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Western-based Maverick Party hunting for a new permanent leader

Western-based Maverick Party hunting for a new permanent leader

All party members who have paid their dues by Thursday, March 31, will be eligible to vote for a new leader during the Saturday, May 14 election

Saskatchewan Mounties investigating homicide in Air Ronge

LA RONGE, Sask. — RCMP from La Ronge, Sask., say they are investigating the homicide of a woman in nearby Air Ronge. They say in a release that the death occurred at a residence in the village early Saturday morning.

Albany Firewolves double up Saskatchewan Rush 10-5 for 1st NLL victory of season

ALBANY, N.Y. — Ryan Benesch, Joe Resetarits and Andrew Kew scored two goals apiece in Albany's 10-5 win over the Saskatchewan Rush in the National Lacrosse League on Saturday as the Firewolves earned their first victory of the season.
'Why do I feel so guilty?' Saskatchewan residents sending rapid tests out of province

'Why do I feel so guilty?' Saskatchewan residents sending rapid tests out of province

Troy Weppler says he turned away from a post office employee in Saskatoon as he shoved a box of COVID-19 rapid tests into an envelope to send to family in British Columbia.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says COVID-19 vaccines will not be mandated

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says COVID-19 vaccines will not be mandated

REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says his position around mandated COVID-19 vaccinations remains unchanged. He says the Saskatchewan Party government will not mandate vaccinations.
Research looks at impairing virus's ability to infect

Research looks at impairing virus's ability to infect

Disrupting COVID-19 with potential new treatments: USask research
RCMP charge two suspects with arson in Saskatchewan apartment building fire

RCMP charge two suspects with arson in Saskatchewan apartment building fire

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — RCMP have charged two people with arson after an early morning fire Monday destroyed an apartment building in North Battleford, Sask., that forced some residents to jump for their lives into the bitter cold.
Saskatchewan's top doctor warns against gatherings to keep essential services going

Saskatchewan's top doctor warns against gatherings to keep essential services going

REGINA — Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer is asking the public to stop gatherings except for work and school. On Thursday, the province reported 913 new cases of COVID-19 — an all-time high — with a test positivity rate of 28 per cent. Dr.
Saskatchewan monitoring COVID-19 measures needed to keep essential workers healthy

Saskatchewan monitoring COVID-19 measures needed to keep essential workers healthy

REGINA — Saskatchewan is looking to other provinces to see what measures are successful in keeping front-line and essential staff working as COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant surge. The province's chief medical health officer, Dr.
Students, staff asked to self-report COVID cases in Sask. schools

Students, staff asked to self-report COVID cases in Sask. schools

Education Minister Dustin Duncan said things will operate on an "honour system" between staff, parents and school divisions.