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PHOTOS: Saskatoon police release images of bank robbery suspect

Saskatoon police hope surveillance images caught during a bank robbery in Stonebridge will help lead to an arrest.

The photos show a male suspect, described as being of First Nations descent, in his 30's, approximately five-feet 10-inches tall. He’s seen wearing beige pants, a black hoodie with a red lining and sunglasses.

Surveillance photos of a male suspect connected to an armed bank robbery in Saskatoon.

UPDATED: SGI to offer motorcyclists 3rd injury coverage option

Saskatchewan’s motorcyclists will have more choice for injury coverage next year.

Currently, they can choose no fault coverage or tort coverage from SGI. The new option is a reduced package of no fault injury benefits, which will cost less. This option will offer the same level of benefits as the tort coverage, but will not allow for lawsuits.

The change is based on feedback from motorcyclists during a review in 2013 as well as SGI’s own assessment of its automobile injury program last year.

2 new vehicle problems prompt Ford recalls

Two different issues are prompting recalls of certain Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles in Canada and the U.S.


Regina, Moose Jaw residents asked to conserve water

The City of Regina and the Cityof Moose Jaw are asking people to turn off sprinklers and conserve water due to an issue with the water quality at Buffalo Pound Lake.

Pat Wilson is the manager of waterworks for the City of Regina. She stresses that the water from your taps is absolutely safe to drink and there is plenty of water in the reservoirs. Right now, the supply of water coming from the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant has been reduced by 50 per cent and the city is tapping into eight back-up wells to make up the difference.

Costco to open 2nd Saskatoon store

The lines at Saskatoon's only Costco might soon get a little shorter thanks to the opening of a second location.

At a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, Arbutus Properties announced Costco will build a store in their Meadows Market mall complex in Rosewood on Zimmerman Road.

Rumours of a second location had been circulating for months, but Arbutus CEO Jeff Drexel said talks have only been in the works for the last three months.

Saskatoon food trucks launching new treats for May Mayhem

If you haven’t dabbled in Saskatoon’s growing food truck culture, look no further than the Sutherland Curling Club this weekend where a dozen food truck vendors will be pitted against each other in a friendly showdown.

“It’s not about who’s better or who’s worse. It’s a new thing for the city so it’s about showing of what we all have,” said Kara from Ace Burger.

Airbag recall impact in Canada uncertain

The biggest vehicle recall in U.S. history is affecting 34-million vehicles, but the impact the recall has on vehicles in Canada remains to be seen,

Six people in the U.S. have died because of the faulty airbags made by the Takata Corporation out of Japan. The airbags can explode during a crash, sending shards of metal into people's faces.

Saskatoon Fire Dept. rescues man from river

Tuesday was a busy day on the river for the Saskatoon Fire Department.

Firefighters were called out to the river around 1 p.m. over a report of an empty canoe near the weir. They used their powerboat to retrieve the canoe and as they were towing it back to shore, they came upon a man struggling to swim in the water behind the Delta Bessborough Hotel.

Rescuers used the canoe in tow to transport the man back to land and treat him for hypothermia and exhaustion.

Saskatoon restaurant owner recalls Letterman call

With David Letterman set to retire from television, a Saskatoon woman remembers the day he phoned her restaurant.

It was back in the 1990's. Letterman had featured Regina gas station attendant Dick Assman on his show, catapulting the oddly named gas jockey to worldwide fame.

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