Southwest Saskatchewan residents tell RCMP not to centralize policing in the region

The Mayor of Shaunavon, Sask. remains concerned the RCMP are considering a super-hub to police southwest Saskatchewan following a town hall meeting in his community. “They say that there’s nothing happening, they’re just sort of investigating some new ideas for…

Sask. RCMP reviewing deployment model in Cypress Region, seeking public input

Changes could soon be coming to Saskatchewan’s Cypress Region on how the RMCP provides policing services. The RCMP ‘F’ Division is currently reviewing their deployment model with the assistance of consulting firm MNP LLP. “Right now we are at the…

Regina celebrates Tesla’s Trans-Canada Supercharger route going live with flamethrowers, champagne

Tesla owners traded in scissors for Elon Musk’s flamethrower to break the ribbon at Regina’s first supercharger station. On Friday, Tesla’s Trans-Canada Supercharger route finally went live, and there was a lot to celebrate. “If you have any electric vehicle,…

Natural gas power plant ready for operation in Swift Current, Sask.

Saskatchewan’s newest natural gas-fired power plant is ready to operate. SaskPower and the province celebrated the grand opening of the Chinook Power Station in Swift Current, Sask. on Friday. “Chinook will play a vital role in our province’s future by…

Swift Current, Sask. resident winner of $500K in Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery

The early bird draw for the Touchdown For Kids Millionaire Lottery was made on Thursday at Saskatoon’s Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital. Swift Current’s Christine Newton was selected the winner of $500,000. The Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery is a partnership…

SC Broncos release head athletic trainer for ‘threatening’ behaviour

The Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League (WHL) have let go their head athletic trainer and equipment manager due to “unprofessional” and “threatening” behaviour. Jamie LeBlanc, who spent nine seasons in that role, was released on Monday. Please…

Young players relishing international opportunity at World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

It’s a tournament with an impressive list of alumni featuring more than 1,800 NHL draft picks, including names like Connor McDavid, Carey Price and Alexander Ovechkin. For those who made the cut for the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, the opportunity…