Traffic stop results in seizure of illicit drugs near Melville: Sask. RCMP

Mar 30, 2023 | 4:42pm

One man has been charged after Melville RCMP found drugs and items associated with drug trafficking. On March 28, Melville RCMP located a vehicle parked on Highway 10 with the driver unconscious in the driver’s seat. Police say there was evidence of drug use and arrested the driver for impaired vehicle operation. After the arrest, […]

Hotel shooting in Melville leaves one dead, another injured

Nov 2, 2022 | 10:39am

RCMP has cancelled the dangerous person alert issued earlier today after one person was killed in Melville. Police confirmed that another man sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the shooting that occurred in the area of the Country Inn Motel in Melville. The injured man has been taken to hospital for treatment. Police responded […]

Severe thunderstorm watches for southeast Saskatchewan issued Friday

Jul 16, 2021 | 4:53pm

With the long-lasting heat all week, a thunderstorm could be in the making for southeast Saskatchewan. Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the southeast corner of the province. The weather agency says the storm system has the potential to produce strong winds, heavy rain, and possibly hail. This comes as the province continues […]

SaskPower makes huge progress Sunday, only 20 customers without power overnight

May 24, 2021 | 6:34am

SaskPower crews made significant progress in restoring power to those affected by Thursday’s ice storm. As of 7:30 Sunday night, they estimate roughly 20 customers were without power in Melville last night due to a combination of damage being too severe to fix safely, and crews having difficulty reaching customers to obtain consent to issue […]

Over 800 SaskPower customers still without service due to ice storm

May 23, 2021 | 2:38pm

Thursday night’s spring storm that brought freezing rain and strong winds to east-central Saskatchewan continues to be problematic for SaskPower. The company says 838 customers were still without service, as of 11 a.m. Sunday morning. In a news release, SaskPower says they are allocating as many available resources as possible to address and repair secondary […]

SaskPower estimates over 600 people without power overnight Saturday

May 23, 2021 | 6:12am

SaskPower estimates that just over 600 customers were without power overnight as restoration efforts continue after Thursday’s ice storm. In a release from SaskPower, they say power was restored for the vast majority of primary line, and the bulk of customers without service are from damaged secondary lines or service masts. They add Melville has […]

RCMP looking for woman who may have been abducted

May 9, 2021 | 7:01pm

RCMP are looking for a Regina woman who may have been abducted and the person who may be responsible. Late Saturday night, 30-year-old Stephanie Bruch allegedly sent a concerning message to a friend who reported it to  Regina Police. That information was forwarded to the Saskatchewan RCMP Dispatch Centre. An investigation identified a suspect, 29-year-old […]

Melville RCMP respond fatal single vehicle collision

Apr 22, 2021 | 11:00am

Melville RCMP say a man is dead after his vehicle was involved in a collision on Highway #10 on Thursday morning. RCMP first received a complaint for the collision at about 8:30 AM Thursday morning. Officers responded to the scene roughly 20 kilometres west of Melville. A 33-year-old man from Melville was taken to hospital […]

Melville hopes to attract major farm-based business

Mar 17, 2021 | 5:05am

The City of Melville is hoping to attract a major agriculture-based business. The City has obtained Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone status, the first of its kind in North America. City Manager Ron McCullough is hoping the new status and access to over 300,000 tons of local wheat straw will entice Redleaf Pulp to build a […]