Saskatchewan

A precautionary drinking water advisory has been issued for the Town of La Ronge until further notice.
A precautionary drinking water advisory has been issued for the Town of La Ronge until further notice. file photo/paNOW staff

UPDATE: Precautionary drinking water advisory lifted for La Ronge

From paNOW
August 6, 2017 - 11:26am Updated: August 10, 2017 - 10:16am

UPDATE: The drinking water advisory has been lifted. The water security agency said they will continue to take samples to monitor the water quality.

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A precautionary drinking water advisory has been issued for the Town of La Ronge until further notice.

The meteors will radiate from one central location in the northeast section of the sky, known as the constellation Perseus, from which they take their name.
The meteors will radiate from one central location in the northeast section of the sky, known as the constellation Perseus, from which they take their name. Bryan Eneas/paNOW staff

Perseid meteor shower set to peak late this week

From paNOW
August 6, 2017 - 8:55am

Though much of Canada will not have an opportunity to observe the upcoming once-in-a-lifetime full solar eclipse set for Aug. 21, there is still one astronomical event to be seen.

Health officials said late July and the August are the peak season for the mosquitoes (Culex tarsalis) which carry West Nile virus.
Health officials said late July and the August are the peak season for the mosquitoes (Culex tarsalis) which carry West Nile virus. file photo/paNOW

Peak season for mosquitoes

From paNOW
August 5, 2017 - 9:06am

As residents make a break for the lake or even head outdoors over August long weekend, the province is reminding people to be vigilant for mosquitos.

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