Ashleigh Mattern

Ashleigh Mattern is a reporter and copy editor with CBC Saskatoon and CBC Saskatchewan, and an associate producer with Saskatoon Morning. She has been working as a journalist since 2007 and joined CBC in 2017. Email:

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Sask. man leading science program for Mars campaign in 'disbelief' after successful rover landing

A man from Canora, Sask., is part of the team that successfully landed a rover on Mars Thursday. The rover — called Perseverance — will seek out ancient life and collect soil samples on the Red Planet.

Sask. COVID-19 sewage study an 'early warning system' for variants, says researcher

Saskatoon’s wastewater is once again going to be tested for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Doctor says 'it's not terribly scary' if your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine gets delayed

As of Sunday, about 23,000 people in Saskatchewan are awaiting their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. But how safe are they from becoming ill while waiting?

Sask. government to conduct review of Regina non-profit Raising Hope

Former staff member Cheryl Deschene said allegations include “the collapse of the program pillars, and harassment, intimidation and bullying of residents and staff.”

Bill to relax criminal drug penalties will 'make change in First Nations peoples lives,' says Sask. chief

Saskatoon Tribal Council Chief Mark Arcand says he was “overjoyed” to hear the federal government announce a new bill to relax penalties for drug offences.

Journal of the Plague Year exhibition examines politics through an artistic lens

When Kamala Harris was nominated for the vice presidency, President Donald Trump called her a "nasty woman." The insult would become the centre of one of many pieces of artwork Betsy Rosenwald would make on cardboard akin to protest placards.

Sask. Premier says rapid COVID-19 testing 'should have been dispersed sooner'

The Saskatchewan NDP is criticizing the provincial government for not making better use of its rapid COVID-19 testing devices but Premier Scott Moe said the rapid tests are now being used.

Regina man offering free boosts for people stuck out in the cold

The cold weather in the province means a lot of people have been stuck with cars that won’t start and Regina's Corie Rempel has been trying to make a difference.

'Only a matter of time' before another freezing death in Saskatoon, says homeless advocate

When Saskatoon weather hit lows of -34 degrees last week, Prairie Harm Reduction executive director Jason Mercredi says people were begging staff to let them in to warm up.

Regina-born researcher discovers promising treatment for COVID-19

Nevan Krogan is the director of Quantitative Biosciences Institute at the University of California in San Francisco. His team's latest findings about a treatment for COVID-19 were published Monday in the journal Science.