Bryn Levy

The Meewasin Valley Authority lost $409,000 in provincial funding in the 2017-18 Saskatchewan budget.

Meewasin Valley Authority sees funds slashed in provincial budget

By Bryn Levy March 22, 2017 - 2:57pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 8:03pm

The body that oversees Saskatoon's river pathway system saw its funding from the province reduced in the 2017-18 budget.   The Meewasin Valley Authority (MVA) lost $409,000...

Kay Braget's body was found Saturday by Saskatoon police after a group of quad riders spotted her vehicle northeast of Saskatoon. She was 89 years old.

Seniors alert system 'a natural outcome' amid rising dementia rates: police chief

By Bryn Levy March 20, 2017 - 12:59pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

Saskatoon saw the second death of a missing senior within just a few months over the weekend.   Police put out a missing persons bulletin Friday for Kay Braget, 89.  Her body...

Nikosis Jace Cantre was six weeks old when he died on July 3, 2016. A 16-year-old girl has since pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in his death.

Baby killer sentenced for 2016 escape from youth facility

By Bryn Levy March 8, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 12:30pm

A 16-year-old girl who killed a baby last summer was in Saskatoon Provincial Court Wednesday.

The girl, who can't be named due to a court order, is to be sentenced in...

2016 census data from Statistics Canada  shows many Canadians are still choosing to make their homes in Saskatchewan.

Sask. movers, realtors keeping busy despite slower economy

By Bryn Levy February 8, 2017 - 3:21pm Updated: February 8, 2017 - 3:30pm

In recent years, discussion has intensified on the difficulties plaguing Saskatchewan’s commodity industries.

Low prices for oil, potash and uranium have impacted major...

Fire destroyed the grain elevator in Prelate, Sask. on Jan. 31, 2017.

Sask. community loses grain elevator to fire

By Bryn Levy January 31, 2017 - 1:50pm Updated: January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

Fire has destroyed the grain elevator in Prelate, Sask., a village about 385 kilometres west of Regina.   Jason Gizen, a volunteer firefighter in the community, said he rushed...

Four people died and seven more were wounded in a pair of shootings in La Loche on Jan. 22, 2016.

RCMP commander in charge of La Loche response praises officers, community

By Bryn Levy January 18, 2017 - 2:40pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 2:45pm

The RCMP inspector who served as incident commander during the La Loche shooting is praising the many people whose actions helped save lives that day.

Sunday will mark...

Rodney Wailing, 45, died after being found seriously injured in an Avenue I home on Jan. 11, 2017.

Friend grieves for man reported murdered in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy January 17, 2017 - 11:45am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:45am

A long-time friend is still trying to come to terms with the loss of a 45-year-old man allegedly murdered last week.

Rodney Wailing died on Jan. 11 after being rushed to...

PotashCorp announced its annual food bank funding drive brought in $2,140,000.

PotashCorp announces holiday food bank total

By Bryn Levy January 16, 2017 - 5:18pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 5:30pm

Saskatchewan people helped raise more than $2 million for food banks over the holidays, with a little help from the world's largest potash company.   PotashCorp announced...

Rob Hogan, assistant chief with the Saskatoon Fire Department, shows media the naloxone kits that will be carried on city fire trucks on Jan. 12, 2017.

Saskatoon Fire Department prepares for opioid crisis

By Bryn Levy January 12, 2017 - 12:41pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 12:45pm

As opioid drugs continue to cause a rash of overdose deaths in B.C. and Alberta, the Saskatoon Fire Department says it's only a matter of time before the crisis spreads here....

The Bedford Road Invitational Tournament runs Jan. 12-14 at Bedford Road Collegiate.

Bedford Road coach excited for BRIT 2017

By Bryn Levy January 11, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 1:45pm

Another edition of the Bedford Road Invitational Tournament, known as BRIT, is set to kick off this week.

The long-running tournament will once again feature several of...

The new $41-million facility would replace the Rutherford Rink, pictured, currently used by the University of Saskatchewan.

U of S rink fundraisers ask city for extra $3M

By Bryn Levy January 9, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: January 9, 2017 - 3:30pm

Fundraisers behind efforts to build a rink at the University of Saskatchewan are asking the City of Saskatoon to consider quadrupling its investment in the new facility.

980 CJME business analyst Paul Martin said Saskatchwan farmers produced one of the best crops in province's history in 2016.

Sask. economy should see return to growth in 2017: analyst

By Bryn Levy December 28, 2016 - 11:45am Updated: December 28, 2016 - 12:29pm

Enough with the doom-and-gloom already.

That was the message from 980 CJME business analyst Paul Martin as he looks ahead to 2017.

Martin said there's no doubt...