safety

Hot Weekend Ahead

Jul 21, 2023 | 2:08pm

The heat is on. This weekend the thermometer will begin pushing into the 30’s with a potential high temperature of 35 degrees on tap for Monday. “Its already happening in south western Saskatchewan and southern Alberta” according to Samantha Mouti with Environment and Climate Change Canada. “There’s a ridge of high pressure building on the […]

Power Outage Continues After Power Pole Damaged

Jul 12, 2023 | 8:23am

The power is out for a large part of the south eastern section of Regina Around six this morning a power pole was damaged on 13th Avenue between Broad and Osler, cutting power in areas like Broders Annex, Al Ritchie, Assiniboia East, General Hospital, Dominion Heights and Gladmer Park . This is effecting traffic lights, […]

SaskPower Checking 97,000 Wooden Power Poles

Jun 27, 2023 | 10:39am

There are a whole lot of wooden power poles in Saskatchwan, and Sask Power is inspecting about 97 thousand of them between now and the end of October. Crews have already started the inpection proccess in Fort Qu’Apelle, Maple Creek, Melfort, and many more areas. SaskPower says it has set aside 5.8 million dollars to […]

Attempted abduction in North Battleford

Jun 20, 2023 | 6:42pm

The RCMP in North Battleford are investigating an attempted abduction. Police say this happened between 3 and 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.  A teenaged girl was walking when a man in a black Mazda SUV approached her, and called out to her, asking if she needed money. A very short time later, the vehicle approached her again, […]

Families await word on loved ones in Manitoba bus crash that killed 15

Jun 16, 2023 | 10:15am

Flags were at half-mast as residents of a western Manitoba city awaited word on the fate of loved ones, while police started to piece together what caused a crash between a semi-trailer and a bus carrying seniors on a day trip to a casino, killing at least 15. “There’s a lot of uncertainty right now,” […]

Hundreds to return home after wildfire evacuation orders lifted

May 25, 2023 | 3:14pm

Hundreds of wildfire evacuees in Saskatchewan are to return home as heavy smoke in the northern region appears to have subsided. Community leaders say they have lifted most evacuation orders for Buffalo Narrows, Buffalo River Dene Nation and Île-à-la-Crosse. Air quality statements in those communities are rated as low risk as of Thursday afternoon. Buffalo Narrows Mayor […]

Time to be “Bear Aware”

May 24, 2023 | 10:31am

As we emerged from the cold frosty winter into the warmer days of spring, bears have been doing the same. Bears have emerged from their dens after a long winter’s nap, and they are looking for food. So its time again to talk about being “Bear Aware”. That includes making sure you don’t leave anything […]

Fire Investigation Underway

May 22, 2023 | 6:18am

It been a busy weekend for fire fighters in Regina. Fire Fighters were called out to the 12 hundred block of Angus Street this morning between 7th and 6th Avenues for a house fire. The home was vacant, and a search confirmed there was no one inside. Just before midnight last night, fire fighters doused […]

Death investigation, now a homicide

May 21, 2023 | 7:28pm

The Regina Police Service is saying an investigation into a sudden death is now an active homicide case. On Saturday afternoon police were called out to the Glen Elm Trailer Court near Ring Road and Victoria Avenue East. The initial call was for an injured person.  Police and EMS arrived, but the person was pronounced […]

Events that mark May long weekend on Prairies get smoked out by fires

May 21, 2023 | 6:56am

A forecast for cooler temperatures and even rain is giving some hope to evacuees and firefighters after thick smoke from wildfires burning across the Prairies forced the cancellation of a number of outdoor activities that traditionally mark the beginning of the May long weekend. A fog-like haze obscured visibility in Edmonton on Saturday giving the […]