Alberta government approves $30M in disaster funding for wildfire, flood damage

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 3, 2019 11:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Wildfires and too much rain this year will put a $30-million dent in Alberta’s finances.…

Evacuation order lifted for flood-ravaged Marten Beach

One week after flooding caused by rainfall prompted an evacuation order in the northern Alberta community of Marten Beach, a local state of emergency has been lifted and residents are allowed to return to their homes. On Thursday, the Municipal…

Local state of emergency still in effect in Marten Beach area after torrential rain

The Marten Beach area near Slave Lake remained under a state of emergency on Friday after the community was mostly evacuated (with the exception of several people who are on high ground) because of flooding just a day earlier. On…

Flooding prompts evacuation alert in northern Alberta hamlet

Heavy rainfall that has resulted in flooding in the northern Alberta hamlet of Marten Beach prompted area officials to order residents to evacuate on Thursday afternoon. “The level of the Marten River is rising due to heavy rainfall and is…