Orange Zone News

Albert Brown, Highways and Infrastructure Minister David Marit, MLA Warren Steinley and Diana Lumbala kick off construction season with a safety event on May 18, 2017.

'It's scary:' new flag people prepared for highway dangers

By Britton Gray May 19, 2017 - 6:28am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 6:30am

This year is Albert Brown's first summer working as a highway flag person.

He took the job as a way to make extra money before returning to Medicine Hat for schooling....


Sask. police buckle down on speeding in work zones; over 100 tickets issued in July

By 980 CJME August 25, 2016 - 9:54pm Updated: August 25, 2016 - 9:56pm

Saskatchewan law enforcement were busy in July handing out tickets for speeding, aggressive driving, and other infractions, all part of that month's traffic safety blitz.

Keith Dunford leaves the Weyburn Court House following his sentencing on Dec. 4, 2015.

UPDATE: Driver in 2012 orange zone death gets bail after filing appeal

By Kevin Martel December 4, 2015 - 6:17am Updated: December 7, 2015 - 7:22am

Despite being sentenced on Friday Keith Dunford walked free the same day.

Dunford was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death in mid-October after 18-year-old...

Keith Dunford leaving Weyburn's court earlier in October.

Crown asks for jail time for man found guilty in Sask. orange zone death

By Kevin Martel October 30, 2015 - 5:57am Updated: October 30, 2015 - 5:24pm

Submissions on what the appropriate punishment should be for the man who hit and killed an 18-year-old flag worker along Highway 39 have been made.

Keith Dunford was...

Ashley Richards' obituary picture.

Victim's family works to move on following conviction in Sask. orange zone death

By Adriana Christianson October 14, 2015 - 2:19pm Updated: October 14, 2015 - 2:20pm

The family of Ashley Richards is starting to move past their grief as the driver who hit and killed her in an orange zone waits for a sentence on the conviction of dangerous...

Driver warned after highway construction crew reports close call

By Lisa Schick October 14, 2015 - 6:43am Updated: October 14, 2015 - 6:43am

The same day a man was being found guilty of killing a flag-person in a construction zone, another worker may have narrowly avoided it happening again.   Shawn Whitrow said he...

Keith Dunford leaving Weyburn's court on Tuesday.

Driver guilty of dangerous driving in orange zone death near Weyburn

By Kevin Martel October 13, 2015 - 6:11am Updated: October 13, 2015 - 4:40pm

The man charged with hitting and killing a flag worker over three years ago near Weyburn has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.

But Keith Dunford, 47...

Work being done to Regina's 12th Avenue.

Warm, dry summer means Regina's road construction on schedule

By Kevin Martel August 31, 2015 - 11:18am Updated: August 31, 2015 - 11:18am
It seems to be a rare treat that road construction is ahead of schedule, but thanks to this summer's predominantly hot, dry weather that's exactly what the City of Regina is...
The crash scene on Highway 40 near Blaine Lake after a four-vehicle crash near a construction zone.

Alberta man faces charges after orange-zone crash near Blaine Lake

By 650 CKOM August 28, 2015 - 1:02pm Updated: August 31, 2015 - 6:45am

The man behind the wheel of a semi-tractor trailer faces multiple charges after a four-vehicle crash near Blaine Lake in June.

John Woloshyniuk, 49, of Sherwood Park,...