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Brayden Halkett was last seen between Warman and Martensville around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2017.

Warman teenager found safe

By 650 CKOM February 15, 2017 - 5:49pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 10:34pm

Police say 15-year-old Brayden Halkett has been found safe after going missing on Valentine's Day.

Warman RCMP put out a call for the public's help after Halkett was...

Jason Leuschen, raised on a farm near Bruno, is one of 72 finalists to be an astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency.

Sask. pilot shares motivation behind bid to become Canada's next astronaut

By 650 CKOM February 15, 2017 - 5:33pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 5:45pm

Jason Leuschen’s passion for space first launched with a trip to the science fair.

“It was kind of nerd nirvana,” he recalled in an interview from Ottawa Tuesday. 

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95 per cent of the crude oil dumped near the Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Plant on Feb.14, 2017 has been cleaned up.

Officials say transport truck illegally dumped oil near Lloydminster water treatment plant

By 650 CKOM February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 5:30pm

Authorities are searching for the driver of a transport truck that illegally dumped over 12 barrels-worth of oil north of Lloydminster.

City officials said nearly 2,000...

Estevan police have suggested taking away vehicles permanently from repeat drunk drivers, but a Saskatoon lawyer warns the punishment could be uneven.

Saskatoon defence lawyer warns of 'unfair' punishment over Estevan drunk driving vehicle seizures idea

By Chris Carr February 15, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

A suggestion by Estevan police that repeat drunk drivers should have their vehicles permanently seized has people talking about the consequences of getting behind the wheel...

RCMP arrested 64-year-old Clarence Papequash for drugs and weapons charges after executing a warrant at a home on the Key First Nation on Feb. 14, 2017.

Former First Nation chief charged with drug trafficking

By 980 CJME February 15, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

The former chief of Key First Nation, Sask. has been charged with drug trafficking.

The arrest happened Tuesday around 5 a.m. when a warrant was executed at a home on...

Wray Morrison: Keeping up with Jones

By Wray Morrison February 15, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:45am

Chris Jones has one year under his belt as a General Manager in the Canadian Football League. It's too early to know if he can succeed in that position.

The Riders were...

RCMP leave a residence in Stoughton after executing a search warrant.

3 men arrested after RCMP search homes in Stoughton

By 980 CJME February 15, 2017 - 9:06am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 6:06pm

Three men have been arrested after an incident in Stoughton Wednesday morning.

Sask. RCMP executed a search warrant on a home on the 300 block of Forget Street in the...

Veteran centre Markson Bechtold makes his return after missing the last 18 games with a back injury.

Bechtold returns, Blades go for 4th straight against Everett

By Ryan Brandt February 15, 2017 - 7:37am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 7:45am

Slowly but surely, the Saskatoon Blades are getting some relief from injuries that have piled up of late. The wins have been piling up, too.

The Blades enter Wednesday...

The province is looking at ideas like wage rollbacks, job cuts, tax increases and forced unpaid days off as it grapples with a $1.2 billion deficit.

Sask. government looking at days off without pay for public sector

By Sarah Mills February 15, 2017 - 6:26am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 4:52pm

Unpaid days off for the public sector is being considered as the provincial government wrestles with a $1.2-billion deficit.

It's estimated if every public sector...

A crew is working to clean up oil dumped near the Lloydminster Wastewater Treatment Plant Feb.14, 2017.

Oil spill in Lloydminster has crews working near wastewater treatment plant

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 6:38pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 9:11pm

Investigators are on the scene of an oil spill northeast of Lloydminster.

According to city officials, the spill was first reported around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near the...

Regina Lawyer Tony Merchant says the ruling in Ontario will affect similar lawsuits across the country

Sask. watching as Ontario judge sides with '60s scoop survivors

By 980 CJME February 14, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 6:08pm

An Ontario judge presiding over a class-action lawsuit is now considering payments for indigenous people placed in non-aboriginal homes.

Starting in the 1960s until 1984...

Saskatoon police said a 25-year-old woman was ticketed for running a red light at 23rd Street and 1st Avenue North on Feb. 14, 2017.

Driver involved in downtown crash fined for running red light

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

A collision that slowed downtown traffic during the drive home Tuesday has led to a fine for one driver.

Saskatoon police said a 25-year-old woman was ticketed...

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