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This young red fox has been seen around St. Louis, Sask. for the last month. Residents have been feeding the animal, though a wildlife expert advised against it.
This young red fox has been seen around St. Louis, Sask. for the last month. Residents have been feeding the animal, though a wildlife expert advised against it. submitted photos/Pauline Doucet

Fox making friends in St. Louis, but rehabilitator warns against socializing wildlife

By Taylor MacPherson
August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm

A young fox is quickly becoming a familiar sight around the Village of St. Louis, but a Saskatchewan wildlife rehabilitator said feeding it isn’t a good idea.

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 - 12:00pm

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.

David Kozinko found roughly 200 tires dumped behind his business when he took out the trash July 30. Now, he's appealing to the public to find whoever was responsible.
David Kozinko found roughly 200 tires dumped behind his business when he took out the trash July 30. Now, he's appealing to the public to find whoever was responsible. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

UPDATE: Hundreds of tires illegally dumped behind Prince Albert business

By Bryan Eneas
July 30, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: August 8, 2018 - 9:38am

UPDATE: A spokesperson for Northern Auto Repair and Tire told paNOW the illegally-dumped tires were removed late last week. The spokesperson thanked Access Tire, who covered the disposal cost, and Tire Stewardship of Saskatchewan, who hauled the rubber away.

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The James Smith Cree Nation and the Cumberland House Cree Nation are filing legal paperwork, seeking reparations from Husky Energy following the 2016 oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River.
The James Smith Cree Nation and the Cumberland House Cree Nation are filing legal paperwork, seeking reparations from Husky Energy following the 2016 oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Cree Nations seek damages following 2016 North Saskatchewan River oil spill

By Bryan Eneas
July 24, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: July 25, 2018 - 11:16am

Two Cree Nations have filed paperwork to get the ball rolling on a legal battle with the energy company responsible for the 2016 North Saskatchewan River oil spill.

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