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Reginians downtown wary after glass falls from skyscraper

By Adriana Christianson August 19, 2015 - 5:56pm Updated: August 20, 2015 - 12:30pm

People in downtown Regina are wondering how well the rest of the panes were installed after a sheet window fell out of the Hill Tower 3 building on Saturday.

"Maybe they...

Stock photo of a X-ray showing a pacemaker. Photo by CJME's Adriana Christianson.

Sask. people blame health gap on cold winters

By News Talk Radio Staff August 18, 2015 - 5:51pm Updated: August 18, 2015 - 5:51pm

If the rest of the country was as healthy as people in B.C., Canada would save billions of dollars on its health care system.

That's from a new study published in the...

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SaskPower planning outages in Regina

By Lisa Schick August 18, 2015 - 3:18pm Updated: August 18, 2015 - 3:18pm

SaskPower will be installing wildlife protection on poles resulting in some planned power outages in Regina in the coming weeks.

In an email, Heather Johnson with...

Mark Hauk opened Saskatoon’s first medical pot dispensary in Saskatoon on Second Avenue North - Kelly Malone/CKOM

Saskatoon pot dispensary opens, despite legal issues

By François Biber August 17, 2015 - 3:45pm Updated: August 18, 2015 - 10:00am

Moments after speaking to city officials about regulating medical marijuana dispensaries in Saskatoon, compassion club owner Mark Hauk opened the doors to the...

The Premier in the soon to be customized Charger. Andrew Shepard/CJME

Premier Brad Wall's charity fundraising for families of fallen RCMP

By Andrew Shepherd August 17, 2015 - 3:03pm Updated: August 18, 2015 - 6:48am

Families of fallen Mounties are getting help from Premier Brad Wall and his new charity car restoration project dubbed 'Project Cypress'.

He's taking a 1970 Dodge...

One of the museums bigger artifacts! From the Regina Civic Museum

Regina's Civic Museum is set to close this month

By Alec Salloum August 16, 2015 - 3:48pm Updated: August 17, 2015 - 6:11am

Regina's Civic Museum will be closing its doors on Aug. 31 after 55 years of preserving the history of Regina.

It holds such artifacts as photos from the Regina Riot, a...

Folkfest attendies could sample some Ethiopian coffee at the global village. Bre McAdam/News Talk Radio

Taste of African culture at Saskatoon Folkfest

By Bre McAdam August 15, 2015 - 4:59pm Updated: August 15, 2015 - 4:59pm


This year's global village at the Saskatoon Folkfest housed five different countries, including three from Africa.


The area was blocked off after the pane fell, glass sharps were strewn all across the block. Alec Salloum/CJME

Window pane falls from Regina's Hill Tower 3

By Alec Salloum August 15, 2015 - 4:12pm Updated: August 15, 2015 - 4:12pm

Around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon a glass pane fell from the top of Hill Tower 3. No one was injured, though the area is blocked off for safety reasons, according to the...

Members of Saskatoon's Mesopotamian community drink Arak, a Turkish drink, at the FolkFest. Lasia Kretzel/News Talk Radio

Boozy beverages unite cultures at Saskatoon FolkFest

By Lasia Kretzel August 15, 2015 - 3:26pm Updated: August 15, 2015 - 3:26pm

Skål, Leutenachen, Sa'heh tokh.

No matter how it's said, there's plenty of reasons to cheers at the Saskatoon FolkFest.

Boozy beverages from across the globe...

A group of girls ride down the giant slip and slide at Slide the City. Lasia Kretzel/News Talk Radio

PHOTOS: Slide the City Saskatoon

By Lasia Kretzel August 15, 2015 - 2:56pm Updated: August 15, 2015 - 2:56pm

Despite wind, rain, clouds and a brief shut down due to lightning, dozens of people came out to try one of the world's largest slip and slides.

Slide the City brought a...

Saskatoon Police logo. Lasia Kretzel/News Talk Radio

Heightened security at Saskatoon Cineplex for rap biopic

By Lasia Kretzel August 15, 2015 - 12:30pm Updated: August 18, 2015 - 10:01am

As rap music enthusiasts flock to the biopic Straight Outta Compton, movie-goers can expect more security at Saskatoon's Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre...

This bomber goes through 140 gallons of fuel per hour in the air. Sam Macaig/CJME

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Historic B-25 bomber soars over Regina

By Samantha Maciag August 14, 2015 - 8:19pm Updated: August 17, 2015 - 9:16am

It's loud, silver and looks like something out of the Second World War -- because it is.

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has sponsored an event in Regina...