Saskatoon police arrest man for unlawful confinement, assault with a weapon

Saskatoon police have arrested a man they say entered a home on Saturday and held several residents hostage with an “edged weapon.” Police say the 34-year-old man entered a home on Minto Place around 6 p.m. and kept the residents…

Man charged in Saskatoon sexual assault incident back in court

A man who is charged with sexual assault and forcible confinement was back in court Friday morning. Joseph Yaremko was back in court waiting for an assessment to be done to determine whether he is mentally fit to stand trial…

Regina family creates fence gallery to showcase neighbourhood kids’ art

A family in Regina has turned their outdoor fence into a neighbourhood art gallery for kids. Cheryl Hymus-Fraser and her husband came up with the idea as a way to make their home more inviting. “Fences are generally to keep…

Saskatchewan farmers look skyward as drought conditions persist

Farmer Dick Wellman is patiently watching the skies as he looks for signs of Mother Nature’s most valuable resource. “We need moisture,” Wellman said. “This is the driest of the dry.” Wellman has owned a half-acre of land just outside…

Woman accused of human trafficking appears in Saskatoon court

A 23-year-old woman accused of charges related to human trafficking appeared in Saskatoon provincial court on Friday. Story continues below Dilshad Ali Zada was arrested on Wednesday night following an investigation launched in March by the Saskatoon police vice unit.…

Woman with ties to Quebec facing human trafficking charges in Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) has laid human trafficking charges against a 23-year-old woman. Story continues below An investigation by the police’s vice unit began in March after receiving information that a woman was trafficking three other women for the…

Federal, provincial governments announce $60 million for wastewater projects

The federal and provincial government have announced over $30 million dollars each in funding for three new wastewater treatment plant projects in Saskatchewan. Story continues below Saskatoon will see drinking water storage capacity increased and a wastewater treatment plant upgraded.…