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NDP finance critic Cathy Sproule took aim at tax hikes, job cuts, broken promises and debt levels as the Sask. Party delivered their budget on March 22, 2017.

NDP take aim at Sask. Party budget

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 8:13pm

The opposition NDP had choice words for the Wall government over the provincial budget, pointing an accusatory finger.

“With this budget, the Sask. Party prove that they...

Dr. Denise Werker, Saskatchewan's chief medical officer, says the province is preparing to deal with mumps on Feb. 28, 2017.

Southwest Sask. confirms mumps cases

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 2:06pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 2:06pm

There are mumps cases being confirmed in southwest Saskatchewan.

The Cypress Health region said test results from the National Medical Laboratory in Winnipeg have...

STC will continue to accept freight for delivery until May 19. All passenger services will cease May 31.

Province eliminates STC bus service

By 980 CJME March 22, 2017 - 9:23am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 6:32am

After seven decades in operation, Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) will no longer be in service by the end of May.

As part of its 2017-18 budget, the province...

Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir (right) wants to see a fair share of transit funding, higher federal health transfers and extended employment insurance in Regina in the federal budget released on March 22, 2017.

With federal budget looming, Regina MP seeks measures for Saskatchewan

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:09pm

With Ottawa set to deliver their budget Wednesday, a Regina MP is making it known what he would like to see for Saskatchewan.

The NDP's Erin Weir, the Regina-Lewvan MP,...

The small business deduction and lifetime capital gains exemption could be changed in the 2017 federal budget.

Small businesses to keep close eye on federal budget

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 5:26pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:26pm

With Ottawa delivering their budget Wednesday, there are a few issues that cause concern for the country's small business community.

While nothing official has been...

A RCMP pursuit saw a car get forced off the road on March 21, 2017.

Police make arrest after forcing car off road

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 4:24pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:24pm

One person was taken into custody after police had to force a car off the road east of Regina.

Around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Fillmore RCMP members, who were responding to a...

An SUV crossing the highway into McLean, Sask., collided with a tow truck on March 18, 2017.

Tow truck drivers help emergency crews get to Highway 1 crash

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 12:28pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 12:28pm

A procession of tow trucks trying to show respect for a driver killed on the job witnessed another serious crash on Saturday.   RCMP said the crash happened in the afternoon on...

Highway 354, between Highway 11 and Dilke, has held the dubious distinction of CAA’s worst road in Saskatchewan for two years running.

Sask. pedestrians, cyclists to vote in CAA worst roads campaign

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:36am

It’s that time of year when the snow and ice melts, leaving potholes and cracks in the road to stare drivers in the face.

It’s also the season for CAA Saskatchewan’s...

 Graig Newman played three seasons for the Riders and won a Grey Cup in 2013.

Saskatoon's Graig Newman retires from the CFL

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 5:53pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Saskatchewan Roughriders national defensive back Graig Newman announced he is retiring from the CFL Monday.

The 27-year-old hails from Saskatoon and spent three of his...

Regina police had the 700 block of Elphinstone Street closed between First and Second Avenue early Friday morning due to a weapons call.

4 people charged with attempt to commit murder after assault, stand-off in Regina

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 2:49pm

Four people are facing attempt to commit murder charges after an assault with a weapon resulted in an hours-long stand-off in Regina.

It all started after 10 p.m. on...

A rancher near Ormiston, Sask., reported three calves (not shown), all under a week old, stolen from his ranch on March 16, 2017.

3 calves stolen from Sask. ranch

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 11:27am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:27am

RCMP are on the hunt for cattle rustlers after calves were allegedly stolen from a ranch near Ormiston, around 83 kilometres south of Moose Jaw.

Police said the theft...

Regina police say a spike belt was used to stop a driver who evaded police around 4:45 a.m. on March 19, 2017.

Man, woman face gun charges after dangerous driving stop

By 980 CJME March 20, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:22am

Even a spike belt couldn’t immediately stop an allegedly erratic driver early Sunday morning in Regina.

Police said officers noticed a vehicle driving erratically around...