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Moms 4 Refugees has started a fundraising campaign to sponsor siblings Wafic and Heba, left, and reunite them with their family in Saskatoon, right.

Community group trying to reunite Syrian family in Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 16, 2017 - 4:43pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 4:45pm

Imagine escaping war for safety, then having your family scattered around the world.

That's the reality Syrian refugee Doha Kharsa lives with every day.

"We feel...

Student Fariha Hashim attends the youth leadership summit at TCU Place on Feb. 16, 2017.

Students share experiences of racism, bullying at youth conference

By JT Marshall February 16, 2017 - 4:20pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

When Fariha Hashim was 14 years old, she had an experience with a classmate that kept her from school for two days.

"One of the high school girls literally shook me and...

Vince Young's agent is in talks with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Riders in talks with former NFL QB Vince Young, agent says

By Arielle Zerr February 16, 2017 - 2:53pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 2:53pm

The Roughriders quarterback situation just got a lot more interesting.

Rumours had been swirling around former NFL quarterback Vince Young for weeks, after 3 Down Nation...

RCMP have charged three men with possession of fentantyl after executing two search warrants in the Stoughton, Sask., area on Feb. 15, 2017.

3 men face charges involving fentanyl after RCMP search small town Sask. homes

By 980 CJME February 16, 2017 - 1:55pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:55pm

Three men were arrested and charged after RCMP executed two search warrants in the Stoughton, Sask., area.

RCMP searched a home in the small town, located 60 kilometres...

Scott Moe, minister responsible for the Water Security Agency, announces a new agricultural drainage agreement on Feb. 16,  2017.

Agricultural drainage plan in southeast Sask. aims to better control water flow

By Kevin Martel February 16, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:39pm

Dozens of farmers and the Water Security Agency (WSA) have come together under a new plan to help control agricultural drainage in southeast Saskatchewan.

The Dry Lake...

Wray Morrison: Argos owners to blame for team's free agency woes

By Wray Morrison February 16, 2017 - 12:32pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 12:45pm

As expected, dysfunction within the Toronto Argos organization has carried into free agency.   Some of the Canadian Football League's most talented players are available for...

A fake OxyContin pill containing fentanyl.

18-year-old accused of peddling fentanyl in Saskatoon parking lot

By 650 CKOM February 16, 2017 - 11:58am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

Saskatoon police have charged an 18-year-old woman with trafficking fentanyl, a deadly opiate that has caused hundreds of fatal overdoses across Canada.

Officers...

Mitchell Gale was released by the Roughriders at the end of January 2017.

Former Roughrider QB Mitchell Gale signs with Stampeders

By Arielle Zerr February 16, 2017 - 11:52am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 11:52am

He had three starts in the green and white and was at the helm for their first win of the season, but now Mitchell Gale is taking his talents to Calgary.

Gale was...

Mayor Fraser Tolmie believes Moose Jaw is a great place to locate the new provincial health authority.

Moose Jaw mayor to lobby province to be new health authority location

By Discover Moose Jaw February 16, 2017 - 11:19am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 11:30am

It's a lofty goal that some might shrug off as “pie in the sky” thinking, but Mayor Fraser Tolmie is ready to start campaigning.

Tolmie has been asked by the local...

According to the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership, the province exports goods like grain, durum and wheat to Europe – its fourth biggest market behind the United States, China and India.

Sask. exporters say province stands to benefit from new trade deal with EU

By 980 CJME February 16, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 10:40am

The new trade deal between the European Union and Canada is being given a top grade by the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP).

“Any free trade deal is a...

The NDP blame fiscal mismanagement by the provincial government for the $1.2 billion deficit.

'It won’t change anything:' Sask. unions and NDP oppose forced unpaid days off

By Sarah Mills February 16, 2017 - 7:07am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 7:07am

If ever it need a rallying cry, Saskatchewan's biggest union now has one.

The Saskatchewan Government Employee Union (SGEU) will fight what it calls the latest attack on...

Riley Sutter scored the shootout winner on Brock Hamm in a 2-1 win for Everett over Saskatoon.

Blades close out homestand with shootout loss to Everett

By Ryan Brandt February 15, 2017 - 11:20pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:30pm

The glass is half full for the Saskatoon Blades, who earn a point in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Everett Silvertips on Wednesday night.

That closes out a 14 game stretch...

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