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Pricey Pilot Butte water project may push people to leave

It's the place where she wanted her kids to grow up - a small, close-knit community not far from Saskatchewan's capital city. But the cost of moving back to her hometown of Pilot Butte has proven to be much higher than Cheryl Lissel ever imagined.

Sask. woman recalls 1956 plane crash as search for Malaysia jet continues

As the world continues to watch the story of the missing Malaysian aircraft unfold, one Regina woman is thinking back to a time when she went through the same emotions as the families and friends of those on board.

Sitting at her kitchen table in her cozy, bungalow on 17th Avenue East in Regina, Bess Eisler thinks back to the winter of 1956.

Social butterflies return to Gardenscape Show

Gardenscape goers can get up close and personal with some tiny winged wildlife this weekend.

The live walkthrough butterfly exhibit is back at Prairieland Park with more than 5,000 butterflies, including the monarch and endangered blue morpho species. The exhibit helped mark the 25th anniversary of the garden and outdoor show.

“It’s a butterfly petting zoo,” lepidopterist and owner of the traveling show Monarchs Forever, David Bohlken, said.

Regina woman hopes deported husband can come back to Canada

A young Regina mother is still holding out hope that her Mexican husband will one day be able to live in Canada, even though he will now be deported after jumping the border illegally.

Ukrainian dancers to perform in Saskatoon

When a group of Ukrainian dancers take the stage in Saskatoon Saturday tonight, the crisis in Ukraine will be top of mind.

Stephan Pacholok has been part of the Ukrainian dancing company, Shumka, for six years. When he performs, he will be thinking about his family in Ukraine.

"It makes it so much more meaningful to dance when there's so much strife and hardship in Ukraine. For us to do our little part on the stage and represent our culture in a positive light means a lot," he said.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield details space mission for Regina students

The face of Canada’s space program was in Regina on Friday as Col. Chris Hadfield spoke to hundreds of school aged kids about his experience on the International Space Station and the possibilities they have as young people.

Program aims to get more Regina girls involved in sport

Regina is just on the cusp of spring and as the snow melts and athletic fields emerge, spring sports will start to get under way.

Girls in the Game is trying to get the city's young girls in on those sports. The program, which began in 2008, is aimed at girls five to 12 years old.

"We focus on cooperation, friendly environments, welcoming environments and that way we can increase confidence, competence, and friendship," explained Chelsea Clifford, program manager with Girls in the Game.

Emotional hospital departure for Bozon family

It is with great happiness that Tim Bozon is being discharged from the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon after a remarkable recovery from meningitis.

The Kootenay Ice player and Montreal Canadiens prospect contracted the illness on March 1 after playing the Saskatoon Blades. He ended up in a medically-induced coma for nearly a month. In just three hours, he went from healthy to "almost a dead body."

Salary cuts announced during FSIN special Legislative Assembly

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) is hosting a special Legislative Assembly throughout Wednesday in Prince Albert.

The meeting kicked off at 9 a.m. at Senator Allen Bird Memorial Centre to deal with budget and funding issues in the FSIN.

So far, voters have agreed to reduce the number of legislative assembly from three to two.

It has also been decided that vice-chiefs making more than $90,000 will take a pay cut to $75,000.

City of Regina can be liable for damage from potholes, ruts

As the freeze and thaw cycle takes place, and as winter turns to spring, annoyance can turn into anger for Regina drivers dealing with very rough roads.

Potholes reveal themselves, serving as mini craters and Ed Perras who lives on Tanager Crescent also sees another problem emerging thanks to slushy snow freezing.

“Very deep ruts. You have to be very careful when you’re driving,” he said.

His street is littered with ruts and while he realizes it is late in the season for city crews to still address winter-related problems, he still has hope.

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