How does the pavement look in your neighbourhood?
Regina city crews started patching potholes last week, that’s late compared to other years when they start the third week in April.
“What we are doing is reassigning our resources so we can hit it hard and still complete our construction season on time,” explained Trevor
Kosolofski, Manager of Asphalt Services for the city. He says they prioritize road repair the same way they do for snow removal.
Despite the province bringing four private liquor stores into Saskatchewan, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) feels the province's distribution system works in the best way to keep people safe.
In the newly-updated Alcohol Policy Paper, MADD Canada supports provincial liquor boards, saying a monopoly system is the best way of selling and marketing alcohol.
Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is pledging that action will be taken after this week's two day housing summit.
Two days of talks presented local politicians, developers, and builders with a host of new ideas to consider to improve Regina's abysmal one per cent rental housing vacancy rate. They ranged from suggestions for different housing forms, like the use of pocket suites and shipping container units, to forming different kinds of partnerships with charitable organizations and the private sector.
Saskatchewan Police wrote up 356 tickets during their two-day traffic blitz.
Last week's Operation Overdrive focused on things like impaired driving, seat belt and cellphone violations, and aggressive driving.
Seven people went down for impaired driving during the May 8-9 campaign. 102 others earned seat belt violations.
Last year's blitz, which took place over the May long weekend, resulted in 50 impaired driving violations, and over 1300 tickets issued.
The long awaited Capital Pointe condo project is inching forward once again, this time you will actually see action in downtown Regina.
The only catch is that it will create major traffic delays all summer. Starting on Tuesday May 21 SaskPower crews will be digging up a chunk of Victoria Avenue in order to move and replace the power lines currently running under the Capital Pointe lot.
A day full of discussion is in the bag and all three levels of government are in agreement when it comes to the mayor's Housing Summit.
The two-day conference in Regina is now half over. Mayor Michael Fougere set it up after promising such a meeting in last year's election campaign, hoping to advance the conversation around housing from complaints to solutions. He's hopeful that a wide-ranging discussion from people involved in housing here and in cities like Vancouver and Calgary will help improve the situation.
Interest in the space program has blasted off at the Saskatchewan Science Centre, all thanks to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Hadfield became the first Canadian to command the International Space Station for the last part of his five-month mission on board. On Monday, he leaves the space station to return home to earth.
Bunking down in a homeless shelter, couch surfing or sharing a three bedroom house with 10 people those are the options for people left without affordable housing in Regina.
While politicians meet with developers at the Regina Mayor's Housing Summit, a group of protesters spent Monday afternoon marching from Scott Collegiate to city hall to tell their stories.
Darren Maxie has spent four years without a place to call his own.
Explosions, gun shots and black smoke surrounding the Dundurn area during the next couple of months, is part of a planned military training operation to dispose of obsolete ammunition and explosives.
The Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot is calling the disposal process Operation Dusty Thunder 13.
Explosions are expected to be higher than normal on the Dundurn Destruction Range, about five kilometers north of the community.
The operation will also help train Ammunition Technicians from across the Canadian military.