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All evacuees from the Pelican Narrows wildfires can start making their way back home, as Chief Peter A. Beatty lifted the orders on priority one and two residents.
All evacuees from the Pelican Narrows wildfires can start making their way back home, as Chief Peter A. Beatty lifted the orders on priority one and two residents. file photo/paNOW Staff

All wildfire evacuees set to return home

By paNOW Staff
September 20, 2017 - 2:27pm

The chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation has lifted the evacuation order for the remaining residents of Pelican Narrows.

Chief Peter A. Beatty told the elderly, those with chronic breathing conditions, and pregnant women on Sept. 20 they were free to return home.

Lac La Ronge Chief Tammy Cook-Searson won the inaugural Community Leader of the Year Award from the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce as part of the 34th annual Achievement in Business Excellence Awards.
Lac La Ronge Chief Tammy Cook-Searson won the inaugural Community Leader of the Year Award from the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce as part of the 34th annual Achievement in Business Excellence Awards. Tammy Cook-Searson/Facebook

Northern Sask. residents win ABEX awards

By Bryan Eneas
September 20, 2017 - 10:00am

A business and a community leader working in northern Saskatchewan were recognized by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce with Achievement in Business Excellence awards (ABEX).

RCMP are asking for help to find Rachel Fiddler who was last seen near La Ronge on Sept. 13, 2017.
RCMP are asking for help to find Rachel Fiddler who was last seen near La Ronge on Sept. 13, 2017. Submitted photo/RCMP

FOUND: RCMP seek missing Lac La Ronge woman

By paNOW Staff
September 16, 2017 - 10:46am Updated: September 19, 2017 - 8:29am

UPDATE: RCMP have confirmed Fiddler has been located.

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La Ronge RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a young woman from Lac La Ronge.

Rachel Fiddler, 23, was last seen Wednesday afternoon near La Ronge.

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