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A high pressure zone over the Prairies is sucking hot air from the United States and bringing the likelihood of daily record temperatures to the Prince Albert and La Ronge areas this week.
A high pressure zone over the Prairies is sucking hot air from the United States and bringing the likelihood of daily record temperatures to the Prince Albert and La Ronge areas this week. File photo/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Heat wave bringing record daily temperatures: Environment Canada

By Glenn Hicks
June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

After a hot, dry spring we're now in for more record-breaking temperatures this week as we officially enter summer.

The temperatures are expected to be up to 12 degrees hotter than normal for this time of year and a heat warning is in effect for the La Ronge area.

The Village of Makwa is currently in a state of emergency.
The Village of Makwa is currently in a state of emergency. submitted photo/Joyce Barthel

Village of Makwa in state of emergency

By Kathy Gallant
June 12, 2018 - 3:59pm Updated: June 12, 2018 - 5:18pm

Recent torrential downpours have forced the Village of Makwa into a state of emergency.

According to Claire Elliott, administrator for the village, overland flooding began on Saturday, June 9, and only worsened after excessive precipitation into the next day.

A newly-bald Andrea Cote, with Michelle Jahnke and hairdresser Melissa Karpenko. All three women said their lives have been touched by brain tumours in different ways.
A newly-bald Andrea Cote, with Michelle Jahnke and hairdresser Melissa Karpenko. All three women said their lives have been touched by brain tumours in different ways. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

M.L. brain tumour campaign raises awareness and $4,500

By Kathy Gallant
June 5, 2018 - 5:00pm

Meadow Lake’s Andrea Cote quite literally shaved some time off her morning hair routine in support of a friend and co-worker who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumour.

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