Infrastructure

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.....

file photo/CKOM

Premier Moe defends Sask. carbon tax court challenge

By Andrew Shepherd/980 CJME
November 1, 2018 - 8:31am

The Saskatchewan government looks forward to its court challenge against the carbon tax after the federal government submitted it’s reasoning in defence of putting a price on pollution.

In written arguments filed this week, Ottawa argued it has the power to impose a carbon tax on Saskatchewan because climate.....

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.....

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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