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Project gathering stories of fallen SK WWII soldiers

They left the Saskatchewan prairie behind to go fight in the Second World War and never came back. But they were never forgotten.

People in the Netherlands are searching for photos and stories of the 1,355 Canadian soldiers buried at the Holten Canadian War Cemetery. Mike Muntain is involed in the 'A Face for Every Name' project and is working to collect the stories of these lost men to send back to the Netherlands to be part of a museum display.

Softball season pushed back one week due to snow

After one look at the weather forecast that brought wet snow, Regina Minor Softball pushed the start of its season back one week.

Armand Jeannot is the Vice President of the club. He said that the weather will cooperate for their first-planned game of the season on May 3. Luckily, the weather so far has allowed for some preparations to be made including installing the sprinklers in the field and adding a level amount of shale to the infield diamond.

"Now it's a matter of just cleaning up garbage and dragging infields a little bit," he said.

Community officer program in jeopardy

The price and focus of community support officers is putting the whole program in jeopardy.

“$450,000 (a year) is a lot of money,” Ward 9 Councillor Tiffany Paulsen said at the administration and finance committee Monday. “I don’t see how council can measure if this program is working.”

At the end of July funding for the Community Support Officers (CSO) program expires. The city’s administration presented a report recommending city council expand the program for another three years into the end of 2017 for $1.35 million.

PHOTOS: vehicle flips in Broad Street collision in Regina

A car landed on its roof on Broad Street just north of 4th Avenue Monday afternoon.

Pat Fiacco named new CEO for Hospitals of Regina Foundation

Former-Regina mayor Pat Fiacco has a new job. On Monday, Fiacco was announced as the new president and chief executive officer of the Hospitals of Regina Foundation.

Fiacco will take the reigns from outgoing CEO Judy Davis, who announced her retirement last year after being with the foundation for 18 years. Fiacco served as mayor of Regina from 2000 to 2012. Most recently, he served as CEO of Tourism Saskatchewan.

Regina Peewee hockey team visited by Stanley Cup

A Regina minor hockey team had the surprise of a lifetime on Friday as they walked into their dressing room and saw the Stanley Cup.

“It’s pretty awesome, it was really cool,” one peewee player said.

The visit with the most-prized trophy in hockey was set up by Scotiabank which rewards teams like the Regina Mustangs for good deeds.

Prince Albert Mintos win Telus Cup in longest game in tournament history

Prince Albert Mintos forward Dakota Boutin scored the first goal of the 2014 Telus Cup national midget AAA championship on Monday.

After Sunday’s game, Boutin can also say he scored the last.

The 16-year-old winger for Moosomin was the triple overtime hero Sunday as the Mintos beat les Grenadiers de Châteauguay 4-3 in the longest game ever in Telus Cup history—108 minutes and 36 seconds long.

City of MJ blubs on promo videos

The City of Moose Jaw is taking its lumps after a promotional video was posted to their website meant to show off local attractions, only it contained images from American cities.

The City was taking part in a free program put on by the Canadian Federation of Municipalities that hooked them up with free promotional videos produced by CGI Communications in New York.

Three-storey fall results in Regina man's death

An 83-year old man has died after falling from the roof of a three-storey condominium in north Regina.

Leonard Wagner sits on the condo board of Terra Nova, a senior’s residence on the corner of Lorne Street and 9th Avenue North.

He said he had gone for coffee early Saturday morning and met up with his friend Al. Though he couldn’t remember Al’s last name, Wagner said the two had been friends for years. Wagner had a particular problem on his hands—he needed to fix and L-joint on one of the condo building’s eavestroughs.

Case of Hanley vets' stolen helmet solved

A local history buff gets to keep a special antique to his collection.

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