Events

Hoop dancers perform for students at Pre-Cam Community School Cultural Day.
Hoop dancers perform for students at Pre-Cam Community School Cultural Day. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Hoop dancers captivating audiences with unique skills

By Derek Cornet
May 26, 2018 - 8:00am

The Pre-Cam Community School hoop dancers have been perfecting their moves since September and are now exhibiting their skills with ease.

Beginning at the start of the school year, instructor and retired teacher Glen Watchel said students began dancing with only five hoops before slowing moving up to 21......

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.....

Wendy Mirasty signs copies of her book during a reading in La Ronge.
Wendy Mirasty signs copies of her book during a reading in La Ronge. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

New book supports life as a single mother

By Derek Cornet
May 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

A new book is reminding single mothers to remember the good times with their children and to unwind after a long day.

Written by Wendy Mirasty, who is a Lac La Ronge Indian Band member living in Prince Albert, 52 Weeks of a Single Mother’s Love contains weekly reflections.....

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck will be visiting Prince Albert, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Justice Symposium, which runs between May 15 and May 17.
Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck will be visiting Prince Albert, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Justice Symposium, which runs between May 15 and May 17. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Northern Justice Symposium to focus on the good stories

By Bryan Eneas
May 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

A gathering on Prince Albert will take a look at a number of community based initiatives which are proving to have success in northern communities.

Matt Heley, the CEO of New North, a northern advocacy group, said this year’s Northern Justice Symposium will highlight the efforts of northern residents.....

Roughrider Spencer Moore signs an autograph for a student during the camp.
Roughrider Spencer Moore signs an autograph for a student during the camp. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Roughriders attend football jamboree in La Ronge

By Derek Cornet
May 14, 2018 - 8:00am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders Northern Football Jamboree attracted more than 100 students to La Ronge over the weekend.

The annual event featured five Roughriders from the Canadian Football League including quarterback Brandon Bridge, defensive lineman Zack Evans, defensive back Ed Gainey, defensive end Willie Jefferson and fullback Spencer Moore. According.....

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