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Coroner's inquest wraps up in Humboldt

A six-person jury delivered their findings Friday afternoon at a coroner's inquest into the deaths of three seniors following a carbon monoxide (CO) leak at a Humboldt care home.

The deaths of 89-year-old Roman Schneider and 94-year-old Monica Washkosky were deemed accidental.  The cause of Schneider's death was ruled to be carbon monoxide, while heart failure was found to have been what ultimately killed Washkosky.

The jury found the cause and manner of death of 98-year-old Gertrude Lukan was undetermined.

Support continues for family of ailing hockey player

Kootenay Ice player hockey player fighting meningitis is getting support from the Saskatoon Blades.

A card for Tim Bozon will be signed during tonight's game against the Moose Jaw Warriors at Credit Union Centre.

VIDEO: Family comes home to CJME Penny Project House

A deserving Regina family is counting down the final days before they can move in to the house that pennies built. The keys to the home built through the CJME Penny Project will be presented on Monday to Dawn Billingsley and her family.

Smoke Signals jackpot hit at Prince Albert casino

A Prince Albert nurse could be $1.15 million richer after she hit the Smoke Signals Jackpot at the Northern Lights Casino in Prince Albert.

The woman hit the jackpot on Thursday morning, but Western Canada Lotteries must still officially declare her the winner.

“When somebody can walk in and put in $2 and have the chance to walk away with $1.15 million … that’s definitely a day to remember,” the casino’s general manager, Richard Ahenakew, said on Thursday.

Last round of campsite bookings to be split up

After thousands of users reported more problems with the government's on-line camp site reservation system this week the province will be spreading out the dates for the last round of bookings. 

Minister of Parks apologizes for glitches in online booking site

People who love to camp in the province are not too happy with Saskatchewan Parks’ online campsite reservation system.

Monday saw the launch of the booking season with spots in a group of parks in the north/northwest part of the province up for grabs. But with incredibly high traffic, many people didn’t get the site they wanted because they were booted off the site. Some were even overcharged on their credit cards.

Campers took to Twitter and Facebook to complain and express their frustration. One woman said she was left with an $8,300 charge.

Sask. Ukrainian eyes crisis as daughter attends school in Western Ukraine

A Saskatoon man is getting regular updates on the tense situation in Ukraine from his daughter.

While the V. Rev. Fr. Taras Makowsky offers church services at the Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral, his daughter Tatiana is going to university in Lviv, which is in Western Ukraine.

Water flowing again in Meadow Lake

The water is back on in the City of Meadow Lake and nearby Flying Dust First Nation after a water main break Tuesday prompted the city to turn off the community’s water supply.

The city said Wednesday afternoon that the broken water main had been repaired and the water had been turned back on.

“It does take five to seven hours to repressurize so we are asking residents to avoid using the water until 9 p.m.,” Diana Burton, city manager for the City of Meadow Lake, said.

Rich Ukrainian history in Saskatchewan

As tensions remain high in Ukraine, the country’s impact on Saskatchewan is not lost on a local author.

"The Ukrainian impact has been absolutely profound," Alan Anderson, author of Settling Saskatchewan, said.

Today, a string of Ukrainian settlements from southeastern Manitoba to the east of Edmonton are found on the Prairies. At the heart of the immigration movement is Saskatchewan.

Online campsite glitch overcharges customers, cancels reservations

It wasn’t exactly a smooth start to the first day of campsite booking through the Government of Saskatchewan’s Reserve-A-Site.

The launch of campground reservation season kicked off on Monday for a group of parks in the north/northwest region of the province, and many customers were either kicked out of the system, were charged for sites not booked, or a combination of the two.

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