The woman who is pleading guilty to stealing from a nursing home North Battleford is back in court today.
Audrey Gallinger, a former book-keeper for River Heights Lodge, was supposed to hear her sentence after pleading guilty to two counts of theft, but the judge granted a month's adjournment so that a pre-sentencing report could be finished.
The defense is asking for a sentence of restitution payments and community service. The judge warned that any further delays would increase Gallinger's chances of jail time.
A Pierceland man turned himself in to RCMP after a shooting in Pierceland over the weekend.
RCMP Corporal Rob King says an officer looked out his window on Saturday morning in the town northwest of Meadow Lake and saw a man firing a long gun.
"The shots were believed to be directed at two persons who were exiting a vehicle and going into a residence," King explained.
While police were preparing to investigate the shooting - where no one was hurt, the phone rang at the RCMP detachment and it was the suspect, 21-year-old Kyle Juniper, turning himself in.
Environment Canada has issued a blizzard warning for the Maple Creek area with storm warnings across western Saskatchewan.
Keith Stork in Maple Creek said the wind is blowing so hard, the snow seems to be falling sideways.
"It's a wet, heavy snow and it's sticking to everything, the west side of everything has probably got four inches of snow stuck to it," he said.
A snowstorm in March while other areas of the province are warm and melting may sound bad, but some people in the area are welcoming it.
Police are still investigating the cause of a suspicious fire that lit up the night sky over downtown North Battleford last week.
The fire department already considers it a case of arson.
RCMP Corporal Jason Teniuk said they may never know exactly what happened because the scene itself is not safe, which is why they are using other methods.
“We’re still talking to witnesses, talking to the owner of the building and going through video that has been given to us with regards to the actual fire scene itself,” he explained.
A coroner's inquest into the death of a man who was shot by RCMP has been postponed once again due to new information.
The inquest is looking into the death of Harry Haineault who was shot in a confrontation with RCMP on the Clearwater Dene First Nation in 2008.
In October 2010 the inquest heard the testimony of an RCMP officer who said Haineault had put him in a scissor lock and he had no choice but to shoot. The inquest began was put on hold after footage from a security video was found.
He won a seat in the provincial election for the first time, and days later he was diagnosed with a serious form of cancer
Saskatchewan Party MLA for the Battlefords, Herb Cox revealed today that he is now battling stage one bone cancer.
A relative newcomer to provincial politics, Cox ran in the 2007 election for the first time and lost, but he defeated incumbent Len Taylor this year.
Cox remains very positive about his chances for recovery because they caught the disease in the early stage. He has been undergoing weekly chemo treatments since late November.
Arson is the suspected cause of a spectacular fire that lit up the night sky over downtown North Battleford late Monday night.
Firefighters were called around 9:15, just across the street from the fire hall and a block south, to the old brick building with "Jesus is Alive" signage on 104th Street between 9th and Railway Avenues. A ladder truck was used to spray water from above onto the intense fire.
More snow is on its way and it could be as soon as this afternoon.
Around Regina tomorrow there’s a good chance of more snow.
As for what we’re dealing with no, Dale Marciski with Environment Canada says it’s not exact.
But what are we dealing with right now? Dale Marciski with Environment Canada says it's not exact,
“Range from about four to seven centimetres to the Regina area, about six (inches) also reported in Moose Jaw,” Marciski said.
The real high point is Sunday and Monday.
A 14 year old girl from Maidstone has been missing since Monday.
Natasha Anne Stout did not return home from school on Monday night oand her foster parents reported her missing to social services.
Cpl. Shane Redekopp says the RCMP was first contacted by social services at about 6:30 last night.
She was last seen travelling to Lloydminster with friends.
A homeless shelter in North Battleford will be kept open at least another month after $12,000 was put forward by the City of North Battleford and retired senator Herb Sparrow.
The Indian and Metis Friendship Centre has been running a temporary homeless shelter but was going to be out of money at the end of January, which meant it would close.
A special council meeting was told the temporary shelter has had as many as 16 people in one night.