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Air Canada passengers in Regina react to carry-on crackdown

Some people who flew Air Canada from Toronto to Regina on Monday say their carry-on bags were checked for size but others say their luggage was not measured.

Air Canada announced that it would begin cracking down on over-sized carry-on luggage starting on Monday at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. 

Drivers say Highway 220 fix not enough

Drivers on Highway 220 to Rowan's Ravine this weekend summed up the condition of the road in one word - terrible.

Campers shrug off cool, wet weather

The weather may have been less than ideal, but that didn't stop many from going camping this May long weekend.

Highway 11, 16 cloverleaf remains open during 4-month repair

As if a bridge closure wasn't bad enough, getting around Saskatoon's far southeast will take a little longer this summer as city crews repair support beams on the Highway 11 and 16 cloverleaf overpass.

Traffic detours will start Monday, May 18, with crews starting the four-month project the following day.

Highway 220 repairs less than expected by residents

One of the highways leading to Rowan's Ravine Provincial Park has reopened just in time for the long weekend.
 
Highways 220 and 322 were closed to all but local traffic because their deteriorating conditions made the roads almost impassable.
 

Cool weather expected in Sask. for long weekend

There will be no warm welcome for the Victoria Day long weekend in Saskatchewan as the forecast shows cooler temperatures on the way.

"We've got low pressure coming across Montana, one of them (Wednesday), a similar one on Saturday and Sunday," explained CJME weather specialist John Wilson. "And both of them are wound up pretty tight so there'll be cloud and showers with both of them."

Saskatoon man says Puerto Vallarta violence 'blown out of proportion'

Despite recent warnings from the Canadian Embassy in Mexico, a Saskatoon man living across the bay from Puerto Vallarta says recent reports of violence in the area are being blown out of proportion.

The warning was issued after a cartel allegedly set fire to banks and gas stations in Puerto Vallarta last Friday, causing the city to briefly declare a “code red” emergency according to several news reports.

UPDATE: 1 woman killed in crash on Highway 39

One woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 39 near Milestone on Wednesday.

According to RCMP, a car travelling east collided with a semi heading west. The woman driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was not injured.

The victim's name and age is not being released at this time. RCMP are still working on notifying her family.

Highway 39 was closed but reopened late Wednesday.

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