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Teaching right from wrong

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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 visions of homeowners and...

Bound for provincials

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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 the CHS boys placed third overall in regional 5A pool play (there...

Starvation causes owl deaths

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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 in emaciated condition. Eight owls have made...

Milder temps forecast

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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 going to see cold outbreaks at some point within...

The Conversation: Karen Robertson

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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 as a teacher and her love for...

Wildfire issue in need of solution

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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 community organizations followed by a 50-minute question and answer...

Building knowledge

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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 conference Oct. 21-23 in Meadow Lake. “The SBOA is...

Jolibois elected MP

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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 La Loche mayor...

Clarke has no regrets

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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 between election coverage and Game 3 of the Toronto Blue Jays-Kansas City Royals...

Authors launch new books

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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 audience with short excerpts from books recently published. Corvus...