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A picture of the 'fatberg' found beneath London, England in 2017
A picture of the 'fatberg' found beneath London, England in 2017 File photo/The Canadian Press

Watch what you flush or pour to prevent sewer problems

By Cam Lee
January 15, 2019 - 5:00pm Updated: January 16, 2019 - 8:10am

Be diligent about what you flush or pour down your sink.

This message comes as major cities across the world are reporting 'fatbergs', congealed masses of fat, grease, and items like baby wipes that shouldn't be flushed.

Participants dress-up for 2018 Bowl for Kids' Sake.
Participants dress-up for 2018 Bowl for Kids' Sake. Facebook/BBBS of Humboldt and Area

Humboldt BBBS hosting 38th annual Bowl for Kids' Sake

By Angie Rolheiser
January 15, 2019 - 12:43pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 2:42pm

The Humboldt Chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) will host their premier fundraising event in just under three weeks.
 
Bowl for Kids Sake sees participants collect pledges prior to bowling at Kemway Lanes during the week of Feb. 4.
 

From left to right Jenna Giddings, Emily Lucyk, and Madison Mueller each received scholarships from BHP representative Jackie Pilon, specialist, government relations.
From left to right Jenna Giddings, Emily Lucyk, and Madison Mueller each received scholarships from BHP representative Jackie Pilon, specialist, government relations. submitted photo/BHP Billiton

Local students get scholarship funding from BHP

By Angie Rolheiser
January 15, 2019 - 12:36pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 1:23pm

BHP has announced the recipients of $75,000 in scholarships to students in communities surrounding the Jansen Project.
 

The oven is expected to cost about $7,100.
The oven is expected to cost about $7,100. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

Council in Nipawin approves purchase of new oven for Evergreen Centre

By Aaron Schulze
January 15, 2019 - 9:00am Updated: January 16, 2019 - 2:02pm

Changes will be coming to the Evergreen Centre restaurant in Nipawin.

Council voted to spend around $7,100 for a natural gas oven for the Evergreen Centre restaurant space currently being leased to “The Spot”.

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