Orange Zone News

Regina police are investigating after an officer allegedly clocked a driver travelling at 183 kilometres an hour in a construction zone on Ring Road around 8:30 p.m. on June 11, 2017.

Police look for driver for 'dangerous driving' on Ring Road

By 980 CJME June 13, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 12:30pm

Another driver has been clocked travelling at a high speed in Regina – and this time police are looking for help finding them.

Police said officers conducting laser...

A driver was caught speeding by Regina police on June 9, 2017 in a construction zone near Ring Road and Wascana Parkway

Hefty fine for driver caught speeding in Regina orange zone

By 980 CJME June 12, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: June 12, 2017 - 4:09pm

An $899 ticket to start the weekend for one male driver caught by Regina police on Friday going more than double the speed limit.

Regina police say the officer clocked...

Albert Brown, Highways and Infrastructure Minister David Marit, MLA Warren Steinley and Diana Lumbala kick off construction season with a safety event on May 18, 2017.

'It's scary:' new flag people prepared for highway dangers

By Britton Gray May 19, 2017 - 6:28am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 6:30am

This year is Albert Brown's first summer working as a highway flag person.

He took the job as a way to make extra money before returning to Medicine Hat for schooling....

Sask. law enforcement issued more than 100 tickets in July for exceeding 60 km/h while passing highway workers or occupied highway equipment within a work zone.

Sask. police buckle down on speeding in work zones

By 980 CJME August 25, 2016 - 9:56pm Updated: August 26, 2016 - 6:22am

Saskatchewan law enforcement were busy in July handing out hundreds of tickets for speeding, aggressive driving and other infractions during a monthly traffic safety blitz....

Keith Dunford leaves the Weyburn Court House following his sentencing on Dec. 4, 2015.

UPDATE: Dunford gets bail after appeal in orange zone death case

By Kevin Martel December 4, 2015 - 6:17am Updated: December 5, 2015 - 11:59am

Despite being sentenced on Friday Keith Dunford walked free the same day.

Dunford's lawyer, Aaron Fox, came back to Regina after the sentencing on Friday and quickly...

Keith Dunford leaving Weyburn's court earlier in October.

Crown asks for jail time for man found guilty in Sask. orange zone death

By Kevin Martel October 30, 2015 - 5:58am Updated: October 30, 2015 - 6:23pm

Submissions on what the appropriate punishment should be for the man who hit and killed an 18-year-old flag worker along Highway 39 have been made.

Keith Dunford was...

Ashley Richards' obituary picture.

Victim's family works to move on following conviction in Sask. orange zone death

By Adriana Christianson October 14, 2015 - 2:20pm Updated: October 14, 2015 - 2:30pm

The family of Ashley Richards is starting to move past their grief as the driver who hit and killed her in an orange zone waits for a sentence on the conviction of dangerous...

Driver warned after highway construction crew reports close call

By Lisa Schick October 14, 2015 - 6:43am Updated: October 14, 2015 - 6:45am

The same day a man was being found guilty of killing a flag-person in a construction zone, another worker may have narrowly avoided it happening again.   Shawn Whitrow said he...

Keith Dunford leaving Weyburn's court in August 2015.

Driver guilty of dangerous driving in orange zone death near Weyburn

By Kevin Martel October 13, 2015 - 6:11am Updated: October 13, 2015 - 5:02pm

The man charged with hitting and killing a flag worker over three years ago near Weyburn has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.

But Keith Dunford, 47...

Warm, dry summer means Regina's road construction on schedule

By Kevin Martel August 31, 2015 - 11:18am Updated: August 31, 2015 - 11:45am
It seems to be a rare treat that road construction is ahead of schedule, but thanks to this summer’s predominantly hot, dry weather that’s exactly what the City of Regina is...
The crash scene on Highway 40 near Blaine Lake after a four-vehicle crash near a construction zone.

Alberta man faces charges after orange-zone crash near Blaine Lake

By 650 CKOM August 28, 2015 - 1:00pm Updated: August 28, 2015 - 1:02pm

The man behind the wheel of a semi-tractor trailer faces multiple charges after causing a four-vehicle crash near Blaine Lake in June.

John Woloshyniuk, 49, of Sherwood...