A snowmobile accident at Greenwater Provincial Park has claimed the life of one man.
RCMP say the incident occurred early Sunday morning when the man was driving his snowmobile before it hit a power pole. The impact was so hard the snowmobile bounced five metres, or 16 feet, off the pole. The man’s body was found about three feet from the machine.
RCMP say he had left a friend's place to return to his cabin around 3 a.m. Sunday. The collision occurred shortly after.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Sabeen Ahmad.
A man from the Keeseekoose First Nation is facing charges following stabbing over the weekend.
RCMP say early Saturday morning officers were called to a residence on the Keeseekoose First Nation for a man suffering from stab wounds. The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Quinton Roy Quewezance, 24, has been charged with aggravated assault and will remain in custody until his appearance in Yorkton Provincial Court on Monday.
Some heavy snow expected in Saskatchewan's northern grainbelt Monday night has caused Environment Canada to issue a snowfall warning that should end by Tuesday morning.
Areas under the warning include Rosetown, Saskatoon, Martensville, Warman, Rosthern, Delisle, Wakaw, Outlook, Watrous, Hanley, Kamsack, Canora, Preeceville, Humboldt, Wynyard, Wadena, Melfort, Tisdale, Nipawin, Carot River, Hudson Bay and Porcupine Plain.
It was a night of breaking some fundraising records at the 36th annual Telemiracle.
The hosts of the 20-hour telethon gathered on the stage to read out the final total raised.
People cried and cheered as the final total was read – a new record for the annual telethon - $5.9 million.
There were also a few generous donations that helped boost the total.
Big help from a farmer
A young man is accused of killing his own father on the White Bear First nation.
The body of 48-year-old Kelvin "Kim" Myers was found Saturday morning in a residence by the RCMP.
They have now arrested and laid charges against his son, Kelvin "Lyle" Myers with murder in the second degree.
Spring is at Saskatchewan's doorstep, and for many that means home renovation season.
"Homework is number one. I will tell you, guaranteed, it will take you longer to find the right contractor than it will to do the job," said Canada's most famous contractor, Mike Holmes.
"A great example is if they just walk in the door and they just have a clipboard...but they didn't show you a list of references, they didn't show you a license, they didn't show you insurance."
Telemiracle 36 has been storming the airwaves since 9 p.m. Saturday, raising funds for those with special medical needs.
Bob McGrath of Sesame Street has been there for 35 years straight with only one missed, and got to see the Wascana Rehab Centre in Regina for the first time this year to see the dollars at work.
"It's just an incredible facility, and they have been the beneficiary. I think last year they had a million," he said.
A train came off its tracks on the main line near Wolseley around 9:45 p.m. Saturday, after experiencing brake problems.
Between eight and ten wheat cars derailed, though no one was hurt.
East access into Wolseley is blocked, but CP is currently working on cleaning it up.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Jared Knoll
There ended up being no lock out of Moose Jaw and District EMS workers Saturday morning.
Around 4 p.m. Friday the workers who had served the strike notice had a meeting, and confirmed the results shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday.
"We simply decided what kind of a job action the members would conduct," explained lead negotiator Kerry Barrett with SEIU-Wset.
"They are going to remain on the job, they will do all of the emergency functions."
Saskatchewanians across the province are planning to rally on the internet in what they're calling an "online flashmob."
It's a plan to send out mass photos, tweets, blog posts, songs, videos and more on a specific day in June -- described as a "massive love letter to the world."
Organizer Michael Klein said he got the idea while driving across Saskatchewan.
"Everywhere I went it seemed the one common theme is that people love this province," he said.