Colleen Silverthorn


Colleen Silverthorn is a journalist for CBC in Regina. Colleen comes from the newspaper world, where she primarily covered politics and business. She has worked in Saskatoon, Regina and London, England. Story ideas? Email

Latest from Colleen Silverthorn

COVID-19 cases found in 30 long-term and personal care homes in the province

Sherbrooke Community Centre in Sasktoon notified families that 17 residents are positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Hay bale heist near Hazenmore highlights difficulties Sask. producers face in hot, dry year

Twelve bales worth a combined $2,400 were stolen.

Relentless heat wave and lack of rain scorching Saskatchewan crops

"The crops ... basically have burned up," says farmer Todd Lewis.

Regina yoga studio requiring proof of vaccination to attend classes

"My intuition tells me that we will not be alone and that over the coming weeks and months, there will be many, many other people following," says co-owner Colin Hall.

Land near two former North Battleford-area residential schools being searched for unmarked graves

“We’re preparing for the worst,” says Neil Sasakamoose.

Regina graduate wearing grandmother's decades-old dress to high school prom

"There's so much sentiment with it. It was really special.”

Northern Sask. First Nation helps get COVID-19 vaccines into arms of non-Indigenous people

Non-Indigenous people in northern Saskatchewan were able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations at a drive-thru clinic run by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band last week, amid what people in the area say are limited pharmacy appointments and a gap in government-run clinics.

Buffalo Pound water treatment plant to get $222-million overhaul

The Buffalo Pound water treatment plant, which supplies drinking water to nearly a quarter of Saskatchewan residents, is getting $222 million in upgrades to refurbish its aging infrastructure.

16-year-old boy drowns in Moose Jaw River

Family and friends are mourning the death of a 16-year-old boy who drowned in the Moose Jaw River Friday afternoon.

Soaking wet, hungry and diabetic: Two men survive a night lost in the forest near Kamsack

“I was getting so tired I couldn’t lift my legs to step up on the trees, so I took my pants off and walked in my gitch. I tied my pants around my neck,” says Rick Favel.