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Bedford Road seeking public input for new name, logo

Bedford Road Collegiate hopes public engagement will help them nail down a new school sports team name and logo.

Announced on Tuesday the school is calling for ideas on what the former Bedford Road Collegiate Redmen should be known as moving forward.

In March the Saskatoon Public School Board voted 5-2 to abolish the name Redmen and the logo of a First Nations man.

Now the school’s embarking on its next journey of finding a new name and logo.

Forestry Farm continues to see more visitors year after year

Forty years later and the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo continues to attract thousands of guests each year.

“I’m quite happy with the numbers, I’m very proud of that,” Forestry Farm Park and Zoo manager John Moran said.

On Tuesday the planning and operations committee reviewed the year-end report for the park. Moran outlined how 2013 was a special year for the zoo because it marked 100 years at the site in Saskatoon’s north end.

Charges stayed against Sask. broadcaster

Charges against a North Battleford man are being withdrawn after reaching successful mediation.

Broadcaster Harry Dekker, 55, was accused of sexually touching a woman on Sept. 10, 2012. The woman told police the alleged incident happened on Highway 16 near the town of Borden.

Both parties have reached a deal through mediation and charges against Dekker were stayed in Saskatoon Provincial Court on Tuesday.

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Project gathering stories of fallen SK WWII soldiers

They left the Saskatchewan prairie behind to go fight in the Second World War and never came back. But they were never forgotten.

People in the Netherlands are searching for photos and stories of the 1,355 Canadian soldiers buried at the Holten Canadian War Cemetery. Mike Muntain is involed in the 'A Face for Every Name' project and is working to collect the stories of these lost men to send back to the Netherlands to be part of a museum display.

Softball season pushed back one week due to snow

After one look at the weather forecast that brought wet snow, Regina Minor Softball pushed the start of its season back one week.

Armand Jeannot is the Vice President of the club. He said that the weather will cooperate for their first-planned game of the season on May 3. Luckily, the weather so far has allowed for some preparations to be made including installing the sprinklers in the field and adding a level amount of shale to the infield diamond.

"Now it's a matter of just cleaning up garbage and dragging infields a little bit," he said.

Community officer program in jeopardy

The price and focus of community support officers is putting the whole program in jeopardy.

“$450,000 (a year) is a lot of money,” Ward 9 Councillor Tiffany Paulsen said at the administration and finance committee Monday. “I don’t see how council can measure if this program is working.”

At the end of July funding for the Community Support Officers (CSO) program expires. The city’s administration presented a report recommending city council expand the program for another three years into the end of 2017 for $1.35 million.

PHOTOS: vehicle flips in Broad Street collision in Regina

A car landed on its roof on Broad Street just north of 4th Avenue Monday afternoon.

Pat Fiacco named new CEO for Hospitals of Regina Foundation

Former-Regina mayor Pat Fiacco has a new job. On Monday, Fiacco was announced as the new president and chief executive officer of the Hospitals of Regina Foundation.

Fiacco will take the reigns from outgoing CEO Judy Davis, who announced her retirement last year after being with the foundation for 18 years. Fiacco served as mayor of Regina from 2000 to 2012. Most recently, he served as CEO of Tourism Saskatchewan.

Regina Peewee hockey team visited by Stanley Cup

A Regina minor hockey team had the surprise of a lifetime on Friday as they walked into their dressing room and saw the Stanley Cup.

“It’s pretty awesome, it was really cool,” one peewee player said.

The visit with the most-prized trophy in hockey was set up by Scotiabank which rewards teams like the Regina Mustangs for good deeds.

Prince Albert Mintos win Telus Cup in longest game in tournament history

Prince Albert Mintos forward Dakota Boutin scored the first goal of the 2014 Telus Cup national midget AAA championship on Monday.

After Sunday’s game, Boutin can also say he scored the last.

The 16-year-old winger for Moosomin was the triple overtime hero Sunday as the Mintos beat les Grenadiers de Châteauguay 4-3 in the longest game ever in Telus Cup history—108 minutes and 36 seconds long.

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