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With temperatures starting to rise and fall and slush season upon us, there is also a risk of ice dams for houses in the region.
With temperatures starting to rise and fall and slush season upon us, there is also a risk of ice dams for houses in the region. photo courtesy of Crest Roofing

Ice dams a concern as temperatures rise and fall

By Roger White
January 17, 2017 - 6:00am

With the recent snowfall in our area and temperatures expected to rise and fall over the next few weeks, SGI Canada is reminding homeowners they should clear the snow from their roofs before it melts to avoid an ice dam.

A new automated waste water system — the first of its kind in Canada —  is being installed in a small Saskatchewan town.
A new automated waste water system — the first of its kind in Canada — is being installed in a small Saskatchewan town. submitted photo/Soneera Water

New Unity waste water system first of its kind on Canada

By Greg Higgins
January 11, 2017 - 10:00am

A new automated waste water system — the first of its kind in Canada —  is being installed in a small Saskatchewan town. The system is so good, that once the water is treated, the discharge will be able to be released into fishable lakes.

Acting principal Greg Hatch provided an update on the mentality of students, one year after one of their peers shot and killed two of their classmates, during a press conference hosted at the La Loche Dene Community School.
Acting principal Greg Hatch provided an update on the mentality of students, one year after one of their peers shot and killed two of their classmates, during a press conference hosted at the La Loche Dene Community School. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

La Loche leaders feel abandoned one year after tragedy

By Bryan Eneas
January 9, 2017 - 5:55pm

Just shy of marking one year since a terrible tragedy, the community of La Loche is still trying to find itself.

Residents in the Town of Battleford might be paying a little more on their taxes in 2017.
Residents in the Town of Battleford might be paying a little more on their taxes in 2017. Katherine Svenkeson/battlefordsNOW Staff

Less tax discounts coming to Battleford

By Katherine Svenkeson
December 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

Residents in the Town of Battleford might be paying a little more on their taxes in 2017. After looking at the budget for the upcoming year, it was found the town's property tax discounts were roughly a $200,000 expense to the town, and council want to make changes to amend that.

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