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Video: Sask. crew discovers sacred rock in Lake Diefenbaker

The search for what's left of a sacred boulder in Lake Diefenbaker was a success.

Shipping containers used to make giant Blades' fan

A massive Saskatoon Blades hockey fan made of steel shipping containers is now visible from Highway 11 north.
 
The World's Biggest Saskatoon Blades' Fan stands 52-feet high and is comprised of thirteen 10-foot containers and three 20-foot containers according to Bob Anderson, marketing director with BigSteelBox, the company behind the structure. It set up shop north of Saskatoon in June and already has a partnership with the Saskatoon Blades.
 

Solar panels coming to the Broadway Theatre

The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon is hoping to cut costs with the help of the sun.

"We're planning on covering our entire roof with solar panels," Kirby Wirchenko, the theatre's executive and artistic director, said.

The theatre is looking to install 40 to 50 solar panels that will potentially cut the power bill by 50 per cent.

"Anything that we can save on the energy side, it's all going to get plugged back into the building," Wirchenko said, adding that could include more live shows and a renovation of the lobby and concession area.

PHOTOS: Hospitals of Regina launch fall home lottery

Two grand prizes are up for grabs as the Hospitals of Regina Foundation launches its fall home lottery.

The lottery kicked off Tuesday from its grand prize showhome in the Creeks, a two-storey home custom built by Harmony Builders. Someone will also win a grand prize cottage at Katepwa Lake, along with $10,000.

Heroes rappel from Carlton building in Saskatoon

Wolverine, Ghostbusters, Superman and more descended from the peak of the Carlton building today as a part of Easter Seal's Drop Zone fundraiser.

Although the people in costumes weren't the real characters they portrayed, Mona Loshack with the Sask. Abilities Council said they were still heroes.

"We love the superhero costumes because the whole idea behind the superheroes is that, to the kids that are getting to go to camp because of today's event, the participants really are superheroes to them."

Souls Harbour Rescue Mission launches annual 'roof' fundraiser

Once again, Souls Harbour Rescue Mission is raising awareness and money up on the roof.

The executive director, Joe Miller, will camp out on the roof of the mission's Dean Smith Youth Centre. This year, the goal is to raise $54,736 - the amount needed to provide 2,200 nights of shelter to those less fortunate.

Miller, nicknamed "Homeless Joe," will climb the ladder to the roof at noon Monday and stay there until the same time Friday.

Many flavours on display at Great Sask. Mustard Festival

With Saskatchewan being the biggest exporter of mustard seed within Canada, it makes sense to have a whole festival for the flavourful condiment.
 
On Sunday the annual Great Saskatchewan Mustard Festival was held at the Willow on Wascana. With the rain coming down non-stop, 23 vendors huddled under one tent so a large crowd could enjoy many mustard dishes.
 
Val Michaud is the owner of Gravelbourgh Mustard. She says you can get pretty creative with mustard.
 

Superheroes drop to raise money for charity

The Easter Seals raised over $100,000 on Saturday thanks to people who were willing to climb off the top of one the tallest buildings in Regina.
 
The annual Easter Seals Drop Zone was held at the Hill Centre Tower II downtown. People dressed in Batman, Superman and other superhero costumes and rappelled down the 260 foot building.
 
All the money raised at the event will go towards Saskatchewan's only fully wheelchair accessible camp, Camp Easter Seal. 
 

PHOTOS: Rock 102 Show and Shine about more than cars

It was a bit brisk for the final day of the 32nd Rock 102 Show and Shine, but it didn't stop car owners like Kendra Panko from enjoying the day.

"I love it, I've been coming since I was 16 and there have definitely been warmer years, but you just have to tough it out sometimes." She and her father have been working together on the family's '73 Cougar XR7 convertible since she was young. She said it's been

"It's kind of like a father-daughter project type of thing and it's really fun for us," she said.

Tree climbers branching out in Saskatoon

Tree climbers from Manitoba to Alberta rappelled down trees at Ashworth Homes Park in Saskatoon this weekend, looking to crown a prairie tree climbing champion.

Competing in events such as the work climb, aerial rescue, throwline, speed climbing and footlock, competition was fierce as climbers battle cool winds and their fear of heights.

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