Provincial News

Jamie Nye: Could Vince Young be a trendsetter?

By Jamie Nye March 21, 2017 - 7:32am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 7:45am

Is this the Vince Young effect?

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have added Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III to their negotiation list. The list gives the Tabbies the...

Darrell Davis: A rare example of crooked media

By Darrell Davis March 21, 2017 - 7:24am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 7:30am

Man, you gotta love the FBI.

On the same day the FBI finds Tom Brady's last two Super Bowl jerseys, it also announces it is investigating Russian links to the election...

Leslie Black faces a hearing in Prince Albert to determine if he'll be designated a dangerous offender. The designation can carry an indefinite prison term.

Man who beat, lit woman on fire has no pattern of brutality: doctor

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 6:42am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 6:48am

PRINCE ALBERT — A psychologist says a man who beat, then set a woman on fire does not necessarily pose a high risk to reoffend.

Dr. Terry Nicholaichuk testified Monday...

A hike in liquor taxes could be coming in the provincial budget after Premier Brad Wall said the province is making a shift towards consumption taxes. The budget comes down March 22, 2017.

People brace for potential tax hikes in Sask. budget

By Kevin Martel March 21, 2017 - 6:28am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 6:30am

People are preparing themselves for what could be a provincial budget filled with tax increases.

In a video posted to social media, Premier Brad Wall hinted to a shift...

 Graig Newman played three seasons for the Riders and won a Grey Cup in 2013.

Saskatoon's Graig Newman retires from the CFL

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 5:53pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 5:53pm

Saskatchewan Roughriders national defensive back Graig Newman announced he is retiring from the CFL Monday.

The 27-year-old hails from Saskatoon and spent three of his...

The CFL Hall of Fame VIP Reception will take place at new Mosaic Stadium during CFL week which runs from March 21 - 26, 2017.

CFL Week: 5 events for football fans

By Arielle Zerr March 20, 2017 - 2:25pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 3:43pm

The first annual CFL Week is taking place in Regina this week.

More than 50 players are descending on the Queen City, as well as coaches, general managers, and alumni....

Online voting for the Kraft Hockeyville contest ends at 10 p.m. Monday.  Ituna is competing for the chance to be the first Saskatchewan community to win the competition.

'Vote, vote, vote:' Ituna makes final push in Kraft Hockeyville contest

By Brent Bosker March 20, 2017 - 1:33pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 3:54pm

The big push for votes is on in Ituna, Saskatchewan.

The community, located about 140 kilometres northeast of Regina, is one of two finalists for the Kraft Hockeyville...

Bob Dylan will play SaskTel Centre on July 14 and Moose Jaw's Mosaic Place on July 15.

Bob Dylan announces Saskatchewan concert dates

By 650 CKOM March 20, 2017 - 12:37pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 7:16am

Music legend Bob Dylan is returning to Saskatchewan this summer.   The folk rock artist is giving fans two chances to see him in concert: Saskatoon's SaskTel Centre July 14 and...

Regina police had the 700 block of Elphinstone Street closed between First and Second Avenue early Friday morning due to a weapons call.

4 people charged with attempt to commit murder after assault, stand-off in Regina

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 2:51pm

Four people are facing attempt to commit murder charges after an assault with a weapon resulted in an hours-long stand-off in Regina.

It all started after 10 p.m. on...

A rancher near Ormiston, Sask., reported three calves (not shown), all under a week old, stolen from his ranch on March 16, 2017.

3 calves stolen from Sask. ranch

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 11:27am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:30am

RCMP are on the hunt for cattle rustlers after calves were allegedly stolen from a ranch near Ormiston, around 83 kilometres south of Moose Jaw.

Police said the theft...

Regina police say a spike belt was used to stop a driver who evaded police around 4:45 a.m. on March 19, 2017.

Man, woman face gun charges after dangerous driving stop

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:30am

Even a spike belt couldn’t immediately stop an allegedly erratic driver early Sunday morning in Regina.

Police said officers noticed a vehicle driving erratically around...

Mission Ridge’s snow camera showed lots of snow remaining on the ski hill on March 19, 2017.

'Perfect spring conditions' as Mission Ridge enters last week of ski season

By Lauren Golosky March 20, 2017 - 10:06am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 10:15am

If you haven’t got out to Mission Ridge for some skiing or snowboarding this season, your days to do so are numbered.

It’s the last open week for the ski hill, located...