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Saskatoon man taken to hospital after police use Taser

By 650 CKOM January 19, 2017 - 8:28pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 8:30pm

A Saskatoon man is in hospital after police used a Taser on him.

Around 5:00 p.m. Thursday, police were called to reports of a man holding a knife and yelling at people...

Nearly 400 students at the University of Saskatchewan have signed up to be doted on by "sugar daddies" and "sugar mommas" through a new dating website.

Sugar babies: U of S students use dating site to earn cash, gifts

By 650 CKOM January 19, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 5:30pm

University of Saskatchewan students have been getting paid big bucks to become a "sugar baby" on a new dating website.

Seeking Arrangement seeks to match people who...

April Irving, 57, is wanted by RCMP after failing to appear in a Lethbridge, Alta. court on charges stemming from the 2015 seizure of over 200 dogs from a property near Milk River.

Clinic owner says Canadian wanted on animal neglect charges is in Jamaica

By 650 CKOM January 19, 2017 - 1:38pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 1:45pm

A woman connected with animal neglect cases in Saskatchewan and Alberta has reportedly made her way to Jamaica.   April Irving, 57, made headlines in Saskatchewan back in 2010...

Officers remained at the Royal Bank on 8th Street for several hours Jan. 18, 2017 investigating an armed robbery.

Bank robbery in Saskatoon leaves one man with minor injuries

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:37pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45pm

Saskatoon police investigating an armed robbery at the Royal Bank on 8th Street.

Initial reports around 4 p.m. Wednesday indicated two men went into the building armed...

Shaunavon, Sask. native Hayley Wickenheiser says the game has come a long way since she tried to hide her gender in midget hockey.

Hayley Wickenheiser recalls tough times in youth hockey, best memories

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:27pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

Women's hockey has changed a lot since Hayley Wickenheiser first picked up a stick.   The Shaunavon, Sask. legend reflected on her younger days during an interview with the...

Residents across Sask. were able to enjoy outdoor rinks on Jan. 18, 2017 as temperature records broke.

January thaw melts temperature records across Sask.

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:23pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

Saskatoon was one of dozens of Sask. communities to unofficially break temperature records Wednesday.

Environment Canada recorded a temperature of 5.2 C at Diefenbaker...

Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Bailey Lonechild on Jan. 17, 2017.

Man wanted for 2nd-degree murder in stabbing death of 29 year old

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30pm

The search is on for the prime suspect in Saskatoon's second murder of the year.

Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old...

The first SaskWater increase is due to take effect in May 2017, with the next one coming in May 2018.

SaskWater announces rate hikes

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 3:15pm

Many rural users will be seeing their water bills rise this year and the next.

SaskWater announced Wednesday it will increase rates for 48,000 people it serves.


41 per cent of Saskatoon residents who responded to a recent Mainstreet poll opposed safe injection sites.

Poll shows divided opinion on safe injection sites in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 10:17am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:30am

Any attempt to build a safe injection site in Saskatoon could face a public relations battle, according to a new poll.

  Mainstreet surveyed 600 residents of Saskatoon...
Tyler Carruthers was the subject of a missing persons bulletin issued Jan. 18 by RCMP. Police reported he has since been found safe.

17-year-old found safe following RCMP bulletin

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 8:21am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:36am

Saskatoon RCMP reported that a search for a 17-year-old boy has ended.

Tyler James Carruthers was the subject of a missing persons bulletin issued Jan. 18.


Cameco will lay off 120 employees split between its Saskatchewan operations at McArthur River, Key Lake and Cigar Lake.

Cameco announces layoffs, projects loss for 2016

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 7:21am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:30am

Cameco will be letting go of about 10 per cent of the workers at three of its Saskatchewan mining and milling operations.   120 employees spread across the company's McArthur...

RCMP have charged 32-year-old Danny Brian Crate in the Jan. 4, 2017 death of Charles Francis Letendre.

32 year old charged in Nipawin death

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 7:14pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 7:15pm

A second-degree murder charge laid in the death of 57-year-old Charles Francis Letendre of Nipawin, Sask.

Letendre was found dead inside a 1st Avenue home in Nipawin Jan...