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La Ronge RCMP Staff Sgt. Kyle Watson led the discussion at the town hall meeting.
La Ronge RCMP Staff Sgt. Kyle Watson led the discussion at the town hall meeting. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge RCMP report falling crime stats at town hall meeting

By Derek Cornet
November 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

The La Ronge RCMP weren’t shy to answer questions at a town hall meeting held Nov. 15, which was attended by about 40 residents from the tri-communities.

“There was a lot of good, tough questions,” Staff Sgt. Kyle Watson said. “I was pleasantly surprised. Overall, it was quite good,.....

Pretty Archie from Nova Scotia will be performing Nov. 16 in Air Ronge.
Pretty Archie from Nova Scotia will be performing Nov. 16 in Air Ronge. Facebook/Eventbrite for Organizers

Concert series to feature bands from across Canada

By Derek Cornet
November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

Winters are long in northern Saskatchewan and members of the La Ronge Arts Council hope a bit of live music will help pass the time.

The annual Napatak Ramble Concert Series begins Nov. 16 with a performance from Pretty Archie at the Elks Hall in Air Ronge. Known for.....

Operation Christmas Child occurs between Nov. 12-18.
Operation Christmas Child occurs between Nov. 12-18. file photo/paNOW Staff

Residents encouraged to fill shoeboxes for children from developing countries

By Derek Cornet
November 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

Operation Christmas Child is in full force across Canada this week and tri-community residents are encouraged to share the holiday spirit by filling a shoebox for children in need.

The endeavour is coordinated by Samaritan’s Purse Canada and local organizer Glenys Plunz, who said every year area residents donate.....

The Saskatchewan government has announced they will begin distributing safe inhalation supplies in an effort to tackle high HIV and Hepatitis C rates in the province.
The Saskatchewan government has announced they will begin distributing safe inhalation supplies in an effort to tackle high HIV and Hepatitis C rates in the province. YouTube/Screenshot

Sask. to begin distribution of safer inhalation supplies

By Brady Bateman
November 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

Drug users in Saskatchewan will soon be given a safer option for inhalation supplies after the Saskatchewan Health Authority announced they will be supplying community based organizations (CBOs) and Saskatchewan’s provincially funded harm reduction sites with safer inhalation supplies.

Typically, items such as aluminum cans and or glass bottles.....

Residents of Cumberland House performed a solidarity walk this morning.
Residents of Cumberland House performed a solidarity walk this morning. submitted photo/Marlene McKay

'It's a crisis': Cumberland House residents march to combat drugs and violence

By Derek Cornet
November 9, 2018 - 4:08pm

Hundreds of residents of Cumberland House came together to send a strong message that gangs and drugs have no place in their community.

The Taking Back Our Community Solidarity Walk began at 11 a.m. and included hundreds of students between Grades six through 12, as well as other residents.....

PNLS will meet with an engagement panel Nov. 30.
PNLS will meet with an engagement panel Nov. 30. file photo/paNOW Staff

PNLS seeking public input as part of provincial library review

By Derek Cornet
November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Pahkisimon Nuyeʔáh Library System (PNLS) is asking residents of northern Saskatchewan to provide feedback about libraries and what changes they’d like to see.

That’s according to PNLS Director James Hope Howard who said the provincial government is currently undertaking a library review across Saskatchewan. As the regional body.....

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