Paramedics/Fire

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The scene in May of 2015, when devastation hit the community of just over 300 people
The scene in May of 2015, when devastation hit the community of just over 300 people submitted/Julie Lemon Photography

Community comes together to build rink after devastating fire

By Brady Lang
January 14, 2019 - 5:00pm

It’s something standard in Saskatchewan for many small towns.

The local hockey rink is synonymous with the culture of many in the province, but for the people of Perdue, it’s something they’ve been missing for almost four years.

Stevenson's tow truck following an incident while he was towing a car out of a ditch.
Stevenson's tow truck following an incident while he was towing a car out of a ditch. Tanner Stevenson/Facebook

Local tow truck driver implores public to slow down following close call

By Brady Lang
January 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

It was a close call for a local tow truck driver on Saturday.

Tanner Stevenson, who is a tow truck driver based at Lashberg Towing, was hooking his winch to a vehicle in the ditch, and when he started pulling him out, he heard every tow truck driver’s nightmare.

High winds and snow can pose a risk to you and your family's safety inside your home.
High winds and snow can pose a risk to you and your family's safety inside your home. Brady Bateman/paNOW Staff

Cold weather increases carbon monoxide risk

By Ronald Quaroni
January 10, 2019 - 12:53pm

Has your carbon monoxide detector been behaving erratically over the last couple of days?

You may have a blocked vent.

Drifting and blowing snow can potentially block your home's heating ventilation system which could cause a build-up of carbon monoxide in your home.

Jonathon Kadler, right, and Dejan Gut hold some of the sandbags for the North Battleford Part-time Firefighters Association fundraiser. The association members are making and selling sandbags for a community fundraiser project.
Jonathon Kadler, right, and Dejan Gut hold some of the sandbags for the North Battleford Part-time Firefighters Association fundraiser. The association members are making and selling sandbags for a community fundraiser project. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Part-time firefighters supporting community with sandbag fundraiser

By Angela Brown
January 2, 2019 - 11:39am Updated: January 2, 2019 - 12:58pm

The North Battleford Part-Time Firefighters Association members are selling sandbags for a new fundraiser to support a local non-profit or charity.

President Jonathon Kadler hopes the campaign brings more attention to the association.

Staff at O.J. Pipelines meet at a worksite in an undated photo.
Staff at O.J. Pipelines meet at a worksite in an undated photo. submitted photo/Paul Stuckless

Pipeline crews raise $10K for daughter of fallen firefighter

By CKOM News Staff
December 19, 2018 - 4:50pm

When a bus carrying pipeline workers through Kerrobert, Sask. was struck by a semi in September, volunteer firefighters were there to help.

Now the pipeline workers are helping a Rosetown volunteer firefighter who lost her father in November.

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