La Ronge & Area

Judo popular in North

Phil Ambroziak “I like the sport and always have fun with it – whether I win or lose.” These words belong to 12-year-old Luke Sampson of La Ronge, a fourth-year judo competitor who said he’s been having o...

Telemiracle selects talent

by Phil Ambroziak The North will be well represented at Telemiracle 42 when the popular telethon hits the airwaves from Regina March 3 and 4. Of the 60 acts scheduled to appear on the annual broadcast, fi...

Armed robbers arrested

On Monday (Dec. 11) at approximately 1 a.m., La Ronge RCMP were called to a complaint of an armed robbery at a business located just off Highway 2 on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band. Two males, carrying what was d...

Locals escape Vegas shooting

by Phil Ambroziak Oct. 1 was an unlucky night to be in Las Vegas. Fortunately, Ile-a-la Crosse’s Sheylee Campbell (nee Belanger), her husband, Trent, and other northern visitors to Sin City, managed to escap...

Rally garners support

by Derek Cornet A call out to leaders to meet about the ongoing suicide crisis in northern Saskatchewan was responded to by three village mayors and a chief. In all, 250 community members, frontline worke...

Suicide crisis continues

by Derek Cornet The suicides of four young women in the Northwest this month have family and friends mourning their passing. In August, two members of the Birch Narrows Dene Nation ended their lives, as d...

Brad Wall to step down

After serving as Premier of Saskatchewan for nearly 10 years, Premier Brad Wall today announced that he will be retiring from that position and elected politics when his party elects a new Leader. Wall relea...

Treaty 10 gathering held

by Derek Cornet A Treaty 10 Gathering hosted by English River First Nation (ERFN) had participants engaged in conversation about the spirit and intent of the agreement. In all, more than 100 people attend...

New La Ronge administrator leaves

by Derek Cornet Another departure at the Town of La Ronge has the mayor concerned about attracting new staff. Chief administrative officer (CAO) Gavin Willins – who was promoted to the position in March –...

FDFN snags 2019 Games

by Phil Ambroziak It’s official. Yesterday (May 17), the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) announced Flying Dust First Nation will host the 2019 First Nations Summer Games. The last time the ...