Saskatchewan

Film director James Cameron (centre) and wife Suzy Amis Cameron at the announcement of Verdient Foods Inc. in Vanscoy on Sept. 18, 2017.
Film director James Cameron (centre) and wife Suzy Amis Cameron at the announcement of Verdient Foods Inc. in Vanscoy on Sept. 18, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Director James Cameron opens pea processing plant in Sask.

By CKOM News Staff
September 18, 2017 - 11:20am

It’s a Titanic investment for Saskatchewan agriculture.

Oscar-winning film director James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis Cameron were in Vanscoy Monday, joined by Premier Brad Wall and other dignitaries, to announce the formation of Verdient Foods Inc.

The Suspect, believed to be a female, was caught on surveillance tape.
The Suspect, believed to be a female, was caught on surveillance tape. File photo/paNOW Staff

RCMP searching for B and E suspect

By paNOW Staff
September 18, 2017 - 9:47am

Prince Albert RCMP are searching for a suspect who broke into a local business labour day weekend.

On Sept. 4, minutes before midnight, a business south of Prince Albert was broken into. Stolen items included a lockbox and a debit point-of-sale terminal.  

RCMP are asking for help to find Rachel Fiddler who was last seen near La Ronge on Sept. 13, 2017.
RCMP are asking for help to find Rachel Fiddler who was last seen near La Ronge on Sept. 13, 2017. Submitted photo/RCMP

FOUND: RCMP seek missing Lac La Ronge woman

By paNOW Staff
September 16, 2017 - 10:46am Updated: September 19, 2017 - 8:29am

UPDATE: RCMP have confirmed Fiddler has been located.

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La Ronge RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a young woman from Lac La Ronge.

Rachel Fiddler, 23, was last seen Wednesday afternoon near La Ronge.

file photo/Canadian Press

Saskatchewan takes new approach to help with machines for sleep apnea patients

By Brandon Graziano
September 16, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: September 16, 2017 - 10:39am

Starting Oct. 1, those with sleep apnea and need a continuous positive airway pressure — or CPAP — machine in Saskatchewan will be able to rest a little easier as the government shifts how it funds the devices.

The two largest wildfires burning near Pelican Narrows are now 25 per cent contained, although dense smoke remains a challenge.
The two largest wildfires burning near Pelican Narrows are now 25 per cent contained, although dense smoke remains a challenge. Facebook/Alton Michel

Hundreds return to Pelican Narrows as crews make further progress

By Glenn Hicks
September 15, 2017 - 2:45pm

It's the most upbeat wildfire and emergency officials have sounded in weeks. 

Improving weather conditions are allowing them to make headway on the blazes around Pelican Narrows. It appears all evacuees who are healthy enough to repatriate will be home by the weekend.

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