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Concerns about noise, dust and trucking have been made regarding a planned saw mill operation on Pulp Haul Road but the RM's reeve figured those arguments "don't hold water."
Concerns about noise, dust and trucking have been made regarding a planned saw mill operation on Pulp Haul Road but the RM's reeve figured those arguments "don't hold water." submitted photo/Jack Daniel Ermine

Arguments against Buckland saw mill not credible: Reeve

By Glenn Hicks
August 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

There's continued concern from some of the neighbours about a saw mill enterprise setting up soon on Pulp Haul Road in the RM of Buckland.

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.

Hazy skies rolled in over Prince Albert Tuesday. They are likely to dissipate by Wednesday evening, just before a three-day heat wave descends on the region.
Hazy skies rolled in over Prince Albert Tuesday. They are likely to dissipate by Wednesday evening, just before a three-day heat wave descends on the region. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Smoke and heat: P.A. set for uncomfortable week

By Glenn Hicks
August 7, 2018 - 6:32pm

The smoky skies over Prince Albert and area are expected to linger into Wednesday evening as wind from the northwest is pushing wildfire smoke from Alberta into the region.

People get their first opportunity of the year to interact with wolves or their pups during the Wolf Howl convoy at the Prince Albert National Park on Aug. 4.
People get their first opportunity of the year to interact with wolves or their pups during the Wolf Howl convoy at the Prince Albert National Park on Aug. 4. file photo/The Canadian Press

First Wolf Howl convoy to depart tonight

By paNOW Staff
August 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

The dog days of summer provide people an opportunity to interact with one of the most secretive animals within the Prince Albert National Park.

The Prince Albert National Park will begin hosting their Wolf Howl convoys tonight.

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