Skip to Content

Saskatchewan

Yorkton man ticketed for pedestrian collision

A driver in Yorkton is being ticketed after hitting a pedestrian Tuesday evening.

RCMP say a 29-year-old man was crossing Gladstone Avenue North when he was hit by a pickup truck. He was taken to hospital. Police say he'll need more treatment but should be ok.

A 66-year-old man was driving the pickup truck. He was given a summary offence ticket for failing to stop for a pedestrian at a marked pedestrian crossing.

RCMP say alcohol and speed were not factors.

Keystone XL Pipeline bill falls one vote short in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate has rejected a proposal to fast-track the approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

Pipeline supporters needed 60 votes to win approval for the bill, but it went down to defeat by a margin of 59-41.

Had it passed, U.S. President Barack Obama was widely expected to veto the bill, which was designed to short-circuit the White House's own environmental review process.

Highs and lows of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' 2014 season

Top nine moments of the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 2014 season

1.    Season opener - The Saskatchewan Roughriders dominated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a Grey Cup rematch and unveiled the four Championship flags now flying in the south end zone.

2.    Seven-game winning streak - The Roughriders had the longest in-season winning streak that ended with back to back wins over the Winnipeg Bombers.

Proposed changes could mean no hunting for those who owe

Hunters who owe child support or fines won't get a hunting license if changes proposed by the Saskatchewan government are approved. 

The province wants to tighten up hunting laws with The Wildlife Amendment Act, 2014.  The proposed changes include:

Crash kills man on Kawacatoose First Nation

One man is dead, a second is in hospital and a third is facing charges after RCMP responded to calls about impaired drivers and a two-vehicle crash on the Kawacatoose First Nation Monday night.

The RCMP were called at 6:38 p.m. on Monday about two potentially drunk drivers on the First Nation. Then, ten minutes later, the Mounties were called again for a two-vehicle crash on the First Nation.
 

UPDATE: RCMP locate missing Battlefords teen

UPDATE: As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP say Kyla Greenwald has been located, and is safe.

The Battlefords Rural RCMP is asking for the public's help in looking for a missing 16-year-old girl from Battleford, Sask.

According to RCMP, Kyla Greenwald was last seen Monday at John Paul II Collegiate in North Battleford. Greenwald does not have a history of being absent and stays in contact with her family, the RCMP said.

Police believe Greenwald may be in the Lloydminster area.

Sask. working to prevent spread of deadly swine disease

The province of Saskatchewan is putting more money into preventing a deadly swine disease.

The province is providing $100,000 to help prevent the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) during transport. The new phase created in the Saskatchewan Swine Biosecurity Program will provide for truck washes, transport audits with veterinarians, and follow-up veterinary visits.

'I wasn't ready to go': Darian Durant sheds light on injured elbow

As it turns out, Darian Durant's elbow injury did end up being a season-ender.

The Riders' franchise quarterback isn't surprised he didn't play the rest of the season.

"We knew that it was a three-to-four month injury. We were just pulling (the media's) leg a little bit," said Durant with a smile.

For most of the season, there was talk that Durant could return late in the season or perhaps during the playoffs.

Giant equipment won't damage Sask. highways

The journey continues Tuesday for one of the biggest pieces of machinery to ever travel on Saskatchewan highways.

Two industrial evaporator units are on their way from Melville, over to Highway 2 and south to the K+S potash mine being developed off Highway 11 near Bethune. However, despite weighing 208,617 kilograms - or 459,921 pounds - the roads beneath them are not expected to be damaged in any way.

Saskatchewan soldiers recognized for lengthy service

Saskatchewan-based soldiers are being recognized for their long and dedicated service to Canada.

The Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal was handed out by Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield at Government House Monday afternoon. The medal recognizes 25 years of service by either volunteers or those serving full-time.

The medal recipients include:

Syndicate content