La Ronge ski season cools off

by Derek Cornet With the 34th annual Don Allen Saskaloppet in the books, operations with the La Ronge Ski Club are winding down. The two-day races held north of La Ronge March 3 and 4 attracted more than ...

Shakeup at La Ronge town office

by Derek Cornet Former Town of La Ronge chief administrative officer Victoria MacDonald said she’s exploring her options after being let go from the position last month. “It was a council decision, but we...

Committee looks to reduce crime

by Phil Ambroziak It’s time to cut down on crime. That’s the consensus of the provincial government and the key motivating factor behind a recently formed caucus committee on crime reduction, which made i...

Treat problems not symptoms

It appears the province is getting serious about cracking down on crime. This isn’t to say Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party government have been turning a blind eye or carelessly laughing off the issue u...

Columbine supports La Loche

by Derek Cornet With the one year anniversary of the La Loche shooting approaching (Jan. 22), a special guest arrived in the northern village to spread a message of hope. “I told them I knew exactly what ...

The Conversation

Originally from Ile-a-la Crosse, Dawn Ewart is one of the newest members of the village council in Beauval. Recently, Dawn spoke with Northern Pride about her reason for seeking the job, her career with the Nor...

JRMCC director shows dedication

by Derek Cornet Director of sport, culture and recreation for the Jonas Roberts Memorial Community Centre (JRMCC) since 2012, Kevin Roberts knows the meaning of the word dedication. “I always had it in my...

Health authorities to be dissolved

by Derek Cornet A new provincial health body will be created to replace Saskatchewan’s 12 existing regional health authorities. The announcement occurred Jan. 4 and, according to a government press releas...

The Conversation 2016

Please enjoy this look back... Dakota Ray Hebert, actor – Jan. 14, 2016 Q: When did you begin acting? A: That’s always a really good question because I don’t know who or what to credit. I’ve always kind of...

NORTEP raising spirits, Part II

by Derek Cornet In the second of a two-part series, northerners gain a better understanding about what’s at stake with NORTEP’s potential closure, and discover how the program is a source of hope for people ...