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SaskPower is investigating a large power outage in Regina on June 1, 2017.

Power restored after morning outage

By 980 CJME June 1, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: June 1, 2017 - 12:36pm

Power was knocked out in a chunk of Regina Thursday morning.

SaskPower tweeted out an outage was affecting the east and north sides of the city.

People have also...

The City of Saskatoon reported a widespread power outage affecting the downtown and several westside neighbourhoods on Tuesday morning

Power outage repaired in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 9, 2017 - 8:16am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 10:43am

A large chunk of Saskatoon was without power Tuesday morning.

The City of Saskatoon reported that the power went out in the downtown core around 8 a.m.

The King...

SaskPower said the happened after 6 a.m. Thursday morning. It was restored before 8 a.m.

Power outage affects 6,000 people in northwest Regina

By 980 CJME December 1, 2016 - 10:21am Updated: December 1, 2016 - 3:49pm

Thousands of people had breakfast in the dark this morning after a breaker blew at a substation north of Regina.

SaskPower said the issue happened after 6 a.m. Thursday...

A planned power outage in Lawson Heights Nov. 5, 2016.

Planned outage in Lawson Heights

By 650 CKOM November 5, 2016 - 1:14pm Updated: November 5, 2016 - 1:14pm

System maintenance means an area in Lawson Heights won't have power for a few hours Sunday morning.   It's effecting customers west of Primrose Drive between Lenore Drive and...

A tree bows from the weight of heavy snow outside Joanna Metz's home in Meadow Lake on Oct. 16, 2016. Falling trees caused downed lines and power outages in the area for more than 24 hours.

Heavy snow knocks out power to northwest Sask.

By 650 CKOM October 17, 2016 - 10:40am Updated: October 17, 2016 - 10:40am

Severe weather and falling trees caused rolling blackouts in parts of northwest Saskatchewan over the weekend. 

Tweets from SaskPower, starting before noon Sunday,...

The City of Saskatoon reported that workers were dealing with a widespread power outage Monday afternoon.

Fallen tree branch cuts power to huge portions of Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2016 - 3:11pm Updated: June 20, 2016 - 7:16pm

Large swaths of Saskatoon lost power Monday thanks to a fallen tree branch.

According to Saskatoon Light & Power (SL&P) director Trevor Bell, the poplar branch...

Fans wave their phones during the power outage at Mosaic Stadium

Confetti cannon causes power outage at Mosaic Stadium

By Lisa Schick June 12, 2016 - 1:44am Updated: June 12, 2016 - 1:45am

The power was out for about an hour at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday night, causing a delay in the middle of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' pre-season game against the B.C. Lions....

File photo of screens at SaskPowerGrid Control Centre.

Power outage in Regina's Glencairn neighbourhood

By 980 CJME June 3, 2016 - 8:36am Updated: June 3, 2016 - 8:45am

A lot of people in Regina’s Glencairn neighbourhood likely woke up to no power on Friday morning.

The area lost power in the middle of the night.

At 3:48 a.m.,...

The Sask Supply Chain Management AGM held at TCU Place Thursday continued through darkness as a power outage hit downtown Saskatoon on May 26, 2016.

Update: Mall, movie theatre among businesses impacted by downtown power outage

By 650 CKOM May 26, 2016 - 12:25pm Updated: May 26, 2016 - 4:16pm

Downtown Saskatoon went dark for several hours Thursday afternoon due to a power outage. 

The outage was caused around 11:50 a.m. Thursday when road construction workers...

A collision on 8th Avenue knocked out power to the warhouse district on May 13, 2016

Collision cuts power to Regina's Warehouse District

By Courtney Markewich May 13, 2016 - 7:31am Updated: May 13, 2016 - 7:45am

Power was knocked out in Regina's warehouse district Friday morning due to a collision.

SaskPower sent out a Tweet at 4:49 a.m. saying a crash had caused an outage for...

SaskPower's head office in Regina

Parts of southern Saskatchewan in the dark over the weekend

By Lisa Schick December 27, 2015 - 2:43pm Updated: December 27, 2015 - 2:45pm

Some people in communities east of Regina had a frustrating weekend of power outages, in some cases, interrupting Christmas celebrations. 

Power was off for several...