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The visitor centre sells a large variety of handmade products.
The visitor centre sells a large variety of handmade products. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Visitor centre nets $25,000 worth of sales last month

By Derek Cornet
January 22, 2019 - 5:00pm

It was a busy holiday season at the Lac La Ronge Visitor Centre with more than $25,000 being spent on local art and products.

“An average month here would be $2,000 to $3,000 worth of art sold,” Manager Judy Hanke said. “In December alone, in about 15 days we.....

Turnor Lake RCMP are thankful for the assistance of local guides during a recent call.
Turnor Lake RCMP are thankful for the assistance of local guides during a recent call. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

RCMP thankful for local guides during recent call near Turnor Lake

By Derek Cornet
January 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

A Turnor Lake RCMP officer who was involved in the search for a man in medical distress on Frobisher Lake said he's doing well and recovering from his injuries.

“I’m not sure if he has been released from hospital yet, but he’s expected to make a recovery,” Const. Colin.....

UPDATE:Missing Ahtahkakoop woman found safe

By paNOW Staff
January 21, 2019 - 7:30pm Updated: January 22, 2019 - 8:19am

UPDATE:Shellbrook RCMP informed the media 8:15 a.m.Tuesday that the missing woman, Hailey Elizabeth Sasakamoose, had been located safe and sound.

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A 21-year-old woman from Ahtahkakoop First Nation has been reported as missing.

RCMP said Hailey Elizabeth Sasakamoose was reported missing on Jan.18 at around 10 p.m.,.....

Blake Wheeler, 12, was selected as the 2019 Saskatchewan ambassador for the Champions Presented by Walmart program, which honours children who have triumphed despite severe medical challenges.
Blake Wheeler, 12, was selected as the 2019 Saskatchewan ambassador for the Champions Presented by Walmart program, which honours children who have triumphed despite severe medical challenges. submitted photo/Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation

Saskatchewan Champion Child to honour late twin brother

By paNOW Staff
January 17, 2019 - 3:06pm

The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation has announced the 2019 Saskatchewan Champion Child.

On Thursday, Blake Wheeler was named as the 2019 Saskatchewan ambassador for the Champions Presented by Walmart program, which honours children who triumphed despite severe medical challenges.

Blake Wheeler, 12, is making a special tribute.....

Eighteen mushers are signed up so far for the Canadian Challenge.
Eighteen mushers are signed up so far for the Canadian Challenge. submitted photo/Kandis Riese

Mushers from across Canada registered for Canadian Challenge

By Derek Cornet
January 17, 2019 - 12:00pm

With the start of Canadian Challenge only one month away, organizers are excited to have mushers from across Canada registered in the event.

The main 12-dog race features more than 500 kilometers of trails, which pass through dense forests, frozen lakes and the rocky landscape of the Canadian Shield......

The snowmobiles are decked out in pink, making them more visible as the ladies travel in the ditches beside the roads.
The snowmobiles are decked out in pink, making them more visible as the ladies travel in the ditches beside the roads. Shauna Menzel/Facebook

Prairie Women on Snowmobiles begins in Meadow Lake, ends in P.A.

By Aaron Schulze
January 16, 2019 - 5:23pm

The snowmobiling squad which raises funds for breast cancer research and promotes safe snowmobiling have mapped their route for their latest ride across Saskatchewan.

Prairie Women Snowmobiles will begin its six-day-long, 1,400 to 1,600km journey in Meadow Lake on Feb. 3 with the grand finale set on Feb. 8.....

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