Provincial News

Wray Morrison: Caging the Penguins

By Wray Morrison May 19, 2017 - 9:56am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 10:00am

The defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins have looked dysfunctional in the eastern conference final against the Ottawa Senators.

In a tight-checking second...

Pike Lake provincial park expecting a busy long weekend as people head outdoors for the unofficial kickoff to summer

May long weekend campers roll into provincial parks

By CKOM News May 19, 2017 - 7:43am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 9:36am

The May long weekend – or commonly known as the unofficial kickoff to summer – has arrived in Saskatchewan.

Most provincial and regional parks opened their gates on...

Police across Saskatchewan will be out looking for impaired drivers from May 19-22, 2017.

Police crack down on impaired driving during long weekend

By 980 CJME May 19, 2017 - 6:43am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 6:43am

The May long weekend in Saskatchewan is a notoriously bad one on the road when it comes to drunk driving-related crashes.

That's why police across the province will be...

Bernie is one of five kittens that were thrown in the air and lit on fire by a group of individuals in Prince Albert last week.

Kittens thrown, 'lit on fire' in Prince Albert: SPCA

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 4:27pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

The Prince Albert SPCA is investigating allegations of animal cruelty involving five one-week-old kittens last week.

A post on the organization's Facebook page Thursday...

Saskatoon police say two women aged 26 and 31 face multiple charges after stealing a taxi after threatening a cab driver with a knife on May 18, 2017.

Saskatoon taxi driver carjacked at knife-point

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 3:55pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 4:00pm

A Saskatoon taxi driver is unharmed after two women allegedly pulled a knife before stealing the cab Thursday morning.

Police said the women entered the taxi at the...

Donald “Donny” Sayers, a  55-year-old long-haul truck drver from Warman, was last seen near Swan Hills, Alta. on on May 22, 2016.

Alta. RCMP searching for Warman man missing nearly a year

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 3:15pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

Alberta RCMP continue to search for a long-haul truck driver nearly a year after the Warman man disappeared.

Donald “Donny” Sayers, 55, was last seen near Swan Hills,...

Ryan Meili (left) smiles alongside NDP interim leader Trent Wotherspoon after winning the Saskatoon-Meewasin byelection on March 2, 2017.

Saskatoon MLA Ryan Meili enters Sask. NDP leadership race

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 12:27pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 3:38pm

Saskatoon-Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili is throwing his hat in the ring for the provincial NDP leadership race.

Meili announced his decision to run in a Facebook post Thursday...

Todd MacKay is the prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Carbon tax to make everything cost more: taxpayer federation

By Lauren Golosky May 18, 2017 - 12:14pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:14pm

Just as the federal government laid out how it’d impose a carbon tax on the provinces, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) sounded the alarm on the impact of a carbon tax...

Doug Porteous was named the interim CEO for the Meewasin Valley Authority on May 18, 2017.

Doug Porteous named Meewasin Valley Authority interim CEO

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 12:08pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:30pm

The Meewasin Valley Authority has announced a new interim CEO.

Doug Porteous was named to the position Thursday, after working as the MVA community development manager...

Alexa Emerson, a.k.a. Amanda Totchek, now faces charges related to bomb threats at Hague School and Warman High School.

More charges faced, another lawyer needed for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:00pm

The woman suspected of sending white powder packages and bomb threats around Saskatoon is now facing charges related to two bomb scares just outside the city.


Marcia Lynn Whitstone, 39, and William Malcolm Allen, 42, both from Maidstone, are wanted for breaching court orders.

Maidstone man, woman wanted by RCMP

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 11:14am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 11:15am

RCMP are asking for help to find two wanted people believed to in the Maidstone area.

Marcia Lynn Whitstone, 39, and William Malcolm Allen, 42, both from Maidstone, are...

Wray Morrison: Stay classy Toronto

By Wray Morrison May 18, 2017 - 9:54am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 10:00am

The Toronto Blue Jays are among baseball's leaders when it comes to managerial ejections and bench clearing incidents.

Last night in the seventh inning of an interleague...