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Regina police Chief Evan Bray responds to the latest crime severity index released July 24, 2017.
Regina police Chief Evan Bray responds to the latest crime severity index released July 24, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Regina, Saskatoon lead country in crime severity

By CJME News Staff
July 24, 2017 - 12:41pm

Regina has the highest crime severity index (CSI) in the Canada.

The Queen City is ranked number one in both violent and property crime, according to 2016 figures from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) released Monday.

The City of Regina said current mosquito populations are only about 20 per cent of last year's numbers on May 23, 2017.
The City of Regina said current mosquito populations are only about 20 per cent of last year's numbers on May 23, 2017. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile found in Estevan area

By CJME News Staff
July 20, 2017 - 4:45pm

Saskatchewan’s mosquito surveillance program has discovered some pesky – and potentially life-threatening – insects.

According to the province, mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were found on July 11 in traps in the Estevan area – a few weeks earlier than last year.

The city and Riders said in a July 12 statement no deal could be reached with the Saskatchewan Craft Brewers Association to allow a limited quantity of locally-produced craft beer at new Mosaic Stadium.
The city and Riders said in a July 12 statement no deal could be reached with the Saskatchewan Craft Brewers Association to allow a limited quantity of locally-produced craft beer at new Mosaic Stadium. file photo/CJME News Staff

No craft beer: City shuts out local brewers from new Mosaic

By CJME News Staff
July 14, 2017 - 8:30am

Craft beer won’t be featured at the new Mosaic Stadium, despite months of negotiations with producers.

The city confirmed Wednesday no agreement had been reached with the Saskatchewan Craft Brewers Association (SCBA) to include local craft beer at the stadium.

The now 18-year-old Mekayla Bali has been missing from Yorkton since April 2016.
The now 18-year-old Mekayla Bali has been missing from Yorkton since April 2016. submitted photo/Paula Bali

U.S. northwest of interest in missing Mekayla Bali case

By CJME News Staff
July 12, 2017 - 5:42pm

New developments emerged Wednesday in the case of missing Yorkton teen Mekayla Bali.

In a bulletin released by the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), it stated the now 18-year-old "may have travelled to the areas of Seattle, WA or Portland, OR."

SaskPower reported that the province set a summer power usage record on Monday as temperatures climbed to 35 C in Regina.
SaskPower reported that the province set a summer power usage record on Monday as temperatures climbed to 35 C in Regina. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. expected to set another summer power use record

By CJME News Staff
July 12, 2017 - 11:05am

Saskatchewan may set yet another new record for summer electricity use as the weather warms back up this week.
 
Monday saw temperatures peak at 35 C in Regina, helping drive the province to a record for power use as people fired up their air conditioners.
 

SaskEnergy has applied to increase the delivery rate by $1.65 a month effective Nov. 1, 2017.
SaskEnergy has applied to increase the delivery rate by $1.65 a month effective Nov. 1, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

SaskEnergy applies to increase delivery rates

By CJME News Staff
July 11, 2017 - 11:34am

SaskEnergy has applied for a delivery rate increase to offset the cost of continued expansion.

It means about an increase of $1.65 per month for the average customer, which amounts to 2.3 per cent of the total bill, effective Nov. 1.  

Since being released by the Roughriders, Jonathan Newsome signed a deal with the Ottawa Redblacks.
Since being released by the Roughriders, Jonathan Newsome signed a deal with the Ottawa Redblacks. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Former Rider Jonathan Newsome speaks out about surprise cut

By CJME News Staff
July 7, 2017 - 11:32am

Johnathan Newsome is telling his side of the story about why he was released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

“It ain't no mystery when somebody just doesn't like you,” Newsome tweeted after announcing he’d signed with the Ottawa Redblacks.

SGI is announcing on July 6, 2017, that they are suing two Saskatoon businesses: Industrial Kitchen & Bar and Crackers Licensed Cocktail & Dining Room.
SGI is announcing on July 6, 2017, that they are suing two Saskatoon businesses: Industrial Kitchen & Bar and Crackers Licensed Cocktail & Dining Room. file photo/CJME News Staff

SGI sues businesses for serving impaired driver

By CJME News Staff
July 6, 2017 - 12:53pm Updated: July 6, 2017 - 1:47pm

SGI has filed a lawsuit against the two bars that served the woman who ended up driving drunk and killed an entire family near Saskatoon.

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