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About 50 trees will be cut down in Patterson Park in the coming weeks.
About 50 trees will be cut down in Patterson Park in the coming weeks. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Community meeting planned to discuss future of Patterson Park

By Derek Cornet
July 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

Dozens of trees are being removed from La Ronge’s Patterson Park for safety reasons.

“We did a thorough inventory of what was healthy and what was not, and we found about 50 or so trees were not healthy,” town administrator Stephen Conway said. “We drilled through a tree and.....

Several changes to how liquor is sold in La Ronge will come into effect next year.
Several changes to how liquor is sold in La Ronge will come into effect next year. file photo/paNOW Staff

Off-sale liquor stores in La Ronge to close by midnight in 2019

By Derek Cornet
July 12, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: July 13, 2018 - 8:51am

Under a new Town of La Ronge bylaw which will be drafted by the end of the year, off-sale liquor stores will stop selling alcohol by midnight and bars will close at 1 a.m.

That’s according to Coun. Matthew Klassen, who said the rules will officially go into effect.....

La Ronge Council could hire police officers to address local crime.
La Ronge Council could hire police officers to address local crime. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge Council considers hiring additional police officers

By Derek Cornet
July 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

La Ronge Council is considering hiring three additional police officers to focus their efforts more on crime within town limits.

The idea was brought forward by Deputy-Mayor Hugh Watt at a regular meeting Wednesday, after he and Counc. Dallas Everest met with provincial policing and corrections officials earlier this.....

Construction work is occurring along Robertson Drive in La Ronge.
Construction work is occurring along Robertson Drive in La Ronge. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Seniors living complex and residential care unit currently being built in La Ronge

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

A 10-unit senior's living complex, a residential care unit and more are currently being built along Robertson Drive in La Ronge.

“The good part is they’re filling a need and there’s isn’t anyone in town who won’t say we don’t need that particular housing,” Mayor Ron Woytowich said. “The.....

Vi Werchola of La Ronge Family Taxi has concerns about La Ronge's alcohol strategy.
Vi Werchola of La Ronge Family Taxi has concerns about La Ronge's alcohol strategy. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Taxi companies concerned about La Ronge Council's plan to keep them open late

By Derek Cornet
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: July 11, 2018 - 11:17am

A plan to force taxi companies to stay open as late as liquor establishments in La Ronge could mean less cabs on the road.

When La Ronge Council released a list of Community Alcohol Management Plan recommendations they chose to support in May, one approved item was to require.....

Morgan Bell began working as NAR's animal control officer Monday.
Morgan Bell began working as NAR's animal control officer Monday. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Animal control officer begins work with NAR

By Derek Cornet
July 10, 2018 - 2:00pm

Northern Animal Rescue (NAR) will be able to create a larger impact in the tri-communities after the hiring of the non-profit’s first employee.

Morgan Bell began working as the organization’s animal control officer Monday after the board was able to secure a $30,000 six-month contract with the Town of.....

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