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Estephan's hat trick propels Broncos to OT win, 2-0 series lead

SWIFT CURRENT — Giorgio Estephan scored his third goal of the night 9:38 into overtime on Saturday night, lifting the Swift Current Broncos to a 4-3 …

Ice Hockey

VIDEO: Capital Pointe: Reginans say 'Wow' like Owen Wilson

Wow.On Saturday, about 100 people gathered after months of anticipation to stare at the Capital Pointe project site and say ‘Wow’ in the style of …

Condominiums

Sixties Scoop survivors meet with Sask. government to discuss apology

A group of Sixties Scoop survivors is optimistic about the road to an apology after a meeting with the provincial government.The recently formed …

Canada

Don't underestimate the wit and wisdom of puppets

Recently I watched Kermit the Frog do a TED Talk. If this piques your curiosity, the talk is easy enough to find online. Kermit’s addition to the TED …

Flute

Mandryk: When pipelines are more about politics, it hurts Moe's cause

As nimble-footed as Premier Scott Moe may be, hopscotching the political lines of the Trans Mountain pipeline debate requires a kind of balance most …

Canada

Letters to the editor: April 21, 2018

<b>What you did to honour 16 lives lost too soon saved many others</b>Over the past little while, Canadians from across the country came together in grief …

Residential Schools

Nipawin moves ahead in SJHL final

The Nipawin Hawks are one victory away from an SJHL title after Friday’s 3-1 home-ice victory over the Estevan Bruins.Nipawin assumed a 3-2 lead in …

Junior Hockey

Broncos edge Hurricanes for 1-0 series lead

SWIFT CURRENT — Aleksi Heponiemi picked a great time to score his first-ever WHL playoff goal.The import forward buried the eventual game-winner with …

Ice Hockey

Video: Talking to Reginans about legalized marijuana at 420

Will Regina marijuana users buy their weed from stores when it’s legalized, or continue to get it from the street? We put that question to people who …

Marijuana

Regina cannabis clients react to provincial dispensary applications

Keagan Gendron is sitting near the cenotaph in Regina’s Victoria Park with a group of friends. The 16-year-old was one of dozens celebrating “420” on …

Cannabis

Man sentenced for kidnapping, assaulting girlfriend

Sentenced for kidnapping his girlfriend, a 25-year-old man was warned that further violence is likely to lead to a Crown application to have him …

Crime

Robert Holmes played and stayed in Saskatchewan

Robert Holmes turned five games into 40-plus years.<p>After a short but eventful stint with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1976, he remained in our …

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Duperreault ran for Humboldt in Boston Marathon

Finishing the Boston Marathon is a challenge under the best of conditions.Competitors in Monday’s 42.2-kilometre marathon battled gruelling weather …

Boston Marathon

Regina Community Clinic breaks down health-care barriers for newcomers

Shortly after Dr. Razawa Maroof came to Regina in 1996 as a political refugee from Iraq, she was upset when a physician treated her as though she was …

Mental Health

RCMP investigate suspicious deaths at Midale business

Police are investigating two suspicious deaths at a Midale business.Weyburn and Estevan RCMP arrived at the Midway Family Restaurant at around 8:30 …

RCMP

Man sentenced for trying to take gun from officer

A tense situation unfolded at a Regina bank in February when a man suffering from a mental health problem tried to take a police officer’s gun.Ivar …

Mental Health

Police advise caution for online vehicle sales after theft

A recent auto theft is leading Regina police to advise caution for those selling vehicles online.On April 12, a male suspect contacted the owner of a …

Selling

Jordan Wakelam's family speaking out about his fentanyl addiction

When Jenny Churchill thinks about her son, he’s a four-year-old who had a pet frog named Hoppy. He’s a young carpentry apprentice who learned from …

Drug Addiction

Weed retailers: The Saskatchewan government received 1,502 submissions vying for 51 permits to legally sell marijuana

The competition to operate a licensed cannabis retailer in 32 communities across the province is heating up.The Saskatchewan government received …

Cannabis

Video: Woman who lost son to fentanyl wants to fight the stigma of drug addiction

Jenny Churchill lost her son Jordan Wakelam to a fentanyl overdose. She is now asking that the province do more to fight the opiate epidemic, and …

Fentanyl

Video: Jayson Brinkworth talks being a professional drummer in Regina

Jayson Brinkworth speaks about how he got into drumming, establishing a career in the music industry in a small city like Regina and his love of …

Drums

Charges laid in February fatal collision near Morse

A 21-year-old Moose Jaw man faces several charges in relation to a single-vehicle rollover that occurred on Highway 1 east of Morse in February.He is …

Moose Jaw

Off Beat: Begamudre explores India, family, in his latest book

Throughout his writing career, Ven Begamudre always had three books on the go: One that he was writing for the first time, one that he was revising, …

Literary Prizes

Mandryk: High-level DM meeting suggests Boyd was treated differently

Premier Scott Moe may be right that Bill Boyd was treated like everyone else … by the courts,<i> after</i> he the violated the law. The once-powerful …

Corruption

Jayson Brinkworth is all in when it comes to music

Trying to put a label on Regina musician Jayson Brinkworth isn’t as easy as it sounds.At first glance, it would appear to be a simple task given …

Drums

Johnson: Behind the scenes in planning for Majestics Car Show

Cars buffs have spent months — and in some cases years — getting their vehicles ready to display this weekend at the Majestics Car Show at the Canada …

Auto Shows

Premier Moe maintains former MLA Boyd treated the same as everyone else in irrigation applications

Premier Scott Moe says he was aware of former Kindersley MLA Bill Boyd’s irrigation plans, but had no involvement in the file until after he was told …

Canada

Province gets zero applicants for oil investment incentive introduced last year

A oil processing investment incentive introduced by Saskatchewan’s government last year has not been accessed by any energy companies. The incentive …

Oil

Helping to heal the hidden wounds of first responders

After the horrific Humboldt Broncos bus crash, public safety personnel responded and continue to respond to the tragedy. Some will find ways to cope, …

Mental Health

Annual conference tackles waste reduction in Saskatchewan

Twelve people with big ideas shared their dream solutions for reducing waste during a round of “Lightening Talks” at the annual Waste ReForum …

Sustainability