Yorkton EMS gets cut back from 4 ambulances to 3 under new ownership

Yorkton, Sask.’s ambulance service has been scaled back, with the changes in line with a sustainable model under new ownership. The changes happened in April when Crestvue Ambulance took over. That’s when Yorkton went from four ambulances with three staff…

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…

Saskatchewan Health Authority confirms measles case in overseas traveller

A case of measles has been confirmed in Yorkton, Sask., and health authorities are issuing an exposure alert for people who may have been on one of three flights or at specific airport locations in Vancouver and Regina. Story continues…

‘A mile of runway gets you the world’: Sask. municipal airports receiving grants

Nine municipal airports across Saskatchewan are getting a boost in 2019 from a grant program. The Community Airport Partnership (CAP) program is designed to help offset the capital costs of upgrades and transportation infrastructure improvements. READ MORE: $12M for renovations…

Saskatchewan jury convicts man in Highway 10 double fatal collision

A Saskatchewan man who was involved in a fatal collision more than two years ago has been found guilty of two counts of dangerous driving causing death. A jury in Yorkton took just over five hours Thursday to reach the…

Regina high school students attend anti-racism workshop

Students from three Regina-area high schools came together on Wednesday to discuss the causes, effects and potential solutions for racism. Story continues below The anti-racism youth leadership workshop was organized by the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS). “The purpose is…