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Harrison Brown, CEO of HeadCheck Health (right) with a Weyburn Red Wings player giving an example of one of HeadCheck's digital concussion protocol tests.
Harrison Brown, CEO of HeadCheck Health (right) with a Weyburn Red Wings player giving an example of one of HeadCheck's digital concussion protocol tests. Aaron Schulze/larongeNOW

CJHL implements nationwide concussion program

By Aaron Schulze
September 25, 2018 - 6:04pm

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) Showcase is used to show off the talent in the league to collegiate hockey scouts, although the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) used the stage to show off a new concussion program.

The CJHL, an association of 10 Junior A hockey league which.....

Members of the Town of La Ronge Council.
Members of the Town of La Ronge Council. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge Council allegations to be examined by RCMP and provincial government

By Derek Cornet
September 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Ministry of Government Relations has received a letter from former La Ronge Administrator Stephen Conway asking for an investigation into his claimed conduct of members of town council .

Communications Consultant Kathy Goldfinch confirmed Monday the provincial government received the letter, which was also forwarded to larongeNOW and.....

Bobby Cameron is seeking re-election as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations; he will be running against Delbert Wapass, the chief of the Thunderchild First Nation.
Bobby Cameron is seeking re-election as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations; he will be running against Delbert Wapass, the chief of the Thunderchild First Nation. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

FSIN announces candidates ahead of elections

By Bryan Eneas
September 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

The candidates have been named and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations will be heading to the polls in just under a month.

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron rescinded his position for the time being leading up to the elections, which will take place during the FSIN Annual Assembly on.....

The Meridian Canadian Open was held at the North Battleford Civic Centre in 2017 and was sold out the entire weekend.
The Meridian Canadian Open was held at the North Battleford Civic Centre in 2017 and was sold out the entire weekend. Anil Mungal/Anil Mungal Photography

Passes now available for world curling event

By battlefordsNOW Staff
September 25, 2018 - 3:07pm

Curling fans can line up for tickets to the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling tour which makes a stop in North Battleford Jan. 8 to 13, 2019.

The Full Event Passes are now available for the Meridian Canadian Open which features 16 men’s and 16 women’s teams with a.....

Johnathan Ryann Gunville who is facing charges related to a Sept. 16 Amber Alert incident returned to court Tuesday.
Johnathan Ryann Gunville who is facing charges related to a Sept. 16 Amber Alert incident returned to court Tuesday. Facebook/Johnathan Ryann Gunville

Accused in Amber Alert 'not a monster': Defence

By Angela Brown
September 25, 2018 - 2:10pm

The lawyer for the accused in a recent Amber Alert says his client is not a monster, and there may be video footage to prove his innocence.

Johnathan Ryann Gunville, 19, of North Battleford remains in custody and faces charges including: abduction, unlawful confinement, abandoning a child, dangerous operation.....

Shelly Chell, or Luna Lithia, a former resident of La Ronge, is part of an international competition which could see her featured on the cover of Inked Magazine.
Shelly Chell, or Luna Lithia, a former resident of La Ronge, is part of an international competition which could see her featured on the cover of Inked Magazine. submitted photo/Shelly Chell

Former La Ronge resident vying for Inked cover

By Bryan Eneas
September 25, 2018 - 2:00pm

A woman who grew up in La Ronge is now in an international competition to appear on the cover of Inked magazine.

Shelly Chell, who models under the name Luna Lithia, now lives in Alberta and is one contestant in Inked Magazine’s Cover Girl Contest competing for votes which.....

Percy Roske stands next to 1978 Chevrolet Corvette he won.
Percy Roske stands next to 1978 Chevrolet Corvette he won. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

'It was just unreal': La Ronge man wins 1978 Indy Pace Car

By Derek Cornet
September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

La Ronge’s Percy Roske didn’t believe it at first when he received a phone call from Access Communications earlier this month letting him know he won their 40th Anniversary Car Raffle.

“It was just unreal,” he said. “I was just ecstatic. It wasn’t until the next day it set.....

Nicole Rancourt is taking over the role of NDP critic for social services, housing and SGI.
Nicole Rancourt is taking over the role of NDP critic for social services, housing and SGI. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Saskatchewan NDP shuffles critic roles

By paNOW Staff
September 25, 2018 - 11:06am

Saskatchewan’s NDP leader, Ryan Meili, has announced new roles for several MLAs, including Prince Albert’s local party representative.

Prince Albert Northcote representative Nicole Rancourt was named the party’s new Social Services Critic. Rancourt, a registered social worker by training, also takes on the role of critic for housing, community-based.....

All of the accused appeared in provincial court Monday in La Ronge.
All of the accused appeared in provincial court Monday in La Ronge. file photo/paNOW Staff

Charges laid after home invasion in Deschambault Lake

By larongeNOW Staff
September 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

Seven people have been charged after RCMP were called to a reported home invasion Friday in Deschambault Lake.

According to a new release, officers were called to a residence in the northern community Sept. 21 and when police arrived, they found three men who were assaulted, as well as.....

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