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The wreckage of a plane crash near Fond du Lac, Sask. on Dec. 13, 2017.
The wreckage of a plane crash near Fond du Lac, Sask. on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada

TSB report expected this week on Fond du Lac plane crash

By CKOM News
December 13, 2018 - 10:05am

One year since a plane crashed after taking off from a northern Saskatchewan airstrip, a report is expected to provide more details about what happened.

The West Winds Aviation ATR 42-320 plane went down on the evening of Dec. 13, 2017, coming to rest less than a kilometre from.....

The University of Saskatchewan held a reception in Prince Albert Wednesday night to update the community on plans for a new campus in the city.
The University of Saskatchewan held a reception in Prince Albert Wednesday night to update the community on plans for a new campus in the city. Charlene Tebbutt/ paNOW Staff

Renos to start in the spring; new U of S campus set to open in Fall of 2020

By Charlene Tebbutt
December 13, 2018 - 8:46am

More opportunities closer to home.

That’s what officials with the University of Saskatchewan hope will come from a new education campus in downtown Prince Albert. Officials with the university say renovations will start in the spring to turn 30,000 square feet of The Saskatchewan Forest Centre into a hub.....

The owner of Kelly's Computer Works hopes his ordeal with receiving misdirected faxes from the Saskatchewan Health Authority is over.
The owner of Kelly's Computer Works hopes his ordeal with receiving misdirected faxes from the Saskatchewan Health Authority is over. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Privacy commissioner criticizes SHA after more patient records faxed to Kelly’s Computer Works

By Tyler Marr
December 12, 2018 - 6:09pm

In his latest probe into misdirected faxes from the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) to Kelly’s Computer Works in North Battleford, the provincial privacy czar said it is time for the “agency to get this issue addressed once and for all.”

For nearly two years, Kelly’s Computer Works has received.....

A SaskPower truck responds to a service call in Regina on Dec. 6, 2018.
A SaskPower truck responds to a service call in Regina on Dec. 6, 2018. Evan Radford/CJME News

Concerns flagged over SaskPower’s maintenance, data records

By CJME News
December 12, 2018 - 5:12pm

According to the provincial auditor’s latest report, SaskPower is taking care of its most significant above-ground distribution infrastructure but needs to improve the way it maintains the rest of it.

Judy Ferguson’s report states that inspections and maintenance are completed as expected on more than one million wood poles.....

Residential construction is one of the sectors that will see a rise in their rate premiums.
Residential construction is one of the sectors that will see a rise in their rate premiums. File photo/paNOW Staff

Worker Compensation rolls out changes to rate premiums.

By Ronald Quaroni
December 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

For the twelth consecutive year, the Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board has reduced the average premium rate.

This year employers in the province will save 1.7 per cent.

Peter Federko, the CEO of the WCB, said the reduction is a product of a couple things but mainly fewer workplace.....

Foggy conditions may be to blame for drivers not seeing posted speed limit signs last week.
Foggy conditions may be to blame for drivers not seeing posted speed limit signs last week. File photo/paNOW Staff

Tougher laws not sole answer to slowing down drivers: RCMP and SGI

By Nigel Maxwell
December 12, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: December 13, 2018 - 3:19pm

Despite over 950 charges being laid last week in connection to reckless driving, a spokesperson for the Saskatchewan RCMP said they are not more concerned than usual.

The charges were laid as part of a week-long traffic blitz by the RCMP. Cpl. Rob King said the numbers are on.....

The store features several northern products, as well as items from across western Canada.
The store features several northern products, as well as items from across western Canada. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Boreal Heartland opens retail space to sell natural and organic products

By Derek Cornet
December 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

With a growing number of consumers wanting to eat healthier foods, a new store in Air Ronge is looking to meet the demand for natural and organic products in the tri-communities.

Located along Husky Ave., the store is operated by Boreal Heartland Forest Products and officially opened Dec. 4......

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