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Komodo dragons Thorn and Shruikan will officially be on display at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo as of April 1, 2017.

Komodo dragons settle into new home at Saskatoon zoo

By Chris Carr March 29, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 3:43pm

There's a rare opportunity to see a pair of powerful, fascinating and dangerous creatures in Saskatoon.

Komodo dragons Thorn and Shruikan are temporarily calling the...

The owner of a Saskatoon shop specializing in glass pipes and bongs says legalization will likely bring pot smokers out of the shadows.

Shop owner says legal weed will bring users out of the shadows

By Chris Carr March 29, 2017 - 7:30am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:32am

Many in Saskatoon could not be happier that recreational marijuana is set to be legal.

But the co-owner of a local head shop says he expects most people will be keeping...

The view from Saskatoon man Brian Bentley's room in London, UK on March 22, 2017.

Saskatoon man thankful after narrowly missing chaos in London

By Chris Carr March 22, 2017 - 2:45pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 5:40pm

A Saskatoon man came frighteningly close to being in the area of a violent attack in London, UK.

Bad weather was all that kept Brian Bentley from touring the British...

Kay Braget's body was found March 18, 2017 by Saskatoon police after a group of quad riders spotted her vehicle northeast of Saskatoon. She was 89 years old.

Saskatoon tragedy sparks conversation on senior safety

By Chris Carr March 21, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:12pm

A Saskatoon missing person's case that ended in heartbreak over the weekend has family members talking about ways future tragedies can be prevented.

On Thursday, 89-year...

Delegates at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon heard a presentation from RCMP Thursday on rural crime watch.

RCMP encourage old and new methods to fight rural crime

By Chris Carr March 17, 2017 - 2:01pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:10pm

Mounties are urging people to consider using new technology to help with both preventing and solving crimes in rural Saskatchewan.

A recent spike in thefts made the...

Cory Baker, production manager at Daraganfly Innovations Inc., advised drone enthusiasts to check in regularly on Transport Canada's webpage for the latest regulations.

Saskatoon airport welcomes new regulations after close calls involving drones

By Chris Carr March 17, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: March 17, 2017 - 9:04am

New federal regulations for recreational drones are being welcomed by the organization in charge of Saskatoon's airport. 

A spokesperson for Skyxe, formerly the...

Saskatoon Bridge City Chickens wants to convince city council to move ahead with an 18-month pilot project involving 30 households.

Local group hatches plan for backyard chickens in Saskatoon

By Chris Carr March 14, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 7:57am

Efforts to allow Saskatoon residents to keep chickens in their backyard are being revived once again at city hall.

A group called Saskatoon Bridge City Chickens will...

North Battlefords' Andrew Albers is one of the pitchers suiting up for Team Canada in this year's World Baseball Classic.

'I've been very blessed': North Battleford's Andrew Albers suits up for Team Canada at WBC

By Chris Carr March 10, 2017 - 11:35am Updated: March 10, 2017 - 11:42am

A pitcher from Saskatchewan continues to live his dream.   Andrew Albers, a native of North Battleford, is one of the pitchers playing for Team Canada in this year's World...

Alexander Repetski says cannabis oil treatments for epilepsy have dramatically improved his daughter's quality of life.

U of S study to look at cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy

By Chris Carr March 8, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 4:35pm

Alexander Repetski hopes a new pilot study at the University of Saskatchewan will help legitimize cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy.

He's a firm believer in the...

A promotional poster for the Dr. Pepper tuition give-away contest at The University of Saskatchewan.

U of S professor says Dr. Pepper contest promotes unhealthy habits

By Chris Carr March 3, 2017 - 3:55pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 3:55pm

A tuition give-away contest might seem like a sweet deal to some, but at least one professor at the University of Saskatchewan wants it banned from campus.

Dr. Pepper is...

Ryan Meili (left) and interim NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon celebrate victory in the Saskatoon-Meewasin byelection.

Sask. NDP picks up important seat in Saskatoon byelection

By Chris Carr March 2, 2017 - 9:40pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 9:37am

People in Saskatoon-Meewasin voted for change just 11 months after sending a Sask. Party MLA to the legislature.

Ryan Meili came out on top in a five-way byelection race...

Premier Brad Wall said the provincial government still has yet to determine the exact figure on the provincial deficit. It's also trying to determine to best way to get back to balance. Feb.28, 2017

Wall hints at more time to plug $1.2B deficit

By Chris Carr February 28, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: March 1, 2017 - 7:34am

Saskatchewan's deficit is projected at $1.2 billion, but could grow before the province's spring budget comes down.

Premier Brad Wall said this is because final numbers...

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