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Fire Safety Lecture and drill

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ABLAN DAY

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PNP Regional Director Chief Superintendent Roman Felix addresses police officers[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by LC Police Station

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2014 Gawad Saka Awarding Ceremonies

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Dugong Bayani

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DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT

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Other News

Waylan Kantrel B. Guiang CAMPUS NEWS. Waylan Kantrel B. Guiang, Grade 3 pupil of Holy Spirit Academy, Laoag City, was adjudged 1st runnerup in the search for Mr. HSAL A1 Child 2014 held at HSAL hall last July 30, ... Full Story

Bombo Tony gets bronze medal for being an active blood donor LAOAG CITY, July 31–The local Red Cross chapter here has awarded a bronze medal to Bombo-Laoag station manager Antonio Casimiro for having been an active blood donor, report said. He received the medal during the Blood ... Full Story

Mushroom downs family of 7 PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, July 29–At least seven members of the Agustin family living in the outskirt of this town were believed to have been poisoned after they ate mushroom soup for meal, report said. The victims’ ... Full Story

Manang Imee’s Capitol Express resumes pro-poor folks service LAOAG CITY, July 31 – The provincial government’s roaming public service, “Manang Imee’s Capitol Express,” resumed operations two months after it was temporarily halted. The Capitol Express’ (or Capex) first stop on July 24 was at ... Full Story

Adu a professionals ditoy Ilocos Norte iti natulongan ti PRC mobile team Nasapa pay a paset ti bigat ket adun dagiti umili iti kapitolio probinsial. Kastoy ti kinaregget dagiti naruay a professionals a nanggundaway iti kaadda ti mobile team ti Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) ditoy Ilocos Norte ita ... Full Story

Ilocos Norte court employees wear red ribbons as silent protest MARCOS HALL OF JUSTICE, Laoag City, July 21–Court employees here wore black shirts and red ribbons to show their support to the Supreme Court in its recent decision declaring President Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) ... Full Story

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1,246 tobacco farmers target 8M seedlings
For NTA’s massive tree planting projects in Regions 1, 2, Cordillera, Mindoro and Rizal provinces
LAOAG CITY, August 8 – Aside from producing Virginia and native tobacco leaves, tobacco farmers have earned extra income from growing of assorted seedlings for the massive tree planting projects of the National Tobacco Administration ... Full Story

MEDY LORENZO “SIGNS OFF”
Veteran broadcaster
Diomedes “Medy” Lorenzo passed away during confinement at the hospital in Laoag City about 4 a.m. of Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the age of 73 due to lingering illness, relatives said. Lorenzo was former station manager ... Full Story

GRO hacked with samurai sword LAOAG CITY, Aug. 4–Guest relations officer Marlene Panganiban, 24, single, has a bandage in the forehead and back head when she narrated to reporters how she got her wounds from the hand of a samurai-wielding ... Full Story

LGU-Paoay to collect green fees, charges from tourists visiting town’s attractions PAOAY, ILOCOS NORTE—The municipal government of Paoay here will soon collect green fees and charges from all local and foreign tourists who will be visiting several historical and beauty spots in this town following an ... Full Story

20 widowed old folks fooled by false text message SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 1–At least 20 poor old folks, some partially blind and limping, were deceived by a texter who claimed to be an “employee” of the Ilocos Norte provincial capitol in Laoag City. The ... Full Story

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Opinion

Guiangster
Silly texter
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on August 3rd, 2014
The impostor who posed as “capitol worker” and misled 20 widowed elderly barrio folks may be laughing aloud up to high heaven. He succeeded in fooling people. It started like this. He texted two village ... Read More

Guiangster
Supt. Gorospe now deserves to be full-fledged COP
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on July 13th, 2014
It is now high time to promote Supt. Jeffrey T. Gorospe to the position as full-fledged police chief of Laoag City. For making the Laoag police station as the Best Police Station in Ilocos Norte ... Read More

