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Ukrainian dancers to perform in Saskatoon

When a group of Ukrainian dancers take the stage in Saskatoon Saturday tonight, the crisis in Ukraine will be top of mind.

Stephan Pacholok has been part of the Ukrainian dancing company, Shumka, for six years. When he performs, he will be thinking about his family in Ukraine.

"It makes it so much more meaningful to dance when there's so much strife and hardship in Ukraine. For us to do our little part on the stage and represent our culture in a positive light means a lot," he said.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield details space mission for Regina students

The face of Canada’s space program was in Regina on Friday as Col. Chris Hadfield spoke to hundreds of school aged kids about his experience on the International Space Station and the possibilities they have as young people.

Program aims to get more Regina girls involved in sport

Regina is just on the cusp of spring and as the snow melts and athletic fields emerge, spring sports will start to get under way.

Girls in the Game is trying to get the city's young girls in on those sports. The program, which began in 2008, is aimed at girls five to 12 years old.

"We focus on cooperation, friendly environments, welcoming environments and that way we can increase confidence, competence, and friendship," explained Chelsea Clifford, program manager with Girls in the Game.

Emotional hospital departure for Bozon family

It is with great happiness that Tim Bozon is being discharged from the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon after a remarkable recovery from meningitis.

The Kootenay Ice player and Montreal Canadiens prospect contracted the illness on March 1 after playing the Saskatoon Blades. He ended up in a medically-induced coma for nearly a month. In just three hours, he went from healthy to "almost a dead body."

Salary cuts announced during FSIN special Legislative Assembly

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) is hosting a special Legislative Assembly throughout Wednesday in Prince Albert.

The meeting kicked off at 9 a.m. at Senator Allen Bird Memorial Centre to deal with budget and funding issues in the FSIN.

So far, voters have agreed to reduce the number of legislative assembly from three to two.

It has also been decided that vice-chiefs making more than $90,000 will take a pay cut to $75,000.

City of Regina can be liable for damage from potholes, ruts

As the freeze and thaw cycle takes place, and as winter turns to spring, annoyance can turn into anger for Regina drivers dealing with very rough roads.

Potholes reveal themselves, serving as mini craters and Ed Perras who lives on Tanager Crescent also sees another problem emerging thanks to slushy snow freezing.

“Very deep ruts. You have to be very careful when you’re driving,” he said.

His street is littered with ruts and while he realizes it is late in the season for city crews to still address winter-related problems, he still has hope.

City of Saskatoon delves deeper into PPP Canada details

Going through PPP Canada will save the City of Saskatoon close to $27 million dollars, but council will have limited powers when it comes to adjustments along the construction phase.

At Monday’s executive committee meeting city councillors and the mayor learned more details about the PPP Canada procurement process to fund the North Commuter Parkway Projects, which consists of the North Commuter Bridge and the Traffic Bridge replacement project.

Premier part of charity effort creating 'Rider Mustang'

The premier, an autobody shop and others are revved up about raising some money for a couple of organizations in Saskatchewan.

When a contingent went to Arizona for the Barret-Jackson car auction in January to sell a truck as a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan, they didn’t stop there.

Tenancies office ruling allows Rae St. tenants to stay

A ruling by the residential tenancies office is a victory for tenants evicted from a Regina apartment building, but it might have come too late.

2014 University Cup in Saskatoon breaks attendance records

The 2014 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men's hockey championship drew 41,089 fans to Credit Union Centre across seven games, breaking the tournament's attendance record set in 2000.

The tournament's final game Sunday between the University of Saskatchewan Huskies and their rival University of Alberta Golden Bears brought in 6,289 fans alone.

The Golden Bears would win that game 3-1.

In the 52 year history of the tournament, the five most attended championships have all been hosted by Saskatoon.

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