As Laura Pettigrew heads to Italy for the ‘Adkins Chiti: Women in Music Foundation's December concert series,’ she is making a stop in Portugal.
The Regina composer has an artist residency at ARTerra in Tondela, Portugal from December 2 to 18. Pettigrew will be working with Micaela Ferreira, who founded the residency, to do workshops with children in villages.
Morris "Two Gun" Cohen's great nephew hopes to someday visit a statue of his uncle in Saskatoon.
"I certainly would be interested in coming over when it was unveiled or anything. It would quite fascinate me," said Jeremy Cooper, Cohen's great-nephew speaking from Manchester, England.
Cooper said when he was a child, Cohen lived only a short distance away and he saw him at least twice a week.
"To me, he was literally like a grandfather for the first 10 years of my life," he said.
The manager of Regina's on-campus bar is among those making the case for a lower drinking age in Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Party prompted discussion Monday of lowering the drinking age from 19 to 18 after a resolution to do so was passed at the party's convention on the weekend. The government is adamant that the idea will be studied thoroughly before any change is brought to the legislature.
Harrison Aikman is almost ready to come home to Regina and his family is hoping for a Christmas reunion.
As we cross into November, the local Royal Canadian Legion Branch 63 kicked off this year's poppy campaign.
"We give away poppies in the hope that every citizen wears them showing support for the veterans and what they've done for us," said branch president John Davidson. "In return if the person is able and willing, we accept donations and we do a lot of good work with those donations."
In what he calls the biggest human rights issue in the world, 42-year investigative journalist Victor Malarek was in Saskatoon pleading his case about why prostitution should not be legalized.
"In every country where they have
legalized (prostitution) nothing has improved for women," said Malarek at the
Mayfair United Church on Nov. 3.
"Pimps stay involved; organized-crime will not leave it because this is a $16 billion a year industry."
A Calgary woman is expressing her gratitude to three men from northern Saskatchewan.
"I know that I'm here today because they were there and they pulled me out of that vehicle," Laura Wallaker said.
Jan. 16, 2011, Wallaker's life would forever be changed. She and her husband were driving near Creighton when their truck collided with an oncoming car. The driver of the car was killed instantly.
The impact of the crash would push the truck onto its side and soon after the truck would start on fire.
More than 1,600 people are winners after the Thursday night draw for the Hospitals of Regina home lottery.
Ryan Hirth from Regina came out with the top prize of a house worth $725,000.
The grand prize cottage went to Gavin Jones of Regina.
The "Lexus or Loot" early bird prize winner is Paul Noubarian of Regina. The 50/50 cash prize winners are Harold and Marilyn Coderre of Estevan.
The lottery raised more than $300,000 for the charity.
To see a complete list of the winners you can check out the lottery's website on Thursday November 8.
In the past few months Regina drivers may have noticed several dark stretches of road where streetlights are out, especially along certain parts of the Ring Road.
Tamra Christianson with the City of Regina says they know certain streetlights have been out for weeks and months but it will take time to fix them all.
“There's a combination of burnt out lights mixed with underground cable failures,” she explained.
Before fixing them, she says city staff still have to go around and identify exactly where the problems are occurring.
The ‘Asbestos Right to Know Act,’ is a bill designed to let you know what public buildings contain asbestos and it is something the Saskatchewan NDP wants to see passed.
Saskatoon MLA Cam Broten wrote and introduced the bill in the Legislature this week.
Howard Willems from Saskatoon fully supports this idea because it affects him personally. He was diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer because of the work he did in public buildings