Saskatchewan

An 12,000-square-foot home near Weldon sold in an auction Thursday for $550,000.
An 12,000-square-foot home near Weldon sold in an auction Thursday for $550,000. Submitted photo/Ritchie Bros. Real Estate Services Ltd.

Mystery mansion sells to B.C.-based buyer

By Charlene Tebbutt
October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm

The subject of much mystery and intrigue, a half-built mansion near the town of Weldon now has a new owner following an online auction Thursday.

The unfinished, 12,000-square-foot home and surrounding agricultural land sold Thursday for $550,000 in an online auction conducted by Ritchie Bros. Luke Fritshaw, regional sales.....

Government funding for homes like this one, opened by the River Bank Development Corp. in 2014, will provide more affordable housing solutions for larger families in Prince Albert.
Government funding for homes like this one, opened by the River Bank Development Corp. in 2014, will provide more affordable housing solutions for larger families in Prince Albert. file photo/paNOW Staff

Governments fund more 'Homes of Hope' in Prince Albert; northern communities

By Teena Monteleone
October 11, 2018 - 3:08pm

There will soon be more affordable housing solutions for families in greatest need in Prince Albert. The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan invested nearly $2.39 million to help create 30 affordable housing units through six projects in five communities including Prince Albert, La Loche and Île-à-la-Crosse.

River Bank Development.....

Metis elder Norman Fleury speaks alongside University of Saskatchewan vice president Debra Pozega Osburn and president Peter Stoicheff during a ceremony on Oct. 10, 2018.
Metis elder Norman Fleury speaks alongside University of Saskatchewan vice president Debra Pozega Osburn and president Peter Stoicheff during a ceremony on Oct. 10, 2018. Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM

U of S making ‘Indigenization’ a top priority in 7-year plan

By 650 CKOM
October 11, 2018 - 6:38am

The University of Saskatchewan is aiming to “Indigenize” their campus and operations while also becoming the university the world needs.

Leaders at the U of S unveiled the university’s new seven-year strategic plan Wednesday afternoon, which will focus on integrating Indigenous knowledge and reconciliation goals throughout campus.

It.....

Johnathan Ryann Gunville is facing charges related to a Sept. 16 Amber Alert in North Battleford.
Johnathan Ryann Gunville is facing charges related to a Sept. 16 Amber Alert in North Battleford. Facebook/Johnathan Ryann Gunville

Plea expected soon for man accused in Amber Alert

By Tyler Marr
October 9, 2018 - 12:16pm

The lawyer for the man accused in the recent Amber Alert anticipates his client will enter a plea one way or another at his next appearance.

Johnathan Ryann Gunville, 19, of North Battleford, appeared in North Battleford Provincial Court this morning via CCTV from Saskatoon, where he remains in.....

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