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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

2014 Gawad Saka Awarding Ceremonies for Region 1 on July[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN-CMO

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Dugong Bayani

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DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT

DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT.  Paoay Mayor Dolores Clemente manifests her support[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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SARRAT BRIDGE’S RIBBON CUTTING RITES

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SECRETARY PROCESO ALCALA IN ILOCOS NORTE

SECRETARY PROCESO ALCALA IN ILOCOS NORTE Ilocos Norte Governor Imee[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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RURAL HEALTH CLINIC

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ROAD CONCRETING PROJECT

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116th Independence Day

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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

Laoag cops net 24 drug traffickers LAOAG CITY –OIC Chief of Police P/Supt. Jeffrey Gorospe reported that 24 drug personalities in Laoag so far have been arrested in the first half of the year. He said that this increased number of arrest ... Full Story

Vintar school boy is latest fatal victim of dengue VINTAR, Ilocos Norte – A Grade 7 public school pupil of this town was the recent fatal victim of Dengue virus in the province. Records at the MMMHospital in Batac City identified the victim as Renz ... Full Story

“I’m ready to face probe”, says PO1 Catolico PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, June 27–Beleaguered Police Officer 1 Dennis Catolico said he is ready to face investigation in connection with the recent report that he allegedly fired his service firearms indiscriminately in Brgy. Abucay, this ... Full Story

Trike driver, nephew cited for honesty BANGUED, Abra, June 26–The municipal government of Bangued commended tricycle driver Ernesto Rante and his nephew Rene Borreta for their act of honesty. Bangued town Mayor Dominic Valera said the two were awarded  certificates of ... Full Story

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2 jail wardens swap assignment LAOAG CITY – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology has installed J/Sr. Jerry Palalay as new jail warden of BJMP in Laoag City and J/Sr. Herminigildo Rivera as jail warden of BJMP-Batac City. The two ... Full Story

Rotating brownouts rule for more days?
Affected areas: Ilocos, CAR, CagValley and C. Luzon
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said consumers in northern and central Luzon should expect up to four hours of rotating brownouts while energy supply remains low. Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP’s communications and public affairs ... Full Story

PA Chua heads new Resiliency Task Force The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte under Gov. Imee Marcos has created the Provincial Resiliency Task Force (PRTF) to play a key role in the resiliency building of local communities that are vulnerable to hazards ... Full Story

NFA, CIDG, NBI to curb any rice hoarding, smuggling, etc The government on its effort to stabilize the prices of basic commodities nationwide is now on focus to the nation’s staple food–rice. To realize the idea of stabilizing prices, especially that of the basic commodities, three ... Full Story

Municipal assessor suspended for six months LAOAG CITY, July 18 – The Office of the Ombudsman slapped a six-month preventive suspension against the municipal assessor of Vintar, Ilocos Norte. The case stemmed from a complaint wherein the town assessor allegedly asked P20,000 ... Full Story

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Opinion

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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

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Samuel A. Bangloy a.k.a. Samiris writes “30”
A tribute to a great journalist:
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on July 6th, 2014
Sammy was my bosom friend since our college days at Northwestern College (now Northwestern University) of Laoag, Ilocos Norte in the late 1960s. He served as editor in chief of NWC’s “The Review” together with ... 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

Man, 65, stabs self, jumps into deep well BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, July 25–Alleged depression drove Francisco Sagisi, 65, to attempt suicide. While alone ... Full Story

Brgy. Captain survives assassin’s attack CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, July 21–Barangay Captain Rodel Pacnis was watching a night TV show at ... Full Story

Night fire burns Army detachment armory CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, July 18–Assorted firearms including high–powered weapons, ammunition, modern gadgets and other supply ... Full Story

Stolen trike, 2 motorbikes sold in remote village SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, June 13–Police Highway Patrol Team led by P/Inspector Jordan Sambo recovered a ... Full Story

Cops seize drugs, guns at house near town hall
3 drug suspects nabbed
SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, June 13–Lawmen arrested a suspected big-time illegal drug pusher and his ... 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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Inside News

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

Warm welcome awaits Sto.Nino visit in I. Norte LAOAG CITY, June 27 – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Ilocos Norte Information Center together with the provincial chapter of the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) has launched a monthly “kapihan” called ... Full Story

Rang-ay ti Barangay resumes The Laoag city government’s long-running pro-poor “Rang-ay ti Barangay” program has officially resumed this month of June. Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas said the three barangays in the eastern part of the city, namely: Brgys. 29, Bacsil ... Full Story

50 fresh grads hired under ‘Trabaho mo, Sagot ko” LAOAG CITY, June 8 – To help fresh graduates find a decent employment, a jobs fair was held earlier this month by the Laoag City government through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) here. Of hundred ... Full Story

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