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During the meeting Dec.12, 2016 city council approved changes to the panhandling bylaw.

Changes to panhandling bylaw approved in Saskatoon

By Erin McNutt December 12, 2016 - 8:22pm Updated: December 12, 2016 - 8:45pm

After two hours of discussion, Monday Saskatoon City Council decided to move forward with changes to panhandling regulations.

In a 6-5 vote, they passed a recommendation...

As job action continues there's more changes to transit routes Dec. 10, 2016.

Saskatoon Transit route changes Saturday

By 650 CKOM December 10, 2016 - 9:15am Updated: December 10, 2016 - 9:30am

There's still a few days before Saskatoon Transit workers vote on a tentative deal. It means job action is still underway and affecting routes.

Here are the...

University of Saskatchewan Athletic Director Basil Hughton Will retire at the end of June, 2017.

U of S athletic director Basil Hughton announces retirement

By Ryan Brandt December 5, 2016 - 5:48pm Updated: December 5, 2016 - 6:00pm

After nine years as the University of Saskatchewan's athletic director, Basil Hughton is retiring.

"I will miss it a great deal, no question," said a choked up Hughton,...

Saskatoon police looking for two men after a robbery at a Mac's in the Confederation Park neighbourhood Dec. 2, 2016.

Gunpoint robbery has Saskatoon police looking for two men

By 650 CKOM December 3, 2016 - 6:33am Updated: December 3, 2016 - 6:45am

No injuries in a gunpoint robbery in the Confederation Park neighbourhood late Friday night.

Around 11:45 p.m. two men went into the Mac's Convenience store on...

High school students wait for a city bus in Saskatoon before changes go into effect.

Transit dispute leads to cancellation of school routes

By JT Marshall November 21, 2016 - 8:52pm Updated: November 21, 2016 - 9:00pm

Several special buses routes have been cut due to the transit dispute.

"The intent of this is to make all the other transit routes more predictable with no disruptions...

More transit disruptions Nov. 20, 2016 as job action continues in Saskatoon.

Job action brings more changes to Saskatoon Transit routes

By 650 CKOM November 20, 2016 - 7:38am Updated: November 20, 2016 - 7:45am

If you're taking Saskatoon City Transit Sunday there are a few changes and cancellations to keep in mind.

It's part of ongoing job action between transit workers and the...

One man suffered minor injuries after a hit and run downtown on Nov. 19, 2016.

Saskatoon police looking for one man after downtown hit and run

By 650 CKOM November 20, 2016 - 5:57am Updated: November 20, 2016 - 6:00am

A man on a motorized scooter was hurt after a hit and run around 5:25 p.m. Saturday.

Police say a black vehicle, possibly a newer model Buick, turned onto 3rd Avenue...

A high of 19.5 C on Sunday, Nov. 6 broke temperature records for the second straight day in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon sets 2 temperature records

By 650 CKOM November 6, 2016 - 2:57pm Updated: November 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

A warm weekend shattered temperature records in Saskatoon. 

Environment Canada's recorded high for Sunday, Nov. 6 hit 19.5°C, which breaks the record of 17°C set in 2009...

A collision between a woman and a car near 33rd Street and Idylwyld Drive Nov. 5, 2016, forced the intersection to close for a few hours while police investigated.

Pedestrian charged after collision with car in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM November 6, 2016 - 5:43am Updated: November 6, 2016 - 5:45am

Traffic was impacted for about two hours Sunday afternoon after a woman walking on the road hit a car.

Police closed all westbound traffic on 33rd Street between...

A planned power outage in Lawson Heights Nov. 5, 2016.

Planned outage in Lawson Heights

By 650 CKOM November 5, 2016 - 1:14pm Updated: November 5, 2016 - 1:15pm

System maintenance means an area in Lawson Heights won't have power for a few hours Sunday morning.   It's effecting customers west of Primrose Drive between Lenore Drive and...

Jean-Aimé Bigirimana (back row centre) with supporters at Ground Yoga in Saskatoon.

Man riding fixed gear bike across Canada in a world record attempt stops in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall November 5, 2016 - 11:43am Updated: November 5, 2016 - 11:45am

A man who came to Saskatoon 12 years ago as a Rwandan refugee with his family is biking across Canada for some glory.

"It hasn't been easy," said 37-year-old Jean-Aimé...

A 25-year-old man is in custody after police responded to a break in in Forest Grove Nov. 5, 2016.

Air support and K9 unit track down break in suspect in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM November 5, 2016 - 10:10am Updated: November 5, 2016 - 10:15am

Police have a 25-year-old man in custody after a break and enter in the Forest Grove neighbourhood Saturday morning.

They were called around 2:45 a.m. to a residence on...