La Ronge & Area

Northerners flock to Games

by Derek Cornet The 2016 Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games are underway and have attracted more than 3,400 athletes. Onion Lake Cree Nation is hosting the event, which started March 27 and wraps up ...

Exercise your democratic right

One vote can make all the difference in the world. A mere six months removed from last fall’s federal election, and in the midst of a media circus south of the border surrounding perhaps the most controversi...

Cops investigate food contamination

A 48-year-old male has been charged in relation to a public mischief investigation in La Ronge. At 1:30 p.m. March 28, La Ronge RCMP received a complaint from a local business, advising police that an indivi...

100 days and counting

by Phil Ambroziak & Derek Cornet Having been sworn into office Dec. 1, Georgina Jolibois has officially been a Member of a Parliament for 100 days. The new job, and change in lifestyle that comes with it...

Province short election workers

by Phil Ambroziak With the writ expected to drop any day now, provincial candidates are more eager than ever to officially hit the campaign trail. Back at the home front, however, Elections Saskatchewan i...

Broncos head to final

by Phil Ambroziak Two down, one to go. After going through the Moosomin Warriors and the La Ronge 89ers, the Meadow Lake Broncos have secured a spot in the Beaver Lakes Hockey League (BLHL) championship f...

WolfCop set to return

by Derek Cornet An actor raised in La Ronge has been tapped to reprise his role in WolfCop 2, a sequel which is expected to begin filming next month. “I haven’t signed the contract yet, but they have aske...

New Year’s babies arrive

by Derek Cornet The New Year’s babies in Meadow Lake and La Ronge are both girls. Brynn Gilroyed was born Jan. 1 at 5:54 a.m. at the Meadow Lake Hospital to parents Scott and Jackie Gilroyed while, at the...

Teaching right from wrong

The people of La Ronge are tired of being victims and are ready to take action in the face of ongoing theft, vandalism and property crime throughout their community. A statement such as this may elicit visio...

Bound for provincials

by Phil Ambroziak The Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) regional tournaments held this past weekend (Nov. 14) had a bittersweet ending for Meadow Lake’s Carpenter High School. While t...