There’s a chance for severe weather, damaging wind and large hail. In other words, just another typical day in Saskatchewan but this time in the western parts.
A severe thunderstorm watch is out for the western part of Saskatchewan. The Battlefords, Kindersley, Rosetown and Biggar are just some of the areas in its path.
The system could develop sometime this afternoon or early this evening.
Environment Canada's John Paul Cragg says there is the potential for some pretty strong thunderstorms.
Severe thunderstorm warnings will persist throughout Monday.
A supercell, which is a deep, persistently rotating updraft thunderstorm, is producing severe thunderstorms, large hail, and damaging winds.
It is predicted to move eastward throughout the day.
On Sunday evening, a severe thunderstorm watch was issued by Environment Canada.
Environment Canada's Mark Gerlyand said the storm will develop in northern Montana and southeast Alberta over the afternoon before moving into Saskatchewan.
Saskatoon Blades forward Lukas Sutter was chosen in the second round (39th overall) by the Winnipeg Jets during Saturday's NHL entry draft in Pittsburgh.
Sutter had 28 goals and 59 points for the Blades in 2011-12.
Blades defenceman Dalton Thrower was also selected in the second round (51st overall) by the Montreal Canadiens. Thrower had 18 goals and 54 points with the Blades last season.
Regina Pats forward Chandler Stephenson, from Saskatoon, was selected in the third round (77th overall) by the Washington Capitals.
A semi was finally removed from a ditch on Highway 39 Saturday, 2 kilometers South of McTaggert.
The truck had been sitting in the ditch since early Wednesday morning when it went off the road driving south-east.
It was carrying about 45,000 pounds of magazine and newspaper print when it landed in the ditch early Wednesday morning.
There were delays on Highway 39 midday Saturday when RCMP tried to remove the truck from the ditch for a third time.
Previous attempts failed because the trucks weren’t big enough to move the semi.
SaskPower is warning its customers about a door-knocking scam.
"There appears to be an unknown organization making door-to-door visits to residential homes, and they're claiming to be on behalf of SaskPower," said Tyler Hopson, a representative of SaskPower.
But Hopson says they aren't with the company at all.
A video of verbal abuse driving an elderly woman to tears, has gone viral.
The video shows a group of kids viciously bullying Karen Klein, a 68-year-old bus monitor in upstate New York.
A Toronto businessman saw the video on the popular social media site Reddit and decided to try and make life easier for Klein.
Max Sidorov set up a fundraiser to send her on a trip, with the goal of raising $5,000.
The price of crude oil is at a two year low but the price at the pump isn't budging.
As drivers know, the average price for gas in Saskatchewan is about $1.25 per litre.
Jason Toews is the co-founder of GasBuddy.com and he knows people are frustrated with gas prices across the country.
"Alberta has the lowest prices at $1.15 per litre and B.C. has some of the highest prices at $1.335," he explained.
Toews acknowledges crude oil prices are dropping, but he doesn't expect to see that reflected at Saskatchewan pumps until the fall.
The investigation into why line cutters
were left overnight in the woods Apr. 21 has concluded. SaskPower said in a
press release that they consider the matter closed.
The line cutters working for SaskPower were hired through Kitsaki. They were only meant to spend a day working in the woods, but stayed the night at the line cutting site when they were not picked up by helicopter.
Saskatchewan's former government-owned education channel is now officially City-TV Saskatchewan.
Rogers, which owns City Tv announced that the CRTC approval came through Thursday to buy out the former Saskatchewan Communications Network SCN.
Television President for Rogers, Scott Moore, says the company plans to spend money on local programming.
"We're committed to local programming or local production in Saskatchewan," he said.
Both Regina and Saskatoon are seeing the grand opening of new private surgery clinics this week, run by Alberta-based Surgical Centres Incorporated.
The company was awarded contracts with the Regina and Saskatoon health districts last year as part of the provincial government's efforts to reduce surgical wait times. Now up and running, the for-profit clinics focus on pediatric dental, orthopedic, and ear, nose, and throat operations.