2024-01-11

2024-01-11

Martensville firefighters respond to early morning blaze at auto salvage shop

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Martensville Fire Department (MFD) members extinguished a large fire at an auto salvage business on Highway 12 south of Martensville on Tuesday, January 9. Martensville Deputy Fire Chief Dean Brooman said in an interview the afternoon of January 9 that firefighters were dispatched to the scene at about 5:45 a.m.. Ten firefighters with one tanker, one engine and one rescue […]

RCMP dispatch centre lists top 10 nuisance 911 calls

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With 352,663 calls for service, the Saskatchewan RCMP’s Divisional Operational Communications Centre (DOCC) had another busy year in 2023; taking calls ranging from 911 mis-dials and false alarms to serious incidents regarding matters of public safety. This year, several DOCC employees were recognized for their dedication, outstanding leadership and contributions to DOCC and the province of Saskatchewan. DOCC manager Jocelyn […]

Police warn of ‘Family/Grandparent Emergency’ scam

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The Saskatoon Police Service Economic Crime Section is urgently alerting the public to a series of fraudulent activities occurring in Saskatoon. In recent days, police have received reports of fraudsters actively targeting victims in Saskatoon through the Family/Grandparent Emergency Scam. In some reports of victimization, fraudsters attended to the victim’s residence and defrauded them of several thousand dollars. In others, victims were directed […]

Delisle Chiefs play key role in PJHL All-Star game win

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The Prairie Junior Hockey League held its annual all-star game Saturday, January 6 in Assiniboia with four Delisle Chiefs hitting the ice. Goaltender Noah Martens, defenceman Griffin Heaney, forwards Carter Mason and Jesse Borschneck represented the Bob Dybvig (North) Division in a 6-3 victory over the Bill Johnson (South) Division. Saskatoon Royals Keenan Bender gave the North squad a 1-0 […]

Area players crack the Sask First Top 80

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Several area hockey players have been recognized as being among the best in their age group after competing in the Sask First Top 160 tournament at the Co-operators Centre in Regina December 28-30. Advancing to the Top 80  on defence is Calder Hamilton (Martensville) Martensville Marauders. The Marauders also have a number of forwards selected, including: Ramy Borowsky (Martensville), Sam […]

Paramedics offer valuable tips to prevent frostbite

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Dressing properly for cold weather is the best way to ensure you minimize the risk of frostbite, according to Medavie Health Services West Director of Public AffairsTroy Davies. “With this week’s forecast frostnip and frostbite, or hypothermia, can happen within minutes if people don’t dress properly,” said Davies. “Paramedics are asking parents to watch their children this week if they […]

Hilts appointed new Chief Administrative Officer for Corman Park

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Kerry Hilts has been hired as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the RM of Corman Park. “We are extremely excited to welcome Kerry Hilts as our new CAO,” said Corman Park Reeve Judy Harwood in a news release issued January 8. “This position is key to ensuring our administration has a strong, yet approachable, leader who will work […]

Going ice fishing? Be mindful of ice safety

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Ice fishing season has finally arrived on Saskatchewan waterways, and the Ministry of Environment is reminding anglers to keep safety top of mind. Unseasonably warm temperatures throughout December means that many waters in Saskatchewan still have not fully frozen. This makes it especially easy to misjudge ice thickness. “Ice fishing is one of the great Saskatchewan pastimes and I know […]

Kids are back in school; drive safely

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Here we are at the beginning of another new year, and all of us at Corman Park Police Service want to offer you our best wishes for a safe 2024!!! We are committed to working toward a safer community through enforcement and education. Schools have been on an extended break over the holidays and students returned yo classes on January […]