La Ronge & Area

Starvation causes owl deaths

by Derek Cornet Starving snowy owls are being found by people throughout the North. Since Oct. 15, Mark Dallyn at Healing Haven Wildlife Rescue near Dorintosh has received 16 reports of owls being found i...

Milder temps forecast

by Derek Cornet According to Environment Canada meteorologist John Paul Cragg, Northwest residents can expect warmer than average temperatures until the end of the year. “I want to stress the fact we’re g...

The Conversation

With her youngest child serving in the Canadian Armed Forces, La Ronge resident Karen Robertson appreciates the importance of Remembrance Day. Recently Karen spoke with Northern Pride about her son, her career ...

Wildfire issue in need of solution

Saskatchewan’s largest northern municipality held a wildlife response forum Oct. 27, but what happens next is a lingering question. The two-hour meeting in La Ronge consisted of five presentations from communit...

Building knowledge

You can learn a lot from your peers. That’s what close to 60 building officials from around the province can attest to after attending the Saskatchewan Building Officials Association (SBOA) 2015 fall confere...

Jolibois elected MP

by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election may be over, but one more trip to the polls still awaits the people of La Loche. Although a date for a municipal by-election has yet to be set, current...

Clarke has no regrets

by Phil Ambroziak On election night in Meadow Lake, Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River’s incumbent Conservative candidate Rob Clarke and a handful of his supporters spent the evening flipping back-and-forth...

Authors launch new books

by Linda Mikolayenko Three Saskatchewan authors presented readings from their new works at the La Ronge Public Library on Sunday (Oct. 18). Harold Johnson, R.P. MacIntyre and Sandy Marie Bonny teased the aud...

Democracy gains strength

It’s been said close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but for Lawrence Joseph these are more than mere words. The Liberal candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River was only 70 votes away fro...

Alicorn Stables a unique northern business

by Linda Mikolayenko The boreal forest of northern Saskatchewan is not exactly known as horse country, yet Tina Johnson and her husband, Cliff, have established Alicorn Stables near Rabbit Creek about 20 kil...