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UPDATE: Police chase from Weyburn ends at Corner Gas set

A highway chase that started in Weyburn ended on the set of Corner Gas in Roleau Saturday morning, with an Alberta woman now facing half a dozen charges.

It all started around 10:00 a.m. on Saturday when police started getting calls about a truck that was excessively speeding, and driving erratically on Highway 39 near Weyburn.

Weyburn Police officers and RCMP tried to stop the 2014 Dodge Ram, but ended up backing off because the truck was driving too fast. The truck kept driving north, fast and erratically, on Highway 39, even hitting an R.V. near Milestone.

EXCLUSIVE: Cold Case, the search for Courtney Struble

More than a decade has gone by since Courtney Struble was last seen in Estevan, but to this day, RCMP continue to actively search for any trace of her.

Struble vanished in 2004 after leaving a friend’s place. She was just 13 at the time. Mounties believe she was murdered.

Missing Moose Jaw Man

Police in Moose Jaw are asking the public for help in locating a missing man.

Friends and family of 43-year-old Timothy Lockard are worried about his well being.

He was last seen on Thursday, July 24 wearing a sleeveless shirt, shorts and shoes. Police haven't released any other details which could identify Lockard.

Boy, 11, biking killed by vehicle driven into ditch

A Saskatchewan First Nation, southeast of Prince Albert, is mourning the death of a young boy.

Jared Bear, 11, was out riding his bike with some friends near the Muskoday Bridge on Muskoday First Nation, 26 kilometres out of Prince Albert. He was stuck by a small car and seriously injured.

RCMP said three boys were biking towards the east and the driver of the vehicle was travelling westbound on Highway 3.

“They met basically head on,” RCMP Sgt. Chad Mcleod said.

Corner Gas sing-a-long in Rouleau

Corner Gas fans gathered in Rouleau on Saturday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the TV show.
 
The Ruby and the Corner Gas station were open for public tours and stars Brent Butt and Fred Ewanuick attended the Dog River Days event, taking pictures and signing autographs.
 
Ewanuick, who plays Hank, said it can be weird meeting fans.
 
"They speak to you like you're buddies and I go 'oh god I went to school with this person and I can't remember their name, and then oh okay okay you watch the show.'" 
 

Moose Jaw store robbed at gunpoint

The search is on for the people who robbed a store at gunpoint in Moose Jaw.

Police say two people walked into the Mac's Convenience Store with their faces partially covered and showed a gun.

No one was hurt but they grabbed some cash and took off in a vehicle.

Police want to talk to anyone who was in the store or nearby when it happened around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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Early momentum carries Riders to 37-9 win over Toronto

Saskatchewan is breathing much easier now thanks to the Riders.

The Green and White ended their two game losing streak Saturday night at Mosaic Stadium dumping the Toronto Argonauts 37-9, improving to 2-2 on the season.

Statistically there wasn't much separating the teams coming into the game as they both only had one win each, both had elite quarterbacks that were missing high end receivers.

Memory of Shellbrook teen cherished by family

A Shellbrook family is treasuring their memories of a young woman they believes was taken too soon.

Ted Naber said he'll always remember his niece, Johanna Naber, as a very positive person.

The 18-year-old was one of four people who died in a plane crash in northern Arizona on Sunday, July 20.

“Johanna was probably one of the bubbliest, happiest people I know. I know we all have people like that in our life but that was Johanna to our family and to everybody that knew her,” he said.

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