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IN PAOAY TOWN. Municipal Administrator Bobby Clemente, SBM Juncee Clemente,[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Ms. April Agustin/Paoay-SB office

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PART OF THE PARADA ILOCA-LOCANA CAST (left to right): Chini[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Lee Anne Santos/i-hub

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LAKBAY ARAL. Brgy. Officials from Brgy. Baikingon, Cagayan de Oro[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo courtesy of Agserbi24/7

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distribution of corn, palay seeds and other farm inputs

Governor Imee Marcos (center) and Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo Courtesy of Agserbi 24/7

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graduates from the Season-Long Farmers Field School

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Paoay’s Tumba 2014

Paoay (Ilocos Norte) Municipal Officials posed in front of the[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN CMO Photo/ Alaric A. Yanos

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MEETING ON EBOLA. Ilocos Norte officials discussed about problem on[...] Full Story - Photo by

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ILOCANA TOPNOTCHERS — Noralyn Fernandez  Sacoco (left), topnotcher in the[...] Full Story - Photo by Freddie G. Lazaro

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PGIN’S PARADA ILOCA-LOCANA. Nannette Guiang as ‘Snow White’ (center, with[...] Full Story - Photo by (photo by chini pagatpatan/i-hub

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KIDS ZONE. Batac City Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta (center), together with[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Juli Muel Baptista

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Quake jolts Ilocos Norte LAOAG CITY, Nov. 3 – A 4.0 magnitude quake rocked Ilocos Norte on Sunday night but caused no damage to property, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Porferio De Peralta, Phivolcs researcher based ... Full Story

Fire hits Nangalisan house LAOAG CITY–A night blaze razed the two-story house in Brgy. Nangalisan, this city on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, BFP officials said. Alberto Villena and members of his family were all safe after they managed to ... Full Story

Native trees planted in timberlands LAOAG CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has planted vacant timber lands in the province with indigenous tree species to achieve a higher survival rate. Provincial Environment and Natural ... Full Story

Ex-judge’s house burned LAOAG CITY, Oct. 23–The old residential house of the late retired Judge Ignacio Salvador at Brgy. 17 here was burned during a fire that struck before midnight yesterday, report said. Senior Fire Officer I Rolly Domingo ... Full Story

San Nicolas inferno SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte – An old woman, her son and two grandchildren perished in a fire that burned their house in Barangay 1, here at past midnight of Oct. 17 Friday, report said. Police identified ... Full Story

Bangui school wins stat quiz LAOAG CITY, Oct. 17 – A total of 26 secondary schools in Ilocos Norte competed in the provincial elimination for the National Statistics Quiz at the Department of Education provincial division office. The Bangui National High ... Full Story

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Poverty drove her to study hard till she topped the board exam LAOAG CITY, Nov. 9 — Hardship in life is sometimes rewarded with big success. This was proven true by Noralyn Fernandez Sacoco, who put Ilocos Norte in the national limelight for topping the recent Licensure ... Full Story

Beware of hypertension
Mid-2014: 47 death cases; Last year: 293 fatalities
LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 6–As we, the Christian people, are about to celebrate Christmas season this year, the Provincial Health Office in Ilocos Norte has warned the public about the danger of high blood ... Full Story

Windmill Race Some 250 megawatts of power from three wind farms in Ilocos Norte are expected to boost the country’s energy supply starting this year until early 2015 that could help ease the country’s electricity shortage, Energy ... Full Story

IN: Top in tourist arrival Tourist arrival in Region I has hit almost a million in 2013, the big chunk accounts for domestic tourists. Regional Director Martin Valera of the Department of Tourism said domestic tourists reached 850,129 while foreign travelers ... Full Story

Wind farms in IN impressive LAOAG CITY, Oct. 31 (PIA) – Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla said energy generated from wind and solar farm projects in Ilocos Norte will ease the country’s looming power crisis next year. “The establishment of various ... Full Story

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Learn a lesson from adversity
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on October 23rd, 2014
A journalist’s instinct for newsy things cropped up in my mind when I heard a lady was crying, sobbing and wailing so loud in front of the guard desk at Holy Spirit of Academy of ... Read More

Do you snore? Go to MMMH’s Sleep Lab
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on October 13th, 2014
Snoring or “agorok” in our Iluko dialect is most common among obese people. Some less overweight snore too. It varies: mild, loud, louder and loudest. Its worst intensity may be likened to the mechanical noise ... Read More

Press Release

Friday, November 14th, 2014
SSS sees better collection with new office
Candon, Ilocos Sur — The Social Security System (SSS) said it expects improved earnings from collections particularly in the Ilocos area with the additional office it inaugurated on October 31 at Stern Mall, San Nicolas ... Full Press Release

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Businessman shot dead MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 23–Gunmen riding in tandem struck anew killing a businessman along the ... Full Story

3 suspects on ex-BoCap slay nabbed PINILI, Ilocos Norte (October 3) – For one year and ten months, the family of ... Full Story

Balikbayan loses P1.2M worth of jewelry LAOAG CITY (Sept. 6) – A balikbayan lost her assorted jewelry valued at P1.2 million ... Full Story

Balikbayan loses P1.2M worth of jewelry LAOAG CITY (Sept. 6) – A balikbayan lost her assorted jewelry valued at P1.2 million ... Full Story

Bingao-Paoay border road: dumping ground of bodies SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 5–In many instances in the past, several bodies of suspected ... Full Story

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Lawyer Mariano “Anno” Nalupta Jr, Ex-solon dies at 69 Atty. Mariano Rosario Nalupta, Jr., former Ilocos Norte congressman, vice governor, provincial board member and ... Full Story

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

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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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Declare old church as cultural heritage bldg–Mayor Guillen PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte – The local officials of this town have called on the National Commission on Culture and the Arts to declare the 204-year-old Saint Anne parish church here as a national cultural heritage ... Full Story

3 perish in jeep crash NARVACAN, Ilocos Sur – Two security guards and school canteen lady manager of Holy Spirit Academy of Laoag in Ilocos Norte were killed while three other companions were injured Saturday afternoon when an owner-type jeep ... Full Story

Funds for storm victims’ edu LAOAG CITY – The Ilocos Norte provincial government through its youth organization put up a two-day bazaar last October 18 to raise funds for the education of students who were victims of Typhoon Mario. The Artisan ... Full Story

BID asked to deport Jap CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 21– A certain Ella of this town has sought police protection as she accused her Japanese husband as habitual trouble maker. Worst, he had destroyed some valuables inside their house while ... Full Story

Free housing project for the poor up in Nueva Era NUEVA ERA, Ilocos Norte — Mayor Aldrin Garvida of this upland town reported that a free housing project for his less fortunate constituents will soon be built here under the joint undertaking of the municipal ... Full Story

Ex-priest Fr. Batoon laid to rest
Cancer victim
LAOAG CITY (Oct. 2) – Former Catholic priest Fr. Roberto Batoon, a cancer victim, was laid to his final resting place at the Catholic cemetery here yesterday, October 1. His priests-colleagues came in full force ... Full Story

Farm animals shelters during typhoons mulled LAOAG CITY, September 26 – Animals need temporary shelters, too during storms. With this in mind, the Ilocos Norte provincial is looking to put up animal shelters in the villages where farm animals could be ... Full Story

59 police graduates in CIC LAOAG CITY – P/Sr. Supt. Antonio Mendoza Jr., Officer in Charge of PNP Provincial Office, said that at least 59 of his men have graduated in the recent Criminal Investigation Course. The 45-day course, he said, ... Full Story

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