Summer News

Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments is now open for another season, serving ice-cream, floats and their famous Riverbank Franks.

Downtown Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments opens for season

By Chris Carr April 12, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 4:15pm

Saskatoon's original food truck is back open for business.

Bus Stop Refreshments, permanently parked across the street from the Delta Bessborough, turned on its red and...

Saskatoon will be basking in sunny, warm weather well into September.

Saskatoon staying summer-like, for now

By 650 CKOM September 14, 2016 - 1:40pm Updated: September 14, 2016 - 1:45pm

It's technically still summer in Saskatoon, but more importantly, it will actually feel like it well into September.

Daily highs this week are expected to peak in the...

Environment Canada said it’s not uncommon for frost to occur in parts of Saskatchewan this time of year.

First report of frost touching parts of Saskatchewan

By Daniella Ponticelli August 29, 2016 - 11:20am Updated: August 29, 2016 - 11:20am

It was a frosty start to the week for some people in Saskatchewan.

Peter Derbawka owns an acreage near Speers, located around 55 kilometres east of North Battleford, and...

File photo of people enjoying late summer heat at Regina Beach.

Sunshine-filled summer not over yet for Saskatchewan

By Caitlin Brezinski August 24, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 9:05am

The season of beach days and barbecues is coming to an end but David Phillips, senior climatologist at Environment Canada, said it's not quite time to write an obituary for...

Mosquito control sign in Regina.

City of Regina reminds residents to drain standing water to fight mosquitoes

By Adriana Christianson July 13, 2016 - 1:27pm Updated: July 13, 2016 - 1:27pm

Regina may have escaped the worst of the heavy rain, but all of those puddles could create a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes.

The latest mosquito count released...

Kids leave after last day of classes at Douglas Park School in Regina.

The last school bell of the semester signals freedom for Regina kids

By Adriana Christianson June 29, 2016 - 5:37pm Updated: June 30, 2016 - 7:44am

The last school bells of the semester rang out for elementary students at Regina Public Schools at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, sending kids streaming outside into the summer heat...

Provincial mosquito trap used to monitor for West Nile virus.

Low risk of West Nile in southern Sask. heading into long weekend

By Adriana Christianson June 27, 2016 - 6:34pm Updated: June 28, 2016 - 7:32am

SaskHealth is reminding people to cover up and spray down to keep the mosquitoes away because the Culex tarsalis mosquito that can carry West Nile virus is starting to get...

Mosquito control signs in Regina.

Mosquito numbers on the rise in Regina

By Adriana Christianson June 21, 2016 - 4:32pm Updated: June 22, 2016 - 7:45am

Mosquito populations appear to be spiking in Regina this week with city traps catching triple the average numbers for this time of year.

“Our mosquito counts are...

A woman on a paddle board at Regina's Wascana Lake, August 2015.

Saskatchewan to soak up warm temperatures as summer begins

By 980 CJME June 20, 2016 - 11:38am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 11:38am

The warm weather Saskatchewan saw during the spring looks to continue as summer officially begins.

Summer starts at 4:34 p.m. Monday and Environment Canada's senior...

The Saskatchewan legislative building as seen from across Wascana Lake, June 2016.

5 things to know about the 2016 summer solstice

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2016 - 6:46am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 8:04am

Monday marks the beginning of summer, as it arrives at 4:34 p.m. It also marks the longest day of the year with the sunrise in Regina at 4:47 a.m. and sunset 9:14 p.m.


Example photo of the black-legged deer tick, it is about half the size of the common dog tick that is reddish in colour.

Tick surveillance program watching closely for ticks that can carry Lyme disease

By Adriana Christianson June 19, 2016 - 10:35am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 8:34am

Doing a 'tick check' takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to wood tick surveillance across Saskatchewan, especially when ticks are popping up in regions where no one is...

Examples of ticks.

Prairie North Health region warning public about ticks carrying Lyme disease in Sask.

By Sarah Rae, battlefordsNOW staff June 15, 2016 - 6:44pm Updated: June 16, 2016 - 10:49am

The Prairie North Health Region in the Battlefords is asking residents to help them keep track of ticks, because some that carry Lyme disease are showing up in places they hadn...