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Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour.
Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour. File Photo/CJME News

Tick surveillance program watching closely for ticks that can carry Lyme disease

By Adriana Christianson/CJME News Staff
June 19, 2016 - 12:56pm

Doing a 'tick check' takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to wood tick surveillance across Saskatchewan, especially when ticks are popping up in regions where no one is used to seeing them.

Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour.
Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour. File Photo/CJME News

Tick surveillance program watching closely for ticks that can carry Lyme disease

By Adriana Christianson/CJME News Staff
June 19, 2016 - 12:56pm

Doing a 'tick check' takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to wood tick surveillance across Saskatchewan, especially when ticks are popping up in regions where no one is used to seeing them.

Tammy Cook-Searson stands with her son at the 2016 the Sask. Marathon held in May.
Tammy Cook-Searson stands with her son at the 2016 the Sask. Marathon held in May. Submitted Photo/Jim Searson

Lac La Ronge Indian Band chief sets sights on Boston Marathon

By paNOW Staff
June 19, 2016 - 12:28pm

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson’s passion for running may be helping her head towards the oldest annual city marathon in the world next year.

“I have been really working on my speed and my goal is to qualify this fall for the Boston marathon,” she said.

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere says Regina has not been sitting idle in reducing it's emissions.
Regina Mayor Michael Fougere says Regina has not been sitting idle in reducing it's emissions. Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff

Saskatchewan Enviornmental Society urges cities to go carbon neutral

By Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff
June 19, 2016 - 9:08am

Saskatchewan's two largest cities are being asked to be carbon-neutral by 2050.

That's what the Saskatchewan Environmental Society is urging for both Saskatoon and Regina.

Minister of the Economy Bill Boyd has weighed in on the proposed potash mine at Southey.
Minister of the Economy Bill Boyd has weighed in on the proposed potash mine at Southey. Saskatchewan Party Website

Economy Minister Bill Boyd weighs in on proposed potash mine

By CJME News
June 18, 2016 - 10:04am

Economy Minister Bill Boyd weighed in on the proposed Yancoal potash mine at Southey. 

The Chinese owned company is in the stages of developing a mine which could potentially affect many residents in the area.

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