Provincial News

Logan Flodell made 28 saves in the Saskatoon Blades 3-2 loss to Kootenay.

Blades open tough road trip with an OT loss

By Ryan Brandt February 17, 2017 - 10:43pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:45pm

A three-game in three-night road trip for the Saskatoon Blades began with a 3-2 overtime loss to Kootenay on Friday.

Markson Bechtold scored the opening goal just 15...

Saskatoon crews were out filling a utility cut on 8th st and Eastlake ave on Feb. 17, 2017.

Potholes a plenty on Saskatoon, Regina streets

By JT Marshall February 17, 2017 - 7:06pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 7:15pm

Warm temperatures mean lots of unwanted potholes on streets in Saskatoon and Regina.

Big potholes are located on 8th Street and Preston Avenue, the Circle Drive merger...

Maple Creek, Sask. is known as Saskatchewan's hot spot due to warm air carried from the southern U.S.

Tropical paradise: Winter life in Saskatchewan's warmest town

By Britton Gray February 17, 2017 - 4:43pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 4:43pm

Many would think golfing in the winter is impossible in Saskatchewan. But those people have never visited Maple Creek.   A small town located about 130 kilometres west of Swift...

A spokesperson for OpenMedia says regional carriers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba have helped keep prices in those provinces lower than elsewhere in Canada.

Sask. cell bills so low they fuel black market in rest of Canada: advocate

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 2:52pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 3:00pm

An advocacy group for affordable cell and internet services is warning Saskatchewan customers about the risks of a potential SaskTel Sale.

The caution comes after Bell...

RCMP reported Friday that Rebecca Mikolash had been found. She had been the subject of a Canada-wide arrest warrant after she allegedly failed to deliver her 18-month-old daughter for a scheduled visit with the child's father.

RCMP report Manitoba mom, child found safe in wake of national arrest warrant

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 1:30pm

A Manitoba mother who was the subject of a Canada-wide arrest warrant has been found.

RCMP issued the warrant after Rebecca Mikolash, 36, allegedly failed to to bring...

Wray Morrison: We've seen this before

By Wray Morrison February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 12:30pm

As soon as word broke that Vince Young's representatives were talking with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the province got very excited.   Can you imagine a third-overall NFL...

Saskatoon's Thomas Hasal is one of two goalkeepers named to Canada Soccer's roster for the CONCACAF U-20 championship tournament being held in Costa Rica from Feb. 17 to Mar. 5.

'It's up to us:' Saskatoon's Thomas Hasal joins Canada's national Under-20 team

By Ryan Brandt February 17, 2017 - 11:38am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 11:45am

From Saskatoon, to Vancouver,  to Costa Rica.

That is the last 12 months in the life of Thomas Hasal. The Saskatoon product is one of two goalkeepers for Canada's Under-...

People enjoy a skate on the Meewasin rink next to the Delta Bessborough in Saskatoon.

What's open and closed on Family Day in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 11:27am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 11:30am

Looking for something fun this Family Day long weekend?

While a number of Saskatoon city services will be impacted Monday, some indoor arenas are offering free skating...

The province is advising people to check the thickness of the ice before heading out to participate in its free fishing weekend.

Province warns of ice safety on warm free fishing weekend in Sask.

By 980 CJME February 17, 2017 - 10:03am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:03am

It might be the perfect weekend to go ice fishing in Saskatchewan: it’s the Family Day long weekend, the weather is warm and — perhaps the best part — it’s free.


One of several models of Britax stroller affected by a Canada-wide recall over issues with its mounting system.

Britax baby strollers recalled after children hurt

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 9:10am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 9:15am

Health Canada has issued an advisory about a recall affecting certain models of Britax baby strollers sold in Canada between May 1, 2011 and Feb. 15, 2017.   All Britax B-...

Mild Sask. weather has some already looking ahead to camping season

By Chris Carr February 17, 2017 - 8:14am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 8:15am

Weather records are falling as temperatures rise in Saskatchewan. 

Spring fever is setting in for many, especially those attending the annual RV and Leisure show at...

Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery of a business on Northumberland Avenue on Thursday.

Masked suspect robs Saskatoon business

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 7:16am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:05am

A lone suspect robbed a business in the city's Massey Place neighbourhood, according to Saskatoon police.

Police reported that a man brandishing a handgun walked into...