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17-year-old teens killed in Saskatoon crash

A 17-year-old boy and girl are dead and three others injured following a violent three vehicle crash on 22nd Street Monday night.

Dozens of onlookers huddled around a barrier of police tape as emergency crews dealt with the aftermath.

A car was embedded roof-first in the front of Harder's Family Wellness Centre on the corner of Avenue M with a green Chevy pick-up pinning it there. An SUV also lay idle in the eastbound lanes of 22nd Street with its front bumper smashed in.

PHOTOS: Saskatoon celebrates Earth Day 2014 at Farmers' Market

The 44th annual Earth Day was celebrated at the Saskatoon Farmers' market Tuesday afternoon.

The Saskatchewan Environmental Society, and a number of other environmental organizations, hosted activities, educational booths, live entertainment, and "ecocrafts".

More 192 countries worldwide celebrate Earth Day, which is meant to show support for environmental protection efforts.

Saskatchewan-built Derby car gets new lease on life

The only car to be manufactured in Saskatchewan is getting a new lease on life and another moment in the spotlight.

The Saskatoon Antique Auto Club is restoring a Derby car for the Western Development Museum and to celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary. The unfinished model was on display at the Draggin's Rod and Custom Car Show at Prairieland Park this weekend.

“There was never another automobile connection to Saskatoon so that’s what makes it unique and makes it part of the interesting history of Saskatoon,” club member Ray Graves said.

Photos: Motorsports Spectacular lands at Credit Union Centre

Credit Union Centre presented the 2014 Motorsports Spectacular on Family Day weekend in Saskatoon. Riders from Western Canada and the United States performed live in front of thousands of gearheads and their families.

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Grey Cup makes an appearance at the Saskatoon Blades game

The bleachers during a Saskatoon Blades game are usually filled with blue but Saturday night they were covered in green.

The Grey Cup toured Saskatoon throughout the day stopping at the Credit Union Centre as the Saskatoon Blades take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Fans lined up around the CUC to take a picture with the Cup and get signatures with their favourite players.

"We've been waiting since 4:30 p.m.," said Amanda Bryksa at just after 6 p.m.

She was dressed entirely in green along with her husband Mika and two children, Izibella and Ajay.

PHOTOS: Grey Cup makes a stop at the Ronald McDonald House

It is usually much quieter at the Ronald McDonald house in Saskatoon but Saturday afternoon it was an excited sea of green.

Rider players and the Grey Cup itself made their first stop during the Saskatoon tour at the house which provides accommodation for families of sick children traveling to Saskatoon to receive medical care.

"We have had a long standing relationship with the Riders which is awesome. Probably 28 years of friendship," said director of family and volunteer services Marceline Zimmer.

PHOTOS: Regina City Hall lights up for holiday season

Christmas lights are shining bright at Regina City Hall with the annual ‘Light the Lights’ tradition on Tuesday night marking the start to the festive season.

Mayor Michael Fougere shared the job of switching on the lights with a little girl all bundled up in the cold.

Christmas carols soothed the crowd in the cold as the lights went on but some kids almost spilled their hot chocolate when a certain man in red showed up.  Kids quickly lined up to tell Santa what they want for Christmas.

VIDEO: Helipad for STARS air ambulance opens at Regina General

STARS Air Ambulance helicopters can now land on the roof of the Regina General Hospital with the official opening of a $3.4 million helipad on Tuesday.

Dr. Terry Ross is the medical director for STARS and he explained the significance of having a helipad on the roof of a hospital by pointing out that saving time can also save lives.

Grey Cup party a family affair

Michael Flegel can still remember the 1966 Grey-Cup win for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was eight years old and has been a fan of the green and white ever since.

“I guess I kind of just grew up with the green. I don’t know every different,” Flegel said as he watched the Riders go for their fourth title on Sunday.

He was watching the game with most of his family at his step-daughter’s Cathedral-neighbourhood home.

Vienna Di Ruscio hosted about two dozen of her family members, along with her partner Jason Breker.

PHOTO GALLERY: Santa Claus Parade chilly but rousing success

The North Pole came to Saskatoon Sunday as the Santa Claus Parade made its way down the inner-city streets. 

Throngs of children, parents and the young at heart lined the streets to get a glimpse of jolly old Saint Nick. 

In defiance the the cold weather, residents bundled up to enjoy the music, parade floats and candy. 

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