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Whooping crane numbers once dipped below 50 birds. Now more than 600 birds are living in the wild thanks to continued conservation efforts.
Whooping crane numbers once dipped below 50 birds. Now more than 600 birds are living in the wild thanks to continued conservation efforts. submitted photo/Kim Mann

Whooping cranes see continued growth in numbers

By Brady Bateman
January 22, 2019 - 5:00pm

In 1941, only 21 whooping cranes existed in the world, but through decades of painstaking efforts the endangered whooping cranes now number some 650 in the wild.

At least 500 of those whooping cranes survive in the Wood Buffalo Aransas Texas flock, which migrates through Saskatchewan twice yearly, although.....

UPDATE:Missing Ahtahkakoop woman found safe

By paNOW Staff
January 21, 2019 - 7:30pm Updated: January 22, 2019 - 8:19am

UPDATE:Shellbrook RCMP informed the media 8:15 a.m.Tuesday that the missing woman, Hailey Elizabeth Sasakamoose, had been located safe and sound.

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A 21-year-old woman from Ahtahkakoop First Nation has been reported as missing.

RCMP said Hailey Elizabeth Sasakamoose was reported missing on Jan.18 at around 10 p.m.,.....

Pierre Dominic Morin photographed with his wife Belinda.
Pierre Dominic Morin photographed with his wife Belinda. submitted photo/Morin Family

Southend family seeks answers after 2017 murder

By Glenn Hicks
January 21, 2019 - 5:10pm

Family members of a man murdered in Southend 17 months ago continue to be frustrated that no one in the small northern community is prepared to talk to investigators. They are also frustrated by what they see as a lack of effort by the RCMP.

Pierre Dominic Morin, 33,.....

Debt load continues to be an issue for Saskatchewan families.
Debt load continues to be an issue for Saskatchewan families. File photo/paNOW Staff

Half of Saskatchewan families on verge of bankruptcy

By Ronald Quaroni
January 21, 2019 - 2:20pm

Saskatchewan families are just barely staying financially afloat.

The latest numbers according to accountancy firm MNP's Consumer Debt Index is that half of the province's residents are only $200 away from bankruptcy after they pay their regular bills.

Pam Meger, an MNP Senior Vice President of Insolvency and.....

Community members arrive at the Dene High School in La Loche Friday.
Community members arrive at the Dene High School in La Loche Friday. Derek Cornet/ paNOW Staff

UPDATE: Sombre La Loche ceremony marks completion of renovations at high school

By paNOW Staff
January 18, 2019 - 1:53pm Updated: January 18, 2019 - 4:21pm

UPDATE: The ceremony this afternoon to mark the reopening of parts of the Dene High School in La Loche has wrapped up. paNOW reporter Derek Cornet is in La Loche today as renovations were unveiled at Dene High School. He said the students played a role in a moving ceremony.....

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