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SaskPower to implement full 2015 rate increase effective Sept. 1

Effective Sept. 1, SaskPower is implementing the remaining two per cent of the full five per cent rate increase (system-wide average) for 2015 that...

Total ban on sewage in Sask.’s waterways

Regina’s existing Sewage Works Permit from the Water Security Agency (WSA) was issued May 31, 2014. Near the end it says, “No person (Permittee)...

Prairies trip takes canoeists through the Fort

You don’t truly know someone until you’re paddling from Alberta to Manitoba with your dog and all your supplies on a canoe. At least,...

Sewage released was 15 million L

The recent sewage release from Regina into the Qu’Appelle valley has upset many residents, and the change in the amount of sewage hasn’t made...

Call before you dig to ensure a safe excavation

With summer comes constant construction and Sask 1st Call made sure Fort Qu’Appelle residents were safe on Aug. 13. Reg Welsh visits Yorkton, Melville and...

Sask.’s role in war discussed at Motherwell

The Motherwell Homestead saw and heard a great deal of Canadian war history on Aug. 15. During their binding and stoking day, Bill Waiser,...

More infrastructure funding for the Fort

It is better to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to maintaining infrastructure, and Fort Qu’Appelle’s recent grant will keep the town...

Cupar author shares displaced history in memoir

Stories of war have enthralled audiences for years, but what about what happens after the war? Helen Kish Hastman’s memoir, Displaced Persons, tells Hastman’s story...

New agreement for Sask. docs

Saskatchewan doctors and the provincial government have at last come to an agreement on the amount doctors will receive from the province for insured...

Powwow rejuvenates native spirits in Standing Buffalo

Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation came alive Aug. 7 to 9 as the community celebrated its 67th consecutive powwow. Chief Roger Redman was happy to...

Provincial News

Two children subject of Amber Alerts in Saskatchewan and South Dakota...

Early this morning, Saskatchewan RCMP was advised by their policing partners in the United States that the four individuals who were the subject of...