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15 Saskatchewan communities saw temperature records fall on Feb. 16.

Record-breaking Sask. weather has some already looking to camping season

By Chris Carr February 17, 2017 - 8:14am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 9:50am

Weather records are falling as temperatures rise in Saskatchewan. 

Spring fever is setting in for many around the province, especially those attending the annual RV and...

Estevan police have suggested taking away vehicles permanently from repeat drunk drivers, but a Saskatoon lawyer warns the punishment could be uneven.

Saskatoon defence lawyer warns of 'unfair' punishment over Estevan drunk driving vehicle seizures idea

By Chris Carr February 15, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 4:51pm

A suggestion by Estevan police that repeat drunk drivers should have their vehicles permanently seized has people talking about the consequences of getting behind the wheel...

Wanuskewin Heritage Park is working towards a UNESCO world heritage site designation.

Bison to roam Wanuskewin Heritage Park as site vies for UNESCO bid

By Chris Carr February 9, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: February 10, 2017 - 9:07am

Plans are in the works for a bigger and better Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

A $40-million capital campaign was announced Thursday to help the park work towards a...

According to Environment Canada, Saskatchewan is expected to experience a moderate warm up heading into the weekend.

Sask. cold snap to break for warmer weekend weather

By Chris Carr February 7, 2017 - 3:34pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 3:34pm

A cold snap to start the week will lead to warmer – more seasonal – temperatures in the coming days.

"Saturday we're forecasting a high of -4 C. Sunday a high of - 1 C,...

Children in Asquith, Sask. are still smiling despite the theft of a signed Gordie Howe jersey that was being raffled to keep the town rink open.

Asquith community rallying after Gordie Howe jersey theft

By Chris Carr February 1, 2017 - 6:02pm Updated: February 1, 2017 - 6:02pm

There's not a lot for kids to do in the small town of Asquith in the dead of winter.   So when the future of the local hockey rink was recently thrown into jeopardy, people...

In December, the provincial government announced a six-member panel will consult the public on the Dan Perrins' K-12 governance options report.

Concern over potential changes to how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr January 12, 2017 - 5:58pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 5:58pm

The provincial government has asked for feedback on how schools should be governed in Saskatchewan – and it's getting an earful.

Michelle Gustafson is the chair of the...

Environment Canada says Saskatchewan reached its statisical dead of winter on Jan. 12, 2017.

Warmer weekend due as Sask. crosses dead of winter

By Chris Carr January 12, 2017 - 3:46pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 3:47pm

A blast of winter stormed through Saskatchewan Wednesday night and seemed to put an exclamation mark on a week of harsh weather.

How fitting, too, since Thursday marked...

A windy Wednesday in Saskatchewan is adding to the extreme cold warnings issued for large swaths of the province on Jan. 10, 2017.

Brace for even cooler temps, wind chills in Saskatchewan

By Chris Carr January 10, 2017 - 4:02pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 1:08pm

If you thought it was cold out already, brace yourself – it's about to get even colder.

The weather is expected to turn downright nasty Wednesday following a cold...

Saskatchewan taxpayers could save $10 million to $20 million by 2018-19 when12 health regions authorities amalgamate into one large board.

Sask. government hopes to save $20M with move to single health authority

By Chris Carr January 10, 2017 - 1:56pm Updated: January 10, 2017 - 4:47pm

The provincial government predicts it will save between $10 million to $20 million by consolidating 12 existing health regions into a single authority.   Health Minister Jim...

People who drive Highway 5, east of Saskatoon, say the road is dangerous because it lacks guard rails and passing lanes.

'Could've been me:' Bruno mayor reflects on deadly highway crash

By Chris Carr January 6, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 11:55am

A tragic crash near St. Denis Wednesday has restarted discussion around the need to make a Saskatchewan highway safer.

A family of three from the small community of...

The Saskatoon Health Region anticipates that flu numbers should start coming down next week.

Worst of Saskatoon flu season drawing to an end

By Chris Carr January 6, 2017 - 1:36pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 1:36pm

People who got this year's flu shot should probably be glad they did.

Simon Kapaj, Deputy medical health officer with the Saskatoon health region, said this year's...

Photos of the family on Facebook show the newly married couple in 2014 and a smiling baby boy with his mother in June 2016.

'Unimaginable loss': Sask. community mourning after family of 3 killed in highway crash

By Chris Carr January 5, 2017 - 2:31pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 2:31pm

A community is in mourning after a family of three died in a two-vehicle crash outside Saskatoon Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews were called to Highway 5 west of the...