A huge drainage ditch is being looked at as a potential solution to flooding problems in the Warman, Martensville and Osler areas.
The approximately 12-kilometre long Osler ditch would start four kilometres west of Osler, go under Highway 11 and direct water to the South Saskatchewan River.
It's a project Osler's mayor, Ben Buhler, would like to see done right away.
"If we could build this ditch, it would probably alleviate about 65-70 per cent of the total water in the area," he said.
After thousands of users reported more problems with the government's on-line camp site reservation system this week the province will be spreading out the dates for the last round of bookings.
Victoria Kalchenko couldn't stay still, waiting to see what happened to her home country of Ukraine.
Kalchenko, who is living in Saskatoon while taking her political studies degree, led a rally at the University of Saskatchewan, through the Ukrainian Students Association.
"We are going to light up candles for those who died and also, it is to inform other students about what is happening in Ukraine and raise awareness. (We will) also protest against what's happening," she said.
Saskatchewan now has two correctional facilities to house women awaiting their court dates.
On Friday, the White Birch Remand Centre began operating, located on the grounds of the Paul Dojack Youth Centre in Regina’s west end. White Birch will hold women in remand who have court dates in Southern Saskatchewan.
"They're closer to their court location," said Janice Wilby, spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice. Until this point, women in remand were all held at the Pine Grove Correctional Centre in Prince Albert.
With a hefty property tax increase finalized, many Reginans are wondering why the profitable Saskatchewan Roughriders football team is being let off the hook for its tax bill.
While many may be looking to lay blame for Canada's serious grain backlog at the feet of the two big rail companies a CN Rail spokesperson insists the company is doing all it can.
The Saskatoon public school board voted to change the name and logo of the Bedford Road Collegiate Redmen.
In a packed room at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday night the sports team name which has been around since the 1920s and the logo which has been around since the 1960s was voted down.
"We've come to a point in our time where things need to be changed. We are not really changing the history of the school but an ingredient of the recipe," explained Trustee Vernon Linklater during the meeting.
While property owners in Regina face their highest tax increase in more than a decade City Council is considering turning away some potential revenue.
Tuesday's meeting of the Finance and Administration Committee saw the review of the annual list of proposed property tax exemptions, which includes 36 different businesses and organizations. That list includes a total of more than $2.5 million in potential tax revenue. The committee—which had several members not in attendance—passed the recommendation from administration to move forward with the report.
The Saskatchewan government has come up with some money to help aid people in Ukraine caught in the midst of political upheaval.
The province has offered $60,000 for a special aid account run by a number of charities that are helping people on the ground in Ukraine, indicating that more work will be done to support the people there in the future.
A proposed wind farm project near McLean, east of Regina, has been blown away before it started.
After listening to concerns from the public at a meeting last week, the RM of South Qu'Appelle passed a motion Tuesday morning to allow neither wind farms nor meteorological test towers in the area.
"(Council) looked at everything and that's what we've decided," said Reeve Jeannie Desrocher after the motion was passed six-to-one. Desrocher explained that Council would have had to amend the bylaw to allow the project, but it decided not to.