House explosion in North Regina.

Destroyed walls, shattered windows and couches in the garden. The house on 152 Cooper Crescent was destroyed after exploding the night of Feb. 24. Shocked neighbours of the house wonder what caused the incident while police continues an investigation.

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Dale Claypool at Cowtown

Cowboys and cowgirls will be in for a change in 2016 at the Canadian Western Agribition when the Canadian Cowboys Association Rodeo moves to Swift Current following a decade-long partnership with Agribition.

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A mural off 13th Ave painted by Josh Goff. Photo by Rebekah Lesko.

Artistic, creative and intriguing versus destructive, pointless and vandalism.

These are the two perspectives on graffiti. The vast range from extravagant murals to hateful racial slurs feed the debate on graffiti. The question lies between art and vandalism. It all just depends on who you ask.

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Job ads at the university

 

Over 700 new jobs were generated in Regina over 2014, with mines and utilities experiencing the biggest growth. However, experts don’t see a bright future for employment in the city as hiring grew by 0.4 per cent throughout the year, down from 5.9 per cent in 2013.

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Owner of DebraDee Weddings Naomi Braun stands next to their wedding dress collection.

Wedding season may be months away, but Regina will see a large amount of bridal fever in the coming weeks.

 

On Jan. 25, Regina’s annual A Wedding Expo will be held at the Conexus Arts Centre. The one-day event will feature over 100 of southern Saskatchewan’s retailers and service providers. But despite the convenience of the event, planning a wedding can still be a stressful feat, especially on a budget.

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Sellers, at Carmichael Outreach.

Regina’s cold weather strategy works to keep people off the streets during extreme weather.

 

With homelessness increasing at a faster pace than the government can assess, shelters and social service institutions have decided to step in and help. In Regina, these institutions have prepared a cold weather strategy to provide people on the streets with accommodation for nights where the temperature could represent a threat to their lives.

 

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