There's usually a painful grimace when we spot gas signs reading $1.36 a litre in Saskatchewan.
Now, the federal government claims they'll be investigating those high prices through a parliamentary committee. Industry Minister Tony Clement says he'll be grilling distributors and retailers on their pricing methods.
But the Ruth Robinson, from the Consumer Association of Saskastchewan, says this isn't the first time the government has looked into pricing - and found nothing wrong.
It appears as though the rise in gas prices has made its way to Saskatchewan.
News Talk Radio has been tipped off that prices in Regina have gone from 1.31 to 1.36. Saskatoon prices are showing a jump from 1.32 to 1.37.
Edited by News Talk Radio's Sabeen Ahmad.
Some home owners are paying the price for an excessively snowy winter, seeing their monthly power bill rise dramatically.
A SaskPower customer recently passed along a bill that jumped from $11 dollars the previous month to $200.
Tyler Hopson with SaskPower says that kind of fluctuation is extremely rare. However variations can happen for a number of reasons, including if someone hasn't cleared a path to their meter and SaskPower workers can't get through to check the numbers.
Saskatchewan drivers aren’t likely too thrilled with gas prices creeping ever higher in the province. If you’re avoiding going to the pumps as much as possible, know that there are techniques you can apply to get the most out of your tank of gas—often referred to as hypermiling.
Of course you can avoid driving all together by biking or walking, but for many of us that isn’t a practical option.
It really all comes down to two simple things.
Drivers across Regina had a rude awakening when they pulled into the pumps Tuesday night; most gas prices had jumped to 135.9 cents per litre.
According to the reporting on Gasbuddy.com, that makes Regina's gas prices the second highest in the country, after Vancouver which is at 148.9.
Roger McKnight, an oil industry analyst with Enpro, says a handful of refineries in Alberta and the U.S. are down right now, and that is why gas prices are on the rise.
A new nightclub just south of downtown Regina could make a bad situation worse.
At Tuesday night's City Council meeting approval was given to an application for a new night club for 2151 Albert Street, near 14th Avenue. A group of investors is hoping to convert the main floor, formerly an insurance office, into a "high-energy lounge" with a maximum capacity of 90 people.
Local restaurant owner Adam Sperling objected.
Fifty more communities are going to have much faster internet access very soon, thanks to SaskTel.
The Crown corporation is expanding its high speed internet offerings, and will be in those 50 communities by the end of next year.
On the list for 2013 are: Bruno, Hafford, Leask, Choiceland, Middle Lake, Elbow, Mankota, Lemberg, Young, Marsden, Englefeld, Annaheim, Meath Park, Abernethy, Sheho, Avonlea and Hodgeville.
For Canadians on the Prairies, May long weekend is often the first chance to open up your summer cabin for the season.
A recent Royal Le Page survey shows more and more people are shelling out money for a place to spend those hot summer weekends. It also shows 41 per cent of people who buy recreational properties tend to go for a cabin on the lake.
Would you pay someone to clean out the bin that holds all your garbage?
A new company, VIP Bin Cleaning, is betting that enough people in Regina are.
As of July, there certainly won't be a shortage as the city sends roll out blue recycling bins to each household in the city.
Regina's RCMP training academy got an unexpected visitor shortly after dinnertime Friday when a small plane landed on their driving course.
The pilot said there was a mechanical issue and that he had to land in the area where RCMP officers train to drive police cars.
The fire department was called in around 6:30 p.m., but no one was hurt.
Edited by CJME's Chelsea Laskowski