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Photo: Warman business robbed at knife point

RCMP continue to investigate an armed robbery in Warman on Sept. 23.

At around 9:20 p.m., a man between the ages of 18 and 20 years old, entered a business on the 400 block of Central Street in Warman armed with a knife. Police said the man instructed two clerks on duty to empty the cash registers and they obliged. The man fled down Central Street with an undetermined amount of cash. The clerks reported no injuries and there were no customers in the business at the time of the incident.

Marijuana activist talks legalization at Harvest Cup

The legal battle for the right to grow medical marijuana took centre stage in Saskatoon this weekend at the Prairie Medicinal Harvest Cup.

Medicinal Marijuana Access Regulations Coalition Against Repeal (MMARCAP) activist Jason Wilcox spoke at the cannabis event, addressing his organization's lawsuits against the federal government; in particular their class action lawsuit against the recent ban on personal plants.
 

Balgonie residents want province to curb Trans-Can accidents

A group of Balgonie residents want something to be done to curb accidents along an infamous stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway near their community.

Accidents are not uncommon in the section of road where the Number 1 meets Highway 46 and Main Street and some have fatal results.

“We’ve always needed an overpass. I’ve been here 50 years and we’ve needed one for at least the last 20,” resident Jeff Best said.

Bedford Road Collegiate gym floor gets new life at Brainsport

The old Bedford Road Collegiate gym floor is getting a new lease on life in the retail sector.

Pieces of the floor without the old logo have been repurposed and now lay at the new Brainsport location at 616 10th Street.

The floor, along with other school memorabilia including clothing and other equipment were sold or thrown out when the school changed its team name from the Redmen to the RedHawks last spring.

New project for Brightenview Developments

The company behind the Dundurn International Exhibition Centre has also started a massive project in Ontario.
 
Saskatoon-based Brightenview Developments held a ground breaking ceremony in Chatham-Kent on Friday.
 
According to Blackburn News, the $45 million dollar manufacturing centre is slated to open there in 2016.
 

STARS' new air ambulance lifts off in Saskatoon

The bigger, faster and more rugged air ambulance added to Saskatoon's STARS fleet takes off for the first time.

"We're pretty excited this is an awesome day for STARS," president and CEO of STARS, Andrea Robertson said. "It's going to allow us to reach more communities, faster and with less time needed to refuel, we'll be able to get there more quickly."

Thousands in Sask. waiting on flood claims from province

Thousands of people in Saskatchewan are still waiting for money to rebuild and repair their homes devastated by flooding.

The province confirms that claims to the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) are continuing to pour in from the flooding this summer.

The Saskatchewan Government says 10 per cent out of more than 3,100 claims have been paid-out. Meanwhile, more than 400 flood claims from previous years still haven't been paid.

Last week, 123 new claims were filed from flooding this year.



SGI: Smartwatches don't fall under cellphone law

Smartwatches are a relatively new technology and not much is known about them or the rules surrounding them.

Frustration in Saskatoon as transit lockout drags on

Ryan Young was too busy working in the kitchen at Moxies restaurant on 8th Street Saturday night to come up with any sort of transit plan.

Warman business robbed at knife point

RCMP continue to investigate an armed robbery in Warman Tuesday night.

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