Summer News

Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments is now open for another season, serving ice-cream, floats and their famous Riverbank Franks.

Downtown Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments opens for season

By Chris Carr April 12, 2017 - 4:04pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 4:05pm

Saskatoon's original food truck is back open for business.

Bus Stop Refreshments, permanently parked across the street from the Delta Bessborough, turned on its red and...

Saskatoon will be basking in sunny, warm weather well into September.

Saskatoon staying summer-like, for now

By Chris Carr September 14, 2016 - 1:39pm Updated: September 14, 2016 - 2:29pm

It's technically still summer in Saskatoon, but more importantly, it will actually feel like it well into September.

Daily highs this week are expected to peak in the...

Environment Canada said it’s not uncommon for frost to occur in parts of Saskatchewan this time of year.

First report of frost touching parts of Saskatchewan

By Daniella Ponticelli August 29, 2016 - 11:20am Updated: August 30, 2016 - 6:52am

It was a frosty start to the week for some people in Saskatchewan.

Peter Derbawka owns an acreage near Speers, located around 55 kilometres east of North Battleford, and...

File photo of people enjoying late summer heat at Regina Beach.

Sunshine-filled summer not over yet for Saskatchewan

By Caitlin Brezinski August 24, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 10:50am

The season of beach days and barbecues is coming to a close, but it's not quite time to say goodbye to summer sunshine.

"There's still some warm air…some good beer-...

Mosquito control sign in Regina.

City of Regina reminds residents to drain standing water to fight mosquitoes

By Adriana Christianson July 13, 2016 - 1:27pm Updated: July 13, 2016 - 1:30pm

Regina may have escaped the worst of the heavy rain, but all of those puddles could create a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes.

The latest mosquito count released...

Kids leave after last day of classes at Douglas Park School in Regina.

The last school bell of the semester signals freedom for Regina kids

By Adriana Christianson June 29, 2016 - 5:37pm Updated: June 29, 2016 - 5:45pm

The last school bells of the semester rang out for elementary students at Regina Public Schools at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, sending kids streaming outside into the summer heat...

Provincial mosquito trap used to monitor for West Nile virus.

Low risk of West Nile in southern Sask. heading into long weekend

By Adriana Christianson June 27, 2016 - 6:34pm Updated: June 27, 2016 - 6:45pm

SaskHealth is reminding people to cover up and spray down to keep the mosquitoes away because the Culex tarsalis mosquito that can carry West Nile virus is starting to get...

Mosquito control signs in Regina.

Mosquito numbers on the rise in Regina

By Adriana Christianson June 21, 2016 - 4:32pm Updated: June 21, 2016 - 4:45pm

Mosquito populations appear to be spiking in Regina this week with city traps catching triple the average numbers for this time of year.

“Our mosquito counts are...

A woman on a paddle board at Regina's Wascana Lake, August 2015.

Saskatchewan to soak up warm temperatures as summer begins

By 980 CJME June 20, 2016 - 11:38am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 11:45am

The warm weather Saskatchewan saw during the spring looks to continue as summer officially begins.

Summer starts at 4:34 p.m. Monday and Environment Canada's senior...

Saskatoon's South Saskatchewan River on a hot summer day.

5 things to know about the 2016 summer solstice

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2016 - 6:46am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 8:58am

Today marks the beginning of summer, it arrives at 4:34 p.m. It also marks the longest day of the year; the sun rose in Saskatoon at 4:46 this morning and the sun will set 9:31...

Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour.

Tick surveillance program watching closely for ticks that can carry Lyme disease

By Adriana Christianson June 19, 2016 - 10:37am Updated: June 19, 2016 - 10:45am

Doing a 'tick check' takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to wood tick surveillance across Saskatchewan, especially when ticks are popping up in regions where no one is...

Examples of ticks.

Health region warning public about ticks in the Battlefords

By Sarah Rae, battlefordsNOW staff June 15, 2016 - 6:44pm Updated: June 15, 2016 - 6:45pm

The Prairie North Health Region in the Battlefords is asking residents to help them keep track of ticks, because some that carry Lyme disease are showing up in places they hadn...