Last Mountain Lake

No concern for spring flooding from last week’s storm: Sask. Water Security Agency

Apr 24, 2023 | 3:52pm

The Saskatchewan Water Security Agency says there is little reason to worry about spring runoff from last week’s heavy snowstorm. Patrick Boyle with the Water Security Agency says cooler weather has prompted a slow, steady melt of snow this week. “It’ll add to a lot of those peak flows that have already made their way […]

Body Found at Saskatchewan Beach

Aug 21, 2022 | 3:34pm

The RCMP are investigating the discovery of a body at Saskatchewan Beach. Police were alerted around 12:30pm Sunday, with the report of a body in the water. The body was recovered, police say its the body of a male, and they are continuing to work to identify who this was. The Southey RCMP and the […]

Missing Swimmer Found Dead

Aug 9, 2022 | 10:04am

The search for a missing swimmer at Last Mountain lake north of of Regina has a sad ending. The body of the 71 year old swimmer was recovered today. The RCMP from Lumsden and Southey were alerted that a person was missing on the lake near Pelican Point just before 5 yesterday (Monday). STARS Air […]

Swimmer Drowns at Buena Vista on Last Mountain Lake

Jun 27, 2022 | 4:45pm

A swimmer went missing and was later found deceased at Buena Vista on Last Mountain lake. Lumsden RCMP received a call at 3:45 Sunday regarding a missing swimmer. The RCMP as well as local fire, EMS and citizens were able to locate the 19 year old male in the water close to where he was […]

Many sections feeling the effect of hail from latest thunderstorm

Jun 24, 2022 | 10:55am

It was anything but a quiet night in Saskatchewan. Nearly the entire southern half of the province was under a thunderstorm watch or a warning, with some communities experiencing tornado warnings. Environment Canada’s Danielle Desjardins says they have not received any reports of any official tornadoes in the province from Thursday night as of yet, […]

Lumsden Beach looking to manage large weekend crowds

Jul 12, 2021 | 7:36am

The Resort Village of Lumsden Beach has been struggling to manage a unique challenge in the last couple of years. Mayor Ross Wilson says they can’t handle the crowds of people that visit the beach about 40 minutes northwest of Regina on hot weekends. “We’re small with narrow roads, very limited parking,” Wilson said. “we’ve […]

Lower water levels projected in Last Mountain Lake in 2021

Apr 19, 2021 | 10:27am

  The Water Security Agency says Last Mountain Lake is expected to have lower than average water levels this year. Snowmelt was well below normal this spring and well above rainfall will be needed to reach near normal levels by the summer. The lake level is at the lower end of the summer operating range. […]