Another sign of spring - construction is starting again on Pasqua Street.
Starting Monday, City of Regina crews are going to resume work on the water main construction project near the Rochdale intersection.
Drivers in north Regina can prepare for delays as traffic will still be running both ways, but the lanes will be restricted.
Edited by CJME's Adriana Christianson
Members of the Saskatoon Youth Orchestra's string ensemble were on hand to perform for sick kids at the Royal University Hospital.
The performance on Sunday was part of the hospital's new Kids for Kids initiative. The program will see children and youth groups from around the city invited to come and help spread some cheer to kids in the pediatrics unit.
"We are going to see many more events, other than this, with other groups who are going to come here to help our children," said Dr. Laurence Givelichian, the hospital's head of pediatrics.
It was an evening of inspiration, motivation and laughter as Oprah Winfrey took the stage at Credit Union Centre.
“I’m here to share some parts of my life with you so that when you leave here tonight, you will live more forcefully and turn up the volume on your life,” she told the predominantly female audience.
A woman who gained fame for talking about real issues, she proved not much has changed since ending her 25-year run as the host of the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Dress shoppers can save a lot of money heading into a store, trying on a dress, deciding on it - then walking out and buying it online.
As the owner of a Regina formal dress shop, this is something Tina Caderma encounters often.
“The girls come into our stores as a ‘try-on’ store. They find the dress they want.”
The online hunt gone wrong
That’s not what Patti Sweet had planned on when her daughter Emilee Steffensen found her dream graduation dress at Flirt Formal Fashions in March.
Organizers of the Oprah live event at Credit Union Centre are anticipating a capacity crowd when they open the doors this afternoon.
They are advising people to be prepared for traffic as about 13,000 people are expected to show up to see the talk show icon.
In a release put out ahead of today's event, Centre staff are asking people to remember a few tips:
- Show up early: doors are at 4:30 p.m., with Oprah scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m.
- Follow instructions from CUC parking staff and police at the event
-Car pool if possible
A group of people have come together to help make hospitals safer for patients.
Patients and medical staff got together at the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council summit to discuss the common goal of patient safety.
During the panel, Donna Davis opened up about her heart wrenching story involving her son, Vance. Vance passed away after being involved in a car accident 11 years ago. She said that both her nursing background and motherly instinct led her to believe that her son was suffering from more than just a minor head injury.
Visitors to Regina can head to Mackenzie Art Gallery to see if they like their favourite musician's taste in art as much as the music.
A new exhibit called the Juno Tour of Canadian Art opened on Friday, just in advance of next week's musical celebration's kick-off. It's the first exhibit of its type in Western Canada.
Lotto 6-49's highest jackpot ever had a few Regina people dreaming as they stood in line on Saturday.
The $55 million prize piqued the interest of Ken Jones when he headed into Brandee's Convenience Store.
"I bought 36 tickets," he said.
Customers plan to hop onto a plane and escape Saskatchewan's extra-long winter if they win the big prize.
Highway 2 from Moose Jaw to Chamberlain is set to close once again this morning.
A portion of the highway from Tuxford to the intersection with Chamberlain remained closed all day on Friday as clean up continued after a truck flipped, spilling oil near Buffalo Pound Lake, but was reopened in the evening for traffic.
That stretch of highway 2 will be closed again Saturday as of 8 a.m. as crews continue to clean up the spil.
Daylynn Starblanket can barely contain her excitement about the upcoming trip.
"On a scale out of one to 10, I'll probably pick 10," she said smiling.
Starblanket and seven other kids from Saskatoon are leaving for Disney World next week as part of Air Canada's Dreams Take Flight program.