Saskatoon

Man charged in North Battleford Amber Alert had been out of custody less than one month

The 19-year-old man charged in last week's child abduction in North Battleford was released from provincial custody less than one month before the …

Amber Alerts

Two charged after short police chase on Monday morning

Two man are facing numerous charges after they reportedly fled from police on Monday morning. At roughly 3:30 a.m., police spotted a black sedan …

Saskatchewan

SGI launches new drinking and driving prevention campaign

As Saskatchewan continues to grapple with high levels of drinking and driving, an ad campaign aimed at making roads safer is being …

Saskatchewan

Saskatoon weather outlook: snowy start to fall, warmer air returns

Snow has stopped and warmer days return for now.<p><b>Saskatoon forecast</b><p>Monday<p>Saskatoon’s first snowfall of the season fell throughout the final hours of …

Roads

Nominations for FSIN women's awards open next month

Nominations for the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations’ 2018 Strength of Our Women Awards will open on Oct. 22.<p>The awards gala will be held …

Awards

Sask. consumer authority warns of 'curbers' for vehicle sales

The province’s Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) is warning consumers about the risks of buying a vehicle from a “curber,” a person who …

Saskatchewan

Suspect escapes police custody after being taken to hospital in Kamsack

Kamsack RCMP is searching for a suspect who fled from police custody after being taken to hospital for medical treatment.

Cote

Spontaneous combustion of soiled rags concerning for Saskatoon Fire Department

The spontaneous combustion of soiled rags is a concern for the Saskatoon Fire Department.<p>Some recent structure fires in the city have been caused by …

Canadian News

Diefenbaker Drive traffic closed for new raised pedestrian crossing contruction

Saskatoon motorists should prepare for an upcoming road restrictions on Diefenbaker Drive for the construction of a raised pedestrian …

Canadian News

Saskatchewan farmers stock Saskatoon Food Bank shelves with 72K eggs

Seventy-two thousand eggs from Saskatchewan farmers are now available for distribution to Saskatoon families in need.<p>Saskatchewan Egg Producers …

Canadian News

Business as usual in Sask. classroom discussions as cannabis legalization nears

A Saskatoon Public Schools superintendent doesn't expect a huge change in the conversations happening in classrooms around cannabis and healthy …

Cannabis Legalization

Improving outcomes in Saskatoon for pregnant women living with HIV

A new 10-unit affordable rental housing project to support pregnant women living with HIV or substance abuse opened Monday in Saskatoon.<p>Along with …

Canadian News

Three-quarters of Sask. third-graders reading at or above their grade level

A couple of years ago, a provincial auditor's report singled out the Northeast School Division because its Grade 3 students were falling below the …

Saskatchewan

Letter of the Day: Mental health services lacking

Recently my father passed away and I’ve been struggling much harder than I’d expected to. In part this is because loss is always hard and death …

Mental Health

Saskatoon Farmers’ Market Co-operative raises concerns, frustrations over proposed public market

As time runs out on the lease for the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market building, its current tenant and vendors are concerned and frustrated with city …

Canadian News

Blair Prokopetz, 26, appears on first-degree murder charge in death of Ken Balan

Family members of Saskatoon's sixth homicide victim of 2018 cried as a first-degree murder charge against a 26-year-old man was read in court. Blair …

Saskatchewan

Frontier Centre radio ad describes residential school harm as a 'myth'

The Frontier Centre for Public Policy appears to have scrubbed from its website a two-minute radio advertisement questioning the effects of Canada's …

Residential Schools

Jochen Tilk to leave Nutrien at end of September

The former head of Saskatchewan's largest potash mining company is stepping down from his new position as Nutrien Ltd.'s executive chairman, nine …

Mining

Letter to the Editor: Singh’s grandstanding has created media circus around Weir

The article Campaign workers want Weir to resign reports, “The petition accuses (MP Erin) Weir of choosing to publicly politicize the investigation …

Saskatchewan

Tank: Canada's cities, like Saskatoon, have the people, not the power

You need not look as far away as Toronto if you want to confirm the perception that Canada's cities remain the playthings of the provinces. The drama …

Canadian News

Former StarPhoenix, Leader-Post publisher Marty Klyne named to Senate

Regina businessman named to fill Senate vacancy.

Queen Elizabeth II

Saskatoon Hilltops hold off Regina Thunder, take Shrine Bowl in honour of Don McDonald

This one was for Don McDonald.<p>“Absolutely,” said Saskatoon Hilltops head coach Tom Sargeant after his team doubled up on the provincial arch-rival …

Regina

Researchers save dog's life by printing new skull

Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D-printing technology to replace the majority of a dog’s cancer-ridden skull

Tumors

Blades blow out Broncos in home opener

Kirby Dach had three goals and two assists and Nolan Maier stopped 17 shots as the Blades shut out Swift Current.<p><b>READ MORE: Special ceremony to mark</b> …

Western Hockey League

Trump drains oxygen from Canada's foreign policy with Trudeau and Freeland bound for UN

'Dealing with Donald Trump and the threats on NAFTA represent the biggest foreign policy challenge that Canada has faced since World War Two'

Foreign Policy

Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk hopes to raise awareness, funds in Saskatoon

Dozens of people gathered at the Forestry Farm Park and Zoo on Sunday morning for Saskatoon’s Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk.<p>According to Bladder …

Canadian News

Hundreds show up to support Saskatoon AIDS walk

Hundreds gathered at the Roxy Theatre Sunday afternoon in support of the Saskatoon AIDS Walk.<p>The event is put on by AIDS Saskatoon and OUTSaskatoon …

Canadian News

Taxi changes, bridge speed, townhouse project return to council

Saskatoon city council watchers can expect a long day starting Monday at 1 p.m. Here are some of the key items on the agenda: <b>Cabbies seek …

Ridesharing

Marcus Thigpen strikes again from long distance for Saskatchewan Roughriders

Marcus Thigpen is dialed in when it comes to long-distance touchdowns.

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Buckle up for the Broncos: A look at some seatbelt rules across Canada

Coaches and some players on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women's rugby team are making it a habit to buckle up on the bus when they travel …

Seatbelt