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Pilot charged with impaired operation after small plane crash near Swift Current

By larongeNOW Staff
May 23, 2018 - 12:59pm Updated: May 23, 2018 - 1:39pm

The pilot of a Cessna passenger plane that crashed in a field outside Swift Current yesterday has been charged with impaired operation of a plane.

According to RCMP, officers were called to the crash site on the North side of the Trans Canada Highway four kilometres outside of Swift.....

Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system.
Janine Dawatsare presented to the Northern Justice Symposium about the law day event, and other activities she's using in her community of Patuanak to educate youth and residents about the justice system. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Justice initiatives reduce youth court appearances to zero in Patuanak

By Bryan Eneas
May 17, 2018 - 8:00am

A community justice coordinator for the English River First Nation in Patuanak, some 400 kilometers North of Prince Albert, has set out to mak youth in her community aware of the justice system, and she brought about an interesting result.

Janine Dawatsare was a presenter at the Northern Justice.....

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck was the keynote speaker at this year's New North Northern Justice Symposium.
Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck was the keynote speaker at this year's New North Northern Justice Symposium. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Canadian Senator delivers keynote at Northern Justice Symposium

By Bryan Eneas
May 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Dignitaries from across the province assembled in Prince Albert to discuss the justice system and initiatives that are benefitting Saskatchewan’s northern residents.

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck kicked off the justice symposium, which is being held at Plaza 88 in Prince Albert between May 15 and 17. Her speech.....

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La Ronge residents fined for fish and wildlife violations after two-year investigation

By larongeNOW Staff
May 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

Eight La Ronge residents were fined a total of $11,110 after a two-year investigation by the Saskatchewan Environment Ministry into fish and wildlife violations.

According to the province, the case began with tips from the public in 2015 regarding illegal fish marketing. Conservation officers began gathering evidence, and the.....

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‘We still need help’: La Loche leader on mental counselling

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
May 9, 2018 - 2:54pm

As she sentenced the man who killed four people and injured seven others in La Loche in 2016, Judge Janet McIvor criticized the provincial and federal governments for not doing enough to help the northern community.

“They have been abandoned. They have been let down,” she said.

“More.....

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