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...

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 –...

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...

NORTEP raising northern spirits

by Derek Cornet Deep roots in history The wheels of time have taken a sharp turn in northern Saskatchewan. “If you really want something, you make it work no matter what,” said third-year Northern Teac...

The Conversation

Entering her second term on Air Ronge council, Julie Baschuk is looking forward to her new role as deputy-mayor. Recently, she spoke with Northern Pride about her supporters, her passion for politics and what m...

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...

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...