Provincial News

20-year-old Austin Severight has been charged with attempted murder in the May, 15 2017  stabbing of a 22-year-old man on the Yellow Quill First Nation.

Warrant issued for attempted murder suspect

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 8:44am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 8:45am

RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for a man facing charges stemming from a stabbing on the Yellow Quill First Nation.   Police were dispatched Monday evening to the community...

Saskatchewan's provincial parks opened for camping season on May 18, 2017.

Sask. provincial parks open for 2017

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 7:30am

Saskatchewan's provincial parks are officially open for camping season.   As in past years, an alcohol ban will be in place for the May long weekend, going into effect for 2017...

Regina residents are being urged to protect their plants as the temperature could reach below zero on May 17, 2017.

Protect the plants: Sask. could see frosty night

By Britton Gray May 17, 2017 - 7:30pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 7:30pm

In Saskatchewan, it's not easy to predict when frost will make a return and based on the forecast it could be a gamble for some gardeners Wednesday night.


The nameplate at Saskatoon's fastball field will be switched out to honour longtime player and coach Joe Gallagher, who died in March 2016.

Softball field named in honour of longtime player, coach

By JT Marshall May 17, 2017 - 4:43pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

A Saskatoon softball legend is being honoured Wednesday night in front of family, friends and the local softball community.   Gordon Howe Fastball Field is being renamed Joe...

Danille Kerpan's photo will be featured on Westcan semi trucks as part of a MADD Canada campaign to encourage people to report drunk drivers.

Kenaston drunk driving victim honoured in awareness campaign

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 17, 2017 - 3:16pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 3:30pm

A Kenaston woman killed by a drunk driver more than two years ago is being honoured by a campaign aimed at stopping others from facing the same fate.   The picture of Danille...

Surveillance camera footage from the credit union in Glentworth, Sask., shows a suspect in an armed robbery on May 17, 2017.

Small town credit union hit in armed robbery

By 980 CJME May 17, 2017 - 2:27pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 2:27pm

Ponteix RCMP were on scene at the credit union in Glentworth on Wednesday following an armed robbery.

They were called there around 9:45 Wednesday morning.


The Government of Saskatchewan is delaying a move to apply PST to insurance premiums by one month. Premiums will start being taxed effective Aug. 1, 2017.

New deadline for PST on Sask. insurance premiums

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 2:05pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

The Government of Saskatchewan is giving people a little more time before provincial sales tax is (PST) is applied to insurance premiums.   The move to tax premiums was...

Premier Brad Wall spoke to reporters about the spring session wrapping up on May 17, 2017.

All about the budget: Wall reflects on challenging session

By Lauren Golosky May 17, 2017 - 1:46pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 1:46pm

Premier Brad Wall will be the first to tell you: the spring session at the legislature was all about the budget.

The Wall government has taken heat since the budget came...

Saskatoon police are asking for help finding a pair of teens alleged to have robbed a convenience store on Tuesday night.

Saskatoon police seek sword-wielding suspect

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 1:04pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 1:15pm

Saskatoon police are looking for two youths suspected of robbing a convenience store.   Police were called to the Mac's store at 430 Russell Road around 11 p.m. Tuesday...

Wray Morrison: What did the "Brady Bunch" know?

By Wray Morrison May 17, 2017 - 11:44am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 11:45am

Gisele Bundchen, her husband Tom Brady, the New England Patriots and for that matter the National Football League may be in damage-control mode.   On Wednesday morning,...

The Government of Saskatchewan is appealing a court ruling that would potentially bar as many as 10,000 non-Catholic students from receiving provincial funding to attend seperate schools.

Province announces appeal of Catholic schools ruling

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 10:44am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 10:45am

The Government of Saskatchewan is going to appeal a recent court decision barring non-Catholics from being funded to attend the province's separate schools.


Saskatoon police reported that this four-vehicle crash happened on the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North around 8:30 a.m. on May 17, 2017.

Police respond to crash involving city bus

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 10:06am

Saskatoon police were called to a multi-vehicle crash just north of downtown on Wednesday morning.

Officers arrived at the scene on the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North...