Saskatchewan

Lyme disease is not prevalent in Saskatchewan nor is the type of tick that carries the disease.
Lyme disease is not prevalent in Saskatchewan nor is the type of tick that carries the disease. file photo/CJME News Staff

Little concern for lyme disease in Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
June 12, 2017 - 5:10pm

There appears to be little alarm over Lyme disease in Saskatchewan, although that could change.

That's because it's rare to see the black-legged tick in the province, the one that causes Lyme disease.

But much like West Nile virus 15 years ago, that could change in the future.

Gordon Rogers, 60, of Red Deer, Alta. is expected to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the deaths of Jeannette Chief (left) and Violet Heathen, both of the Onion Lake First Nation.
Gordon Rogers, 60, of Red Deer, Alta. is expected to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the deaths of Jeannette Chief (left) and Violet Heathen, both of the Onion Lake First Nation. submitted photo/RCMP

Alberta man to plead guilty to murdering 2 Sask. women in 2007, 2009: Crown

By The Canadian Press
June 9, 2017 - 11:30am

A Crown prosecutor says an Alberta man will plead guilty to killing two indigenous women in 2007 and 2009.

The last STC bus arrived in Regina May 31, 2017. Greyhound currently serves Saskatoon and Regina.
The last STC bus arrived in Regina May 31, 2017. Greyhound currently serves Saskatoon and Regina. Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff

Greyhound Canada evaluating operations following STC closure

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
June 8, 2017 - 3:37pm

Greyhound Canada will not be expanding service in light of the closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC).

In a written statement the national bus company confirmed it will continue operations along the Trans-Canada and Yellowhead highways in the province.

We Day Saskatchewan festivities at SaskTel Centre have been cancelled for the 2017-18 school year due to a lack of dedicated local funding.
We Day Saskatchewan festivities at SaskTel Centre have been cancelled for the 2017-18 school year due to a lack of dedicated local funding. file photo/CKOM News Staff

We Day Saskatchewan cancelled due to funding shortage

By CKOM News Staff
June 8, 2017 - 11:56am

It was a gathering place for inspirational students – complete with bright lights, energetic music and celebrity appearances – now, We Day Saskatchewan is being put on hold.

Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016.
Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016. submitted photo

Slain baby's family upset as killer's sentencing delayed

By CKOM News Staff
June 6, 2017 - 3:52pm

The grandfather of a six-week-old baby murdered in Saskatoon last summer says the wait for justice is starting to wear thin.

Nikosis Jace Cantre was killed on July 3, 2016 by a 16-year-old girlwho was on the run from Kilburn Hall Youth Centre.

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