Tyler Marr

Speaking to party faithfuls in Prince Albert Friday, leadership hopeful Trent Wotherspoon promised to reverse Sask. Party cuts and implement new social programs.
Speaking to party faithfuls in Prince Albert Friday, leadership hopeful Trent Wotherspoon promised to reverse Sask. Party cuts and implement new social programs. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Wotherspoon leadership launch sees support from area MLA’s

By Tyler Marr
October 6, 2017 - 3:18pm

Vowing to reverse the cuts of the Saskatchewan Party and implement a wide range of new social programs are highlights on the proposed agenda of Saskatchewan NDP leadership hopeful Trent Wotherspoon.

A water bomber tackles a wildfire near La Ronge in July, 2015.
A water bomber tackles a wildfire near La Ronge in July, 2015. submitted photo/Ministry of Environment

Wildfires in province well below average, Sask. firefighters off to B.C.

By Tyler Marr
July 10, 2017 - 5:34pm

It is a tale of two provinces when it comes to the story of wildfires in Canada.

Saskatchewan is faring quite well this season, with only 110 fires in the province to date, well below the five-year average of 308.