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Saskatoon Blades veterans Bryton Sayers (far right) and Jesse Shynkaruk were live in studio for Hockey Talk Saskatchewan on Sunday, Jan .15, 2017.

‘I look like a little kid:’ Blades veterans talk early days, last chances in WHL

By Ryan Brandt January 16, 2017 - 12:44pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 12:45pm

They are just 20 years old – but in junior hockey terms, they are grizzled veterans.

Saskatoon Blades forward Jesse Shynkaruk and defenseman Bryton Sayers will finish...

Originally set to open in May, the Remai Modern Art Gallery is now looking at an opening date in October or November after construction delays announced Jan. 16, 2017.

Remai Modern opening pushed back again as board set to meet with council

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 16, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:45am

Construction delays are pushing back the opening of the Remai Modern Art Gallery again.   In a letter to council ahead of a Monday committee meeting, Remai board chair Alain...

Wray Morrison: The Great Hayley Wickenheiser

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 11:05am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:15am

What is it that makes Hayley Wickenheiser great? Her many fans would have many different answers to that question.

There are championships that point to her greatness....

Daniel Forest has been charged with 2nd-degree murder in the Jan. 11 death of a 45-year-old man in Saskatoon.

Man charged with murder after turning himself in to Saskatoon police

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 9:10am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:23am

A 27-year-old man wanted by Saskatoon police for questioning in an alleged murder has been charged.   Officers are investigating the death of 45-year-old Rodney Wailing, who...

Coronach/Bengough RCMP said one or multiple suspects broke a window and entered a business on the 100 block of Ogema's Railway Avenue on Jan.14, 2017.

RCMP investigate break and enter at business in Ogema, Sask.

By 980 CJME January 16, 2017 - 8:18am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 8:18am

RCMP are investigating a break-and-enter into a business in the town of Ogema, Sask.   Coronach/Bengough RCMP said one or multiple suspects broke a window and entered a...

A recent Mainstreet poll showed Mayor Michael Fougere with a 55 per cent approval rating.

Saskatoon's mayor beats out Regina's in latest approval ratings poll

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 8:04am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:56am

The mayors of Saskatchewan's two largest cities seem to have secured the goodwill of their respective populations - for now, at least.   A Mainstreet poll released Monday shows...

Jamie Nye: From one era to another for the Roughriders

By Jamie Nye January 16, 2017 - 6:48am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:48am

Friday will be a day in Rider history that will mark a turn in the franchise.

Because Darian Durant was the franchise.

It's now the fear of the unknown....

A major water main break left icy sidewalks along Duchess Street between 3rd and 4th avenues on Jan. 16, 2017.

City crews deal with major water main break

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 6:38am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:45am

A water main break over the weekend caused traffic problems on part of Duchess Street Monday morning.

Crews responded around 9 p.m. Sunday to what was called a "...

Darrell Davis: Paying for Franklin

By Darrell Davis January 16, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:30am

The shock has worn off. Saskatchewan Roughriders fans are no longer steaming with rage.

Beloved quarterback Darian Durant is a Montreal Alouette. A pending free agent,...

Jaden and Kessandra Werner test out the 'Toon Town' exhibit at North Park Wilson School on Jan. 13, 2017.

Kids testing out new museum exhibits in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall January 15, 2017 - 12:37pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:45pm

The new PotashCorp children's museum is coming to Saskatoon by 2018.

It will be moving to the Mendel building when the art gallery moves to the Remai Modern.


An assault at an Avenue D apartment left two men seriously injured and charges pending for a third.

Assault with a baseball bat leaves two men with serious injuries

By 650 CKOM January 15, 2017 - 6:56am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 7:00am

Charges are pending for one man after a fight at an apartment in the 1800 block of Avenue D North.   Around 3 p.m. Saturday an argument between a group of men turned violent...

Shaniel Littlewolfe, 14, left an escorted outing in North Battleford Jan. 8, 2017 because of her age RCMP are concerned for her well-being.

RCMP looking for missing 14-year-old girl

By 650 CKOM January 15, 2017 - 5:33am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:55am

14-year-old Shaniel Littlewolfe was reported to have been found safe on Sunday evening and was returned to her caregiver.k.