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Hundreds of jobs cut, dividends slashed as Cameco shuts 2 Sask. uranium sites

Uranium giant Cameco announced Wednesday that it plans to shut down production at two of its sites in Saskatchewan — McArthur River and Key Lake — in January. It predicts 845 jobs will be affected.

'It doesn't look promising': Sask. government faces opposition to wage cuts

Donna Harpauer, Saskatchewan’s minister of finance, says it "doesn't look promising" that public-sector workers will absorb the government’s target of a 3.5 per cent cut to their wages.

Is it worth it?: Criminologist dissects Regina police reward

When it comes to solving the Regina murder of a man tied to a "violent drug network," a cash reward likely won't produce a smoking gun. At least, not directly, according to criminologist Kevin Walby.

Regina police suggest $25k reward for info on unsolved homicide

A man involved in a violent drug network was found dead in Regina last August and his killing remains unsolved. Now, Regina police are suggesting a $25,000 reward to breathe life into a case growing cold.

Regina feeling the crunch of leaf disposal

Leaf and yard waste depots were debuted by the city in 2013. This year, the drop-off points were cancelled as a budget belt-tightening measure.

U of Regina found negligent in Miranda Biletski case, $9M in damages awarded

The University of Regina has been deemed negligent by a jury in a June 2005 accident that left Mianda Biletski a quadriplegic. Biletski and the Piranhas Swim Club were deemed not at fault in the same accident.

From PST to pot: Sask. Party leadership hopefuls square off in 1st debate

Candidates from the Saskatchewan party looking to become the next premier of the province squared off in their first debate in Swift Current Thursday evening.

Search effort for missing 33-year-old woman stalled

A search effort for a missing 33-year-old woman set up by Regina's White Pony Lodge has stalled. Organizers hope for more support to get efforts underway.

Woman accused in Logan Ring's murder faces separate animal cruelty charges

In the months leading up to his death, 21-year-old Logan Ring was distributing information about his former roommate’s alleged mistreatment of animals.

'We're very lucky that we never lost a home,' chief says after Red Pheasant fire

Red Pheasant First Nation was one of several communities that battled wildfires Tuesday, as high wind fuelled blazes across Western Canada.

Carbon tax could help CCS reach its potential: tech advocates

Advocates for carbon capture and storage technology, being fostered in Saskatchewan, say it needs to be part of the solution to a "global climate crisis." Carbon pricing, they say, could motivate private investment and increase efficiency.

Regina businesses look to cash in on crowdfunding trend

Some local businesses see crowdfunding as an alternative or a supplement to traditional business loans. Others are using it to gauge interest in new ideas.

Regina's Eid al-Adha celebration enjoys strong turnout

The large crowd at Evraz Place auditorium for Friday's Eid al-Adha event shows the city's Muslim community is growing, say attendees.

Police commissioners want more support for exploited sex workers

The Board of Police Commissioners says something needs to change, pointing to the vice unit operation which has identified three girls under age 16 working as prostitutes. Only one would share her story with police so charges could be brought against those exploiting her.

Deputy minister to premier running for Sask. Party leadership

Alanna Koch, the deputy minister to the premier, is looking to become the premier herself as she announced her bid Monday morning.