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Lawyers challenge COVID lockdown restrictions in Saskatoon court

Lawyers challenge COVID lockdown restrictions in Saskatoon court

Lawyers argued that charter rights were breached when two people were fined for attending a Saskatoon anti-lockdown protest
RCMP Federal Serious & Organized Crime searches for Kurt Miller

RCMP Federal Serious & Organized Crime searches for Kurt Miller

Kurt Miller was expected to receive jail time but failed to show up in North Battleford court in February for his sentencing hearing
Almost 200 grads move from NWC to the work world

Almost 200 grads move from NWC to the work world

During the ceremony approximately $47,000 was awarded to 29 students through completion scholarships.
Opinion: Canada’s health care system is irretrievably broken

Opinion: Canada’s health care system is irretrievably broken

Drastic changes are needed. Millions of Canadians on wait lists know that. Why don't politicians?
Woman involved in incident where officers shot at gets bail

Woman involved in incident where officers shot at gets bail

Police say that a man got out of a vehicle and started shooting at the officer and police truck
Crops in northwest are progressing, some flooding in low spots

Crops in northwest are progressing, some flooding in low spots

Insect pests are causing some issues across the region and producers have been busy spraying to keep them under control.
Cultural healing gathering addresses intergenerational trauma

Cultural healing gathering addresses intergenerational trauma

Beauty and pain. The story of intergenerational trauma.
P.A. police seek witnesses after woman injured

P.A. police seek witnesses after woman injured

Police found a seriously injured woman Wednesday but they didn't specify what type of injuries she suffered and how many suspects they are seeking
Standingwater's accused killer gets life: No parole for 15 years

Standingwater's accused killer gets life: No parole for 15 years

Roger Standingwater left behind three daughters
Multiple police forces work together to arrest drivers of stolen vehicles

Multiple police forces work together to arrest drivers of stolen vehicles

Saskatoon Police, SPA Air One, SPS CAnine Unit, Tactical Support Unit, Saskatoon RCMP, Lanigan RCMP, Humboldt RCMP, and Watrous RCMP officers worked together to catch alleged car thieves