Provincial News

Federal minister Ralph Goodale speaks at Regina's Canada 150 event reveal on May 23, 2017.

Minister Ralph Goodale condemns Manchester terror attack

By Britton Gray May 23, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 4:55pm

"An act of terror that is absolutely despicable.”

That's how federal minister of public safety Ralph Goodale described the attack that happened at a concert in...

Western and central Saskatchewan are expected to be drenched by rain and whipped by wind starting May 23, 2017.

Storms expected to bring heavy rain, 100 km/h wind to Sask.

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 4:43pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

A special weather statement issued by Environment Canada suggests Saskatchewan could be in for a wet and windy week.

The weather agency said a strong system of...

SaskTel Centre Executive Director Scott Ford said 40 security staff work sold-out events at SaskTel Centre, monitoring crowds as they enter and leave the building.

SaskTel Centre on alert after Manchester bombing

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 3:53pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 4:00pm

In the wake of the deadly suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena in the UK, SaskTel Centre is outlining their security policies to reassure customers.


A public hearing will be held following a city council meeting on May 23, 2017 to consider two potential road closures near the water treatment plant.

Spadina Crescent West closure up for debate at city hall

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 1:35pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:11pm

The decision to permanently close a portion of Spadina Crescent West will be up for debate Tuesday night.

A public hearing will be held following a city council meeting...

Jamie Nye: Predators showing NHL is doing something right

By Jamie Nye May 23, 2017 - 11:48am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:48am

I was cheering for the Nashville Predators against Anaheim. I love to see new teams make it as far as the Finals, it highlights the need for parity in sports.


Alexa Emerson has had to hire a fourth lawyer, Patrick Mcdougall, after three previous barristers withdrew from her case.

New lawyer found for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:30am

The woman facing more than 80 charges related to white powder scares and bomb threats in Saskatoon has a new lawyer.

Alexa Emerson is now being represented by Patrick...

Wray Morrison: Predatory behaviour

By Wray Morrison May 23, 2017 - 10:45am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:00am

It's hockey's version of the Music City Miracle.

In their 18th season of existence, the Nashville Predators are four wins away from a  Stanley Cup championship.


The before and after of Linda Gubbe's Wildwood estates backyard after neighbours beautified it on May. 20, 2017.

Neighbours step up to beautify Saskatoon woman's backyard

By JT Marshall May 22, 2017 - 3:25pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 3:30pm

A Saskatoon woman is blown away by the help of her neighbours during May long weekend, after coming home to a new back yard. 

Linda Gubbe is in her 60's and has Multiple...

Saskatoon band The Sheepdogs were invited to Kazakhstan by the Canadian government over the 2017 May long weekend to promote hockey.

The Sheepdogs play Canada 150 concert in Kazakhstan

By Erin McNutt May 22, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 11:00am

Saskatoon band The Sheepdogs were a long way from home for the May long weekend.

The group flew to Kazakhstan to perform during the Canada 150 Hockey Days.

It's a...

Carly Rae Jepsen inspired ball hockey team, the Call Me Maybe's warm up before a match during Play On! May. 20, 2017.

World's biggest road hockey tournament makes Saskatoon stop

By JT Marshall May 22, 2017 - 10:37am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 10:45am

A parking lot at Midtown Plaza was the site of the world's largest road hockey tournament when Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! took to Saskatoon over the May long weekend....

SaskPower and DEEP Geothermal signed a power purchase agreement on May 17, 2017.

Proposed Sask. geothermal plant could have more than 1 use

By Kevin Martel May 22, 2017 - 8:52am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 8:52am

A new proposed geothermal power plant near Estevan, Sask. could have other uses besides generating electricity.

Earlier this week it was announced SaskPower and DEEP...

People in Saskatoon lined up at garden stores over the 2017 Victoria Day long weekend.

Victoria Day means changes to Saskatoon city services

By 650 CKOM May 22, 2017 - 8:35am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 8:45am

If you're looking for things to do in Saskatoon Victoria Day, keep in mind it's not business as usual for some city-run services.

City Hall and all public libraries are...