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Danis Goulet now lives in Toronto, but was born and raised in La Ronge.
Danis Goulet now lives in Toronto, but was born and raised in La Ronge. submitted photo/Danis Goulet

'It should say to everyone that our stories matter': La Ronge filmmaker joins Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

By Derek Cornet
July 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

A filmmaker from La Ronge will have a pivotal impact in Hollywood after being invited to join the ranks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Kelly Bitner, of battlefordsNOW, preparing to cast his votes for the 2018 BOB Awards. Voting wraps up Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Kelly Bitner, of battlefordsNOW, preparing to cast his votes for the 2018 BOB Awards. Voting wraps up Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Voting period for BOB awards winding down

By Roger White
July 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Voting for the second annual Best of the Battlefords Awards is into the home stretch as local groups, personalities, and businesses eagerly wait to see who will be selected as the best in each category.

Dmytro Trokin, far right, team member with the Chumak Way Cycling Tour, speaks to local residents and supporters at a reception at the Ukrainian Slava Centre in North Battleford Saturday.
Dmytro Trokin, far right, team member with the Chumak Way Cycling Tour, speaks to local residents and supporters at a reception at the Ukrainian Slava Centre in North Battleford Saturday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chumak Way Cycling Tour team visits North Battleford

By Angela Brown
July 2, 2018 - 9:52am

Dmytro Trokin hopes by doing what he does best - biking with his team across North America - he will be able to help draw attention to the war in Ukraine, and the plight of the many orphans left behind.  

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