Meteorologists challenged after local radar station down during Regina tornado

May 29, 2023 | 2:21pm

Weather radar was not operating the night a tornado touched down and caused damage south of Regina, making it difficult for meteorologists to track the storm. Environment and Climate Change Canada says the tornado landed south of the city at around 8:55 p.m. on Saturday, but a tornado warning did not go out until seven minutes […]

Fertilizer production at Bethune mine projected to double in coming years

May 25, 2022 | 1:15pm

  Fertilizer production at the Bethune potash mine is projected to double over the next couple decades. K plus S Group has released a global strategy for the relatively new Bethune mine northwest of Regina. The final production capacity is intended to grow continuously over the next few couple decades, and is currently targeted toward […]

Impaired driver caught speeding near Bethune

Apr 26, 2021 | 2:13pm

RCMP say a 22-year-old Regina man is facing impaired driving charges after being caught going well over the 110 kilometer per hour speed limit near Bethune on Highway 11. The incident happened April 21 north of the town with RCMP saying the driver was arrested with open liquor being found at the front of the […]

Orange means go for trick-or-treating in Bethune

Oct 17, 2020 | 10:27am

The Village of Bethune is doing a unique program to ensure kids in their area can have a somewhat normal Hallowe’en during the COVID-19 pandemic. The village is giving orange flags to property owners who are wanting to hand out candy on Hallowe’en night as a signal to kids treat-or-treating that night. Councillor Chris Lloyd […]

Six sent to hospital after crash near Bethune early Thursday morning

Jun 11, 2020 | 6:22pm

RCMP are investigating after a pickup truck hit a small passenger bus early Thursday morning. Lumsden RCMP were sent to the two vehicle collision around 5:45 a.m with the investigation showing the truck came off a grid road and hit the bus which was on Highway 11 at Bethune heading to Regina from Saskatoon with […]