Chelsea Laskowski

Chelsea Laskowski is a web writer with CBC Saskatoon.

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Coming clean: With sobriety comes hard truths and isolation, but also triumphs, say Sask. parents

Getting sober was isolating, painful and forced two Saskatchewan residents to confront hard truths, but they say their children were inspiration enough to break free of the grip alcohol once held on their lives.

Family reflects on motorcyclist's life as North Dakota police share image of his final moments

The daughter and partner of a Warman-area man who died while on a motorcycle trip through North Dakota are pleading for the person driving a truck that can be seen in footage from the man's helmet camera to turn themselves in to police.

They lost their jobs and found Gus the Bus. Then they turned the bus into home

Logan Fedoriuk and Brooke Perry of Saskatoon live in Gus the Bus, a converted wheelchair-accessible van that houses all their belongings.

'Kids were just more and more distracted': Meadow Lake school ditching cellphones in the classroom

Jonas Samson Middle School in Meadow Lake has begun banning cellphones in the classroom this year.

4 Saskatoon Home Depot workers hurt after shovel attack allegedly involving cleaner

A Home Depot store in Saskatoon has added extra security after a man attacked and hit employees with a shovel on Saturday.

RCMP search for Battleford-area hit and run suspect after 'needle in a haystack' investigation

RCMP say had officers not done a thorough ground search after a man was hit by a vehicle and left alone to die in the middle of a highway near the Town of Battleford, they may never have been able to lay charges.

Lighthouse explains how woman's death went unnoticed for more than a day

The head of frontline services at The Lighthouse in Saskatoon is explaining how it was possible for the death of a woman living in one of the non-profit's units to go unnoticed for at least a day.

'This feels right to be here': Moccasin tops on Batoche trail symbolize lost Indigenous women and girls

A multi-year artistic movement commemorating the loss of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people across Canada is coming to an end at Batoche.

'We were wronged': Class action says Sask. should have sought compensation for kids harmed in foster care

A woman from Muskoday First Nation says a class action lawsuit against the province is the only avenue she has to seek acknowledgement that the government and social services wronged her in the way they handled abuses she suffered while in foster care.

'We're turning folks away': Saskatoon Sexual Health seeks $50K for move after outgrowing existing space

A clinic that acts as a catch-all for reproductive health services in Saskatoon says it has a plan to expand after having to turn away more than 400 people last year.

Doctor with narcolepsy describes struggle to navigate treatment after 'complete shock' of diagnosis

Before Brian Kim was diagnosed with narcolepsy, it was easy for him to wave away his constant tiredness and inability to concentrate.

Big in Japan: Saskatoon-born man finds long-lasting fame as pop star overseas

A Saskatoon woman says it's been quite a ride watching her brother catapult to pop stardom in Japan.

Before he took on Brexit, the U.K.'s new prime minister took on saskatoon berry ban

The newly selected prime minister of the United Kingdom has an interesting history as a staunch defender of the once-maligned saskatoon berry.

Mental health group condemns Confederate flag on Dukes of Hazzard-themed charity car

The Canadian Mental Health Association says a car that will be used in a charity fundraiser this weekend in Parkside, Sask., is covered in a symbol of hate.

Cameco encouraged as Trump ends fears of uranium import restrictions

Saskatoon-based uranium mining company Cameco is breathing a sigh of relief after U.S. President Donald Trump declined to put restrictions on uranium imports from other countries in a memorandum sent Friday.