La Ronge News

According to La Ronge EMS, two children were found with burn injuries in the Northern Saskatchewan community on June 11, 2017.

Families share different versions of events in La Ronge fire

By 650 CKOM June 15, 2017 - 5:33pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 5:33pm

The family of an eight-year-old burn victim says they couldn't recognize him after an incident involving a gasoline fire in La Ronge over the weekend.

The incident...

La Ronge EMS reported that two children had to be transported to hospital after being set on fire.

Two children set on fire in La Ronge: paramedics

By 650 CKOM June 13, 2017 - 11:00am Updated: June 15, 2017 - 4:44pm

Two children were doused with gasoline and set on fire in La Ronge on Sunday, according to paramedics.   Saskatchewan RCMP said the two kids were injured following an...

RCMP have a wanted 18-year-old La Ronge man in custody thanks to information called in May 27, 2017.

Tips lead RCMP to wanted La Ronge man

By 650 CKOM May 28, 2017 - 9:44am Updated: May 28, 2017 - 9:45am

Thanks to multiple tips to the RCMP a wanted man in behind bars.

According to a release, the information led officers to a residence in Lac La Ronge First Nation around...

 An 18-year-old man was charged on May 25, 2017 with accessory to murder in the death of 64-year-old Simon Grant (above).

4th person charged in death of La Ronge restaurant owner

By 650 CKOM May 25, 2017 - 6:15pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 8:47am

Another man has been arrested in connection with the death of a prominent restaurant owner in La Ronge, Sask.    Police say they have charged 18-year-old Matthew Nagy-Charles...

Simon Grant, 64, died of injuries he sustained in an armed robbery at his La Ronge restaurant Louisiana's Bar-B-Que in April 2017..

3 people charged in La Ronge man's death

By 650 CKOM April 29, 2017 - 11:16am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:16am

Nearly two weeks after an armed robbery at Louisiana's Bar-B-Que in La Ronge, RCMP have arrested three people.

Simon Grant, 64, died two days after being assaulted...

Suspect 1: believed to be a man wearing a black balaclava, black hooded sweatshirt, dark-coloured pants/jeans and carrying a light-coloured baseball bat.

Suspects wanted in fatal attack on La Ronge restaurant owner

By 650 CKOM April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm Updated: April 20, 2017 - 6:39am

RCMP are hoping to identify three suspects in connection to a  deadly attack on a restaurant owner in La Ronge Saturday night.

The community is mourning the death of 64-...

La Ronge restaurant owner Simon Grant was attacked by armed robbers Saturday night. He died in hospital Monday.

La Ronge mourns slain restaurant owner

By Taylor Macpherson April 19, 2017 - 10:18am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 10:19am

After an assault by armed robbers claimed the life of a La Ronge restaurant owner, the community is mourning a man who loved to help local youth succeed.

RCMP said Simon...

Simon Grant, 64, died of injuries he sustained in an armed robbery at his La Ronge restaurant Louisiana's Bar-B-Que.

La Ronge restaurant owner dead after armed robbery

By 650 CKOM April 17, 2017 - 6:29pm Updated: April 18, 2017 - 3:13pm

RCMP have upgraded an armed robbery investigation to a homicide after a restaurant owner died of injuries sustained in the incident.

According to police, men in masks...

Premier Brad Wall speaks to reporters outside the Lac La Ronge band office Nov. 9, after meeting with local leaders to address the crisis of youth suicide.

Premier Wall visits La Ronge to address youth suicides

By paNOW November 10, 2016 - 7:28am Updated: November 10, 2016 - 7:30am

Saskatchewan’s Premier Brad Wall visited La Ronge yesterday to confer with local leaders and help develop strategies to address the crisis of youth suicides, which have...

Photo of 18-year-old Jarrod Charles, charged with abduction.

RCMP lay charges in Sask. Amber Alert

By 980 CJME September 29, 2016 - 3:07pm Updated: September 30, 2016 - 6:45am

A La Ronge man has been charged after an early morning Amber Alert in Saskatchewan.

Jarrod Charles, 18, is facing two counts of abduction of person under 14 and two...

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson says at 4 a.m. a man was possibly attacked by a bear.

Lac La Ronge man injured in bear attack

By paNOW staff September 17, 2016 - 12:59pm Updated: September 17, 2016 - 1:00pm

A Lac La Ronge Indian Band man is in hospital after a bear attack. 

According to a Facebook post by LLRIB Chief Tammy Cook-Searson, the man was set upon by a bear at...

An RCMP arm patch

La Ronge and Nipawin RCMP searching for missing man

By 980 CJME July 27, 2016 - 3:41pm Updated: July 27, 2016 - 3:45pm

La Ronge and Nipawin RCMP are looking for a 78 year old man who has been missing since July 25.

Tony Olekas is described as aboriginal, he is 5-11 and has a medium build...