Florence Hwang

Florence Hwang is a CBC Saskatchewan web writer.

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Why the small town of Bulyea is celebrating 110 years when so many others have faded away

Business and institutional closures have heralded the demise of many small towns, but by attracting young families, volunteerism and collaboration with surrounding communities, Bulyea might be reversing the trend. 

Regina woman keeping handwritten letters alive with 25 penpals around the world

Lisa Tam-Eng uses social media to find new pen pals to write letters the old-fashioned way.

Regina couple gives South American stray dog a second chance

A Regina couple took a chance on a stray dog and ended up falling in love.

Saskatchewan's first mental hospital could be demolished if no developer is found

Saskatchewan’s first dedicated mental-health hospital is in danger of being demolished after its replacement opens.

Regina teacher using Minecraft to teach math

A Regina high school teacher is using the international smash hit video game Minecraft to teach his students math.

'Racism and xenophobia need to be discussed': 2018 Regina queer arts festivals focus on injustice

Two annual Regina festivals of queer art are dedicating this year’s proceedings to those who have suffered injustice.

Get to know your local (legal) pot sellers: North Battleford facility to have medical focus

The City of North Battleford and Health Canada have both given Curativa Cannabis, which is scheduled to open its doors Oct. 17, the green light.

Art therapist hopes to unite people with Regina tea ceremony performance

Art therapist Lin Liu says drinking tea together is a universal way for people to build friendships.

DNA test sets man on search for biological father

Ray Buggera’s world was turned upside down this past year when his youngest daughter found out through a DNA test that her ancestry was 24 per cent Asian and 76 per cent European.

STC, Greyhound closures spark new options to get around Sask.

When Keon Reece accepted a job in Kindersley, he didn’t realize how challenging it would be to get there.

New provincial exhibit offers a new kind of roadside attractions

Roadside Attractions is a new province-spanning project from the Dunlop Art Gallery that invites viewers to travel the province, seeing exhibits in 16 different communities as far north as Cumberland House and as far south as Estevan.

Regina couple headed to Antarctic to renew their vows for the 10th time

When Jason Hubbs and Loralyn Koffler-Hubbs renew their wedding vows for the 10th time this November, it won't be glamorous. But it will be out of the ordinary.

U of R College Avenue campus items up for grabs in auction

Regina residents can incorporate pieces of U of R history into their homes, thanks to an ongoing auction sale.

World-renowned violinist Erika Raum returns home for Regina Music Festival

Violinist Erika Raum remembers the tension that came along with competing at the Regina Music Festival as a child. The Grammy Award-nominated musician is back at the festival this year — but she's on the other side of the adjudicator's table.

Hummingbird Crossing, a 'little band from Regina' headed for big bluegrass festival in North Carolina

A Regina bluegrass band is headed down to North Carolina to compete against 11 other North American bands at the annual Merlefest.