Provincial News

A report released by CUPE on June 26, 2017 indicates that under-staffing and pressure on medical technologists and technicians could negatively impact the quality of patient care.

Staffing situation could impact patient care: CUPE

By 980 CJME June 26, 2017 - 10:44pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 10:45pm

A new report from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) stated patient care could be negatively affected by under-staffing and there would be increased pressure on...

Mosquito traps are used by the province to monitor West Nile.

Increased West Nile risk in Saskatchewan

By Celine Grimard June 26, 2017 - 7:12pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:12pm

Summer is here and so are the mosquitoes.   The provincial government is out with a warning about the West Nile Virus advising the risk of contracting it this summer in...

In June 2017, parts of Lewvan Drive, Albert Street, Broad Street and Ring Road all had construction happening at the same time, impacting drivers headed either north or south within city limits.

Construction impacts Regina drivers headed north, south

By Kevin Martel June 26, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

Drivers in Regina may have noticed recent construction around the city, and while that isn't a new concept, road work happening simultaneously on several major north-south...

Johnathon Peepeetch, Joshua Wilson and Dennis Thompson are each charged with the first-degree murder of Shawn Douglas, who was robbed and beaten to death in August 2014.

Jury to begin deliberations at Shawn Douglas murder trial

By Sarah Mills June 26, 2017 - 4:32pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 4:45pm

The jury is close to starting its deliberations at the murder trial of Shawn Douglas. 

Johnathon Peepeetch, Joshua Wilson and Dennis Thompson are charged with the first-...

Riders CEO and president Craig Reynolds announces large-scale half-time show for home opener July 1, 2017.

Riders planning major half-time show for home opener

By Jessie Anton June 26, 2017 - 2:26pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:30pm

Canada Day isn't the only thing being celebrated on Saturday — the Roughriders are also taking to the field at the new Mosaic Stadium for their home opener.

To make the...

Campers will be able to enter Sask. provincial parks free of charge on July 1, 2017.

Sask. provincial parks free to enter Canada Day

By 980 CJME June 26, 2017 - 2:14pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:15pm

The provincial government is hoping you spend Canada Day in one of Saskatchewan’s many parks — and they will help your wallet in the process.

Provincial parks will have...

Jim Treliving is originally from Virden, Man.

Canada 150: BP’s Jim Treliving on business, Mounties

By 980 CJME June 26, 2017 - 2:02pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 2:15pm

Leading up to Canada 150 on Saturday, we've decided to reach out to some living influential Canadians to see what they're up to, to chat about their defining moments and what...

Bisho Kalappurakkal, 35, died after being hit by an alleged drunk driver on Highway 18 and Highway 39 near Bienfait, Sask., on June 24, 2017.

'It’s gotta stop:' dad of man hit by alleged drunk driver

By Lauren Golosky June 26, 2017 - 1:04pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 5:03pm

Dennis Gonas’ son did everything right Saturday night.

After having drinks with friends, he made sure they got home safely in a cab before heading home to Bienfait from...

Riding the city bus in Moose Jaw will cost $1.25 per single ride, down from $2.50.

Moose Jaw bus fare slashed in half

By Discover Moose Jaw June 26, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: June 26, 2017 - 10:00am

Many Moose Jaw residents have seen increases in various ways since the budget, however, city transit will not be one of those.

It's actually going to see a decrease. ...

Darrell Davis: Go Ebs!

By Darrell Davis June 26, 2017 - 9:21am Updated: June 26, 2017 - 9:30am

Jordan Eberle is gone eastward, so there are no more reasons for the Davis family to cheer for the Edmonton Oilers.

My father scouted for the Oilers for 37 years and...

Jamie Nye: Challenges shouldn't be the CFL story in week 1

By Jamie Nye June 26, 2017 - 8:37am Updated: June 26, 2017 - 8:45am

It took all of two games in the Canadian Football League for the replay system to become one of the major topics of week one.

A couple of calls appeared to be wrong that...

Estevan RCMP and emergency services responded to a two-vehicle crash just after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 39 on June 24, 2017.

Woman charged with drunk driving after man dies in crash

By 980 CJME June 26, 2017 - 7:56am Updated: June 26, 2017 - 8:00am

A 59-year-old woman faces drunk driving charges after a crash that killed one man and sent another to hospital over the weekend.

Estevan RCMP responded to a two-car...