Estevan News

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...

A 220,000 pound stainless steel tanker is moving from Biggar to Estevan this week.

Massive tanker move delayed by heavy rain

By François Biber September 15, 2015 - 12:47pm Updated: September 15, 2015 - 1:31pm

A massive tanker on its way from Biggar to Estevan has been delayed due to heavy rainfall on Tuesday.

A SaskPower spokesperson said the convoy had to divert from its...

A picture of the 220,000 pound stainless steel, double-wall tank.

Massive container tank moving through Sask. highways

By 650 CKOM September 13, 2015 - 8:48am Updated: September 14, 2015 - 10:34am

It may be the largest shop-built tank in Western Canada, and starting on Monday it’s taking a 550 kilometre convoy from Biggar to Estevan.

Over the past four months, AGI...