Little more than a week after Dustin Boulet was killed outside a Saskatoon bar, his family and friends will gather for his final send-off.
Through the "Dustin Boulet Fund" set up through Affinity Credit Union, the Boulet family's financial burden has been eased by the people of Saskatoon to the tune of around $4,000.
"We're all just ecstatic about that," said family friend Roy LaValle.
"Dustin was a big part of this community. He was somebody... that was loved by many people, and his friends just really wanted to get together to help out his family."
Saskatoon’s Olympic hockey fans were out in full force Saturday to get a glimpse of Canada’s number one hockey girl.
Gold medalist Hayley Wickenheiser was down at Merlin Ford Lincoln to spend time with fans, take photographs and sign a whole lot of autographs.
“It’s great to come back and be back in Saskatoon. It’s pretty close to home for me so to see the reception today, lots of people out. It’s nice to share the medal and see how much the Olympics touched Canadians,” Wickenheiser said.
A six-person jury delivered their findings Friday afternoon at a coroner's inquest into the deaths of three seniors following a carbon monoxide (CO) leak at a Humboldt care home.
The deaths of 89-year-old Roman Schneider and 94-year-old Monica Washkosky were deemed accidental. The cause of Schneider's death was ruled to be carbon monoxide, while heart failure was found to have been what ultimately killed Washkosky.
The jury found the cause and manner of death of 98-year-old Gertrude Lukan was undetermined.
Kootenay Ice player hockey player fighting meningitis is getting support from the Saskatoon Blades.
A card for Tim Bozon will be signed during tonight's game against the Moose Jaw Warriors at Credit Union Centre.
A deserving Regina family is counting down the final days before they can move in to the house that pennies built. The keys to the home built through the CJME Penny Project will be presented on Monday to Dawn Billingsley and her family.
A Prince Albert nurse could be $1.15 million richer after she hit the Smoke Signals Jackpot at the Northern Lights Casino in Prince Albert.
The woman hit the jackpot on Thursday morning, but Western Canada Lotteries must still officially declare her the winner.
“When somebody can walk in and put in $2 and have the chance to walk away with $1.15 million … that’s definitely a day to remember,” the casino’s general manager, Richard Ahenakew, said on Thursday.
After thousands of users reported more problems with the government's on-line camp site reservation system this week the province will be spreading out the dates for the last round of bookings.
People who love to camp in the province are not too happy with Saskatchewan Parks’ online campsite reservation system.
Monday saw the launch of the booking season with spots in a group of parks in the north/northwest part of the province up for grabs. But with incredibly high traffic, many people didn’t get the site they wanted because they were booted off the site. Some were even overcharged on their credit cards.
Campers took to Twitter and Facebook to complain and express their frustration. One woman said she was left with an $8,300 charge.
A Saskatoon man is getting regular updates on the tense situation in Ukraine from his daughter.
While the V. Rev. Fr. Taras Makowsky offers church services at the Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral, his daughter Tatiana is going to university in Lviv, which is in Western Ukraine.
The water is back on in the City of Meadow Lake and nearby Flying Dust First Nation after a water main break Tuesday prompted the city to turn off the community’s water supply.
The city said Wednesday afternoon that the broken water main had been repaired and the water had been turned back on.
“It does take five to seven hours to repressurize so we are asking residents to avoid using the water until 9 p.m.,” Diana Burton, city manager for the City of Meadow Lake, said.