With all the traffic flying into the Queen City this week, the Regina International Airport has been having a problem finding a place to put all the chartered planes.
“We’re running into issues trying to park all the business jets coming in. As well, the Snowbirds are coming in with 11 jets on Sunday to do their fly past, and they’re going to be parking here for a while,” said the airport’s President and CEO Jim Hunter.
The Regina International Airport is getting ready to welcome thousands of visitors for Grey Cup 101.
President and CEO Jim Hunter said they've been prepared for quite a while and identifies two days, which he feels will be the busiest.
"Friday is shaping up to be the busiest inbound day," said Hunter, "And of course, probably Monday following the game with all the Hamilton fans leaving in black, mourning the outcome of the game of course."
Sasha Friess's love of yoga has taken her from the prairies of Saskatchewan to the jungles of Nicaragua, where her workplace is now on the shores of a tropical lagoon.
"The crater was created by a volcano that imploded on itself, so it created this great big basin that filled with rain water over time and we're right along the shore of the lake," Friess said, in an interview from Nicaragua.
Traffic in Weyburn was held up in the west end Monday morning as crews dealt with a train crash.
The trailer of a grain truck got stuck on the tracks around 9:30 a.m. when it was hit by an oncoming train.
No one was hurt and the train did not derail, but it took almost three hours for crews to get the area on Queen Street cleaned up.
After nine months of negotiations the
Transit Union and the City of Regina reached a tentative agreement over the
Fans won't have to worry about getting around during the Grey Cup because buses will be running.
During bargaining, the union had said it wasn't going to rule out striking during the game and festival.
While much of the city was celebrating at least someone was working on Sunday night because the main streets of Regina are clear of ice and snow.
You will likely still need to take some extra time on your commute to work because some roads are still a bit slippery and residential streets are snow covered.
Regina police were called to 47 crashes within the city over the weekend due to slippery conditions but luckily no one was badly hurt.
A crash near the small town of Parkbeg forced RCMP to close down a section of the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday.
RCMP said three semi-trailers had jackknifed and collided just eight kilometres west of Parkbeg, which is a 45 minute drive west from Moose Jaw.
Few details have been made available about the specifics of the crash. RCMP did have the 100 km stretch of highway between Rush Lake and Mortlach closed for several hours as they cleaned up the crash.
The road to the West Final in Calgary may be a snowy one for any Roughrider fans in Saskatchewan making the trek to McMahon Stadium.
"We have a lot of snow coming—even for Saskatchewan—over the weekend," said John Paul Cragg, meteorologist for Environment Canada.
"Starting Friday and ending Saturday, we have some snow falling and it looks like we may have to extend the warnings that we have out in Alberta."
Despite some hesitation, the Government of Saskatchewan is now confirming more cameras will be placed on highways in the province to improve safety for drivers when road conditions deteriorate.
Six new cameras will be installed on five different highways across the province by this winter season. That’s in addition to the four cameras the province currently has in operation.
“Coming off a winter like last winter, I think people will appreciate it,” said Highways Minister Don McMorris .
Police removed a man from the Regina airport Tuesday morning around 7 a.m.
Airport CEO Jim Hunter said, "There was a man who was going through the screening line and began to act very inappropriately. He eventually got so inappropriate that police had to come and take him away."
Hunter said there was a complaint made after the man's actions, allegedly physically touching a few of the female passengers.
Puneet Chaudhary, 26, has been charged with indecent exposure or acts. He makes his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon.