Provincial News

Wray Morrison: All about revenge

By Wray Morrison June 23, 2017 - 11:42am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:42am

It's been fun to talk about. It was fun to watch.   The CFL season opener between the Darian Durant-led Montreal Alouettes and Chris Jones' Saskatchewan Roughriders is over.  ...

The Santos family, currently living in Moosomin, were set to be deported on July 5, 2017.

Sask. town thrilled that family facing deportation gets reprieve

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 7:28am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 8:07am

MOOSOMIN, Sask. - A family that had been facing deportation to Honduras next month is celebrating, along with much of the southeastern Saskatchewan community of Moosomin, after...

Canadian rocker Tom Cochrane was inducted onto the Canadian Walk of Fame in September 2009.

Canada 150: rocker Tom Cochrane on touring, music

By 980 CJME June 23, 2017 - 7:14am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 7:15am

Leading up to Canada 150, 980 CJME decided to reach out to some influential Canadians to see what they're up to, to chat about their defining moments and what it means to be...

Donald Rae has left his position on the Saskatchewan Health Authority's board.

New health board member quits over Facebook posts

By 650 CKOM June 23, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 7:11am

A member of the board meant to oversee Saskatchewan's new provincial health authority has stepped down just over a week after being appointed.   Donald Rae's appointment to the...

A photo of Arrow Gerald Manitopyes provided by RCMP on June 23, 2017.

RCMP searching for missing teen boy

By 980 CJME June 23, 2017 - 6:44am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:45am

RCMP believe a missing boy from the Muskowekwan First Nation could be in Regina.   Arrow Gerald Manitopyes, 14, was reported missing on June 5.   He is described as six feet...

Jamie Nye: Football is back and so are the armchair QBs

By Jamie Nye June 23, 2017 - 6:37am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:45am

There is plenty to debate after the first Riders game of the season.

Did they lose because of penalties? The coach? The kicker? The coach took his share of knocks on the...

Darrell Davis: Coach Jones lost the game

By Darrell Davis June 23, 2017 - 6:32am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:45am

Saskatchewan Roughriders boss Chris Jones proved that coaches can lose football games.    His decision to replace quarterback Kevin Glenn with Brandon Bridge for two plays late...

Darian Durant had two touchdowns in the Alouettes 17-16 win against the Roughriders Thursday night.

Als beat Riders 17-16 after missing last second field goal

By Arielle Zerr June 22, 2017 - 9:13pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:39am

If you’re keeping score at home, that’s Darian Durant one, Chris Jones zero.

A jubilant Durant could be seen shouting, jumping and celebrating after Tyler Crapigna...

An Ikea Play Cafe opened in Toronto on June 16, 2017.

Ikea launches Regina collection point

By 980 CJME June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

If you're from Saskatchewan and shop at Ikea, things just got a little easier for you.

Ikea is launching a new collection point in Regina.

Customers who shop...

A new study found there were more hospitalizations related to alcohol-related conditions in Canada than there were for heart attacks in the 2015-16 year.

Alcohol hospitalizes more than heart attacks in Canada

By 980 CJME June 22, 2017 - 2:29pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 2:30pm

Alcohol is a big part of the culture in Canada but one that can be harmful.

According to a new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), there...

Similarities in descriptions provided to police have RCMP looking into whether a string of bank robberies in small-town Saskatchewan are related. This is from the Holdfast bank.

RCMP seek alleged Sask. bank bandit

By Britton Gray June 22, 2017 - 1:51pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

Small town banks on the prairies of Saskatchewan have become a target for thieves — and RCMP are looking at the possibility that several robberies over the last year are...

Four Sears Canada stores in Saskatchewan, including at Regina's Cornwall Centre, will be closed.

Sears Canada closing 4 Sask. stores

By 980 CJME June 22, 2017 - 9:59am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 12:22pm

Four Sears stores in Saskatchewan, including the one in Regina's Cornwall Centre, are closing their doors.

The company will be closing down 59 stores and cut about 2,900...