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With the combination of the heat warning and the poor air quality due to smoke, it is imperative to make sure animals stay safe as well as humans.
With the combination of the heat warning and the poor air quality due to smoke, it is imperative to make sure animals stay safe as well as humans. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Keep your pets safe during heat warnings: Humane Society

By Brady Lang
August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

With multiple heat warnings and air quality statements issued across Saskatchewan in the last 24 hours, it’s important to look after every member of the family, including pets.

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By battlefordsNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

Many campers shared images of damaged property on social media following the storm.
Many campers shared images of damaged property on social media following the storm. Destiny Mcpeek/Twitter

UPDATE: SaskPower working to restore service to Emma and Christopher Lakes after storm

By battlefordsNOW Staff
July 8, 2018 - 10:30am Updated: July 9, 2018 - 1:10pm

After a major storm in the Lakeland region caused widespread damage Friday night and Saturday morning, SaskPower crews are working to restore service to the area

Photos posted to social media show significant damage to vehicles and campers.
Photos posted to social media show significant damage to vehicles and campers. Destiny Mcpeek/Twitter

‘We were trapped for a couple of hours": camper and family rescued after storm

By Taylor MacPherson
July 7, 2018 - 12:44pm Updated: July 9, 2018 - 9:09am

No serious injuries were reported after high winds, hail, and rain tore through the Lakeland region last night, but one camper said weathering the storm was a terrifying experience for

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