Need to Know: Free Fishing, Regina and the Olympics, & Mosquitos
This Weekend (July 10th-11th) is “Free Fishing Weekend” in Saskatchewan
Coming up this weekend, people are invited to cast their line in any public waters with no fishing licence required.
Free fishing weekend does not apply in national parks and anyone planning on taking fish out-of-province must purchase a licence, ministry officials said.
Regina’s own Kenzie Priddell will represent Canada at the Olympics
The 23-year-old has been named to Canada’s Artistic Swimming team for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Kenzie will be the second artistic swimmer ever from Regina to represent Canada at the games, after Nicole Cargill took part in the 2004 games.
Mosquito count is up 45 times in Regina compared to last year’s rate
The number of mosquitoes being caught by the City of Regina in its traps has increased since early June, and now averages more than 48 times higher per trap than at this time last year.
The city says that there were a total of 3,511 mosquitoes caught from June 28 to July 2, in comparison to 77 over that period last year.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority are closing drive-thru immunization clinics, Dead fish have been washing up on shores, and preparing for schools to return in the fall.
Some new rules for Rider fans hitting up the stadium this year, plus airports putting together separate lines based on vaccinations. Plus Canada won it's first gold!
Riders Green & White Scrimmage this Weekend, George Canyon & Aaron Pritchett Playing Conexus Tomorrow (Saturday, July 24th), New Pop-up Vaccination Clinics Offer Tickets to QCX!
Nine Regina Firefighters to Receive Exemplary Service Medals Nine, Sask. airports left off list of destinations allowed to receive international flights, Saskatchewan police issue 490 tickets related to seatbelt offences in June.
City of Regina testing out new bike lane system on 14th Avenue, U of R research team studying ways to remove sulfate from dugouts, & Smoke expected to thicken in Regina as air quality alert continues.
Sask. lifts provincial fire ban after rain provides some relief to northern wildfires, New ‘Be SaskWell’ text-based service helping people with mental health post COVID-19 restrictions, eHealth Sask. developing vaccine certificates.
Riders Green & White Scrimmage this Weekend, Queen City Pickleball Hub officially opens at Evraz Place, George Canyon & Aaron Pritchett Playing Conexus This Weekend.
SaskPower expecting extreme heat to drive record demand for power, Number of wild-fires well above 5-year-average – Provincial Fire Bans Remain in Effect, The Brandt Community Stage at Conexus Starts up Tomorrow with Shania Twin.
With a heat warning in effect Regina has many cool down spots to take advantage of, Regina Humane Society overwhelmed with adoptable cats, & Johnson & Johnson Recalling 5 Sunscreen Products Due to Cancer-Causing Chemic.