The athletic competition at the provincial Highland Gathering is like an Ironman, except in kilts.
Whether participating as a hobbyist or treating the Western Canadian Heavy Events as a stepping stone to nationals, the province's most athletic Scotsmen gathered in Regina on Sunday.
Events like the caber toss, hammer throw, and 28-lb stone throwing often elicit and hearty grunt as athletes show their grit.
Competitor Marc Morin considers the events to be much like track and field.
The Circle Centre Mall was the scene of all-out robot warfare.
The shopping centre played host over the weekend to the Saskatoon Combat Robotics Clubs' Kilobots -- remote controlled robo-gladiators unleashed on each other inside a plexiglass cage.
The rules for the bouts were simple: 3 minutes per fight. 2 robots in the cage - and it's wasn't uncommon for the loser to go home in a bucket.
Sutherland School is officially 100 years old.
The original building was put up in 1913, and served the community until 1967 when it was replaced with a new structure.
The school marked the milestone with a special event that saw former students and staff come back to swap stories.
Among the returnees was Clara Dunlop, 83. She taught kindergarten and grade 1 at the school from 1950 to 1963.
She made the trip from her Vancouver Island home to celebrate, and get a chance to catch up with some of her students.
Saskatoon's francophone community got an economic boost thanks to tax money from the federal government.
The Saskatoon Francophone Federation community centre received $81,287 from the government as part of the Economic Action Plan 2012.
Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Waneskewin Maurice Vellacott made the announcement at the centre, located on 4th Street just north of City Hall, Friday afternoon.
The City of Regina is sharing its sandbags with you.
Now that water levels have dropped along Wascana Creek, crews have started taking temporary dikes down and are allowing the public to come pick remaining sandbags up for their own personal use.
You can get them at two locations: 15th Avenue and Pasqua Street or Dewdney Avenue and Wascana Creek.
The City just asks you to take the sandbags from the dikes, not from the pallets.
You’ll be able to load them into your vehicle until 8 p.m. Thursday, and again on Friday from 8 a.m until 8 p.m.
One month after two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring dozens, the Regina Police Service (RPS) demonstrated its response to situations and how it keeps people in the Queen City safe.
The service put on their 15th showcase Wednesday afternoon in front of a crowd of hundreds of school children. Another demonstration takes place Wednesday night.
Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is pledging that action will be taken after this week's two day housing summit.
Two days of talks presented local politicians, developers, and builders with a host of new ideas to consider to improve Regina's abysmal one per cent rental housing vacancy rate. They ranged from suggestions for different housing forms, like the use of pocket suites and shipping container units, to forming different kinds of partnerships with charitable organizations and the private sector.
An Albertan who helped lead the charge to eliminate homelessness in Calgary is imploring Regina to take action before the cost of doing so increases exponentially.
A Tuesday afternoon session at the Mayor's Housing Summit included an address from Tim Richler, who is currently the President and CEO of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness. He was also part of the group that started Calgary's 10 year plan to end homelessness in 2008.
A new youth-centric housing project is breaking ground in the Heritage area of Regina.
The Ranch Ehrlo Society held a ceremony on Montreal Street just off 11th Avenue on Monday morning to celebrate the start of construction of "Chaz Court." The site will eventually house a two-storey, eight-unit apartment building. It will offer affordable bachelor suite-style units to young people who are exiting provincial care.
In addition to offering a place for young people to live, the construction is also helping give them another leg up.
The first ever beard and mustache battle at Regina's Pile O' Bones tattoo convention was a major draw for men looking to take home the prestige of first place.
They brought along wax, combs, and even lawn gnomes as props.
As a judge for categories like full beard groomed, full beard natural, mustache, freestyle and partial beard, Ben Lester got to decide what the contestants had to offer.
This included creativity, length, fullness, volume and how long the beard took to grow.