10430916_768118979948395_6679222567849639768_n 10430916_768118979948395_6679222567849639768_n

Photo shows the removal of firearms muzzle tapes led by[...] Full Story - Photo by INPPO

10888694_780742811960901_1332320498007188591_n 10888694_780742811960901_1332320498007188591_n

“Panagririnnanod ti Paskua”

Batac City Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta (left) hands out gift items[...] Full Story - Photo by (Photo by Ryan Gamet/Batac LGU

10520772_335824969952494_2445719581928694846_n 10520772_335824969952494_2445719581928694846_n


Pinili (Ilocos Norte) Mayor COL. SAMUEL S. PAGDILAO SR. (Ret.)[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo courtesy of BJMP Batac District Jail

10846215_1582936188604115_4478745767656134109_n 10846215_1582936188604115_4478745767656134109_n

firearms for Laoag Police Station

Laoag City Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas examines the assorted firearms[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

10393855_786273138087840_1996158024658340701_n 10393855_786273138087840_1996158024658340701_n


NEW JAIL FACILITY. Inmates and their visiting relatives enjoy get-together[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo courtesy of Jail Warden Rivera

11374_774486942586488_5755545700076376922_n 11374_774486942586488_5755545700076376922_n


[...] Full Story - Photo by

10354594_895108737186764_8966424589799689058_n 10354594_895108737186764_8966424589799689058_n

School I-hub in Dingras

Governor Imee R. Marcos spearheads the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by i-hub, Ilocos Norte

10698553_773298509371998_1236981552176653421_n 10698553_773298509371998_1236981552176653421_n


AMAZING NIGHT ATTRACTION. This is the grandiose look of the[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Ryan Gamet - Batac LGU

10410978_773299852705197_8427307046240763858_n 10410978_773299852705197_8427307046240763858_n


Governor Imee R. Marcos addresses huge crowd during the Electric[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Ryan Gamet/Batac LGU

10632775_769322849769564_7930881945539272619_n 10632775_769322849769564_7930881945539272619_n

“A Taste of Old Batac”

BATAC CITY Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta addresses participants during the program[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo by Ryan Gamet - Batac LGU

Other News

2 bros killed in road accident LAOAG CITY – Two brothers were reportedly killed while another was critically injured when a tricycle and a motorcycle collided along Suba Road in Barangay Balatong, this city a few minutes before the New Year’s ... Full Story

Fire burns Frez house LAOAG CITY, Jan. 1—A fire sparked by suspected firecracker gutted the abandoned house of the Frez family at Brgy. 16, this city during the New Year’s eve celebration last night. The Frez family now lives ... Full Story

Excitement kills old woman?
For winning a raffle first prize
LAOAG CITY–Lola Rina, 76, had long dreamed to buy an alkaline reduced water bottle but had no budget for this quite expensive item. Lately, a Christmas program with raffle prizes was held in her barangay. She ... Full Story

3 market vendors figure in melee LAOAG CITY, Dec. 24–A mother and daughter allegedly attacked a fellow woman market vendor at city commercial complex on the southern vicinity along Bonifacio St. here at 5:30 pm, police report said. The fray lasted for ... Full Story

Ex-teacher turns 100 CABUGAO, Ilocos Sur, Dec. 24– Eating of assorted cooked fresh vegetables as daily fare contributed to the longevity of a centenarian. This claim was revealed by a retired public school teacher who celebrated her 100th birthday ... Full Story

Firecracker explosion in Bacarra town BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 22– An electronic mosquito bat allegedly sparked bundles of firecrackers causing strong explosion and flame inside a house of a businessman at Brgy. San Pedro, this town last night. Noli Galang, a ... Full Story

More Other News

Top Stories

I.Norte: Nest of windmills Ilocos Norte has maintained its title as the “home of the largest renewable energy wind farms in Southeast Asia” with two big wind farms successfully opened in the last quarter of the year: the 150 ... Full Story

He says INPPO will focus on daily police operations: conduct of checkpoints, application of arrest warrants vs. wanted persons, etc.
CAMP CAPT. VALENTIN S. JUAN, Laoag City, Jan. 2—Former Laoag City police chief Senior Superintendent Sterling Raymund Blanco was designated officer-in-charge of the Ilocos Norte police provincial office here. A native of Laoag City, Colonel Blanco ... Full Story

