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A two-day disciplinary hearing in Regina cost more than $50,000 after a teacher threw a marker at a student.

2-day Sask. teacher disciplinary hearing tops $50K

By Kevin Martel February 23, 2017 - 7:04am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 7:05am

Some people are questioning the price tag of a two-day disciplinary hearing in Regina that amounted to tens of thousands of dollars.

The hearing, held by the...

A 34-year-old man died in hospital early Thursday morning following a head-on crash with a semi truck on Circle Drive.

Man dies following Circle Drive crash

By 650 CKOM February 23, 2017 - 6:44am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 6:45am

A 34-year-old old man has died after a  collision on Circle Drive.

Emergency crews were dispatched to Circle Drive East near Attridge Drive during rush hour Wednesday....

Three early powerplay goals lifted the Regina Pats past the Saskatoon Blades on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017.

Powerplay powers Pats over Blades

By Ryan Brandt February 22, 2017 - 11:28pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

In a game full of hits, fights, and plenty of words — it was the calm, cool, collected Regina Pats emerging 4-1 victors over the Saskatoon Blades.

The Pats' power play...

A cryptic social media post from Taco Bell Canada Feb. 22, 2017 indicates a Saskatoon location will open this spring.

Taco Bell announces Saskatoon location

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 7:39pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 7:46am

Is Saskatoon getting a new Taco Bell?

The popular Mexican food chain hinted at the possibility in a somewhat cryptic social media post Wednesday afternoon.


Firefighters work  to extract the driver of small car on Circle Drive East in Saskatoon on Feb. 22, 2017.

Person taken to hospital following head-on crash between car, semi in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 5:56pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 8:47pm

Emergency crews responded to a major collision on Circle Drive East near Attridge Drive in Saskatoon Wednesday.

An apparent head-on crash involving a car and a semi shut...

The Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street in Saskatoon on Feb. 22, 2017 after fire ripped through the business the night before.

Bonanza owner hopes to rebuild after fire guts Saskatoon restaurant

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 5:24pm

A restaurant that’s stood on 8th Street for 45 years is now a shell of its former self.   Fire inspectors and insurance personnel sifted through the charred remains of Bonanza...

Carolyn Strom, a registered nurse, was accused of professional misconduct over Facebook comments she posted about her grandfather's care at a Saskatchewan nursing home.

Lawyer says fine proposed for Prince Albert nurse shows need to rein in regulators

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 1:24pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 1:30pm

The lawyer for a Prince Albert nurse is speaking out as a tribunal considers a punishment for his client.

Marcus Davies has represented Carolyn Strom as her case makes...

Jayden Sunshine, 12, is shown in a picture provided by Punnichy RCMP on Feb. 22, 2017.

RCMP looking for missing boy from Sask. First Nation

By 980 CJME February 22, 2017 - 12:14pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 12:14pm

Punnichy RCMP are asking the public for help in locating 12-year-old Jayden Sunshine, who is missing from the Muskowekwan First Nation area.

Police have described...

Overall, retail sales fell half a per cent in December 2016, according to Statistics Canada.

Sask. retail sales up in December 2016: StatsCan

By 980 CJME February 22, 2017 - 11:33am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:37am

The latest retail numbers are out from Statistics Canada and they show a jump in sales for Saskatchewan.

At 1.2 per cent, or $1.58 million in sales, the increase was...

Saskatoon police responded to a report of a mugging on the 400 block of Russell Road around 9 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2017.

Saskatoon police seek suspects in knifepoint mugging

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:45am

Saskatoon police are looking for three suspects who allegedly stole someone's shoes at knifepoint on Tuesday night.

Police got the call around 9 p.m. reporting the theft...

Wray Morrison: Skill saw

By Wray Morrison February 22, 2017 - 10:06am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:15am

NHL regular season hockey is on my television set nearly seven nights a week.

Long gone are the days of waiting for Saturday to have National Hockey League games come...

Fourteen large breed dogs died at Playful Paws Center in Saskatoon Sept. 10, 2016.

Saskatoon kennel owner charged with negligence in deaths of 14 dogs

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 9:37am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 12:51pm

The owner of a Saskatoon kennel has been charged with negligence after 14 dogs died at a local boarding kennel last fall.

Dave Deplaedt, 50, was charged...