Estevan News

Heavy snowfall in southeast Sask. over Christmas left more than 20cm. Regina caught the tail end of the storm with around 10cm.

Southeast Sask. hammered with snow

By Erin McNutt December 26, 2016 - 6:46am Updated: December 26, 2016 - 2:16pm

It's more than a white Christmas in southeastern Saskatchewan as blizzard and winter storm warnings plagued the area most of the weekend and into Boxing day.


The railroad crossing at Kensington Avenue in Estevan was blocked following a train collision around 5 a.m. on Nov. 29, 2016.

Update: Trains collide at low speed, cause derailment in Estevan

By 980 CJME November 29, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: November 29, 2016 - 1:51pm

Estevan police confirmed a train derailed in Estevan this morning at the tracks at the crossing at Kensington Avenue.

Canadian Pacific Railway said two trains collided...

The federal government said technology like carbon capture and storage, like the Boundary Dam facility near Estevan, will be allowed.

'Absolutely devastating': Estevan mayor on Ottawa’s plan to phase out coal

By Lauren Golosky November 23, 2016 - 7:38am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 7:38am

The federal government’s announcement on Monday to phase out the use of coal-powered electricity by 2030 came as a shock to the mayor of Estevan.

Mayor Roy Ludwig said...

Bruno at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

Recovering dog reunited with family after spending 27 days trapped in Sask. well

By 650 CKOM November 10, 2016 - 4:58pm Updated: November 10, 2016 - 6:29pm

We first heard Bruno's amazing story of survival in October, but now we're actually meeting Saskatchewan's luckiest dog.

Bruno has come an incredibly long way in his...

SGI head office in Regina

SGI preparing for flood claims

By Michael Joel-Hansen July 11, 2016 - 5:20pm Updated: July 11, 2016 - 5:20pm

SGI is preparing to handle claims from the floods in Estevan.

SGI spokesperson Kelley Brinkworth said that work is already underway.

"We have adjusters that are...

Oil derricks in the Estevan area.

Estevan Chamber of Commerce: Trudeau should see Sask.'s hard-hit oil patch

By Alex Docking March 31, 2016 - 12:40pm Updated: April 1, 2016 - 5:28am

Jackie Wall wishes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could have visited her southeast city a couple of years ago before the impact of the huge oil industry slowdown.


Oil derricks in the Estevan area.

Estevan offering supports for those impacted by oil slump

By Kevin Martel January 13, 2016 - 12:16pm Updated: January 13, 2016 - 12:16pm

As the price of a barrel of oil continues its freefall, it's almost as if somebody pushed the pause button on Estevan.

In the past there may have been people throwing...

Estevan police and RCMP investigate human remains found in Estevan.

Update: Human remains in Estevan identified

By 980 CJME December 22, 2015 - 6:55am Updated: December 24, 2015 - 3:47pm

The bones and clothes found in a valley on the west side of Estevan earlier this week have been identified.

Estevan police confirm an autopsy in Saskatoon on Wednesday...

The crest of the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit.

Man arrested in Estevan charged with child luring

By 980 CJME October 22, 2015 - 11:53am Updated: October 22, 2015 - 11:53am

A man is being charged with child luring after the Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit served a warrant at an Estevan home Wednesday.

Russ Howard Goforth, 31,...

Estevan police.

Series of serious crashes leave 2 dead, several hurt in Estevan

By Alex Docking October 16, 2015 - 1:26pm Updated: October 18, 2015 - 9:47am

Its been a bad week for serious crashes in Estevan -- and two of them apparently involved alcohol.

The most recent was Wednesday evening. A 53-year-old man died in...

A 220,000 pound stainless steel tanker is moving from Biggar to Estevan this week.

Massive tanker move delayed by heavy rain

By 650 CKOM September 15, 2015 - 12:59pm Updated: September 15, 2015 - 1:00pm

A massive tanker on its way from Biggar to Estevan has been delayed due to heavy rainfall on Tuesday.

The amine tank for SaskPower was manufactured in Biggar at...

A picture of the 220,000 pound stainless steel, double-wall tank.

Massive tank moving through Sask. highways

By 650 CKOM September 13, 2015 - 8:48am Updated: September 14, 2015 - 9:14am

It may be the largest shop-built tank in Western Canada, and starting on Monday it’s taking a 550 kilometre convoy from Biggar to Estevan.

Over the past four months, AGI...