Press Release

Monday, May 12th, 2014
Gov’t allots P6.8-M for President Aquino’s attendance in ASEAN Summit in Myanmar
The government has set aside P6.8 million for President Benigno S. Aquino III’s participation in the 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from May 10 to ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

Most wanted person in I.Norte falls CAMP JUAN, Laoag City – Police operatives nabbed one of the most wanted persons in ... Full Story

School teener ends life LAOAG CITY (Aug. 7) – A fourth-year student of the Ilocos Norte National High School ... Full Story

Ex-OFW hangs self SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte (Aug. 6) – A former overseas Filipino worker allegedly committed suicide by ... Full Story

Woman jeweler robbed by riders in tandem SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 5–New town police chief S/Inspector Rodel Santos reported a robbery-holdup ... Full Story

OFW killed in QC was Dingrenian DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 5–Remember the mysterious woman fatally shot by suspected holdupers in Quezon ... Full Story

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Politics

Ilocos Mayor dies of cancer BANNA, Ilocos Norte–Banna Mayor Carlito Abadilla has succumbed to colon cancer, report said. His son, Vice ... Full Story

MAYORAL BET NABBED, JAILED MARCOS, Ilocos Norte (Nov. 30)– A mayoral candidate of this town was arrested and jailed ... Full Story

A ‘Prodigal son’ is welcomed back in Paoay Sanggunian PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, (Nov. 7)– Controversial councilor Dante Langaman was likened to a returning home ... Full Story

Ignacio firm in his fight vs. Imelda LAOAG CITY (Oct. 19) – Lawyer Ferdinand Ignacio, former  president of Integrated Bar of the ... Full Story

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Editorial

Errado a drivers SAEM NGA UMUKUOK. Di mabubos a liday. Agarubos ti lu-lua. Atong nasindian iti paraangan. Simbolo ti nakaam-ames a trahedya. Daytoy ti eksenna dagiti nagpasina kadagiti biktima ti Pariir road accident dita Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. Siam a ... Full Editorial

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OFW killed in QC was Dingrenian DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 5–Remember the mysterious woman fatally shot by suspected holdupers in Quezon City last week? A CCTV camera night footage showed in the national television captured she was walking alone in the street ... Full Story

15 remote barangays in Batac served by Manang Imee’s CapEx Hundreds of villagers in the eastern and southern barangays of Batac City, Ilocos Norte have expressed gratitude to Governor Imee Marcos when the Manang Imee’s Capitol Express team resumed activities on July 24, 2014 to ... Full Story

Northwind to post P4.6M bond BANGUI, Ilocos Norte—The Northwind Power Development Corporation is willing to post a P4.6 million bond to comply with a provincial ordinance which promotes the principle of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to all businesses operating in ... Full Story

NFA INL marks Nutrition Month
Plants fruit-bearing tree seedlings, cleans surroundings
NFA INL Family has joined together in celebrating 2014 Nutrition Month through a tree-planting activity held last July 11, 2014. The employees planted forty (40) fruit-bearing tree seedlings around the vicinity of Dingras Duplex Warehouse ... Full Story

Poor families enjoy ongoing ‘Pantawid’ livelihood aids LAOAG CITY, – The Department of Social Welfare and Development has continued to provide livelihood assistance to the pantawid beneficiaries in Ilocos Norte to sustain their economic viability. The DSWD had turned over P77,000 worth of ... Full Story

Ilocos is red tide-free The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has declared all coastal waters in Region 1 as “red tide-free.” BFAR Executive Director Asis G. Perez said that the shellfish ban has been lifted based on the ... Full Story

Fisherfolks get rigid training LAOAG CITY, July 18 – A group of marine conservation experts have begun a four-day training program that will bring added-value to fisherfolks on top of their fishing skills. Project REEF or Rehabilitating the Environment and ... Full Story

Anti-dengue activities resume LAOAG CITY—The onset of rainy season also ushers in the resumption of dengue prevention program of various health agencies in the government. For the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte, Dr. Artemio Gambalan, PHO officer-in-charge said that ... Full Story

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