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Blue Bombers Bound for Grey Cup, Beat Roughriders 20-13 in West final

Blue Bombers Bound for Grey Cup, Beat Roughriders 20-13 in West final

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers celebrate defeating the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the CFL West Final football game in Regina, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

REGINA — Zach Collaros is happy to ride the whirlwind.

A Winnipeg Blue Bomber for less than six weeks, the quarterback helped his new team to a 20-13 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Sunday’s West final and to a berth in the Grey Cup.

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Outdoor NHL Games a Weather Adventure for Ice Crews, Players and Coaches

Outdoor NHL Games a Weather Adventure for Ice Crews, Players and Coaches

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

 

Winnipeg Jets - Heritage ClassicREGINA — Derek King has made hockey ice in enough football and baseball stadiums to know he can’t beat Mother Nature. He has to work with her.

Saturday’s Heritage Classic at Regina’s Mosaic Stadium presented its own set of challenges including relentless sun during the ice-generation phase and howling wind that arrived game day.

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Regina’s Mosaic Stadium Steps onto NHL Stage with an Outdoor Game

Regina’s Mosaic Stadium Steps onto NHL Stage with an Outdoor Game

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

 

Winnipeg Jets - Heritage ClassicREGINA — The NHL’s outdoor game in Regina doesn’t have a player from the province of Saskatchewan in it, or even a Western Hockey League Regina Pats alumnus.

So the player with perhaps the strongest emotional tie to Saturday’s Heritage Classic between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets at Mosaic Stadium is Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic. The 29-year-old from St. Malo, Man., played his major junior hockey for the Moose Jaw Warriors — less than an hour’s drive west of the provincial capital on the Trans-Canada and thus the traditional rival of the Pats.

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Swore on Video: Saskatchewan Hockey Player Suspended for Hit on Goalie Banned

Swore on Video: Saskatchewan Hockey Player Suspended for Hit on Goalie Banned

By The Canadian Press

Yorkton Terriers’ hockey player Greg Mulhall is shown in a screengrab from a video posted to social media. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO)

YORKTON, Sask. — A Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League player who was serving a suspension for rough play on a goaltender won’t be playing for the rest of the season after appearing in a profanity-laced video.

The Yorkton Terriers released forward Greg Mulhall on Sunday and the league banned him for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

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‘Your Heart Sinks:’ Saskatchewan Mountie Shot, Injured During Rural Traffic Stop

‘Your Heart Sinks:’ Saskatchewan Mountie Shot, Injured During Rural Traffic Stop

By The Canadian Press

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

TURTLEFORD, Sask. — RCMP say an officer is recovering after being shot Tuesday during a traffic stop in rural Saskatchewan.

Assistant Commissioner Mark Fisher says the Mountie was taken to hospital in Turtleford, east of Lloydminster, with a serious but non life-threatening injury.

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Freedom of Expression or Personal Attack? Nurse Appeals Fine for Facebook Post

Freedom of Expression or Personal Attack? Nurse Appeals Fine for Facebook Post

By Stephanie Taylor, The Canadian Press

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Carolyn Strom, left, arrives at the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan in Regina, Saskatchewan on Tuesday September 17, 2019. Strom was found guilty of professional misconduct by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association in 2016 and handed the financial penalty. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell)

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s highest court is to decide what’s next for a registered nurse who was fined $26,000 for criticizing her grandfather’s care on Facebook.

Carolyn Strom from Prince Albert, Sask., was found guilty of professional misconduct by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association in 2016.

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Brett Lauther’s Last-Second Field Goal Lifts Roughriders Over Blue Bombers 19-17

Brett Lauther’s Last-Second Field Goal Lifts Roughriders Over Blue Bombers 19-17

By Craig Slater, The Canadian Press

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Saskatchewan Roughriders running back William Powell fights for yards during first half CFL action against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, in Regina on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

REGINA — Brett Lauther’s 26-yard field goal as time expired gave the Saskatchewan Roughriders a thrilling 19-17 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Sunday.

Lauther kicked three field goals in a game dominated by both defences.

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Journalist Turned Bank Robber Was Depressed and Unemployed, Lawyer Tells Court

Journalist Turned Bank Robber Was Depressed and Unemployed, Lawyer Tells Court

By The Canadian Press

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Steve Vogelsang (MEDICINE HAT POLICE SERVICE)

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — The lawyer for a former journalist convicted of robbing banks has told a sentencing in Alberta that his client was suffering from a deep depression at the time of the robberies and hadn’t been able to find work.

Stephen Vogelsang appeared in Medicine Hat Provincial Court on Monday via closed-circuit TV from Alberta’s Drumheller Institution, where he’s serving a five-year sentence for four other bank robberies in Regina and Saskatoon.

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RCMP Ask Anyone Who May Have Helped B.C. Suspects Flee to Come Forward

RCMP Ask Anyone Who May Have Helped B.C. Suspects Flee to Come Forward

By The Canadian Press

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Security camera images recorded in Saskatchewan of Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are displayed as RCMP Assistant Commissioner Kevin Hackett speaks during a news conference in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Mounties are asking anyone who may have unwittingly helped two teenage homicide suspects give the slip to police in a northern Manitoba area to come forward.

Cpl. Julie Courchaine says police aren’t saying that’s what happened, but aren’t ruling out any possibilities.

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