Saskatchewan

Trees in the Waskiseu Community Fuel Break are seen prior to being cut down.
Trees in the Waskiseu Community Fuel Break are seen prior to being cut down. submitted/Parks Canada

Christmas tree harvest in full swing at Prince Albert National Park

From paNOW
December 3, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: December 4, 2017 - 8:51am

Calls of 'timber' will echo through Prince Albert National Park in the coming weeks, as the site has embarked on its second Christmas Tree Harvest.

The event grants visitors the opportunity to chop down and bring home their very own tree for the holiday season.

Chewy had an internal surgery list as long as the surgeon's arm.
Chewy had an internal surgery list as long as the surgeon's arm. submitted/Chantel Ursu

Chewy hanging in after intense surgery

From paNOW
December 2, 2017 - 11:00am Updated: December 2, 2017 - 3:40pm

So far, it has been an extraordinary battle of survival for stray dog Chewy.

A dog-lover in La Ronge picked up the emaciated canine last week and took it to Prince Albert before a friend then drove the dying animal to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in Saskatoon.

La Ronge Emergency Medical Services staff recently delivered a baby girl 10,000 feet in the air - an occurrence which may be more common than you think.
La Ronge Emergency Medical Services staff recently delivered a baby girl 10,000 feet in the air - an occurrence which may be more common than you think. file photo/paNOW Staff

Baby girl delivered during aerial medevac

From paNOW
December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

La Ronge EMS posted a tweet on Nov. 30 saying a baby girl had been delivered some 10,000 feet in the air.

According to Corey Ecarnot, the operations manager for La Ronge EMS, the baby girl and her family are in good condition.

Local regional gangs are tied to the recent violence spree that has happened in North Battleford over the last few weeks.
Local regional gangs are tied to the recent violence spree that has happened in North Battleford over the last few weeks. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local gangs responsible for recent violence in North Battleford

From paNOW
December 1, 2017 - 2:06pm

Battlefords RCMP have confirmed the ongoing recent violence in North Battleford is due to factions of regional gangs targeting each other for various reasons, and are promising to bring in whatever resources are needed to put an end to the recent gun violence.

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