Backyard dig yields potentially explosive discovery in Saskatoon

Article content Saskatoon police say they’ve wrapped up the search of a property in the city’s Sutherland neighbourhood after what appears to have been a scary surprise for a homeowner. In a news release issued on Thursday, police said they were called around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after the owner of a home in the 100 …

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SHA warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Prince Albert Value Village

Article content The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning the public of a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Value Village in Prince Albert. According to a press release issued Thursday afternoon, an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 was in the Value Village located on 15th Street on three days while likely infectious. The SHA …

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Saskatoon and surrounding communities pass ‘historic’ regional plan

Article content continued The planning district is made up of three documents: a planning district agreement, an official community plan and a zoning bylaw. The councils passed the first two at the meeting; the zoning bylaw is still in development. Sarnecki said its benefits include a collaborative approach to support growth, consistent decision-making, a mechanism …

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COVID-19: Gov. says parties, weddings and other gatherings putting people at risk

Article content continued The province has only issued such fines four times since a state of emergency was declared in March. Two were for people who failed to self-isolate while they had COVID-19. A third was for the host of a large gathering in Saskatoon attended by more than 40 people, which has since been …

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Reigning Bronze Baby champion U of S Huskies prepared either way, season or no season

Article content continued The Huskies, who said goodbye to graduates Sabine Dukate, Megan Ahlstrom and Vera Crooks, return most of their national champion roster except for sisters Christy and Brianna Fehr. Returnees include Libby Epoch, Summer Masikewich, Kyla Shand, Carly Ahlstrom, Katriana Philipenko, Andrea Dodig, Claudia Lomba Viana, Erin Kehrig and Janaya Brown. “Until we …

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Death of couple with Sask. ties a ‘huge hit’ for rural Alberta volunteer fire department

Article content continued Until the news broke, the volunteer firefighters in Galahad had held out hope the two would safely return, Cannady said. “We’re all struggling quite a bit right now.” He said he certain the firefighters will get through their grief as a group, but he expressed sadness for Kozak and Ferrier’s families. A …

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New program aims to offer mental, dental care to First Nations by bus

Article content continued Ethan Bear of the Edmonton Oilers at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon on Sept. 24, 2020. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix/Nick Pearce) jpg The bus carrying the workers is scheduled to officially start operations on Aug. 31, 2021, serving about 1,000 children and residents on seven First Nations, Synergy 8 board chair Troy Davies said. Whitecap …

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Evidence concludes at trial for companies accused in workplace death at children’s hospital site

Article content An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) trial into the workplace death of a 21-year-old construction worker has adjourned until December for arguments. The trial concluded late Wednesday after three days of testimony in which Banff Constructors and Pilosio Canada called their own expert engineering witnesses in an improvised courtroom at Saskatoon’s Sheraton Cavalier …

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Food: Barbecue chicken chili with cheddar cornbread

Article content continued Whenever I make chili, I have an intense craving for cornbread. My recipe is laced with honey, butter, and cheddar cheese, and it goes so well with the sweet and smoky chili. I love dunking a slice into my bowl of chili goodness, but it’s also quite delicious when toasted the next …

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