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Medicine Hat News (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Medicine Hat, AlbertaThe Canadian press cold Lake police say wildfire conditions at the scene of the crash of a firefighting plane in Northern Alberta Are making it difficult for investigators to reach the site. Mounties say the site is inside the cold Lake air weapons Range an area used by military pilots for weapons training. Ramp Cpl. Mike Dunsmore said the military and search and Rescue personnel escorted police into the crash site late Friday and helped recover the body of the 38 year old civilian Pilot who was the sole occupant of the aircraft. But Dunsmore said the fire which the province reported saturday has grown to 40 Square Kilometres since it started a Day earlier is making it challenging for transportation safety Board investigators to safely enter the area. Jon Lee the regional manager for the Tab said investigators were headed to the site in a helicopter on saturday afternoon with a provincial wildfire official to see if it would be Safe to land. If it is set Down. If not re assess said Lee noting the decision would be up to the provincial official. Crews in Northern Alberta have been fighting wildfires for More than a week and warm and dry conditions have increased the fire Hazard to High or extreme in some areas. The Pilot who was killed worked for co Nair Aerial firefighting and he and the plane were contracted by the Alberta government. First responders like this Pilot and our Many other dedicated wild land firefighters put their lives on the line every Day to ensure that our Homes and families Are Safe incoming Premier Rachel Notley said in a statement that offered her condolences to the pilots family friends and colleagues. We owe them our most sincere gratitude. Even As they mourn the loss of one of their own i know they will continue fighting the Many fires burning within our Borders. Jeff Barry of co Nair Aerial firefighting said the Pilot was in his fourth firefighting season with the company. Weave sent our Accident investigation team and Well be co operating with the transportation safety Board and the Alberta esd environment and sustainable resource development folks will be there As Well Barry said Friday. Barry said the plane was a single seater air tractor 802, known in the company As the fire Boss. The company is website said the amphibious plane is used to scoop up water from lakes or deliver fire retardant. Police said in a news release on saturday that the crash scene has been secured. Lee said the crash investigation was still in the Early stages and he speculate on the cause. The Canadian press Regina Saskatchewan new democrats have voted overwhelmingly in support of their Leader during the part yes annual convention. Opposition Leader Cam Broten received approval of 98 per cent of members who cast ballots saturday in Regina the party says. The vote is a requirement of the Saskatchewan nip Constitution. The convention is the last the party will have before an expected election Call in Saskatchewan next Spring. The party says Broten addressed the convention before the vote with about 475 people in the room. After the vote Broten Tweeter that he was truly honoured. Ill keep working hard to make you proud and build a better Saskatchewan for everyone Broten Tweeter. Former new Democrat premiers Roy Romanow and Lorne Calvert were also scheduled to address the convention saturday. Some nip members have said the outcome of the Alberta election is expected to re energize the party and provide momentum before the next election. Charles Lefebvre Lefebvre Medicine agnews. Com twitter my Lefebvre Kin Coulee Park could ave have been renamed canine Coulee Park for one evening. The Park was overrun by dogs and owners ranging from chihuahuas to great Danes saturday morning for the up cars 20th annual dog jog fundraiser. A total of 56 people were registered for the one and five Kilometre walk and jog with their canines. This is an awesome turnout said Marilyn Crisp Spca president. The Weathers great so its a great turnout. Crisp says the dog jog is held for two reasons. First its fun for both owners and animals As evidenced by the barks and smiles heard throughout the morning. Secondly its one of the up cars largest fundraisers with participants collecting pledges and a silent auction helping raise All important Money for the organization. Its fundraising for shelter operation said Crisp. It allows us to run All of our programs at the Centre during the year. A final total was not immediately known. 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Sheila Drummond head of fiction services says the idea to participate in boo crossing was suggested by a member of the Library Board As a Way to Mark the Library yes Centennial. We thought about How we could do it it was easy to think about she said. The Library very regularly gets Book donations and i began collecting 100 various books different genres different Reading interests books in Good condition for this purpose. Boo crossing launched in 2001, and has More than 1.8 million members and 9.7 million books Register. It involves readers releasing books either in a Public place or for a Friend. Each Book from the Library is registered on the website wow. Boo crossing. Com and has received a bar code number on the inside jacket. The number can be used to track the Progress of the Book As it moves from Reader to Reader possibly around the world. A sticker on the cover identifies the Book As one used for boo crossing. Part of the fun of this is where to leave it said Drummond. They can leave it absolutely anywhere. Drummond says several staff members have already taken books for vacation and says boo crossing has an Appeal for people travelling. Were coming into vacation season and knowing that they dont have to return the Book she said. In fact its extra Cool if they dont. Drummond adds there is also a designated boo crossing zone at the Library where the books can be returned. She adds More books will be gradually added for boo crossing at the Library. Leave it anywhere Library joins boo crossing As part of Centennial news photo Charles Lefebvre Sheila Drummond head of fiction services for the Medicine hat Public Library shows off the inside bar code for a boo crossing Book. The Library has set aside 100 books for the boo crossing program allowing people to read rate and leave the Book in Public for others. The bar code allows readers to track where the Book has travelled. News photo Charles Lefebvre Adrienne and Dion Lattery left along with their Border Collie Tiffany and Ryan Kessel and his Labrador retriever Jake take part in the 1 pm portion of the Spca dog jog at Kin Coulee Park saturday morning. Saskatchewan nip gives Leader 98 per cent support in review vote fire limits ability of investigators to reach scene of plane crash

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