Judo popular in North

Phil Ambroziak “I like the sport and always have fun with it – whether I win or lose.” These words belong to 12-year-old Luke Sampson of La Ronge, a fourth-year judo competitor who said he’s been having o...

Telemiracle selects talent

by Phil Ambroziak The North will be well represented at Telemiracle 42 when the popular telethon hits the airwaves from Regina March 3 and 4. Of the 60 acts scheduled to appear on the annual broadcast, fi...

Armed robbers arrested

On Monday (Dec. 11) at approximately 1 a.m., La Ronge RCMP were called to a complaint of an armed robbery at a business located just off Highway 2 on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band. Two males, carrying what was 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 –...

NORTEP marks end of era

By Derek Cornet A dark cloud of mixed emotions loomed over the recent Northern Teacher Education Program’s (NORTEP) farewell graduation ceremony. Hundreds of people from throughout northern Saskatchewan g...

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 ...

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...

MP to open fourth office

by Phil Ambroziak Many hands make light work. This is something Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois understands and why she continues with plans to open a fourth constituency office in t...

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 ...

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...