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The beer gardens hosted by the Ice Wolves is one fundraiser some people would like to see left out of the annual Elks Fair.
The beer gardens hosted by the Ice Wolves is one fundraiser some people would like to see left out of the annual Elks Fair. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Charities, non-profits should focus fundraising away from alcohol sales

By Derek Cornet
December 11, 2018 - 5:00pm

With La Ronge Council and others looking to reduce liquor consumption in the tri-communities, Dr. Peter Butt believes local organizations need to find other ways to raise funds without selling liquor.

“In regards to events that are trying to raise money for the community, it’s counter-productive if it decreases.....

Grade 12 Wesmor Public High School student Linden Howlett makes final remarks at the podium.
Grade 12 Wesmor Public High School student Linden Howlett makes final remarks at the podium. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Prince Albert students bring Sober House Project to La Ronge

By Derek Cornet
December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

Students from Prince Albert were in La Ronge delivering a message of sobriety Monday and asked local residents to join them.

The Sober House Project was launched in October and three students from Prince Albert’s Wesmor Public High School spread the word about it ever since. As an effort.....

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Village of Pinehouse to face provincial inspection

By Glenn Hicks
December 10, 2018 - 6:03pm

The provincial government has ordered a wide-reaching administrative inspection of the Northern Village of Pinehouse.

It comes after the Privacy and Information Commissioner's public rebuke last month of the village's mayor and administration, following five years of non-compliance and obstruction regarding several freedom of information requests, many of which.....

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Sask. government launches inspection of northern village

By CKOM News Staff
December 10, 2018 - 4:05pm

The provincial government announced on Monday that it will conduct an inspection of the northern village of Pinehouse, a community of about 1,000 people located roughly 500 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

Warren Kaeding, the minister of government relations, said the investigation will focus on the village’s inability to fulfill.....

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Businessman Jim Pattison inducted into Canadian Walk of Fame

By Brady Bateman
December 10, 2018 - 3:40pm Updated: December 10, 2018 - 4:32pm

One of 10 new inductees into Canada's Walk of Fame is the man behind one of the most successful group of companies in the country.

Jim Pattison was honoured during the televised awards night on Sunday.

Canada’s Walk of Fame recognizes Canadians who have excelled on national and.....

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