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An award nomination has been announced for a La Ronge author PDF Print E-mail
Written by Travis Radke   
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:51

Yellow Dog is published by Red Deer Press. Photo courtesy of reddeerpress.com

Miriam Körner's novel, Yellow Dog, has been shortlisted for The Silver Branch Fiction Award.

The story follows a 13-year-old boy who is introduced to the world of dogsledding in a north Saskatchewan Community.

Miriam, who is originally from Germany, now resides in a cabin near La Ronge with her sled dogs.

"Whenever I met somebody who had dogs, I started asking questions. The book kind of connects my own experience with running dogs today, with what I learned from people in the past," said Körner.

"That's what the book was written for -- for kids that are in the north that don't find themselves in books necessarily. I didn't think it would have an impact on the wider literary scene in Canada, so when the first awards started coming in I was positively surprised."

The winner of the award will be announced at the Festival of Trees in Toronto.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 15:08
UPDATED - Police believe a missing man might be near Buffalo Narrows PDF Print E-mail
Written by Travis Radke   
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:40

Lee Hodgson. Photo courtesy of Prince Albert police.


*UPDATE - Police say Lee Hodgson has been located safe.


A missing 66-year-old man from the Prince Albert area is believed to be in northern Saskatchewan.

According to Prince Albert police, Lee Hodgson's family last saw him on Thursday, and they are concerned as he suffers from short-term memory loss.

Hodgson is described as a Caucasian male, with white hair and a white beard.

Police suspect he might be in the Buffalo Narrows area.

Anyone with information on Hodgson is asked to contact their nearest police agency.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 16:16
Warman RCMP looking for missing 14-year-old girl PDF Print E-mail
Written by Travis Radke   
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:34

Photo courtesy of RCMP

Warman RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a 14-year-old girl who was last seen this weekend.

Breanne Moose went missing from a residence between Martensville and Warman on Sunday night.

She is described as an Aboriginal female, 5'3" tall, weighing 125 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the teen is asked to contact Warman RCMP (306-975-1678) or Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:38
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