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RCMP say a man has drowned after trying to swim across a slough during a chase Nov. 7, 2016.

Man drowns after running from RCMP in Macklin

By 980 CJME November 9, 2016 - 12:10am Updated: November 9, 2016 - 12:30am

A drowning is being investigated in west-central Saskatchewan.   It happened Monday afternoon near the community of Macklin - by the Alberta border - west of Unity.   RCMP say...

 U of R prof Dr. Alec Couros, a specialist in media, believes media attention around the northern suicides might cause others to kill themselves in copycat incidents.

U of R prof concerned with northern suicide media attention

By JT Marshall November 2, 2016 - 7:05pm Updated: November 3, 2016 - 6:29am

The tragic suicides of six girls, 14 and younger, in northern Saskatchewan has received a fair amount of media attention – something that worries a University of Regina...

Corey O'Soup (right), the Sask. advocate for children and youth is planning to visit northern communities dealing with youth suicides.

New children's advocate's first day comes amid youth suicide crisis

By Bryn Levy November 1, 2016 - 6:41pm Updated: November 1, 2016 - 6:45pm

Saskatchewan's new advocate for children and youth is heading north as soon as possible.   Tuesday marked Corey O'Soup's first day in the role, after taking over from the...

Paramedics responded to an ATV rollover Oct. 22, 2016. One man was killed, another man was injured.

Man killed in ATV rollover near Dundurn

By 650 CKOM October 23, 2016 - 9:27am Updated: October 23, 2016 - 9:30am

An ATV rollover near Dundurn Saturday night has left a 32-year-old man dead.   M.D Ambulance Paramedics responded around 7:30 p.m. and pronounced him dead at the scene.   A 30-...

All four lanes of the Diefenbaker Bridge were open as on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016.

All lanes on Diefenbaker Bridge in P.A. open

By paNOW staff October 2, 2016 - 11:52am Updated: October 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

After months of sitting in traffic on both sides of the bridge due to ongoing construction, drivers crossing in and out of Prince Albert will see a sight for sore eyes. 

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Lethbridge Alta. police recover $160,000 in drugs and property, some of it stolen from Sask.

Stolen drugs and property from Sask. found in Alta. bust

By 650 CKOM September 18, 2016 - 8:23am Updated: September 18, 2016 - 12:21pm

Drugs stolen from a Saskatchewan pharmacy have turned up in a major bust in Alberta.   Lethbridge police recovered $100,000 in prescription drugs including fentanyl and...

Three hikers found safe and sound after not returning from a hike in P.A. National Park.

Missing trio found after 2 days in P.A. National Park

By Spencer Sterritt September 18, 2016 - 5:55am Updated: September 18, 2016 - 9:19am

What was meant to be an afternoon on a hiking trail turned into two days wandering the wilds of Prince Albert National Park.

Three adults set off on the unmarked Freight...

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hits near Yorkton, SK Sept. 5, 2016.

Earthquake hits southeast Sask., cuts power to mine

By Erin McNutt, Lisa Schick September 5, 2016 - 7:42am Updated: September 5, 2016 - 6:06pm
Some people were shaken awake and some miners stuck underground in southeast Saskatchewan Monday morning when a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit.   Earthquakes Canada said it happened...
A worked was injured in an incident underground at the Agrium potash mine near Vanscoy Aug. 21, 2016.

Another worker injured at Agrium potash mine near Vanscoy

By Erin McNutt August 22, 2016 - 8:14pm Updated: August 22, 2016 - 8:15pm

For the second time this month, an incident underground has injured a worker at the Agrium potash mine.   Darrin Kruger, the president of United Steelworkers Union Local 7552, ...

RCMP investigate after a man is run over in Creighton Aug. 19, 2016

Man dies after being run over in Creighton, Sask.

By 650 CKOM August 20, 2016 - 8:47am Updated: August 21, 2016 - 9:33am

RCMP responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Creighton Avenue in Creighton, SK late Friday night.

According to police, at 10:25 p.m. vehicle traveling on...

Celina Danis (top) with partner Chad Wiklun (centre) and their two daughters.

Widow of injured worker picking up the pieces for daughters after their dad's death

By Erin McNutt August 15, 2016 - 7:32pm Updated: August 17, 2016 - 8:29am

Celina Danis is going through something only very few people can understand. Her partner, Chad Wiklun, died after being injured on the job.

On Aug. 8, Wiklun was pinned...

Judge rules for Saskatchewan government over Saskatoon Tribal Council in care dispute

By The Canadian Press July 2, 2016 - 6:28pm Updated: July 2, 2016 - 6:28pm

REGINA — A struggle for power between the Saskatchewan government and the Saskatoon Tribal Council over who has responsibility for children in care was at least temporarily...

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