Cypress Hills

Trim Your Tree program begins later this month

Nov 9, 2022 | 10:28am

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas out there, and you could be bringing that home. From November 26 to December 23, the Trim Your Tree program at the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Parks not only can help make the yuletide bright, but also help with fire suppression efforts within the parks. Visitors to the […]

Snowfall warning issued for Regina and Southern Saskatchewan

Oct 22, 2022 | 4:46pm

We knew the warmer than average autumn wouldn’t last forever. Environment Canada has issued a “snowfall warning” for Regina.  The weather office is predicting between 10 and 20 centimetres (or just under 8 inches) of snow. The flakes are expected to start falling sometime early Sunday morning, and continue through the day tapering off Monday […]

Snowfall warning issued for SW Saskatchewan

May 19, 2021 | 4:07pm

Some people in southwest Saskatchewan may want to dig out the snow shovel again. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning saying a low-pressure system over Montana will bring heavy snow to the region with 25 centimeters possible by Friday morning. Along with heavy snowfall, there will be a risk of freezing rain with this […]

Snowfall warning issued for southwest Sask. communities

Oct 20, 2020 | 4:16pm

It is going to be a day to stay home in the southwest corner of the province Wednesday. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Shaunavon, Maple Creek and Cypress Hills area with the forecast calling for 10 to 20 centimeters of snow to come down as advancing cold air from the north […]

Province on lookout for tree killing invasive species

Jul 19, 2020 | 7:57am

Forestry crews in Saskatchewan are on the lookout for the mountain pine beetle, which has killed trees and has turned huge patches of forests red. According to the province’s forest insect and disease expert, the invasive species is extremely prevalent in B.C. and Alberta but is making its way east. The ministry says the beetles […]

Storms expected in SW Saskatchewan Tuesday

May 19, 2020 | 1:15pm

Some severe weather could be hitting areas along the U-S border as early as Tuesday night. Environment Canada’s Terri Lang says a system moving in from Montana will be moving into the southwest corner before the day is over bringing the potential for severe thunderstorms. “The system will hit Cypress Hills and Val Marie to […]

Snowfall on the way for southern Saskatchewan

Mar 13, 2020 | 3:40pm

After spring-like weather over the last couple weeks, southern Saskatchewan is bracing for a swift wave of winter this weekend. Environment Canada is calling for snowfall and winter storm warnings in the southwest corner of the province as a combination of two systems moves through. Other regions in southern Saskatchewan will also want to have […]

Travel not recommended issued for highways in southwest Sask.

Jan 2, 2020 | 3:11pm

UPDATE Highway 1 near Maple Creek has been upgraded to winter driving conditions as of 4:05 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2.   Original story Drivers may want to reconsider driving in southwestern Saskatchewan today if they don’t need to. The Highway Hotline says highways in the region are reporting zero visibility with slush, ice, loose […]