Infrastructure

Bell's Point School is overcrowded and needs temporary portables.
Bell's Point School is overcrowded and needs temporary portables. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

LLRIB chief concerned with school overcrowding, construction of wellness centre

By Derek Cornet
September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

School overcrowding, safe drinking water and a wellness treatment recovery centre are the three main issues Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson presented to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit in Saskatoon.

Cook-Searson, who was invited to the meeting Wednesday by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous.....

Hydrant flushing to begin Sept. 12 in Air Ronge.
Hydrant flushing to begin Sept. 12 in Air Ronge. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Water discolouration possible in Air Ronge as lines are flushed this week

By Derek Cornet
September 10, 2018 - 1:31pm Updated: September 10, 2018 - 2:45pm

Residents of Air Ronge could notice discolouration in their tap water starting Sept. 12.

That’s according to village administrator Charmayne Szatkowski who said municipal employees will begin flushing pipelines later this week. She noted the flushing is done once per year as part of Water Security Agency rules every.....

Premier Scott Moe says the province will bring its case against a carbon tax to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.
Premier Scott Moe says the province will bring its case against a carbon tax to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff

Sask. Premier wants Trans Mountain pipeline to push forward

By CJME News Staff
September 6, 2018 - 5:17pm

Saskatchewan's Premier is joining the chorus of voices pushing for the federal government to do whatever it can to restart the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Speaking on Gormley Thursday morning, Scott Moe said nothing that he heard from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meetings in Alberta on Wednesday reassured him.....

Nut Point Campground is one of three already closed for the year.
Nut Point Campground is one of three already closed for the year. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Visitation increased at Lac La Ronge Provincial Park campgrounds

By Derek Cornet
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm

The number of people sleeping overnight at campgrounds in the Lac La Ronge Provincial Park has increased in comparison to recent years.

That’s according to Park Manager Natasha Merriman who said visitation increased at the Nemeiben Lake, Nut Point and Wadin Bay campgrounds in 2018. While those campgrounds are.....

Many trees were removed recently from Heritage Park.
Many trees were removed recently from Heritage Park. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Residents concerned with tree removal at Air Ronge's Heritage Park

By Derek Cornet
August 30, 2018 - 5:00pm

Air Ronge residents are concerned with the large number of trees removed from Heritage Park.

As part of Air Ronge Council’s vision to make the park a more family-friendly recreational destination , recent work has involved the removal of many trees bordering homes and other areas of the riverside.....

Mel Hegland Uniplex in La Ronge is in need of upgrades.
Mel Hegland Uniplex in La Ronge is in need of upgrades. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Mel Hegland Uniplex renovations could cost more than $1 million

By Derek Cornet
August 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

With La Ronge Council discussing plans to spend more than $1 million at the Mel Hegland Uniplex, Ice Wolves President Grant Merriman wants residents to know how important the arena is to the team.

“We need a good facility if we’re going to have a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.....

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