After a week that saw pump prices jump across Saskatchewan, one gas price analyst is warning to be prepared to pay even more.
"You should be look at, in the not too distant future, a price of $1.23," said Roger McKnight with Ontario-based company Enpro.
McKnight has been monitoring a trend since early October between the prairies and Toronto. Usually, the wholesale price of gasoline between the centers differs by only a few cents. However, by the time January began, Regina's wholesale price was 14 cents lower than Toronto.
Regina Public Schools - buses are running as scheduled
Prairie Valley School Division - individual driver will decide if bus is running. If the bus is cancelled, parents will receive a call to let them know
Standing Buffalo School - school is open, buses not running
South-East Cornerstone School Division - buses cancelled for areas including Weyburn rural, Yellow Grass, Midale, Fillmore, Pangman and Ogema.
A blowing snow warning has made highways treacherous in southwest Saskatchewan. See the latest advisories from the highway hotline here.
"It's getting pretty bad for visibility," said Kelly Caragata as he was driving west on Highway 13 near Assiniboia, "I would say visibility is maybe 50 yards. With that north-west wind, it's blowing pretty hard."
Rick Stanton was trying to drive south of Watrous on Highway 2.
A semi blocked traffic on Regina's Ring Road Monday afternoon
Callers into the newsroom sid that the semi has jackknifed near the Dewdney Avenue exit completely cutting off the northbound lanes starting around noon.
This year marks the 13th annual Prairie Women on Snowmobiles (PWOS) mission ride for breast cancer research.
All of the money raised through the event stays in Saskatchewan and is put towards breast cancer research. PWOS started in 2000 when a cancer survivor and her friend decided to do something to bring forward more awareness and raise funds for breast cancer research.
Traffic was held at a stand-still both ways on Highway 1 near Wolseley Friday morning.
A semi jackknifed across the westbound lanes of the highway about an hour east of Regina.
As of 6:30 a.m. RCMP say traffic is moving again with only one westbound lane closed.
Brace yourself for blustery, icy winds and blowing snow as you head out the door Thursday.
In the morning, Sgt. Paul Dawson with the RCMP said there were several vehicles that left the road and semis jack-knifed in the Lumsden area.
Regina and most of south central Saskatchewan is under a blowing snow warning. Those conditions are causing reduced visibility as the winds pick up to around 70-kilometers an hour.
A lot of people in Regina likely had to call a cab or get their batteries boosted Monday morning after overnight temperatures hovered around -30 C.
"This kind of weather really brings out batteries that are marginal or block heaters you didn't know were getting bad," said Edward Strewart, senior technician at Progressive Automotive in Regina.
He admits they get a good number of calls during snaps of cold temperatures, though he argues it's not from their regular customers.
The University of Regina Cougar cheer team is in Florida this weekend to compete in the International Cheer Union World University Cheerleading Championship.
The 27-member team captured Canada's national title at the Canadian National University Cheerleading Championships in Brampton, Ontario on December 1.
If there's going to be a backlash against the NHL, a Regina tour operator doesn't think they'll feel it.
Dash Tours is once again selling their "hockey night in Winnipeg" package, starting with Saturday's season opener against the Ottawa Senators.
"The people that are calling me are excited, because they're fans," said owner Dave Ash. "The people that are wanting to boycott the NHL, they're not calling me."