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More visitors for Care Home residents starting May 30

The Government of Saskatchewan announced a plan to further ease visitor restrictions in long-term care and personal care homes in alignment with the three steps of the Re-opening Roadmap.
Saskatchewan's first Black settlement and those who hold its stories

Saskatchewan's first Black settlement and those who hold its stories

Editor’s note: In August 2020 Shelley Luedtke visited Shiloh, the site of the first Black settlement in Saskatchewan. A story about that experience was published in the September 3 issue of The Outlook.

SHA continues to escalate response to COVID case surge

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) continues to escalate its response to COVID-19, using the Health System Readiness Plan to guide actions being taken to contain, delay and mitigate the virus.

Local municipalities may postpone today's elections due to blizzard

Regina –After a major blizzard shut down highways, blew in roads, caused power outages and walloped much of central Saskatchewan in over a foot of snow, the provincial government is allowing municipalities to postpone their local elections today, des

NDP’s Goff understands small business, rural issues

Cam Goff, the NDP candidate running in the Arm River constituency that includes the Town of Outlook and the surrounding communities on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River, says that with his background as a small business owner and roots in
Party leader Moe makes stop in Davidson

Party leader Moe makes stop in Davidson

With the writ dropped, it has officially become Campaign Season in the province of Saskatchewan and politicians from all parties have taken to the road to visit doorsteps and speak with citizens in communities all over in the hopes of securing your v

Saskatchewan's first Black settlement holds stories to learn from

An understated sign directs visitors down a quiet, gravel road.

Safety warning for boaters to avoid Gardiner Dam spillway

Recreational boaters and the general public are urgently advised to heed safety signage and protective buoys surrounding the Gardiner Dam spillway at Lake Diefenbaker.

SK COVID update: 19 new cases, 17 more recoveries

As of May 7, 2020, Saskatchewan has 19 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 531. Fifteen of the new cases are in the Far North with 12 of those being in the La Loche area, while the remaining four are in the North region.

COVID: SHA releases its 'Service Resumption Plan'

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) will be initiating a phased resumption of health care services on May 19, 2020.