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With the combination of the heat warning and the poor air quality due to smoke, it is imperative to make sure animals stay safe as well as humans.
With the combination of the heat warning and the poor air quality due to smoke, it is imperative to make sure animals stay safe as well as humans. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Keep your pets safe during heat warnings: Humane Society

By Brady Lang
August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

With multiple heat warnings and air quality statements issued across Saskatchewan in the last 24 hours, it’s important to look after every member of the family, including pets.

Some residents around Candle Lake had a few near misses after the heavy wind and rain late Monday afternoon.
Some residents around Candle Lake had a few near misses after the heavy wind and rain late Monday afternoon. Submitted photos/Scott Anderson

Powerful storm at Candle Lake sends people for cover, causes extensive tree damage

By Glenn Hicks
July 31, 2018 - 12:11pm

Village crews and the volunteer fire department have been continuing cleanup efforts after a powerful storm ripped through the Candle Lake region late Monday afternoon.

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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