It certainly feels like spring in Saskatchewan these days, but things are going to get a little colder by the time we get to the actual first day of spring.
John Paul Cragg, warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada, is predicting below average temperatures starting around March 18 or 24.
"At this time of year, once we start to get into the end of March, the average temperatures in Regina are a high of 3 C and a minimum of -8 C."
A Moose Jaw woman has a very special new “friend” thanks to Facebook.
Terra McKean found her long-lost sister just a couple days after posting a picture of herself holding a poster displaying her sister's information.
“I was always curious as to who she was and where she was,” said McKean during a phone interview on the weekend.
The picture was shared more than 13,000 times. McKean says she was encouraged after she saw the posting spreading so quickly.
A traffic stop in Saskatchewan turned into a major drug bust for the RCMP.
A vehicle was pulled over last Thursday near Swift Current by a roving traffic unit. It had been heading east, driven by a 35-year-old man from Sault St. Marie, Ontario.
An RCMP news release said that when officers searched the car they found 48.5 pounds of marijuana. The Mounties estimate the street value of that much pot is more than $300,00.
The driver was to appear in court in Swift Current Monday morning.
His glider plane careened right into some power lines, but a 57-year-old pilot is going to be OK.
Cut Knife RCMP said this happened about 15 kilometres southwest of the village of Marsden, close to the Saskatchewan-Alberta border.
The lone pilot was forced to make an emergency landing at just before 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Police said he aimed for a nearby grid road, but wound up hitting some power lines in the process.
The pilot was sent to an Alberta hospital with only minor injuries.
Swift Current has made the short list in this year's Kraft Hockeyville contest.
The annual competition has communities across Canada demonstrate their commitment to the national pastime before the public chooses a winner.
“We’re very excited. We’re the only city in Saskatchewan to make the top 16 so really we see this as a provincial exciting initiative,” Swift Current chief administrative officer Susan Motkaluk said.
RCMP are searching for suspects after several animals were shot and killed on a darm near Carmel.
Some time between Thursday and Friday evening an unknown number of people went onto the farm just west of Humboldt and killed several pigs and cows.
The get away vehicle is believed to be a 4x4 truck possibly with BF Goodrich All Terrain tires.
nyone with any information on this crime are asked to call the Humboldt RCMP at 682-2535 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).
They got into a fight at a bar in Moose Jaw and now the two people are behind bars.
Just after 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Moose Jaw Police were called to a bar on the 0 block of Manitoba Street on a report of a disturbance in the washroom area.
When police arrived, they found one woman to be in possession of pot, while another man was carrying a dangerous weapon.
Both were placed under arrested and are now facing charges—the woman for possession with the purpose of trafficking and the man with possession of a dangerous weapon.
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.
Tisdale’s beloved standup comedian Brent Butt will hit the silver screen in his first feature-length film 'No Clue'.
Butt, who is well-known in Saskatchewan for Corner Gas, plays a salesman who pretends to be a private detective when a beautiful woman (played by Amy Smart) begs him to find her missing brother.
Butt also produced and wrote the film.
RCMP are looking for potential Saskatchewan victims to step forward after a former Mountie was charged with eight counts of indecent assault.
Alan John Davidson, 58, was arrested in Calgary on March 7 in relation to a historical sexual assault case. All of the alleged incidents occurred in Clearwater, B.C. between 1976 and 1981.
Davidson began his career as an RCMP member after the alleged incidents in 1982. He spent the bulk of his career in Saskatchewan.