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Highways, streets covered with snow in southern Saskatchewan

A snowfall overnight is making way for a snowy commute Tuesday morning.

In southern Saskatchewan, travel is not recommended on the Trans-Canada highway west of Swift Current in the Maple Creek area. It is also not recommended north of Maple Creek up to Highway 44, just south of Kindersley.

A worrisome walk: White City pedestrian safety questioned

Lori Kopeck never thought her kids' experience growing up in White City would be so different from her own.

Kopeck is raising her family in the growing Saskatchewan town east of Regina. She is one of a number of parents in her neighbourhood concerned about children walking to the new elementary school without a safe pathway to be on.

Increasing violence in Ukraine felt in Saskatoon

The television has become too stressful to watch for Katya Khartova as reports from her home country of Ukraine show increasing violence everyday.

Khartova grew up in Ukraine and came to Canada almost seven years ago. She has a huge stake in the conflict because her mother is Ukrainian and her father is Russian.

"We could have been there still. My dad and my brother could have been killed by now, it could have been very much our reality," she said. "Things are getting really, really scary."

Some Sask. drivers still texting behind the wheel

It's been about five years since using a phone behind the wheel was made illegal in Saskatchewan but people are still doing it.
Texting while driving is the top concern for Canadian drivers, according to CAA, but about 22 per cent of Canadians admit to doing it recently. That number jumps up to 35 per cent in Saskatchewan, compared to 32 per cent in Alberta and 22 per cent in Manitoba.

Memorial for Saskatoon woman who died in Peru

Dozens of people packed in Emmanuel Anglican Church and the Refinery Arts and Spirit Centre Saturday to celebrate the life of a Saskatoon woman who died in Peru this week.
At the memorial for Jennifer Logan, small tokens and stones lay next to the guest book.

The 32-year-old was at the Canto Luz Centre outside Puerto Maldonado, Peru, when she reportedly had a bad reaction to drinking "tobacco purge" tea.

Plane makes forced landing north of Prince Albert

There were no injuries reported after a small plane was forced to make a landing Friday morning north of the Christopher Lake turnoff on Highway 2.

The small Cessna landed on the highway at around 11 a.m.

Darryl Naytowhow, who was driving into Prince Albert from Montreal Lake, was the first person on scene.

"I noticed the plane had just landed and the pilot was getting out and trying to get the plane off Highway 2," he said.

Sask. gas prices higher than they should be: analyst

Gas retailers in Saskatchewan are making more off of your gas tank than in other places in Canada.
Over the past week gas prices prices have risen from 80.9 cents/litre to 89.9 cents/litre, with some stations in Regina are up at 94.9 cents/litre. Most stations in Saskatoon are at 98.9 cents/litre.

How much money can you save filling up your tank?

Gas prices at many stations around Regina have jumped and are now sitting at 94.9 a litre. However, there are still a few stations that are displaying 80.9 to fill up.

So what exactly is the difference on your wallet between the cheapest place and the most expensive?

Measles complicate Sask. families' Disneyland plans

Some Saskatchewan families are having to make difficult decisions about trips to Disneyland as a result of the measles outbreak.
The Center for Disease Control reports over 100 cases stemming from the famed park in January alone and that number continues to grow.
Kristen Allen at The Children's Wish Foundation of Saskatchewan tells us one family postponed their wish trip in order to keep their little one protected.

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