day, the federation is encouraging people to wear camouflage clothing to show support and.....

RCMP Cpl. Mel Zurevinsky speaking to reporters after a presentation at a Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon on Nov. 15, 2018.
RCMP Cpl. Mel Zurevinsky speaking to reporters after a presentation at a Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon on Nov. 15, 2018. Bryn Levy/CJME News Staff

RCMP discuss rural crime at SARM convention in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy/CJME News Staff
November 15, 2018 - 2:45pm

Delegates at a Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) convention in Saskatoon took the opportunity to question the RCMP’s staffing levels and response times during a presentation Thursday morning.

RCMP Cpl. Mel Zurevinsky addressed hundreds or representatives from rural municipalities across the province at TCU Place. His presentation focused.....

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