Estevan Police Service inquiry finds ‘lack and trust’ with police service

Oct 6, 2022 | 2:18pm

The Saskatchewan Police Commission has released the results of their investigation into workplace concerns within the Estevan Police Service. The inquiry, initiated in June 2021, consisted of fact-finding interviews focused on workplace culture, health and well-being support for police officers; the role and responsibilities of the Chief of Police and the Estevan Board of Police […]

SaskPower selects two locations to possibly host small modular reactors

Sep 20, 2022 | 12:53pm

SaskPower has identified the Estevan and Elbow areas for future study as the host of small modular reactors (SMR). The Estevan study area includes the areas around Boundary/Rafferty Dam and the Grant Devine Dam. The Elbow study area encompasses the area around Lake Diefenbaker, from Gardiner Dam to the Diefenbaker Dam. To select these study […]

Power fully restored in southeast

Apr 29, 2022 | 5:44am

After repairs over the last four days, SaskPower was able to complete their work in the southeast. SaskPower was able to restore power to all of the affected customers on Thursday afternoon at around 2:00. Crews from all over the province spent a significant amount throughout the week restoring power to the area. The visiting […]

Special weather statement in effect for Moosomin and Carlyle areas

Apr 28, 2022 | 10:29am

Another Colorado low is expected to rock the prairies for the third straight weekend. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Moosomin, Grenfell, Carlyle, and Oxbow areas. The statement says western Manitoba and the Red River Valley areas could see between 20-50 mm of precipitation throughout the weekend. The northern plains is […]

Power almost fully restored in the southeast

Apr 28, 2022 | 5:25am

After four days of repairs, SaskPower is almost completed work to restoring power in the southeast. Only 10 residences remain without power as of this time. Work is expected to be completed sometime on Thursday. The priority will now be shifting to restoring power to the oilfields in the area. There maybe additional power outages […]

Power almost fully restored in southeast Saskatchewan

Apr 27, 2022 | 5:39am

Restoration efforts are continuing from SaskPower in the southeast as the area recovers from the winter storm on the weekend. As of Wednesday morning, 300 residences are still without power. SaskPower is hoping to have everyone back online by Wednesday night. As the third day of repairs wrapped up, SaskPower reported 1,150 homes had power […]

Repairs continue in southeast Saskatchewan

Apr 26, 2022 | 5:50am

Repairs continue in the aftermath of the winter storm that rocked the southeast portion of the province on the weekend. On Monday night, SaskPower was able to restore power to Redvers, North Portal, Wapella, and the area south of Stoughton. SaskPower is hopeful to have the remaining residential and farm homes to have their power […]

Some services still lost in the southeast

Apr 25, 2022 | 5:51am

The southeast section of Saskatchewan is still left to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm that ripped through the area on the weekend. As of 8:00  on Sunday night, power was restored for about 12,000 customers including the communities of Manor, Oxbow, Carnduff, Carievale, Gainsborough, and Arcola. Around another 12,000 customers remain without […]

Southeast area under another winter storm warning

Apr 22, 2022 | 1:33pm

After digging themselves out of last weeks blizzard, the southeast section of the province will be dealing with another winter weather event. Estevan and Weyburn have been issued a winter storm warning with a Colorado low moving in from the United States. The weather will begin to take a turn for the worst beginning on […]

Harvest reaches 95 percent in Southeast Saskatchewan

Sep 21, 2021 | 9:42am

  Harvest is nearing 95 percent complete across Southeast Saskatchewan. The provincial crops extension specialist in Weyburn, Sherri Roberts, says a few specialty crops need to be combined but most crops are in the bin. She says much of the southeast enjoys average to above average production. She says many farmers had good moisture in […]