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White Pony cleanup discovers hundreds of used needles
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White Pony cleanup discovers hundreds of used needles

After spending a day picking up discarded needles with her friends, Patty Will never expected to find another dangerous stash just outside her backyard. “The stuff I found myself in my neighbourhood last weekend and then this weekend, last night, was not under the snow, it was just dumped,” said Will, one of several active...

North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood
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North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood

Starting this spring, North Central is set to welcome the Hacker Dojo to teach sophisticated computer programming, free of cost, to help network a community. Aaron Hampton, executive director of the new non-profit business, has a rich background in technology and has many goals to update an older neighbourhood with internet and computer resource access....

Queen City welcomes women’s soccer
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Queen City welcomes women’s soccer

This spring a new women’s soccer franchise will help players bridge the gap between the university and pro-am level. Queen City United is slated to become the second Canadian team and 29th franchise to join the United Women’s Soccer League (UWSL). The team will become part of the national pro-am league and compete in the...

Beer and batting cages on the Dewdney strip
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Beer and batting cages on the Dewdney strip

Regina’s first “barcade” is bringing baseball and beer to “The Soul of The City”. Regina’s Warehouse District, dubbed “The Soul of The City” by local businesses, welcomed Baller’s Rec Room to Dewdney Avenue in December. Over the last decade the district has seen a rise in the number of bars, nightclubs and breweries that have...

The Last Oak Golf extraordinaire
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The Last Oak Golf extraordinaire

COWESSESS – Whether on the golf course or governing in a head office, the words of wisdom from Chief Cadmus Delorme speak to a career in leadership defined by his favourite sport. “Golf is like leadership, you have a chance to mentally tee off just like in life,” said Delorme. As the leader of Cowessess...

Turning the page in North Central
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Turning the page in North Central

After three decades of storytelling and serving the community, a local paper is preparing to shift its format from print to online. Jan Morier, editor of Community Connection, has already been offering an online version. “The word ‘lifeline’ comes to mind for getting our local news to our local people,” Morier said.

Counterfeiters caught and charged
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Counterfeiters caught and charged

Sounds to me like the counterfeit blues have got you by the throat.” The written lyrics of Corb Lund’s 2005 recording speak to recent criminal developments after two people were charged with counterfeit fraud at a local Regina business. The incident occurred in the 4500 block of Gordon Road in the Grasslands shopping complex, located...

Coffee with cops
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Coffee with cops

Building relationships, one cup at a time. That’s what Regina Police Service (RPS) has been doing in its latest installment of the community outreach program “Coffee With A Cop,” with residents from inside and outside the city. Since August 2017 the program has been meeting with community members every three months; its origin stems from...