Estevan News

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...

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...

Snow piled up overnight in Frobisher, Sask. about 30 minutes east of Estevan. Photo taken around 7:30 a.m. Monday.

Southeast Sask. hammered with snow

By Erin McNutt December 26, 2016 - 6:46am Updated: December 26, 2016 - 3:07pm

It's more than a white Christmas in southeastern Saskatchewan as blizzard and winter storm warnings plagued the area most of the weekend and into Boxing day.


The railroad crossing at Kensington Avenue in Estevan was blocked following a train collision around 5 a.m. on Nov. 29, 2016.

Update: Trains collide at low speed, cause derailment in Estevan

By 980 CJME November 29, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: November 29, 2016 - 10:52am

Estevan police confirmed a train derailed in Estevan this morning at the tracks at the crossing at Kensington Avenue.

Canadian Pacific Railway said two trains collided...

The federal government said technology like carbon capture and storage, like the Boundary Dam facility near Estevan, will be allowed.

'Absolutely devastating': Estevan mayor on Ottawa’s plan to phase out coal

By Lauren Golosky November 23, 2016 - 7:38am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 7:45am

The federal government’s announcement on Monday to phase out the use of coal-powered electricity by 2030 came as a shock to the mayor of Estevan.

Mayor Roy Ludwig said...

Bruno at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

Recovering dog reunited with family after spending 27 days trapped in Sask. well

By 650 CKOM November 10, 2016 - 4:56pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 9:04am

He might just be Saskatchewan's luckiest dog.

Bruno has come an incredibly long way after being trapped at the bottom of a well near Estevan for 27 days.

His ...

SGI head office in Regina

SGI preparing for flood claims

By Michael Joel-Hansen July 11, 2016 - 5:20pm Updated: July 11, 2016 - 5:30pm

SGI is preparing to handle claims from the floods in Estevan.

SGI spokesperson Kelley Brinkworth said that work is already underway.

"We have adjusters that are...

Oil derricks in the Estevan area.

Estevan Chamber of Commerce: Trudeau should see Sask.'s hard-hit oil patch

By Alex Docking March 31, 2016 - 12:41pm Updated: April 1, 2016 - 6:46am

Jackie Wall wishes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could have visited her southeast city a couple of years ago before the impact of the huge oil industry slowdown.


Oil derricks in the Estevan area.

Estevan offering supports for those impacted by oil slump

By Kevin Martel January 13, 2016 - 12:16pm Updated: January 13, 2016 - 12:30pm

As the price of a barrel of oil continues its freefall, it's almost as if somebody pushed the pause button on Estevan.

In the past there may have been people throwing...

Estevan police working at a scene on the city's west end where human remains were found on Dec. 22, 2015.

Human remains found on west side of Estevan

By 980 CJME December 22, 2015 - 6:55am Updated: December 22, 2015 - 3:57pm

The Estevan Police Service is investigating human remains found in the valley on that city's west side Monday.

Police were called to the area around 3 p.m. Officers...

The crest of the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit.

Man arrested in Estevan charged with child luring

By 980 CJME October 22, 2015 - 11:53am Updated: October 22, 2015 - 12:00pm

A man is being charged with child luring after the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit served a warrant at an Estevan home Wednesday.

Russ Howard Goforth, 31,...

Estevan police.

Series of serious crashes leave 2 dead, several hurt in Estevan

By Alex Docking October 16, 2015 - 1:26pm Updated: October 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

Its been a bad week for serious crashes in Estevan -- and two of them apparently involve alcohol.

The most recent was Wednesday evening. A 53-year-old man died in...