Ashleigh Mattern

Ashleigh Mattern is a reporter with CBC Saskatoon and CBC Saskatchewan.

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Christmas in May: Regina family to celebrate holiday this weekend as Sask. relaxes restrictions

May 30 marks the start of Step 1 of Saskatchewan’s three-stage reopening plan. It sees some of the restrictions put in place last fall loosen, including allowing private indoor gatherings of up to 10 people.

High-tech art: How these Sask. artists are using blockchain technology in their work

Non-fungible tokens hit a fever pitch in March but Cat Bluemke and Jonathan Carroll say there's more than just hype.

3 places to explore this summer in Sask.: La Ronge, Swift Current, Qu'appelle Valley

As we roll into the second summer of the pandemic, many residents are staying closer to home — but that’s not such a bad thing considering there's so much to see in Saskatchewan.

City of Prince Albert asking people to stay out of Cloverdale fire burn area

The City of Prince Albert says increased activity in the Cloverdale fire burn area is disrupting clean-up operations.

Fire department closing remaining suites at troubled Saskatoon condo tower

In April, 16 of 44 suites at the Prairie Heights tower on 20th Street W. were closed following fire department inspections. Now the fire department has closed the entire building.

Mental health calls up 66% in 2020 over previous year: Saskatoon police

More than 1,500 calls were fielded by the police and crisis team in 2020, which pairs an officer with a social worker from Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Services in order to better respond to mental health calls.

Fully vaccinated but still in lockdown, long-term care resident says she's treated 'less than human'

Chelsea Dreher, 32, is fully vaccinated after receiving her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in late February, but she hasn’t been able to leave her ward, go outside or visit other residents for almost two weeks.

Saskatoon falling behind on climate action goals, progress report says

The City of Saskatoon is not on track with its plans for combating climate change, according to a progress report on the city’s Climate Action Plan.

Variants of concern suspected at 3 Saskatoon schools, all students and staff asked to get tested

Officials are concerned that COVID-19 outbreaks at Brevoort Park School, Tommy Douglas Collegiate and Bethlehem Catholic High School in Saskatoon may be more contagious variants of concern.

Eyewitness concerned about health of Moose Jaw man arrested after refusing to wear mask

The eyewitness said she was concerned for the man’s health because when he was being escorted to the cruiser, he could barely stand by himself.

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