Provincial News

Regina Police Chief Evan Bray says crystal meth is the drug creating the most problems for Regina police.

Crystal meth driving crime in Regina: police chief

By Britton Gray January 19, 2017 - 1:55pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

Regina’s top cop is pointing to crystal meth as the No. 1 driver of crime in the city.

Evan Bray said while fentanyl poses a problem due to the dangers of the drug,...

April Irving, 57, is wanted by RCMP after failing to appear in a Lethbridge, Alta. court on charges stemming from the 2015 seizure of over 200 dogs from a property near Milk River.

Clinic owner says Canadian wanted on animal neglect charges is in Jamaica

By 650 CKOM January 19, 2017 - 1:37pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 1:38pm

A woman connected with animal neglect cases in Saskatchewan and Alberta has reportedly made her way to Jamaica.   April Irving, 57, made headlines in Saskatchewan back in 2010...

Deer have natural defences against the weather such as a thick winter coat, fat reserves, a reduced metabolic rate and sedentary behaviour.

Province warns against feeding deer during winter

By 980 CJME January 19, 2017 - 12:49pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

You may be doing more harm than good if you're feeding Saskatchewan wildlife.

It appears people might be worried about the welfare of wildlife during extreme cold, high...

Regina police were dispatched to a home on the 1400 block of Princess Street for a report of people with a firearm and other weapons on Jan. 18, 2017.

2 taken into custody after overnight standoff with SWAT

By 980 CJME January 19, 2017 - 12:31pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

A man and woman have been taken into custody after SWAT had to gas them out of a Regina home early Thursday morning.

Around 11:38 p.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched...

Jaxson Fehr pictured in February 2016, and 10 months later. Shortly after he was born, Jaxson spent three months at Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton.

Sask. mother thanks airline for help during son's illness

By 980 CJME January 19, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 9:58am

A Moose Jaw mother is saying thanks after an airline helped her be with her newborn son at a children's hospital in Edmonton.

Katie Fehr's son Jaxson was born last...

MP Andrew Scheer at luncheon in Regina on June 28, 2016.

Sask. MP Andrew Scheer ready for political battle with Kevin O'Leary

By Sarah Mills January 19, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 10:00am

Andrew Scheer is ready to go up against Kevin O'Leary.

The reality TV star and Canadian businessman entered the Conservative leadership race Wednesday.

Scheer, a...

Jamie Nye: Winnipeg is betting on another QB

By Jamie Nye January 19, 2017 - 5:46am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 6:00am

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are investing big money in Matt Nichols... and I think back to when they paid up big dollars to Drew Willy and think "I guess they haven't learned a...

Darrell Davis: It's fun being Green

By Darrell Davis January 19, 2017 - 5:41am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 5:45am

We're taking some heat on the Green Zone. But if we dish it out — as we do sometimes — we better be able to take it.

The Green Zone has moved into an earlier time slot,...

Victoria Park in downtown Regina

Martel on the Move: Unusual winter weather brings unusual activity

By Kevin Martel January 18, 2017 - 7:11pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:15pm

Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster. A Saskatchewan January day above 0 C.

They're all rare, and if they do turn up, it's hard to believe.

But even the skeptics are...

Shaunavon, Sask. native Hayley Wickenheiser says the game has come a long way since she tried to hide her gender in midget hockey.

Hayley Wickenheiser recalls tough times in youth hockey, best memories

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:27pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:27pm

Women's hockey has changed a lot since Hayley Wickenheiser first picked up a stick.   The Shaunavon, Sask. legend reflected on her younger days during an interview with the...

Pierceland RCMP say five people were taken into custody following an incident in Big Island Cree Nation on Jan. 18, 2017.

5 in custody after incident on Sask. First Nation

By battlefordsNOW staff January 18, 2017 - 3:51pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 3:51pm

An incident in Big Island Lake Cree Nation was resolved peacefully and five suspects are now in custody.

Members from the Pierceland RCMP detachment arrived at a...

The first SaskWater increase is due to take effect in May 2017, with the next one coming in May 2018.

SaskWater announces rate hikes

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 3:13pm

Many rural users will be seeing their water bills rise this year and the next.

SaskWater announced Wednesday it will increase rates for 48,000 people it serves.