Bryan Eneas

La Ronge had the third highest rate of police reported cases of violence against women among 600 communities according to a recently published report.
La Ronge had the third highest rate of police reported cases of violence against women among 600 communities according to a recently published report. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Violence against women data doesn't reflect La Ronge

By Bryan Eneas
January 26, 2018 - 8:00am

La Ronge may have placed high on a list of police-reported statistics about violence against women, but the numbers don't tell the whole story according to a women who works on the front lines.

The Town of Duck Lake now has a full complement of councillors, following a byelection on Jan. 24.
The Town of Duck Lake now has a full complement of councillors, following a byelection on Jan. 24. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Duck Lake town council back to full force

By Bryan Eneas
January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: January 29, 2018 - 9:30am

After nearly a year of change in the Duck Lake town council, things are finally getting back to normal.

A byelection hosted on Jan. 24 brings in Blake Cameron and Christopher Gamble as councillors, which re-establishes quorum in the town offices.

Cyrus "Cy" Standing (far left), a former Chief of the Wahpeton Dakota Nation, is part of a group of people who are seeking a Treaty agreement of some sort for people in his community.
Cyrus "Cy" Standing (far left), a former Chief of the Wahpeton Dakota Nation, is part of a group of people who are seeking a Treaty agreement of some sort for people in his community. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Dakota people in Canada working toward Treaty negotiations

By Bryan Eneas
January 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

A Saskatchewan Dakota Nation recently entered into a framework agreement with the federal government; now other Dakota nations are looking to do the same in the future.

Survivors of the Fond du Lac plane crash from early December are filing a class action lawsuit against West Wind Aviation and their majority shareholder Athabasca Basin Development.
Survivors of the Fond du Lac plane crash from early December are filing a class action lawsuit against West Wind Aviation and their majority shareholder Athabasca Basin Development. submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Families involved in Fond du Lac plane crash filing class action

By Bryan Eneas
January 24, 2018 - 9:57am Updated: January 24, 2018 - 11:56am

A number of families involved in the Fond du Lac plane crash in early December have approached a lawyer in Regina to file a class action lawsuit.

Nellie Bird holds a letter she was sent, which threatens to reassign her housing unit in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation should she continue to support a general election which was called by Edward Henderson in early December. In preparation of being removed from her house, Bird and her family have cleaned and prepared a mobile trailer unit for Nellie to reside in.
Nellie Bird holds a letter she was sent, which threatens to reassign her housing unit in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation should she continue to support a general election which was called by Edward Henderson in early December. In preparation of being removed from her house, Bird and her family have cleaned and prepared a mobile trailer unit for Nellie to reside in. submitted photo/Beverly Bird

Montreal Lake Elder threatened with eviction after taking political stand

By Bryan Eneas
January 23, 2018 - 4:19pm Updated: January 24, 2018 - 2:29pm

The house numbered '2010' in the Montreal Lake Cree Nation (MLCN) is swirling in controversy.

A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed.
A judge ruled 93 documents involved in the Husky Energy oil spill investigation will remain sealed. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Court orders oil spill documents sealed to investigators

By Bryan Eneas
January 22, 2018 - 5:00pm

A judge has decided numerous documents pertaining to the Husky Energy oil spill in 2016, which affected multiple communities along the North Saskatchewan River, will remain sealed to Environment Canada investigators.

PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte said the council is saddened by Cooper's resignation as chief of police in Prince Albert, and wished him all the best as he moves to Saskatoon.
PAGC Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte said the council is saddened by Cooper's resignation as chief of police in Prince Albert, and wished him all the best as he moves to Saskatoon. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Prince Albert Grand Council will aid in police chief search

By Bryan Eneas
January 19, 2018 - 4:03pm Updated: January 22, 2018 - 8:25am

The local grand council representing 12 Indigenous bands will have a say in who holds the title of chief police in Prince Albert.

According to Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, the organization is honoured to be a part of the selection process.

Literacy rates are improving in the North and officials with the Northern Lights School Division attribute it to the work being done by both staff and students.
Literacy rates are improving in the North and officials with the Northern Lights School Division attribute it to the work being done by both staff and students. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Northern literacy rates improving faster than in South

By Bryan Eneas
January 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

Northern schools have long struggled to keep literacy rates on par with the rest of Saskatchewan. But after a concerted effort to better train teachers, implement new programs, and raise expectations, schools are seeing the results.

The La Loche Community Safety Board is looking for people to tell their stories about how drunk or dangerous driving has changed their lives - in Dene.
The La Loche Community Safety Board is looking for people to tell their stories about how drunk or dangerous driving has changed their lives - in Dene. File photo/paNOW Staff

Group seeks to raise awareness about drunk, dangerous driving in La Loche

By Bryan Eneas
January 18, 2018 - 12:28am Updated: January 18, 2018 - 8:22am

A northern village is looking to solve two serious problems by telling personal stories in their own language.

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