Kenya has a new president and a Saskatoon man helped out during the election process.
Bill Rafoss, former chief investigating officer for the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, volunteered to help monitor Kenyan polling stations during the March 4 election.
"We were taking pictures, talking to people, observing the process, generally making sure it was a fair and smooth process," Rafoss said.
During the election, Rafoss said he was impressed by the patience of the Kenyan people who stood in line for hours in 35 degree heat waiting to vote.
Students at Riffel High School finally got to do the Harlem Shake on Friday after a battle with their school administration that saw their student council president suspended from the SRC.
With the last winds of winter hitting the province a family in Weyburn has built a creative winter hideaway.
Geraldine Bouchian and her family built the multi-coloured igloo after some inspiration from an online photo found by her partner Jack.
"He came across this igloo that was lit up," she said.
"I thought I would like to build one of those and haven't been able to stop thinking about it since."
A woman is recovering in a Regina hospital after a snowmobile crash Saturday.
RCMP say the woman was driving the snowmobile when it drove off a 40 foot river embankment in the Veregin area. She broke her leg and had chest trauma, but her injuries are described as non-life threatening.
Mounties, Duck Mountain Ambulance, and Kamsack Fire Rescue worked with other snowmobilers to transport the woman to Yorkton. She was then transported via STARS air ambulance to Regina.
More than 100 years after International Women's Day was created, working women continue to empower themselves.
"It gives us a chance to sit back and say, what is it that women can offer us in our businesses," said motivational speaker Betty-Ann Heggie.
She said there has been progress over the years.
"More than half of the workforce is made up of women which means we have a lot of women in the pipeline, unfortunately they're not cracking the top echelon," she said.
People in Saskatoon are getting a celestial treat this week.
The comet called Pan-STARRS will be visible in the western horizon starting tonight Friday night at about 7:30.
"Look for a bright object with a tail pointing away upwards in the sky," said University of Saskatchewan astronomy instructor Stan Shadick.
"It will be about three degrees above the horizon, which is really close to the horizon and difficult to spot."
That's why he recommends using binoculars.
A Saskatchewan couple is proving a long-term relationship doesn't require a shared home.
Olivia Ecker and her boyfriend Adam Bassett have been dating for five
years, but the twenty-something couple chooses to live apart.
"I love having my own place. Adam's totally fine with that, that's what his current living situation is, he lives by himself and that's what he likes," said Ecker.
If you're looking for a place to live in Regina you will be shelling out a lot more money with rental prices skyrocketing in a tight market.
Earlier this week we told you about a group of women who are going to have to leave their apartments because their rent is going up by more than $500. As long term residents of a building in Cathedral, they were paying less than $700 a month, but under new owners they will have to pay close to $1200.
Organizations in Regina that help people with housing say those situations are not the norm.
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A day after his University of Regina appearance and a week after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled his flyers were in violation of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code, social conservative activist Bill Whatcott was on the University of Saskatchewan campus handing out pamphlets on Thursday.
Stompin' Tom Connors' funeral is next week, and in lieu of flowers his family is asking people to make donations to their local homeless shelter or food bank.
Regina's Souls Harbour Rescue Mission has not received any donations in his name yet, but say the gesture itself is heartwarming.