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Large storm system tracking eastward over much of Sask.

When Saskatchewan Storm Hunter Greg Johnson woke up Wednesday, he knew he would have to hit the road.

"You could feel that kind of warm, moist air," he said. "And it's blowing pretty good, you know, up into that 20-30 kilometre an hour range, and that's exactly what we'd expect on the morning of a severe thunderstorm."

Wednesday afternoon, Johnson was heading to the Swift Current area as severe thunderstorm watch alerts blanketed the southwest edge of the province.

Generations guard trees from chainsaws at Regina Beach

Four generations of people who live and grew up at Regina Beach are crowded around two landmark trees today trying to stop work crews from cutting them down.

The group was told the trees are being cut down because one child had recently fallen and broke a leg while playing on them.

Drivers frustrated with construction in downtown Regina

It almost seems that having to endure road construction while driving should be included along with death and taxes as the only certainties of life.

Drivers in Regina are no stranger to the frustration of summer construction season, especially in the downtown. It’s a headache we aren’t used to yet, and perhaps will never be.

This year is no exception. Smith Street and 11th Avenue is just one of several locations around the Queen City where construction crews are busily upgrading infrastructure.

Giggles for a gaggle in downtown goose march

It was a different kind of traffic jam in downtown Regina Tuesday afternoon when a group of seven geese waddled the wrong way down a one-way street.

The birds started near Saskatchewan Drive heading down McIntyre Street with pedestrians gawking at the sight.

"(It) looks like they're just strolling back and forth enjoying their time. Look at that!" said a man watching the geese from across the street.

Tim Bozon to return to the ice after battle with meningitis

A Western Hockey League (WHL) player who spent four weeks in a Saskatoon hospital with a rare form of meningitis will return to competition this month.

Tim Bozon, 20, had to be rushed to Royal University Hospital after his Kootenay Ice beat the Saskatoon Blades on March 1. He spent part of his stay in a medically-induced coma to reduce the swelling around his brain while an outpouring of support came in from the WHL, its players, and its fans.

Expert says baby wildlife found alone best left as is

A baby bird outside its nest doesn't always mean its in distress, same goes for a fawn by a fence or a baby skunk by the brush.

"It's best to leave the animal where it is until you get some advice from someone who knows what they're doing," Megan Lawrence, director of rehabilitation at the Salthaven wildlife rehabilitation centre near Regina.

"A lot of parents will leave their babies for some period of time and then come back to take care of them. So when people find them they are alone, but not always are they injured or in distress."

Sask. to eastern Ukraine; couple separated by civil war

A Saskatchewan man who got married in the middle political chaos in Ukraine is still separated from his wife by an escalating civil war.

U of S professor supports EU sanctions against Russia

As the bodies of those killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down finally leave the war zone in east Ukraine en route to the Netherlands, the European Union has imposed new sanctions against Russian officials believed to be contributing to problems in the area.

19 year old from Swift Current swimming English Channel

A 19 year old from Swift Current is swimming across the English Channel on Tuesday to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Canada.

Meghan Chisholm swam competitively for years growing up and now she is a lifeguard, swimming instructor and helps coach the Swift Current Barracudas swim team.

In previous interviews, Chisholm said she has always had a goal to do a major long-distance swim. On her donation website she writes that teaming up with the JDRF gave her the extra motivation to train for a good cause.

SGI pull vehicle from South Saskatchewan

From the watery depths it rose.

SGI, along with a towing company and a dive team, recovered the car that went over the Circle Drive North Bridge into the South Saskatchewan last December.

The silver Acura was hoisted up to warm and sunny bridge deck Monday afternoon, a stark contrast to the -24C December day it went in.

SGI communications supervisor Jennifer Leflar said weather and availability pushed back the recovery date.

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