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Sam Steel had five points in Saturday second playoff game against the Hitmen including one goal and four assists.

‘We’ll have to play an awful lot better’ Pats head coach says despite 5-1 win against Calgary

By Arielle Zerr March 25, 2017 - 11:13pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15pm

The Pats continued an impressive offensive display over the Calgary Hitmen with a 5-1 win in Regina on Saturday night.

Sam Steel had a part in all five of the Pats'...

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Warm weather draws a crowd to Wascana Lake

By Jessika Guse March 25, 2017 - 8:32pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 8:45pm

Seniors taking a light stroll, to a person walking five dogs, you could see a lot of foot traffic at Wascana Lake over the weekend.

People in Regina were taking full...

The second phase of a new grain mill in Yorkton is expected to create 25 permanent jobs.

Oat mill expansion set to create jobs in Yorkton

By 980 CJME March 25, 2017 - 5:22pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

The City of Yorkton is about to get a boost to the economy as Grain Millers Canada Corp. (GMCC) is investing $100-million in the second phase of a new mill.


The Canadian Taxpayers Federation thinks the Wall government didn't do enough to cut spending in the provincial budget unveiled March 22, 2017.

'Tomorrow never comes:' Taxpayers Federation skeptical about future surplus in Sask.

By Kevin Martel March 25, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:45pm

The provincial budget puts off tough decisions and instead forces families to make the difficult spending choices, according to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF).


Six-year-old Tyson Hrycenko and his mom, Lisa Lafanotaine, are recovering in hospital after a crash on March 18, 2017.

GoFundMe page set up for mom, 6-year-old son involved in crash by McLean

By Britton Gray March 25, 2017 - 10:13am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:15am

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for the mother and son involved in a serious crash near McLean.

Lisa Lafanotaine and her 6-year-old son, Tyson Hrycenko, were in an...

Adam Brooks scored two goals and had two assists in the Pats 5-2 win against Calgary Friday night.

Pats ramp it up in the 3rd, beat Calgary 5-2 in Game 1

By Arielle Zerr March 24, 2017 - 10:34pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:45pm

It was slow going at the start, but once the Pats got going there was no stopping them.

Regina scored four goals in the third period on route to their 5-2 Game 1 win...

Regina police at the Sunrise Motel in Regina, part of an ongoing drug trafficking and weapons investigation, on March 23, 2017.

SWAT called to Regina motel, 2 people charged

By 980 CJME March 24, 2017 - 5:49pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

The possibility of weapons at a Regina business forced the SWAT team to be called in and two people were arrested.

Regina police conducted a search warrant at the...

With the Keystone XL pipeline moving ahead, more work could be coming to Evraz in Regina.

Sask. manufacturing gets boost with 3 new projects

By Sarah Mills March 24, 2017 - 5:17pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

Saskatchewan's manufacturing sector got a boost to end a week that saw a difficult budget released.

Brandt Industries, a Saskatchewan-based company announced it is...

Mission Ridge still has a base of about 30 inches of snow as it prepares for its final weekend on March 24, 2017.

Final weekend of spring skiing at Mission Ridge

By Britton Gray March 24, 2017 - 5:02pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:15pm

With spring’s arrival in Saskatchewan, winter activities are coming to an end.

The last day of operation for Mission Ridge Winter Park is Sunday.

Anders Svenson,...

Wayne Kuntz, whose home backs onto old Mosaic Stadium, will miss the pregame experience from the old facility.

Riders' fan living beside old Mosaic reflects on stadium change

By Brant Hilton March 24, 2017 - 4:28pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

For more than 20 years, Wayne Kuntz has lived next door to the team he loves. 

Kuntz’s home on Garnet Street backs onto the old Mosaic Stadium, formerly Taylor Field....

Lyle Gartner taught at Wakaw School and coached the senior women's volleyball team during the time students alleged he grabbed and slapped their buttocks.

Former Sask. teacher accused of touching, grabbing students

By 650 CKOM March 24, 2017 - 3:25pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 3:25pm

A former teacher and volleyball coach in Wakaw, Sask. is facing a formal hearing over several professional misconduct complaints.

Lyle Gartner is accused of slapping and...

RCMP said a major retail outlet received a threat and was evacuated on March 24, 2017.

RCMP searched Yorkton store after alleged threat

By 980 CJME March 24, 2017 - 2:54pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:13pm

Yorkton RCMP investigated a threat that was made against a major retail outlet in east end of the city Friday afternoon.

RCMP confirmed the store was evacuated after the...