Wildfire

Tearing Fire Near Cumberland House Contained at 211 Hectares, New Fire Under Assessment South of Hudson Bay

The fire southeast of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan, called 18HB-TEARING, has now been listed as Contained, with the last surveyed area reported to be 211 hectares. Read more about Tearing Fire Near Cumberland House Contained at 211 Hectares, New Fire Under Assessment South of Hudson Bay

Grass fire Source Joanne Francis/Nipawin News

Cumberland House Fire Largest Active Fire in 2018 at 182 Hectares (Updated)

The 2018 wildland fire season is well under way with 90 fires to date as of May 7th, 2018. The largest active fire is a 50 hectare fire burning approximately 8 km south east of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. At 90 fires to date, the season is starting quickly compared to the 5 year average of 51 fires.

UPDATE: 18HB-TEARING Fire, Cumberland House – As of 2:50 pm Monday May 7th, 2018 is reported to be 182 hectares and still not contained.

See also: Tearing Fire Near Cumberland House Contained at 211 Hectares, New Fire Under Assessment South of Hudson Bay Read more about Cumberland House Fire Largest Active Fire in 2018 at 182 Hectares (Updated)

Newly Appointed La Ronge Provincial Court Judge Grew Up in Cumberland House, LP Miller Alumni

Prince Albert Lawyer, Mary McAuley has been appointed as a provincial court judge for La Ronge, Saskatchewan. Mary McAuley grew up in Cumberland House and completed her grade 12 at LP Miller Comprehensive in Nipawin, SK. Read more about Newly Appointed La Ronge Provincial Court Judge Grew Up in Cumberland House, LP Miller Alumni

SaskPower Reports Cumberland House Power Outage ALL POWER RESTORED

UPDATE – SaskPower : 10:04 am – Cumberland House, surrounding rural areas. Status: All power restored.

Residents of Cumberland House and surrounding rural areas lost power early Christmas morning and may not see it restored until noon. SaskPower reported they had crews dispatched at 3:27 am on Monday December 25th, however at 4:40 am the crews were still patrolling to find the cause of the outage.  Read more about SaskPower Reports Cumberland House Power Outage ALL POWER RESTORED

Temporary Lab Service Disruption in Cumberland House – Updated – Correction

Saskatchewan Health Authority News Release – December 11, 2017 This important public service announcement is for residents of the area serviced by the Cumberland House Health Centre. Residents of Cumberland House are advised that lab services will be temporarily unavailable at the Cumberland House Health Centre on Tuesday, December 19th and Thursday, December 21st Lab services will be […]

Charitable Gaming Grants Put Over $33,000 Back Into Nipawin Region

Saskatchewan groups and organizations are receiving more than $800,000 from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA)’s charitable gaming grant program. Of that, $33,024.53 is being given to Nipawin and area organizations for the three month period from July 1 to September 30, 2017.