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Is Saskatchewan racist? Online comments spark conversation

By Kevin Martel August 15, 2016 - 2:16pm Updated: August 15, 2016 - 2:16pm

The reaction to a deadly shooting in a farmyard outside Biggar is bringing a conversation about racism to the forefront in Saskatchewan.

Comments bordering on hate...

Federal Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr with Regina MP and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

Federal natural resources minister hails carbon capture technology at Boundary Dam

By Adriana Christianson July 6, 2016 - 5:39pm Updated: July 6, 2016 - 5:39pm

Federal Natural Resource Minister Jim Carr is the latest in a string of officials to tour the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project.

He said...

The Saskatoon Police Service has launched a smartphone app.

Saskatoon police launch smartphone app

By 650 CKOM June 30, 2016 - 2:08pm Updated: June 30, 2016 - 2:15pm

The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) is putting out a smartphone app.   The SPS is working along with CrimeStoppers to release the app, with help from American-based developer...

Richardson International CEO Curt Vossen.

Richardson research farm aims to bridge gap to the farmers' field in Sask.

By Sarah Mills June 22, 2016 - 4:26pm Updated: June 23, 2016 - 7:15am

It was pure, yet sweet coincidence that the new Richardson International farm was in Richardson, southeast of Regina.

That is the site of the Bennett farm, a new $15...

Booth highlighting new farm technology at Farm Progress Show.

Martel on the Move: the future of farming at the Farm Progress Show

By Kevin Martel June 15, 2016 - 5:49pm Updated: June 16, 2016 - 9:40am

Forget the DeLorean, you can take a look into the future simply by going to Evraz Place.

The Farm Progress Show is on, attracting thousands of people in just a few days...

Regina International Airport.

No punishment after drone incident at Regina International Airport

By Lisa Schick June 7, 2016 - 4:58pm Updated: June 7, 2016 - 4:58pm

No punishment will be given out after an incident involving a drone at the Regina International Airport.

Early in the morning on Wednesday, June 1, a Java Post...

Rylan Grayston said this is the house David Boe is buildingRylan Grayston said this is the house David Boe is building with money he allegedly embezzled from Peachy Printer Inc. with money he allegedly embezzled from Peachy Printer Inc.

Sask. tech firm accuses co-owner of using kickstarter funds to build house

By Daniella Ponticelli, Lasia Kretzel May 11, 2016 - 3:41pm Updated: May 11, 2016 - 5:58pm

A Saskatchewan start-up that became a Cinderella story for crowdsourcing is now caught in up in a six-figure fraud investigation after accusing one of its owners of embezzling...

Chimo App aims to connect drivers.

Connecting car owners with new Regina-based app

By Alex Docking April 15, 2016 - 4:51pm Updated: April 16, 2016 - 7:26am

You see a car with its lights left on; a car alarm sounds and no one comes to turn it off; or a car is about to be towed if it is not moved. How do you contact the owner?

 PeTIr (pronounced Peter) the medical robot takes a cruise around the Regina General Hospital.

Medical robot begins rotation at Regina General Hospital

By Kevin Martel September 10, 2015 - 2:57pm Updated: September 11, 2015 - 8:23am

Just call him R2-MD2.

The newest employee at the Regina General Hospital isn't your average worker. This worker has a screen for a face, a high-definition camera for...

Researchers say cellphones can tell when users are bored.

Researchers say cellphones can detect when you are bored

By 650 CKOM September 4, 2015 - 11:42am Updated: September 4, 2015 - 12:00pm

Researchers have figured out a way for your cellphone to determine if you are bored.

The paper titled “Detecting Boredom from Mobile Phone Usage” looked at 40 million...