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This image taken by a woman in Tasmania is an example of how contrails from jet aircraft can easily appear UFO-like depending on the angle of the rising or setting sun.
This image taken by a woman in Tasmania is an example of how contrails from jet aircraft can easily appear UFO-like depending on the angle of the rising or setting sun. Facebook/Lee-Anne Peters

Was a sighting in the North a UFO or a plane?

By Glenn Hicks
January 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

A couple in the North are wondering if they saw a UFO just before dawn Wednesday. 

Wayne Galloway and his wife live in a remote spot 70 air miles north of La Ronge and spied a glowing object heading slowly east around 8:45 a.m.

About 700 jobs were lost when Cameco announced a temporary shut-down in the North would be permanent.
About 700 jobs were lost when Cameco announced a temporary shut-down in the North would be permanent. submitted photo/Cameco

Year in Review: Uranium in doldrums but some sparkle returns to project near P.A.

By Glenn Hicks
December 26, 2018 - 8:00am

As 2018 draws to a close, paNOW is taking a look back on the most important and impactful stories of the year, as selected by our reporters and editorial staff.

The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people.
The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people. submitted photo/Star Diamond Corp

Diamond mine is 'awesome' employment opportunity: Métis director

By Glenn Hicks
December 3, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 4, 2018 - 8:43am

This region's director for the Métis Nation says the prospect of jobs at the planned Star Orion South Diamond Project is an “awesome opportunity” for her people.

The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North.
The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Research Council

Saskatchewan sues Ottawa over uranium mine clean-up

By Glenn Hicks
November 28, 2018 - 5:37pm

The province of Saskatchewan has filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking half of the huge costs it has and will incur for the clean-up of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine on Lake Athabasca. The total cost could reach around $280 million.

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