Sakari Momoi, world’s oldest man, dead at 112

Sakari Momoi, who was recognised as the world’s oldest man and credited healthy eating and getting plenty of sleep for his longevity, has died at the age of 112, Japanese media said on Tuesday. Momoi was born in an area ...

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Jerry Weintraub, legendary producer, dead at 77

Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic film producer and music manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as Nashville and Ocean’s Eleven, has died. He was 77. Weintraub’s representatives say he died Monday of cardiac arrest in Santa ...

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By the numbers: north Saskatchewan’s wildfires

According to the Saskatchewan government, the combined total area of wildfires burning in the province is 300,000 hectares.  Wildfire numbers: 112: Active burning fires 25: Not contained 9: New since Sunday, July 5 56: Larger than 100 hectares 575: Total wildfires this ...

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Climate change a big factor in persistent wildfires: Professor

According to an expert of wildland fire, Saskatchewan’s smoky skies and persistent blazes can be largely attributed to climate change.  Mike Flannigan is a professor in the department of renewable resources at the University of Alberta.  A former weather man with Environment ...

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