Year in Review News

Peter Stoicheff said he's still getting used to his role as University of Saskatchewan president.

Year in Review: New U of S president looks ahead to 2016

By Ashley Wills January 1, 2016 - 3:42pm Updated: January 1, 2016 - 3:43pm

Nearly two months into his new role as university president, Peter Stoicheff is still getting comfortable with the school he thought he knew quite well.   The seasoned...

Summer fires affected 50 communities and forced 13,000 people to flee their homes.

Year in Review: La Ronge mayor reflects on devastating summer wildfire season

By Brent Bosker December 29, 2015 - 7:05am Updated: December 29, 2015 - 8:35am

The man who lead La Ronge through last summer's devastating fire season said at one point he didn't know if there would be a community to come back to.

"There was some...

Karina Wolfe's body was found northwest of Saskatoon Nov. 14.

Year in review; 2015 big year for MMIW cause and cases

By Lasia Kretzel December 28, 2015 - 7:10am Updated: December 28, 2015 - 7:12am

With the federal government's first phase of the missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry underway, Saskatoon is looking back on two local high-profile cases of 2015....

Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison. File Photo/News Talk Radio

Bridging gaps; Saskatoon Mayor says bridges big part of 2013

By Chris Carr January 1, 2014 - 10:51am Updated: January 1, 2014 - 10:57am

Looking back, it's been a busy year at Saskatoon City Hall.

Mayor Don Atchison said the most important event of 2013, in his mind, was the grand opening of the South...

Saskatchewan legislative building.  Patrick Book/CJME News.

Sask. legislators reflect on the year that was

By Jill Slater December 31, 2013 - 6:46am Updated: January 2, 2014 - 6:49am

The holiday season has come and gone and with a new year on the horizon Saskatchewan's legislators are looking back on 2013 as a busy year.

We don’t know if the Premier...

Royal University Hospital Main Entrance. Lasia Kretzel/News Talk Radio

2013 busy year for Saskatoon Health Region

By Ashley Wills December 29, 2013 - 8:48am Updated: December 29, 2013 - 8:48am

Demand for care increased dramatically at the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) in 2013.

"That's a big challenge for us, particularly living within our means and meeting...

Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill.  Photo courtesy of USSU.

Saskatoon police chief reflects on big moments of 2013

By Bre McAdam December 27, 2013 - 7:17am Updated: December 27, 2013 - 7:17am

2013 was a big year of crime solving for the Saskatoon Police Service.

There isn't one particular case that stands out to Chief Clive Weighill; rather the fact that...

Construction of a $53 million expansion of the Saskatoon airport is scheduled to be completed by September 2013. Lasia Kretzel/News Talk Radio

Record number of passengers through Saskatoon airport

By Trelle Burdeniuk December 27, 2013 - 7:10am Updated: December 27, 2013 - 7:10am

The number of people through the Saskatoon airport in 2013 really took off as an estimated 1.38 million passengers visited the airport.

"We have record passenger...

Benjamin Dachis, Kent Smith-Windsor and Adam Found at a media conference on Sept. 19, 2013. Karin Yeske/News Talk Radio

Historic growth paves way for prosperous 2014

By François Biber December 27, 2013 - 7:04am Updated: December 27, 2013 - 7:06am

With Saskatoon adding close to 13,000 jobs in 2013, the chamber of commerce said 2014 will not see the same unprecedented workforce growth.

“We do see employment growth...

File photo of Cameco's head office in Saskatoon.

Cameco marks 25th year in 2013

By Bryn Levy December 26, 2013 - 8:30am Updated: December 26, 2013 - 10:01am

Saskatchewan-based uranium mining giant Cameco celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013.

CEO Tim Gitzel said wrapping up 10-year license renewals for its Rabbit Lake, Key...

Bishop Donald Bolen of Saskatoon on March 13, 2013. Bryn Levy/News Talk Radio

Saskatoon bishop reflects on Pope Francis' first year

By Bryn Levy December 25, 2013 - 9:37am Updated: December 25, 2013 - 9:37am

Saskatoon's Catholics are looking back on the start of Pope Francis' leadership of their church.

Local bishop Donald Bolen said he joined many of the planet's estimated...

The Regina Water Watch group gathers outside City Hall before submitting petition/Photo by Patrick Book

Regina Councillor supports sewage treatment plant referendum

By Kevin Martel July 22, 2013 - 3:32pm Updated: July 22, 2013 - 3:32pm

At least one Regina councillor thinks a referendum needs to happen despite a rejected sewage plant petition.

Shawn Fraser originally voted in favour of the public-...