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A VERY SICK MAN APPEALS FOR YOUR DONATION
(He was a former video cameraman at PGIN’s Information Office and Tourism Office as well as ABS-CBN TV Patrol Laoag)
Written by Alain Rey Barroga posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, February 28th, 2015

I am ALAIN REY G. BARROGA of BRGY, 55 PANDAN, LAOAG CITY, PHILIPPINES, with cellphone number 09174874229 This is a very difficult letter for me to write and many avenues seem to have been closed to ...

Cop escort for Vice Mayor
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015

PINILI, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 26 — “OIC PD S/S Sterling Blanco ordered our police chief here to provide me with police security escort,” Pinili Vice Mayor Rommel Labasan said today. Labasan reportedly eluded suspected gunmen riding ...

WINDMILL SLOWS DOWN IN SUMMER
Power supply still enough to meet household demand
Written by Freddie Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 25 – Power generated from the 150 megawatt (MW) Burgos wind farm will be lower than its maximum capacity during summer but it would remain sufficient to meet households’ power requirement. Richard ...

Fariñas eyed for Comelec top post
Written by Theo S.Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

LAOAG CITY—Ilocos Norte 1st district Representative Rodolfo C. Fariñas is being groomed to fill in the vacated top post at the Commission on Elections following the recent mandatory retirement of poll chair Sixto Brillantes. Fariñas said ...

‘MAN IS DUST’
Guling2 tells us
Written by J Michael Mugas, PGIN – CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 22–Thousands of people lined up the streets here leading to the picturesque Paoay Church last February 17 when the townsfolk celebrated the annual Guling-Guling Festival, a 600-year old tradition of faith ...

PH topnotchers from INorte awarded at Sirib night
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA-1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Feb. 18 – The Ilocos Norte provincial government conferred the prestigious Anastacia Giron Tupas and Josefa Llanes Escoda Awards to eight brilliant college graduates, who topped the recent national examinations for nurses and ...

DSWD I.Norte awarded
Written by (Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA -1 Ilocos Norte) posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 15th, 2015

LAOAG CITY Feb. 14 (PIA) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) conferred the first Gawad Listahanan Award to Ilocos Norte for using its Listahanan database in the campaign against poverty. Provincial Social Welfare ...

Omar’s siblings to get college scholarship
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA- 1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 15th, 2015

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 15 (PIA) – The two siblings of slain PNP-SAF trooper PO2 Omar Nacionales received scholarship grants from the Ilocos Norte provincial government to complete their college education. Governor Imee Marcos assured ...

NLREC donates P6.2M various aids to ‘Mario’ victims
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA-1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, February 9th, 2015

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 9 (PIA) – A wind power firm has turned over some P6.2 million in health, sanitation and livelihood support for communities devastated by storm Mario last year. The Northern Luzon Renewable Energy ...

COFFEELANDIA IN MT. LAMMIN
It will be the biggest Arabica plantation in Ilocos region
Written by MCA/FGL, PIA-1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 8th, 2015

PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 8 – At least 1,600 hectares are being developed as a viable coffee plantation site courtesy of national government agencies and the local government here. Of the total land area, 10 hectares ...

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