Heat warning

Heat Warning in Effect For Nipawin & Northeast Regions

A period with maximum daily temperatures reaching or exceeding 29C and minimum overnight temperatures staying at or above 14C is expected to continue through at least Thursday. Read more about Heat Warning in Effect For Nipawin & Northeast Regions

Prince Albert Police Use Taser to Subdue Tisdale Woman Threatening Officers With a Knife

A Conductive Energy Device (CED) [common name taser] was deployed by an officer of the Prince Albert Police Service after encountering a female with a knife. On June 3, 2018 at 7:40 p.m. officers who were conducting a proactive patrol of an apartment building on the 900 Block of Central Avenue encountered in the hallway […]

RCMP/Crime Stoppers

Greenwater RCMP Seeking Public Help To Catch Rose Valley Vandals

Mischief Under $5000 – Rose Valley, SK – Greenwater RCMP and Crime Stoppers are seeking assistance from the public in solving the following crime which between May 19th 2018 and May 20th 2018. Read more about Greenwater RCMP Seeking Public Help To Catch Rose Valley Vandals

Crop Report Infog May 8-14 2018

CROP REPORT FOR THE PERIOD MAY 8 TO 14, 2018

Thanks to good seeding conditions, Saskatchewan producers made up the time lost in previous weeks.  Thirty-five per cent of the crop is now in the ground, just ahead of the five-year (2013-2017) seeding average of 32 per cent for this time of year. Crops are starting to emerge. Read more about CROP REPORT FOR THE PERIOD MAY 8 TO 14, 2018

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)