Provincial News

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...

New Hope Dog Rescue paid for a preview screening of "A Dog's Purpose" a day before controversial video surfaced showing alleged animal abuse on set.

Saskatoon rescue continuing with 'Dog's Purpose' fundraiser despite controversy

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 19, 2017 - 4:50pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

A Saskatoon dog rescue is caught in the crosshairs of controversy surrounding the film "A Dog's Purpose."

New Hope Dog Rescue had put together a preview screening of the...

Former Roughrider Darian Durant will call Montreal home as he signed a three year deal on Thursday.

Montreal Alouettes lock up Darian Durant for 3 years

By Arielle Zerr January 19, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 4:27pm

After a trade that shook Rider Nation to its core, Darian Durant is officially an Alouette.

The Grey Cup winning former Roughrider quarterback was sent to Montreal just...

Pierceland RCMP answered a firearms complaint at a home in Big Island First Nation around 5 a.m. on Jan. 18, 2017.

Charges laid after multiple arrests in Big Island incident

By paNOW staff January 19, 2017 - 4:06pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 4:15pm

Two men are facing charges after Pierceland RCMP took 15 people into custody following an incident on Big Island Lake Cree Nation Wednesday.

Police answered a firearms...

A fan meets Joyce Souka, better known as Grandma Rush, at SaskTel Centre on June 5, 2016.

Team to honour 'Grandma Rush' at 2017 home opener

By JT Marshall January 19, 2017 - 3:26pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 3:30pm

She’s always telling the Saskatchewan Rush to kick ass – now players want her to do the same.

Arguably the team’s most beloved fan, 85-year-old Joyce Souka is better...

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...

Deer have natural defences against the weather such as a thick winter coat, fat reserves, a reduced metabolic rate and sedentary behaviour.

Province warns against feeding deer during winter

By 980 CJME January 19, 2017 - 12:49pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:49pm

You may be doing more harm than good if you're feeding Saskatchewan wildlife.

It appears people might be worried about the welfare of wildlife during extreme cold, high...

Wray Morrison: Raines in under the wire

By Wray Morrison January 19, 2017 - 12:01pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 12:15pm

I realize I echo what most of Canada is thinking, but I'll say it anyway: It was great to see Tim Raines be inducted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Thanks, Captain...

Jaxson Fehr pictured in February 2016, and 10 months later. Shortly after he was born, Jaxson spent three months at Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton.

Sask. mother thanks airline for help during son's illness

By 980 CJME January 19, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:43am

A Moose Jaw mother is saying thanks after an airline helped her be with her newborn son at a children's hospital in Edmonton.

Katie Fehr's son Jaxson was born last...

MP Andrew Scheer at luncheon in Regina on June 28, 2016.

Sask. MP Andrew Scheer ready for political battle with Kevin O'Leary

By Sarah Mills January 19, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 9:53am

Andrew Scheer is ready to go up against Kevin O'Leary.

The reality TV star and Canadian businessman entered the Conservative leadership race Wednesday.

Scheer, a...

Jamie Nye: Winnipeg is betting on another QB

By Jamie Nye January 19, 2017 - 5:46am Updated: January 19, 2017 - 5:46am

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are investing big money in Matt Nichols... and I think back to when they paid up big dollars to Drew Willy and think "I guess they haven't learned a...

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