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Rick Goodwin, far right, delivered the men and healing training.
Rick Goodwin, far right, delivered the men and healing training. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Trauma focused workshops held prior to Montreal Massacre vigil

By Derek Cornet
December 7, 2018 - 5:06pm

Fourteen women who died in the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal weren’t forgotten in La Ronge this week, as a candlelight vigil and men’s healing training workshop took place.

“It was a memorial vigil for the massacre that happened Dec. 6, 1989, where 14 women were killed because.....

One in three visits to the emergency room Saturdays involve alcohol.
One in three visits to the emergency room Saturdays involve alcohol. submitted photo/Mamawetan Churchill River Health Authority

La Ronge paying high economic price for excessive drinking

By Derek Cornet
December 7, 2018 - 1:44pm

Doctors agree residents of La Ronge are paying a high economic price for the heavy consumption of alcohol.

“The harms from alcohol is something most physicians see on a regular basis,” said Dr. James Irvine. “It’s been an ongoing concern for me over the years.”

Irvine has been.....

Counc. Matt Klassen said the town will have support from the RCMP and SLGA.
Counc. Matt Klassen said the town will have support from the RCMP and SLGA. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge RCMP, SLGA likely to have role in liquor bylaw enforcement

By Derek Cornet
December 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

Although all the details on how a new liquor and cannabis bylaw will be enforced in La Ronge isn’t entirely clear, discussion are well underway on how the process could look like.

“On some ends, the RCMP will take a role in some enforcement of liquor hours,” said Counc......

The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation to allow ride-sharing services like Uber to operate in the province.
The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation to allow ride-sharing services like Uber to operate in the province. Adriana Christianson/980 CJME

Province announces rules for ride-sharing drivers

By CJME News
December 6, 2018 - 3:28pm

Saskatchewan is closer to seeing drivers from companies such as Uber and Lyft on the roads with the province’s announcement of rules for ride-sharing services.

On the last day of the legislative session, the provincial government announced the official regulations to go along with ride-sharing legislation first introduced in.....

John Isaac Roberts, 76, suffers from dementia and could be in a vulnerable state.
John Isaac Roberts, 76, suffers from dementia and could be in a vulnerable state. submitted photo/La Ronge RCMP

UPDATE: Missing senior located

By larongeNOW Staff
December 6, 2018 - 3:09pm Updated: December 6, 2018 - 4:48pm

UPDATE: According to a media release from the La Ronge RCMP, John Roberts has been located.

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La Ronge RCMP is requesting the public’s help in locating 76-year-old John Isaac Roberts.

According to an RCMP media release, Roberts was last seen in La.....

Doug Hrycuik is the new superintendent of facilities.
Doug Hrycuik is the new superintendent of facilities. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

NLSD hires new superintendent of facilities

By Derek Cornet
December 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Northern Lights School Division is welcoming a new superintendent of facilities to its staff this week.

Doug Hrycuik, who currently lives at Weyakwin Lake, came out of semi-retirement to accept the position and he officially started Dec. 3. He’s taking over the job from Dennis Teichroeb, who left.....

File photo/paNOW Staff

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women marked across Canada

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 6, 2018 - 1:27pm

Today marks an important day in Canada. It was 29 year ago that 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique in Montreal.

Since that day, Canadians have been marking National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Donna Brooks, who serves as the CEO of the.....

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