COVID-19 outbreak at Briercrest College

Sep 22, 2021 | 12:38pm

Briercrest College, just east of Moose Jaw at Caronport, says it has seen 71 total cases of COVID-19 with 62 that are considered active at this time. None of the cases have resulted in hospitalization. The school says the Christian Academy High School has seen three cases which are currently active. 61 of the students […]

Caronport man to serve five years in prison after 2020 accident that killed two

Jul 13, 2021 | 12:16pm

A 45-year old Caronport man has received his sentence after pleading guilty to drinking and driving related charges that took the lives of two teenagers from Sherwood Park, Alberta and seriously injured another In September of 2020, Christopher Rempel was behind the wheel of a truck that hit a SUV on a highway near the […]

No COVID-19 outbreaks reported at Briercrest College

May 3, 2021 | 11:04am

The Briercrest College in Caronport went through an entire eight-month school year of in-person classes with no COVID-19 transmissions or outbreaks. Just one case in September and January were reported as students returned from summer and winter breaks. College Dean Dr. Don Taylor says almost 500 students between the college and high school were able […]

Three from Ontario facing charges after 4,000 pounds of illegal marijuana seized

Apr 12, 2021 | 4:14pm

RCMP say a highway traffic stop near Caronport this month resulted in 4,000 pounds of illegal marijuana being found inside a transport truck. On April 7, a Highway Patrol member conducted a commercial vehicle safety inspection traffic stop with the officer determining that the driver was allegedly in possession of illegal marijuana. While performing that […]

Impaired driving charges issued against SK man in connection with fatal accident in AB

Dec 1, 2020 | 12:05pm

A 45-year-old Caronport man faces impaired driving charges after a September accident in Alberta that killed two teenagers and seriously injured a third. Christopher Rempel is charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired, causing death and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and causing death in the deaths of the teens. Rempel has […]

Alberta man facing several charges after being arrested near Moose Jaw

Feb 27, 2020 | 2:59pm

On February 22, at around 4:00 PM, a Saskatchewan Highway Patrol officer along with RCMP pulled over a vehicle on Highway 1, west of Caronport. Police had stopped a blue Dodge Ram for having no mud flaps and a tinted license plate cover. When police asked the male driver for his driver’s license, he gave […]