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The office is located next to the Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership building.
The office is located next to the Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership building. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Athabasca Catering opens Air Ronge office with plans to expand

By Derek Cornet
November 14, 2018 - 4:49pm

Staff with Athabasca Catering Limited Partnership were in Air Ronge throughout the day Nov.14 celebrating the grand opening of a new company office.

Managing Director Alan Cole said the new space, located along Highway 2, will be used to support the company’s expansion in northern Saskatchewan. Emily Ross was.....

The Île-à-la-Crosse Fish Processing and Packaging Facility opened last year.
The Île-à-la-Crosse Fish Processing and Packaging Facility opened last year. submitted photo/Celine Favreau

'Our hearts and minds': Northern village wins municipal award for processing plant

By Derek Cornet
November 8, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Northern Village of Île-à-la-Crosse is being recognized for innovation and excellence as a municipal government.

It was recently announced the village would be receiving a Saskatchewan Municipal Award for its work establishing the Île-à-la-Crosse Fish Processing and Packaging Facility to provide employment and training opportunities, as well as.....

L.A. Family Shuttle is now only accepting pre-booked trips for four people or more.
L.A. Family Shuttle is now only accepting pre-booked trips for four people or more. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Regular passenger service ends between La Ronge and Prince Albert

By Derek Cornet
November 1, 2018 - 12:00pm

Regular passenger service between La Ronge and Prince Albert has ended as both companies operating on the route aren’t attracting enough customers to remain viable.

“I would like to continue,” L.A. Family Shuttle owner Vi Werchola, who also owns a fleet of taxis in La Ronge, said. “Unless we.....

Decades in the making: The proposed diamond mine at Fort a la Corne Forest took a major step forward Thursday with the environmental assessment approval from the province.
Decades in the making: The proposed diamond mine at Fort a la Corne Forest took a major step forward Thursday with the environmental assessment approval from the province. file photo/paNOW Staff

Diamond mine project near P.A. gets environmental approval

By Glenn Hicks
October 25, 2018 - 5:58pm

It took at least eight years of process but the environmental assessment approval for the proposed diamond mine 65 kilometres east of Prince Albert has now been granted by the province.

The Ministry of Environment announced Thursday the Star-Orion South Diamond Mine Project at the Fort à la Corne.....

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