Saskatchewan

Dry conditions are not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires are hoping for.
Dry conditions are not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires are hoping for. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Weather forecast throws curve balls as extreme wildfire risk continues

By Glenn Hicks
May 15, 2018 - 11:44am Updated: May 15, 2018 - 12:24pm

As very dry conditions continue is it not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires would have been hoping for. Temperatures were expected to get to 29 Celsius Tuesday. That would be a record high for May 15.

Mathew Bird, a resident of Crutwell, was evacuated from the hamlet Monday evening due to wildfire.
Mathew Bird, a resident of Crutwell, was evacuated from the hamlet Monday evening due to wildfire. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

‘Scared and nervous’: Wildfire forces evacuation order for Crutwell, homes nearby Hwy 3

By Tyler Marr
May 14, 2018 - 9:08pm Updated: May 15, 2018 - 12:39am

While the evacuation order was lifted, those in and around a communtiy west of Prince Albert were on edge for five hours Monday night.

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck will be visiting Prince Albert, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Justice Symposium, which runs between May 15 and May 17.
Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck will be visiting Prince Albert, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Justice Symposium, which runs between May 15 and May 17. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Northern Justice Symposium to focus on the good stories

By Bryan Eneas
May 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

A gathering on Prince Albert will take a look at a number of community based initiatives which are proving to have success in northern communities.

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