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Saskatoon remembers Tiananmen Square massacre

Exactly 25 years ago tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square, Beijing, where the Chinese People's Liberation Army, under martial law, sought to put an end to the six-week protest for democracy held by students and civilians.
 
Yatong Chen was only six when it happened, living a seven-hour train ride from Beijing. She said details of what occurred June 4, 1989 weren't taught to her in school and her parents didn't speak of it.
 

Handful of Prairie players competing for Stanley Cup

Saskatchewan is well-represented in the Stanley Cup finals.

Michael Dorsett, older brother of Derek Dorsett of the New York Rangers, said his entire family is extremely proud to see Derek play in the finals against the Los Angeles Kings.  It’s also very exciting for the small town of Kindersley, where Derek grew up.

Musical acts announced for Queen City Ex

A hot day, fun rides, good food and good tunes - the makings of a perfect day at the Queen City Ex.

The artists gracing the stage for Molson Canadian Live Grandstand were announced Wednesday morning. The wide variety of performers include Lonestar with Blackjack Billy on Wednesday, July 30, Marianas Trench with Dear Rouge on Thursday, July 31, and the Bret Michaels Band on Friday, Aug. 1. Monster Truck with Danko Jones will perform on Saturday, Aug. 2, and Down With Webster will cap it all off on Sunday, Aug. 3.

Community group serves up wheelchair tennis league

Kelsi Paul races across the court in her wheelchair after a tennis ball that's gotten away. During a warm summer night at the Nutana Kiwanis courts, she said she wouldn't want to be doing anything else.

"Just being active it keeps me healthy, it keeps my sane. I love the interaction with people and it's just a huge part of my life and I'm a very competitive person so," she said laughing. "I have pretty much tried anything. My main sport right now is cross country skiing but I've done everything from bowling to swimming to basketball and wheelchair racing."

UPDATED: Mixed reaction to lower speed limits

 
Reaction has varied after the province announced yesterday the decision to lower speed limits on some highways.
 
If you're travelling east or north you're going to have to tap the brakes. The limits will drop to 90 kilometres per hour on the Trans-Canada just east of Regina and Highway 12 around Martensville.

Alleged sex assault victim says she was 'falling asleep,' witness says

A former friend of a Saskatoon woman who was allegedly raped by two men at an apartment on New Year's Day 2012 testified that the complainant said she thought she had fallen asleep during anal sex.
 

Ride your bike to work, stop in for free breakfast

If you plan on riding your bike to work Wednesday morning, keep your eye peeled for pink bicycles.

“They're bikes that we spray-painted and have the sign so people can see where commuter stations are this year,” said Bridge City Bike Co-op vice-president Megan Marcoux. “(There) people can expect a grab-and-go breakfast, the chance to connect with other commuters and a bit of fun on their way to work.”

June 4 is Ride Your Bike to Work Day in Saskatoon and in the group’s second year hosting; Marcoux said they’ve set up 10 commuter stations, up from three last year.

PHOTOS: Car crashes through front of Regina medical centre

No one was hurt after a car crashed through the front of the Landmark Medical Centre in Regina.

The car came to a rest after breaking through the front of the building early Tuesday afternoon.

Former U of S president returns to campus after firing

Former University of Saskatchewan president Ilene Busch-Vishniac is the campus' newest professor of mechanical engineering.

News Talk Radio has learned that the former president and vice chancellor has accepted the teaching role in the College of Engineering.

This comes just a few weeks after Busch-Vishniak was terminated by the Board of Governors in the midst of the Robert Buckingham firing controversy.

Bail hearing set for man charged with alleged abduction

Clinton McLaughlin made his first appearance in court following his arrest on Monday for allegedly abducting his ex-fiancée over the weekend.

In a brief appearance, McLaughlin sat hunched over in the prisoner's box at Saskatoon Provincial Court, his face turned away from the gallery with his head in his hands as a court worker and the Crown prosecutor worked out a date for a bail hearing.

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