Regina's RCMP training academy got an unexpected visitor shortly after dinnertime Friday when a small plane landed on their driving course.
The pilot said there was a mechanical issue and that he had to land in the area where RCMP officers train to drive police cars.
The fire department was called in around 6:30 p.m., but no one was hurt.
Edited by CJME's Chelsea Laskowski
It's one thing to haul your camper to the lake for the weekend. But it's another thing to hook up a trailer to a U-Haul, put a truck on that trailer, and attach a fifth wheel camper to the truck.
One brave individual was spotted recently in south-east Saskatchewan dragging that caravan down the highway. News Talk Radio also received a series of photos this week showing a small car with an ATV strapped to the roof and trunk traveling through Carlyle and Whitewood.
The summer highway construction season is already a few weeks behind before most work even starts.
The government rolled out this year's highway work plan on Thursday afternoon. More than 100 major road upgrades, repaving, bridge and culvert, and maintenance projects are planned for around the province. Of those, 33 are considered "major" highway upgrades.
Speaking to reporters highways minister Don McMorris admits the late spring means crews are already two or three weeks behind where they would normally be starting.
Saskatchewan Police wrote up 356 tickets during their two-day traffic blitz.
Last week's Operation Overdrive focused on things like impaired driving, seat belt and cellphone violations, and aggressive driving.
Seven people went down for impaired driving during the May 8-9 campaign. 102 others earned seat belt violations.
Last year's blitz, which took place over the May long weekend, resulted in 50 impaired driving violations, and over 1300 tickets issued.
As Commander Chris Hadfield sent out a farewell video cover of David Bowie's Space Oddity, the news of his journey home sparked a chorus of thank-yous from his fans in Saskatchewan.
"The Amazing Race Canada" teams are in Regina Monday.
Fans of the show have been tracking the Canadian version of the popular reality TV series as competitors travel across the country. Several touched down at the Regina International Airport shortly after 8 a.m. Monday. They were seen racing to parked SUVs followed by camera crews.
Naturally the big pit stop for the show contestants was Mosaic Stadium, complete with fans in full Roughrider gear. They were being used as extras as crews were shooting scenes with the show’s host Jon Montgomery.
Tossing out a plastic wrapper or an empty coffee cup might not seem like a big deal when you hit the highway, but it adds up.
Starting Sunday, the City of Regina is sending out crews to deal with the mess left behind after a winter of littering.
"Throw it in the back of your seat, not out of your window, please!" parks department supervisor Richard Chapman pleaded with drivers.
Each year he assembles crews to go along the highway for a major spring spruce-up.
RCMP closed a pair of Saskatchewan highways Saturday due to a pair of crashes.
The first was on Highway 6 roughly six miles south of Dafoe in the Wynyard area. A semi collided with a pick-up. One of the drivers died at the scene.
RCMP expected the highway to be closed late into the evening as their Traffic Analyst tended to the scene.
Then another crash, this time on Highway 4 near Swift Current.
A semi truck rolled over about four miles north of the city. Two people were taken to hospital with unknown injuries.
It's one of the true signs that summer is just around the corner: Saskatchewan's provincial parks are opening for the season on Thursday May 16.
Some of the areas and services like boat launch and dock facilities won't be available at first because of the melt and flooding in some areas.
Starting Monday, May 13, available sites will be listed on the parks website. (hyperlink www.saskparks.net).
Campsites and swimming reservations can be booked online as well.