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The La Ronge town council vote 5-2 in favour of agreeing in principle to 49 recommendations made by the Northern Alcohol Strategy to reduce alcohol consumption on July 12.
The La Ronge town council vote 5-2 in favour of agreeing in principle to 49 recommendations made by the Northern Alcohol Strategy to reduce alcohol consumption on July 12. file photo/CKOM News Staff

La Ronge considers banning alcohol sales on paydays

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
July 14, 2017 - 8:21am

A series of recommendations to limit alcohol sales in the La Ronge area is sparking a fierce discussion in the community.
 

A Court of Queen's Bench justice is directing the Onion Lake Cree Nation council to begin publishing their basic finances after a ruling on June 16, 2017.
A Court of Queen's Bench justice is directing the Onion Lake Cree Nation council to begin publishing their basic finances after a ruling on June 16, 2017. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Court orders Onion Lake Cree Nation to publish finances

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
June 16, 2017 - 5:19pm

A resident of Onion Lake Cree Nation and the Canadian Taxpayer's Federation (CTF) are heralding a victory after a decision from a Saskatoon court Friday.

Members of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Board Association are trying to fundraise $250,000 to cover legal fees for appeals in the Theodore court case.
Members of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Board Association are trying to fundraise $250,000 to cover legal fees for appeals in the Theodore court case. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. Catholic schools to fundraise $250K for legal battles

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
June 14, 2017 - 5:56pm

Saskatchewan's Catholic school boards are banding together to raise money for their legal battle to preserve government funding for non-Catholic students in their school system.

Alexa Emerson, also known as Amanda Totchek, now faces a total of 75 charges related to suspicious package and bomb threats in Saskatoon.
Alexa Emerson, also known as Amanda Totchek, now faces a total of 75 charges related to suspicious package and bomb threats in Saskatoon. Facebook

More charges for woman accused of white powder, bomb threats

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
May 10, 2017 - 6:07pm

The woman accused of sending suspicious packages to Saskatoon businesses and schools is facing more charges.

Police said Alexa Emerson has been charged with six additional counts of uttering threats after a series of bomb threatssent to Saskatoon businesses and a high school in April.

Kennels in Saskatoon are asking the Saskatoon SPCA to inspect their properties to prevent another tragedy.
Kennels in Saskatoon are asking the Saskatoon SPCA to inspect their properties to prevent another tragedy. Dawn Loessin/Facebook

Kennels trying to shake off Playful Paws 'black eye'

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
May 10, 2017 - 3:09pm

Saskatoon's kennel industry is working towards self-regulation to help restore confidence after the Playful Paws Pet Centre tragedy.
 
Businesses are working to educate themselves on nationally-recognized standard guidelines, and asking the Saskatoon SPCA to help.
 

Defence lawyer Scott Spencer walks ahead of his client Gerald Stanley, 54, on the first day of the preliminary trial in North Battleford on April 3, 2017.
Defence lawyer Scott Spencer walks ahead of his client Gerald Stanley, 54, on the first day of the preliminary trial in North Battleford on April 3, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Preliminary hearing starts in fatal farm shooting case

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
April 3, 2017 - 5:11pm

It was an emotional day in North Battelford's provincial courthouse as the preliminary hearing for accused murderer Gerald Stanley got underway Monday.

Saskatoon city council approved a motion calling for the city's legal team to pursue legal action against the province during a special meeting on March 26, 2017.
Saskatoon city council approved a motion calling for the city's legal team to pursue legal action against the province during a special meeting on March 26, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Saskatoon city council seeking injunction against provincial budget cuts

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
March 27, 2017 - 11:24am

Saskatoon city council is asking their legal team to pursue an injunction against funding cuts from the province.
 

Saskatchewan’s regional libraries are deciding what they'll cut after being forced to operate with only 40 per cent of their usual budget.
Saskatchewan’s regional libraries are deciding what they'll cut after being forced to operate with only 40 per cent of their usual budget. file photo/CKOM News Staff

'Just devastating:' Sask. libraries struggling with provincial budget cuts

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CJME News Staff
March 27, 2017 - 10:58am

Regional libraries are reeling after having their funding slashed by more than 58 per cent by the province.

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