Month: September 2015

Health region to assess blood collection services

The Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) will be assessing its blood collection services in an effort to make it more accessible to residents outside Saskatoon. SHR President and CEO Dan Florizone made the commitment at a SHR board of directors meeting…

Two people injured in Highway 16 collision

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 16 and Highway 2 east of Colonsay on Sunday, September 27. According to Saskatoon RCMP Sergeant Greg Abbott, the collision occurred at 8.10 a.m. Saskatoon RCMP detachment…

Warman Skate Park finally open

Hundreds of kids descended on the Warman Skate Park on Friday, September 25 as soon as the construction barriers came down. The $700,000, 13,680-square-foot skate park’s official opening is set for Sunday, October 4 with lessons from professional skateboards, competitions,…

Fraudulent CRA calls continuing

Saskatoon Police are continuing to receive complaints regarding fraudulent calls by people claiming to represent the Canada Revenue Agency. Most reports are of attempted fraud, however in a few cases victims reported being defrauded of up to $40,000. The callers…

Renovations underway to Martensville RCMP building

The RCMP building in Martensville is still open for business. Sort of. The building is currently undergoing renovations, and public access to the local Martensville detachment office is temporarily closed. However, the public can still contact the Martensville detachment office…

Youth faces numerous charges after stolen car stopped south of Saskatoon

A 16-year-old youth is facing multiple charges including possession of stolen property and possession of a dangerous weapon following an arrest south of Saskatoon. Police are still looking for another youth suspect who remains at large. Saskatoon RCMP staff sergeant…