Wildfire Update


Fire 114 is located 2 km south of the highway in Widewater near the gravel pit. Crews are on scene. Further updates are included in this article.


High Level to Lift Evacuation Order


At 10 am Monday, June 3, the mandatory evacuation order for High Level, the surrounding areas of Mackenzie County and the Dene Tha’ First Nation communities of Bushe River, Meander River and Chateh will be lifted and people will be allowed back into their homes. An evacuation alert will be put in place immediately.


MD Issues Evacuation Order


The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River has declared a State of Local Emergency at 11:22 a.m. due to advancing wildfires in the Marten Hills. The Hamlet of Marten Beach is now to be evacuated immediately.


Oil Projects Underway


Motorists are advised that road oiling projects are scheduled for the communities of Smith,  Widewater and East Mitsue over the next several weeks.


MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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