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Sask. Premier Scott Moe tests positive for COVID-19

Sask. Premier Scott Moe tests positive for COVID-19

The premier is currently asymptomatic and will be self-isolating for the next five days, said his office.
Health protocols in place for Tories' assembly

Health protocols in place for Tories' assembly

The event was postponed last November
'Virtually no benefit': Saskatchewan premier says COVID-19 lockdowns harm communities

'Virtually no benefit': Saskatchewan premier says COVID-19 lockdowns harm communities

REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he will not impose additional measures to try to limit the spread of COVID-19 despite the province bracing for increased pressure on health care due to the Omicron variant.
'Trust themselves:' Sask. premier, chief health officer differ on COVID gathering limits

'Trust themselves:' Sask. premier, chief health officer differ on COVID gathering limits

Chief medical health officer Dr. Saqib Shahab said that he estimates one in every 100 Sask. residents has Omicron and could be unwittingly spreading it to others.

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign American running back Morrow to contract extension

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed American running back Jamal Morrow to a contract extension Wednesday. The five-foot-eight, 205-pound Morrow appeared in eight regular-season games and two playoff contests with Saskatchewan in 2021.
Saskatchewan schools take on contact tracing once done by health-care workers

Saskatchewan schools take on contact tracing once done by health-care workers

REGINA — As a registered nurse and COVID-19 case investigator in Saskatchewan, Carolyn Strom says she is no longer allowed to reach out to schools.
Sask. COVID update: 6,861 new cases in past week

Sask. COVID update: 6,861 new cases in past week

A provincial updated included data from the past week as well as the whole of December.
Four on this week's Crime Stoppers wanted list

Four on this week's Crime Stoppers wanted list

If your tip leads to an arrest or charge, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Provincial-federal agreement delivers $9M in funding to crop research

Provincial-federal agreement delivers $9M in funding to crop research

Annual joint funding for Saskatchewan agriculture projects will total more than $9 million in 2022.

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign offensive lineman Vaughn to contract extension

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed American offensive lineman Terran Vaughn to a contract extension Tuesday. The six-foot-three, 305-pound Vaughn missed the 2021 season due to a shoulder injury.