Environment

Views such as this are another reason for the Nipawin & District Regional Park to celebrate.
Views such as this are another reason for the Nipawin & District Regional Park to celebrate. Kelsey Biro/Twitter

Nipawin & District Regional Park honouring past and present during its 50th anniversary

By Aaron Schulze
July 20, 2018 - 5:26pm

With 50 years of service about to be under their belt, the staff at the Nipawin & District Regional Park plan on celebrating their milestone anniversary over two days.

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By northeastNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

Northeast Saskatchewan is in the red as Environment Canada placed a heat warning in place.
Northeast Saskatchewan is in the red as Environment Canada placed a heat warning in place. Environment Canada

Heat warning in effect for Northeast Saskatchewan

By Aaron Schulze
July 6, 2018 - 12:00pm

Environment Canada put a heat warning in effect for Northeast Saskatchewan Friday, covering an area which includes Melfort, Nipawin, and Tisdale.

Maximum daily temperatures are expected to reach 29 degrees until July 7, with high-20s lingering into next week.

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