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Preliminary hearing set for Alex Whitehead's accused killer

Preliminary hearing set for Alex Whitehead's accused killer

Richard Budd is charged with second-degree murder in the New Year's death of Alex Whitehead in Prince Albert
Saskatoon Police investigate bear spray incidents

Saskatoon Police investigate bear spray incidents

The most recent bear spray incident occurred during a concert at the Saskatoon Ex
Column: Dwarf sour cherries developed to withstand prairie climate

Column: Dwarf sour cherries developed to withstand prairie climate

Hanbidge on Horticulture: An attractive shrub with glossy leaves it is also a prolific producer.
Battleford parade returns under sunny skies

Battleford parade returns under sunny skies

Mother Nature did not rain on Battleford's parade.
Sask. issues monkeypox alert

Sask. issues monkeypox alert

Individuals who believe they have been exposed can contact Healthline 811 to determine if they are considered at risk or eligible for a vaccine.
Lloydminster Ex chase the ace jackpot continues to grow

Lloydminster Ex chase the ace jackpot continues to grow

Small city fundraiser grows to $1,000,000.
Saskatoon Police still searching for accused killer

Saskatoon Police still searching for accused killer

Jonathan Ouellet-Gendron is wanted for first-degree murder and considered armed and dangerous
P.A. Police raid home, seize sawed-off rifle,  stolen cheques

P.A. Police raid home, seize sawed-off rifle, stolen cheques

A 28-year-old man was charged with weapons offences and possession of property obtained by crime
Yellowtail pleads not guilty to arson in apartment fire

Yellowtail pleads not guilty to arson in apartment fire

Naomi Yellowtail and Keeanu Crookedneck are accused of burning down an apartment building in North Battleford in January
Things to do this weekend in the Battlefords

Things to do this weekend in the Battlefords

Here are a few things you might like to take in.