Provincial News

Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir (right) wants to see a fair share of transit funding, higher federal health transfers and extended employment insurance in Regina in the federal budget released on March 22, 2017.

With federal budget looming, Regina MP seeks measures for Saskatchewan

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:09pm

With Ottawa set to deliver their budget Wednesday, a Regina MP is making it known what he would like to see for Saskatchewan.

The NDP's Erin Weir, the Regina-Lewvan MP,...

RCMP believe Garry Roy Westhaver, 63, could be in Saskatoon. He was last seen in Flin Flon, Man. on March 20, 2017.

RCMP call for help locating missing Manitoba man

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 7:50pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

RCMP in Flin Flon, Manitoba are asking for help to find Garry Roy Westhaver.

The 63-year-old man was last seen at his home in Flin Flon around 9 a.m. Monday.


More than a dozen marked and unmarked police cruisers block 33rd Street from Avenue C to Idylwyld Drive on March 21, 2017.

Officer injured while trying to stop stolen vehicle: Saskatoon police

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 5:40pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 6:17pm

Saskatoon police are searching for a suspect after an officer was injured while investing a stolen vehicle downtown.

Police got a call around 3:55 p.m. Tuesday of a...

The small business deduction and lifetime capital gains exemption could be changed in the 2017 federal budget.

Small businesses to keep close eye on federal budget

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 5:26pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:26pm

With Ottawa delivering their budget Wednesday, there are a few issues that cause concern for the country's small business community.

While nothing official has been...

Once the weather warms, city crews in Saskatoon will begin to use a "hot mix" to permanently repair potholes.

Potholes keep Sask. tire shops, city crews busy

By Chris Vandenbreekel March 21, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:45pm

Spring in Saskatchewan means bent wheels, separated tires and air bulges for many drivers across the province.

The annual thaw brings with it potholes – a nemesis for...

A RCMP pursuit saw a car get forced off the road on March 21, 2017.

Police make arrest after forcing car off road

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 4:24pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:24pm

One person was taken into custody after police had to force a car off the road east of Regina.

Around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Fillmore RCMP members, who were responding to a...

Kay Braget's body was found March 18, 2017 by Saskatoon police after a group of quad riders spotted her vehicle northeast of Saskatoon. She was 89 years old.

Saskatoon tragedy sparks conversation on senior safety

By Chris Carr March 21, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:15pm

A Saskatoon missing person's case that ended in heartbreak over the weekend has family members talking about ways future tragedies can be prevented.

On Thursday, 89-year...

Saskatoon police say a man exposed himself to two girls from a van on Avenue W on March 18, 2017.

Saskatoon police seek man wanted for indecent exposure to minors

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 3:59pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 4:15pm

Saskatoon police are asking for help locating a man who allegedly exposed himself to two girls Saturday night.   According to police the girls were near a business on the 500...

Const. Linday Lavallee speaks at the Saskatoon Police Service's Diversity Breakfast at TCU Place on March 21, 2017.

Openly gay officer shares experience with Saskatoon police

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 3:20pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

Hundreds of people packed TCU place Tuesday morning for the Saskatoon Police Service's Diversity Breakfast.

Around 200 people attended the event to mark International...

A 25-year-old man faces several charges after fleeing police in a stolen truck on March 21, 2017.

Police dog catches suspect after chase through Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 2:57pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

A Saskatoon police canine "got his man" in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a driver attempted to evade officers.

Police said they tried to stop a stolen truck...

Saskatoon Blades defenceman Libor Hjek inked a three-year entry-level deal with the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.

Blades' Hájek signs with Tampa Bay Lightning

By Ryan Brandt March 21, 2017 - 1:42pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

Saskatoon Blades defenceman Libor Hájek is taking his next step to the pros by signing a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning.


Leslie Black faces being labelled a dangerous offender for a 2014 attack that left a woman with damaged eyesight and amputated legs. The designation, reserved for violent criminals deemed a high risk to re-offend, carries the possiblity of an indefinite prison term.

'I still can’t forgive myself:' Man who viciously attacked homeless woman apologizes

By Taylor Macpherson March 21, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

The evidence phase of Leslie Ivan Black’s dangerous offender hearing concluded Tuesday with Black speaking in his own defence.

Black pleaded guilty to a charge of...