When Marilla Rackow first heard about Laser Quest at the age of six, she was horrified.... Read more
The Saskatchewan NDP has removed the president of its Regina Walsh Acres riding association in the midst of a bitter internal dispute over the quashed candidacy of a former cabinet minister.... Read more
WHITECOURT, Alta. - Two RCMP officers charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta will be getting a jury trial. Cpt. Randy Stenger and Const. Jessica Brown of the Whitecourt RCMP detachment were arrested in June and initially changed with criminal negligence causing death... Read more
Nancy Wood, the owner of the Hawood Inn at Waskesiu Lake, is supposed to be in the middle of one of her busiest weeks of the year. The Men’s Lobstick golf tournament at nearby Waskesiu Golf Course, which usually brings in plenty of business. But this year, the hotel is closed for cleaning... Read more
Saskatchewan has purchased more influenza vaccine than last year to deal with the anticipated spike in demand due to COVID-19.
The Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) has launched a campaign urging residents to wear masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
British Columbia's top doctor says she's received death threats in her role as a public figure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says she's had to have security in her home and has been targeted with death threats, along with abusive letters and phone calls to... Read more
Some new signs coming to Saskatchewan roads will be made by First Nation entrepreneurs as part of a pilot project to create more jobs and help the economy.
The Saskatchewan RCMP is investigating the death of a 40-year-old man whose body was found last week near the Yellowhead Highway just west of Springside. In a media release Tuesday, the RCMP said investigators from the Major Crimes Unit-South and members from the Yorkton detachment are trying to... Read more
Toronto FC learned Tuesday what lies ahead in the rest of the pandemic-rejigged MLS regular season. Seven matches in October and two in November. Six "home" games in East Hartford, Conn. A steady diet of Eastern Conference opponents. On the plus side, coach Greg Vanney gave a thumbs-up to... Read more
EDMONTON - The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight. Cooper says his team's renewed commitment... Read more
High school sports will look different this year. The Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association released its latest return-to-play plan last week. "It is safe to say that school sport, as we knew it, may not be possible until such a time there is a vaccine or cure for COVID-19. In the meantime... Read more
Sunshine and warm temperatures for the rest of the work week. Meteorologist Peter Quinlan with all the details in your SkyTracker weather outlook for Tuesday, Sept. 22.
OTTAWA - Supreme Court justices pushed lawyers from Saskatchewan and Ontario hard Tuesday, demanding to know how Canada can help stop climate change if any single province chooses not to help. Two days of hearings have begun in Ottawa to decide three separate appeals related to the federal... Read more
Regina doesn’t appear to be heading towards its own mandatory mask policy, at least for the time being. Mayor Michael Fougere said Tuesday council unanimously voted against bringing in its own policy. "Let’s follow the science. Let’s follow what the chief medical health officer... Read more
Tuesday marks two weeks since the return to school in Saskatchewan. So, how have things gone? Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) President Patrick Maze told 650 CKOM that it has come with anxiety, but also excitement. “In the next few weeks, things will start to stabilize... Read more
In the midst of an unusual season punctuated by a gruelling schedule, the Vancouver Whitecaps are taking on yet another challenge this week - game day travel. Usually the team would fly into California a few days ahead of Wednesday's match up with Los Angeles FC. But due to COVID-19 concerns, teams... Read more
The total case count in Saskatchewan rose to 1,824 after 10 new coronavirus cases were reported on Tuesday.
The Saskatchewan government reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. There were six cases recorded in the Saskatoon area, including two that are linked to the outbreak at a Brandt Industries workplace in the city. "The latest confirmed cases are from testing completed on close contacts of the... Read more
TORONTO - An organization working with some of Canada's largest transit providers hopes Ottawa will highlight low-emissions transit as part of its pandemic-recovery plan when the throne speech is delivered Wednesday. The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium said it... Read more
It cost the CFL it's 2020 campaign. Now the COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for football personnel to prepare for next season. Many CFL scouts would usually be on the road now evaluating Canadian and American university talent. But the global... Read more
After 27 years in business, Regina's Laser Quest is closing its doors due to COVID-19, according to a Facebook post.
After 27 years in business, Laser Quest is saying goodbye and thanks for the memories. It’s permanently closing a number a locations across North America, including the one in Regina. "As much as we wanted to reopen, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting uncertain economic climate have made... Read more
LONDON - Even the world's richest soccer league is worried that it can't function as normal much longer without fans in the stands. After the British government imposed new pandemic restrictions on Tuesday, the English Premier League warned of the "devastating" financial impact it could have on... Read more
The second day of a hearing to determine whether Diane Bigeagle's attempt to sue the RCMP will be certified as a class action lawsuit continued on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES - Vanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff claiming deputies shared unauthorized photos of the crash that killed her husband, their 13-year-old daughter and seven others. After the Jan. 26 crash, reports... Read more
The Saskatchewan Medical Association urges mask use along with other safety measures people have taken to keep COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan relatively low.
ALBANY, N.Y. - The man who killed John Lennon in 1980 says he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for a "despicable" act. Mark David Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. As in previous parole board... Read more
When the Stanley Cup is handed out this fall, a Saskatoon family is hoping to see their son once again hoisting the NHL’s biggest prize. Brayden Schenn won the Stanley Cup with the St. Louis Blues last year. This season, he is cheering on his older brother Luke, a defenceman with the Tampa... Read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivered a defiant and fiery speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly as his nation grapples with the Middle East's worst coronavirus outbreak and a weakened economy, but he insisted that it is the U.S. that will surrender to the... Read more
Laser Quest announced the closure of many North American locations on Tuesday.
PARIS - Canada's Peter Polansky was eliminated in the first round of French Open qualifying on Tuesday after dropping a 7-6, 6-0 decision to Argentina's Leandro Mayer. Polansky, from Thornhill, Ont., was up 4-1 in the first set before Mayer won the next 11 games to take the match. Two Canadian... Read more
WASHINGTON - A woman accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to "give up and remove your application for this election," according to court papers filed Tuesday. Pascale Ferrier was arrested Sunday at... Read more
The Regina police have charged three people, two women and a man, with selling meth and fentanyl.
In 2019, appeals courts in Saskatchewan and Ontario determined the policy was constitutional, while in February of this year the Alberta Court of Appeal said it was not.
TORONTO - Bianca Andreescu says she is taking the remainder of the tennis season off to focus on her health and training. The Canadian tennis star made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter. The decision was expected after the 20-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., withdrew from the French Open. Outside... Read more
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world's richest nation with its sparkling laboratories, top-flight scientists and stockpiles of medicines and emergency supplies. "It is completely unfathomable... Read more
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump didn't have to look very far for one of the contenders on his short list to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court: he's been considering one of his own lawyers. Kate Comerford Todd is a deputy White House counsel, helping navigate Trump's... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO - A California state audit has found that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as "favours to donors, family, and friends." The California State Auditor also found in the audit released Tuesday that campus staff falsely... Read more
There are many coincidences in life sometimes defying all odds. Let’s take a look back at a few in sports.