Freight train derails near Chaplin

Jan 16, 2023 | 11:41am

A freight train has derailed in southwestern Saskatchewan. The Transportation Safety Board says 47 cars holding 95 containers left the tracks late Sunday near the village of Chaplin. A spokesman with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says none of the cars were carrying dangerous goods. There were no injuries reported. Investigators from the safety board are on […]

Baler fire determined as cause of Friday closure of Highway #1

Jul 26, 2021 | 12:21pm

A portion of Highway #1 was closed Friday after a fire broke out between Ernfold and Chaplin. Morse RCMP have confirmed that a baler and the field around it had caught fire. Chaplin and Morse fire departments extinguished the fire shortly after. They say no was injured in the fire, but the baler was destroyed.

Highway #1 closed between Chaplin and Ernfold due to fire

Jul 23, 2021 | 5:15pm

Morse RCMP is advising the public that Highway #1 East Bound has been closed between Ernfold and Chaplin due to fire. The closure is expected to last several hours. Detours are being set up, however, motorists should expect delays if passing through. Due to the highway splitting near the fire, west bound traffic is not […]

Calgary man dead after multi-vehicle accident on Trans-Canada Highway

Mar 30, 2021 | 1:47pm

An eight vehicle collission on the Trans-Canada Highway yesterday afternoon during that storm has resulted in a fatality. RCMP say a 22-year-old truck driver from Calgary was declared dead at the scene after the vehicle he was in was part of a chain reaction after a passenger van and a semi hit on another on […]

22 year-old man dies in collision with semi-tractor trailer on Highway #1

Apr 22, 2020 | 1:24pm

A 22 year-old man has died after the vehicle he was driving collided with a semi-tractor trailer about 17 kilometres east of Chaplin on Highway #1. The accident occurred Tuesday night before 6:00 PM. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the incident. Morse RCMP, along with Caronport and Chaplin fire departments […]

Chaplin man facing child porn charges after RCMP investigation

Feb 9, 2020 | 11:57pm

RCMP in Morse have charged a Chaplin man in relation to a child pornography incident that dates back to November of 2019. On November 29th, RCMP executed a search warrant for a residence in Chaplin that was identified as a place where the offences were occurring. Several computers and digital storage devices were seized for […]

Highway 1 re-opened after accident involving two semis near Chaplin

Oct 22, 2019 | 6:30am

RCMP say Highway 1 has been re-opened after an accident involving two semis about seven miles east of Chaplin Monday night. Crews were called to the scene around 7:30 p.m. Police say both drivers suffered only minor injuries, however the road was blocked for several hours while rescue and tow vehicles cleared the scene. Chaplin […]