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Family of four murder-suicide victims plan private funeral

Family of four murder-suicide victims plan private funeral

Apr 5, 2024 | 5:20am
A private funeral will be held for four people who died in murder-suicide near Neudorf. Their bodies were found by RCMP on March 24. A 67-year-old man, a 58-year-old woman, and a 30-year-old man died as the result of homicide. A 34-year-old man died as a result of self-inflicted injuries, say Saskatchewan RCMP. An obituary […]
New report shows Saskatchewan’s per student funding declining

New report shows Saskatchewan’s per student funding declining

Aug 29, 2023 | 9:04am
Saskatchewan is one of only two provinces in the country that is seeing a decrease in per student funding for education. According to a study from the Fraser Institute, when you factor in inflation, per student funding in Saskatchewan has dropped 11.6 percent between 2012 and 2021. Saskatchewan used to lead the country in this […]

Family/Grandparent Emergency scam making the rounds again

Jan 10, 2023 | 11:29am

Saskatoon police are alerting the public to a scam making its way around. Saskatoon police have received multiple reports of family or grandparent emergency scams. These scams often have someone claiming to be a family member in financial distress, needing thousands of dollars for medical bills. They will sometimes work in tandem with another person […]

Cathedral Village Arts Festival receives warm welcome back

May 25, 2022 | 1:34pm

After a two-year hiatus, the Cathedral Village Arts Festival was greeted with plenty of smiling faces and sunny skies. The festival returned with a parade, wrapping up with a picnic later. Marilyn Turnley, the Cathedral Village Arts Festival chair, said that she doesn’t recall ever seeing such big crowds for the parade and picnic. “It […]

SHA restricting family presence in critical care units

Oct 11, 2021 | 6:39pm

Due to the extremely high number of patients in intensive care units across the province, the Saskatchewan Health Authority  is increasing family presence restrictions in Critical Care Units across the province. All provincial ICUs and cardiac care units in Saskatoon and Regina will implement temporary enhanced surge family presence restrictions, which means every ICU patient […]

Sask Farm Stress Line fields 20 percent more calls this summer

Jul 23, 2021 | 5:26am

  Drought and the pandemic have resulted in a 20 percent jump in calls to the Farm Stress Line in Saskatchewan this summer. Mobile Crisis Services operates the farm stress line and acting Executive director Jan Thorson says COVID-19 has brought many issues to the forefront for people. She says hot dry weather has also […]