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Soon village workers won't be collecting garbage by hand.
Soon village workers won't be collecting garbage by hand. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Garbage collection changing in Air Ronge

By Derek Cornet
November 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Residential garbage pick up in Air Ronge could be permanently switched to once per week starting Nov. 13.

That’s according to Mayor Gordon Stomp who said it was the second year in a row the village reduced garbage collection in the colder months to save time and have workers.....

John Russell cleared snow this afternoon from his driveway.
John Russell cleared snow this afternoon from his driveway. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Town of La Ronge creating snow removal plan

By Derek Cornet
November 5, 2018 - 4:48pm

Heavy snowfall kept public works employees with the Town of La Ronge busy through the day clearing local streets.

“The main priority with a big snow event like this is to get the emergency lanes clear,” said Director of Infrastructure Mike Maggrah. “Our priorities are to get the streets.....

The old town shop will be replaced with a new one on the same lot.
The old town shop will be replaced with a new one on the same lot. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge Council approved $2.3 million for new public works shop

By Derek Cornet
November 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

La Ronge councillors have authorized the construction of a new public works shop valued at $2.3 million.

“The shop itself has been planned for a long time,” Mayor Ron Woytowich said. “The previous council was already working on it and had made plans. We just continued with it and.....

An example of elevated track used in a skills park.
An example of elevated track used in a skills park. submitted photo/Dan Irvine

BORA building bike skills park in La Ronge

By Derek Cornet
October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Boreal Outdoor Recreation Association (BORA) has been given the go-ahead to construct an outdoor skills park for bikes near the Mel Hegland Uniplex.

La Ronge Council recently approved a funding request by BORA for $7,800 in order to match a grant in the same amount from the provincial.....

LLRIB Chief Tammy Cook-Searson presents the project to council.
LLRIB Chief Tammy Cook-Searson presents the project to council. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

LLRIB chief hopeful Liberals will fund wellness centre in coming weeks

By Derek Cornet
October 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson said she is hopeful the Liberals will provide $15.45 million in the next month to assist with constructing a wellness, healing and recovery centre on the reserve.

That’s what she told Air Ronge Council at a regular meeting Oct. 29 at.....

The La Ronge Taskforce last met in June.
The La Ronge Taskforce last met in June. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge Taskforce on hold indefinitely

By Derek Cornet
October 25, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: October 25, 2018 - 2:51pm

Council decided to put the La Ronge Taskforce on hold indefinitely only six months into a two-year mandate.

That’s according to Chairperson Anne Calladine, who said taskforce members will no longer be meeting until council decides to revive the initiative. She noted it would have been good to keep.....

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