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The donations just kept rolling in during the historic 12-hour Radiothon
The donations just kept rolling in during the historic 12-hour Radiothon Glenn Hicks/paNOW Staff

Million dollar babies: Give A Little Life Day smashes record as community goes big for baby cause

By Glenn Hicks
December 7, 2018 - 7:19pm

The 13th annual Give A Little Life Day Radiothon for the Victoria Hospital Foundation's campaign for a new, improved neonatal unit surged into record-breaking territory Friday.

One in three visits to the emergency room Saturdays involve alcohol.
One in three visits to the emergency room Saturdays involve alcohol. submitted photo/Mamawetan Churchill River Health Authority

La Ronge paying high economic price for excessive drinking

By Derek Cornet
December 7, 2018 - 2:04pm

octors agree residents of La Ronge are paying a high economic price for the heavy consumption of alcohol.

“The harms from alcohol is something most physicians see on a regular basis,” said Dr. James Irvine. “It’s been an ongoing concern for me over the years.”

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Wait times report does not reflect reality for northern families: Saskatoon mother

By Nigel Maxwell
December 7, 2018 - 11:59am

A new report from the Fraser Institute indicates the wait time to see a specialist in Saskatchewan is the lowest in the country, but according to one Saskatoon mother, the report does not reflect the actual experiences for families living North of Saskatoon.

Ray Whitton has been a country musician and salesman for most of his adult life. Now he looks to help work for a cause that he was interested in growing up.
Ray Whitton has been a country musician and salesman for most of his adult life. Now he looks to help work for a cause that he was interested in growing up. Facebook/Futuristic Industries Inc.

Futuristic Industries executive director inspired by helping others

By Aaron Schulze
December 6, 2018 - 5:07pm Updated: December 7, 2018 - 11:08am

Ray Whitton has only been the executive director of Futuristic Industries in Humboldt since Dec. 3 but has been welcomed by the staff with open arms.

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