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Saskatchewan residents are paying the lowest prices for gas, according to one market analyst.
Saskatchewan residents are paying the lowest prices for gas, according to one market analyst. File photo/paNOW Staff

Saskatchewan has lowest gas prices in country: analyst

By Nigel Maxwell
May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Saskatchewan families may have to look a bit harder for good deals on gas as they head out on the highways this weekend.

According to the price-tracking app GasBuddy, the average price of gas in the province is $1.26/litre. The lowest advertised price in the province, as of noon.....

At the Lac La Ronge Visitor Centre, Judy Hanke said she didn't notice a drop in the number of visitors due to the 2015 fire.
At the Lac La Ronge Visitor Centre, Judy Hanke said she didn't notice a drop in the number of visitors due to the 2015 fire. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Campers returning to Lac La Ronge Provincial Park

By Derek Cornet
May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Campground use in the Lac La Ronge Provincial Park is returning to normal levels after a 2015 wildfire caused devastation.

That’s according to Park Manager Natasha Merriman, who said the Egg Fire, which reached 950 square kilometers in size , destroyed more than half of the Nemeiben Lake and.....

A black-legged tick, which can transmit lyme disease.
A black-legged tick, which can transmit lyme disease. File photo/CJME News Staff

Beware of ticks this spring: parasitologist

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

Ticks are most common at this time of year, so it's important to be vigilant and protect yourself from the biting pests while enjoying the outdoors.

Late May to early June is when ticks are most active, according to Brent Wagner, a parasitologist at the University of Saskatchewan. In.....

A crew of volunteers took 27 truck-and-trailer loads of garbage to the landfill.
A crew of volunteers took 27 truck-and-trailer loads of garbage to the landfill. Submitted photo/Jamie Charles

'It's a dream come true': Restauranteurs give back to tri-community with cleanup effort

By Derek Cornet
May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 18, 2018 - 3:50pm

A local couple and a group of volunteers showed their appreciation for the tri-community by making the area a cleaner place to live.

Business owners Jamie and Charmaine Charles, who operate Cravings Late Night Food in Air Ronge, were driving around the community earlier this month when they noticed.....

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Residents urged to develop plan for wildfires and other emergencies

By Charlene Tebbutt
May 18, 2018 - 8:00am

With wildfires burning across the province, safety advocates say it’s important to have a plan for emergencies.

Wildfires continue to burn in the Crutwell area, the southwest portion of the Prince Albert National Park, and other areas of northern and central Saskatchewan. While some communities have been evacuated, others.....

Anne Cook hangs artwork from tri-community students at Mistasinihk Place.
Anne Cook hangs artwork from tri-community students at Mistasinihk Place. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Student artwork displayed at La Ronge gallery

By Derek Cornet
May 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

Students in the tri-communities have the opportunity to have their artwork displayed in a public gallery this month.

The artwork, displayed at Mistasinihk Place this month, included pieces by students from La Ronge’s Pre-Cam Elementary School and the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s Senator Myles Venne School. La Ronge.....

Kevin Garinger, president of the Humboldt Broncos, speaks during a press conference about where the money from the GoFundMe campaign will go.
Kevin Garinger, president of the Humboldt Broncos, speaks during a press conference about where the money from the GoFundMe campaign will go. CJME News Staff

Humboldt Broncos begin process to distribute GoFundMe money

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
May 17, 2018 - 4:41pm

The Humboldt Broncos have started the legislated process to deal with money from the GoFundMe campaign.

Over $15 million was raised following the fatal crash on April 6 where 16 members of the team lost their lives. Others suffered life-changing injuries.

After a deduction of fees charged by.....

Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system.
Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Justice initiatives reduce youth court appearances to zero in Patuanak

By Bryan Eneas
May 17, 2018 - 8:00am

A community justice coordinator for the English River First Nation in Patuanak, some 400 kilometers North of Prince Albert, has set out to mak youth in her community aware of the justice system, and she brought about an interesting result.

Janine Dawatsare was a presenter at the Northern Justice.....

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