Month: July 2016

Whitecap water facility taps into provincial, federal funds

The Whitecap Dakota First Nation south of Saskatoon is tapping into a federal-provincial infrastructure funding program to expand its water and wastewater treatment facilities. A major funding announcement was made at the Whitecap First Nation on Friday, July 29 by…

Contractor set to start work on overpasses at Warman, Martensville

Pre-construction work on two overpasses at Martensville and Warman will begin this fall, with the goal of having them fully open to traffic by the fall of 2019, according to Saskatchewan Highways and Infrastructure Minister Nancy Heppner. The $60.6 million…

Canada downs Czech Republic at junior men’s softball worlds

The Canadian Junior Men’s National Team moved on in the playoff round of the WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over the Czech Republic on Thursday, July 28 in Midland, Michigan. Tyler Randerson (New Hamburg, ON)…

Propane leak detected at Saskatoon gas station

PROPANE LEAK AT PRESTON CROSSING The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a propane leak at the Preston Crossing Co-op just before seven o’clock Thursday evening, July 28. One pumper from Nine Hall arrived on scene to find propane leaking from…

Lorie Boyle wins SK Senior Women’s golf championship

Lorie Boyle of Moose Jaw is the 2016 Saskatchewan Senior Women’s golf champion following the final round of the 57th edition of the tournament at the Willows Golf and Country Club in Saskatoon this week. Boyle had 7 bogeys and…

Two people arrested for trafficking drugs

A Saskatoon woman is in custody following an investigation by the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team (SIDEST). At approximately 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, members of SIDEST arrested a 25-year-old woman following an investigation into the trafficking of…

Dalmeny memorial hit by vandalism

A wave of graffiti vandalism in Dalmeny over the past week has caused thousands of dollars in damage to private homes, vehicles, and a school. But what is most disturbing is the ‘tagging’ of a memorial gazebo dedicated to the…