‘Damili Festival’ : The biggest event in the province– Mayor Valdez SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte — Former First Lady now Congresswoman Imelda Marcos led the crowd of tourists, visitors, “balikbayan” and residents in watching the street-dance parade that highlighted the “2014 Damili Festival” here, over the ... Full Story

Goes abroad to assume post as PHL Embassy’s police attaché in USA
CAMP JUAN, Laoag City—Ilocos Norte police provincial director Senior Supt. Antonio Mendoza Jr. has resigned from his present position to assume as newly-appointed police liaison officer of the Philippine Embassy in California, USA effective December ... Full Story

“My son Michael is not interested in politics”, says Imee SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 24–Gov. Imee Marcos disclosed that her son Michael Marcos Manotoc, a fresh lawyer, is not inclined in politics (come 2016 elections). She was reacting to a rumor that Michael, one of her ... Full Story

More Top Stories


Macros Fiesta 2012: Little Ferdie and Imelda Singing Duet Winners

Larger Window | More Videos


Why intend to cut short the life of a good man?
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on January 4th, 2015
A breaking news rocked the peaceful town of Paoay, Ilocos Norte. A crime about to explode was thwarted in the nick of time on Saturday dawn, Dec. 20 during the “Misa de Gallo” at the ... Read More

Lucky for Fr. Poly
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on December 22nd, 2014
THE HOLY MASS MUST GO ON. A loud thud hit the concrete road under the cover of darkness in Brgy. Peralta, Dingras, Ilocos Norte last Friday night, prior to 13th of December. Curious villagers rushed ... Read More

Press Release

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
Legarda Hails Vigan Win in New7Wonders Cities
Senator Loren Legarda expressed jubilation over the inclusion of the Historic City of Vigan in the New7Wonders Cities. “I am happy that Vigan made it to the New7Wonders Cities. I congratulate the city government of Vigan, ... Full Press Release

More Press Releases

Crime Clock

Brgy. Tanod shot dead by pal VIGAN CITY, Jan. 1—The Gascon family of Brgy. Capangpangan, this city welcomed New Year 2015 ... Full Story

Mental patient bludgeons mother-in-law to death BATAC CITY, Dec. 26–Bedridden Alejandrina Agtunong, 67, was killed when her son-in-law, said to be ... Full Story

Cow gores farmer to death PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 23– A cow, which gave birth recently, went wild and gored ... Full Story

3 nabbed guys are “hit” men? CAMP JUAN, Laoag City, Dec. 22– Three suspected “hit” men were arrested at the vicinity ... Full Story

GRO gang raped–PNP PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 14– A guest relations officer from a videoke bar was allegedly ... Full Story

More Crime Clock


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

More Politics


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

More Editorials

Inside News

SP seeks DTI help on SME BATAC CITY – As continued support program to help local entrepreneurs, the city council here has sought the technical assistance of the Department of Trade and Industry. City Councilor Violeta Daradar-Nalupta said that the Sangguniang Panglungsod ... Full Story

CHO holds free medical mission LAOAG CITY, Dec. 12 (PIA) – Some 80 local residents in the coastal village of La Paz, this city, have benefited from the free medical and dental mission conducted by the City Health Office as ... Full Story

Nursing aide a rape victim? SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 12–Cops under police chief S/I Rodelio Santos quickly conducted a followup operation last night shortly after a nursing aide of a hospital went to the municipal police station here and ... Full Story

1st Ilocos Norte Water Summit offers solution to looming H20 crisis Billed to push for a long-term water management plan in the province, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN), together with Ilocos Norte Water District (INWD) and provincial office of Millennium Development Goals (MDG), has ... Full Story

SP asked to aid scholarship grants expansion LAOAG CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) — The Provincial Education Department here has sought the help of the provincial board to expand the province’s scholarship grants for academic year 2014- 2015. The PED appealed before the Sangguniang ... Full Story

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

More Inside News

Monthly News Archives

Editorial & Business Office

No. 39, 1900 St., Brgy. 25, Laoag City
Office: (077) 670-7178 CP # 0919-381-6795
0919-434-0759 and 0917-588-6043
E-Mail : ilocos_sentinel@yahoo.com

Financial Manager
Associate Publisher
Business Manager

Financial Advisers, USA
Editorial Consultant

Circulation Officers
Media Relations Specialist
Staff Aide
data recovery software