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Woman dies in weekend ATV crash in Kindersley

A 21-year-old woman is dead after an ATV crash on the weekend.

The woman, from Kindersley, was driving the quad on Saturday when she lost control.  She was thrown from the quad, and while others tried to revive her, she died at the scene. 

The RCMP say her family has been notified of the death, and they have asked that her name not be released.

Saskatchewan man charged with impaired driving in Manitoba

A Saskatchewan man is facing charges in Manitoba after a highway crash yesterday.

RCMP in Roblin, Manitoba, say they were called after a car rolled in Duck Mountain Park. The Mounties say the vehicle had fallen down a steep embankment near a creek, with all three people inside the vehicle getting hurt in the process.

The 22-year-old man and 14-year-old girl who were passengers had minor injuries that were treated in hospital. The 19-year-old driver did as well but he didn't require treatment in hospital.

Sask. RCMP looking for missing Chilean man

Saskatchewan RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in locating Arnoldo Rey.

UPDATE: Missing toddler found in corn field near Weyburn

A search east of Weyburn came to a happy end Monday afternoon after a two-year-old boy went missing in the Hume area.

RCMP were called about the missing toddler at 10:51 a.m.  The boy had been missing for about two hours when his mother called for help. 

The STARS air ambulance was brought in to assist in the search, along with the RCMP police dog service, RCMP search and rescue, and Weyburn Fire Department.

The boy was found in a corn field near his home at 12:30.  He was checked over by EMS and was able to return home.

Provincial Auditor staying in Saskatchewan

After accepting a position in Ontario, Saskatchewan’s Provincial Auditor has changed her mind and decided to stay here.

Bonnie Lysyk announced that she is taking back her resignation from the position of provincial auditor. She had previously accepted the position of Auditor General of Ontario after two years here.

Lysyk said in a statement that she struggled with her decision from the beginning but has now come to terms with the fact that Saskatchewan is where she wants to be.

Updated: Photos from Marshall, Sask., victims identified in Lloydminster crash

The towns of Lloydminster, Marshall and Lashburn are still reeling, after a weekend crash killed six teenagers, aged 13 to 17.

They were in a small car traveling south of Lloydminster when it collided with a tanker carrying oil.

Early Sunday evening, RCMP released the names of the victims, along with photos of the three girls and three boys who lost their lives.

Swift Current rollover kills one

Swift Current RCMP are searching for a Good Samaritan who stopped at the scene of a fatal collision near Tompkins, just 80 minutes west of Swift Current.

A vehicle with a trailer attached stopped to help after a person was thrown from a car during a rollover.

The victim was dead by the time the RCMP arrived and four others in the vehicle were taken to the Swift Current Hospital.

Police haven’t released any names or details on their injuries.

Gas leak shuts down PA Ex grounds

A gas leak closed the Prince Albert Exhibition grounds Saturday when a worker setting up a tent pounded a spike into an intermediate pressure gas line.

The Prince Albert Fire Department, the Prince Albert Police and SaskEnergy were all on scene and the situation was contained.

"We've got the gas off so any potential danger is gone," said Dave Burdeniuk, director of media relations for SaskEnergy. 

Although the smell of gas was in the air, no residences were ever threatened by the leak. 

UPDATE: Six teenagers dead in crash near Lloydminster

Six people have died after a collision on a two-lane highway near Lloydminster.

RCMP originally thought a semi hauling crude oil had rolled over while travelling north on the highway.

But after RCMP, EMS and fire crews arrived, they realized a small car had also been involved.

Inside were two men and three women all pronounced dead at the scene. A third man had managed to get out of the car, but later died of his injuries in hospital.

The victims ages ranged from 13 and 17.

Around 200 evacuated from Fond-du-lac

Approximately 200 people from Fond du Lac, Sask. have been evacuated after smoke from a fire just south of the community spread to the surrounding area.

The province was contacted by the community of Fond du Lac about heavy smoke conditions in the community on Saturday.

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