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NEWS

Thermal imaging cameras give firefighters a big advantage

Martensville Fire Chief Kurtis Dyck demonstrates the new thermal imaging camera integrated with an SCBA

Martensville firefighters gave themselves the gift of sight this Christmas season.
The department purchased ten specially-designed thermal imaging cameras (TICs) earlier this month, boosting individual firefighters’ ability to see heat-emitting objects in zero-visibility conditions like total darkness or smoke-filled buildings. Read the entire story – Click here

BUSINESS

Drainage project aims to reclaim land at Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation

Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation (BOCN) Lands Manager Brian Seeseequasis (left to right), SAL Engineering Project Manager Don Poon and BOCN Chief Roy Petit prepare for the sod-turning of the drainage project December 15

A $1.2 million drainage project slated to begin in early January will alleviate flooding on the Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation (BOCN) and reclaim thousands of acres of farmland. Read the entire story – Click here

SPORTS

The Rush starts season in Toronto

The two-time champion Saskatchewan Rush open the 2018 NLL season on the road as they travel to Toronto to face the six-time champion Rock on Saturday, December 16. Read the entire story – Click here

NEWS

Warman adopts 2018 budget

The City of Warman adopted its 2018 budget, which includes a 1.65% municipal property tax increase

The City of Warman’s 2018 civic budget was adopted by city council at a meeting on Monday, December 11. The budget includes an average municipal tax increase of 1.65% for 2018. Read the entire story – Click here

NEWS

Inmate escapes custody while on temporary leave

William John Keewatin

Police are searching for an inmate who did not return to the Saskatoon Correctional Centre after a temporary leave. Read the entire story – Click here