Saskatoon News

Homeowners in Saskatoon will only face an average increase of about $35 after property value reassessments shifted the tax burden towards businesses.

Saskatoon residential property tax increase cut in half

By Chris Vandenbreekel March 27, 2017 - 6:43pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 6:45pm

Saskatoon homeowners will have to recalculate their taxes again, but this time it'll save them a few dollars.

Property value reassessments - and a shift in the business...

20-year-old Zach Hurd was excited to hit the driving range for the first time of the season at Silverwood Golf Course on Mar. 25, 2017.

Signs of spring: driving range opens in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall March 25, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 4:45pm

There were few complaints at a Saskatoon driving range, as golfers were able to get a few early swings in on Saturday.

Silverwood's Driving Range opened up for the first...

Hundreds of garden enthusiasts are flocking to the 28th annual garden show looking for new garden trends.

Prairieland Park hosts 28th annual Gardenscape

By JT Marshall March 25, 2017 - 12:09pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 12:15pm

Rows of bright red, blue, and pink flowers fill the halls of Praireland Park this weekend for 2017 Gardenscape.

The 28th annual event, featuring more 100 exhibitors,...

In 2016, the Canadian Cancer Society helped 300 people take the bus roundtrip from their communities to Saskatoon for treatment.

Cancer patients travelling for treatment concerned by STC closure

By JT Marshall March 24, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

The closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) may impact cancer patients who travel for treatment.

The province announced Wednesday it was scrapping the...

Bus service was moving again Thursday at STC bus depot's after routes were closed on March 22, 2017 to let employees know the company was shutting down.

Rural seniors hit hard by STC shutdown

By JT Marshall March 23, 2017 - 6:52pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:56am

Elsi Kowalenko takes the Saskatchewan Transportation Company bus once a month from Perdue to Saskatoon for medical appointments. But now the 92-year-old will have to find a...

 First Response: Paramedics, a TV show about MD Ambulance paramedics in Saskatoon, is getting five more episodes set to air in Nov. 2017 on City TV

TV show featuring Saskatoon paramedics going national

By 650 CKOM March 22, 2017 - 7:09am Updated: March 22, 2017 - 7:15am

A new TV show featuring MD Ambulance paramedics in Saskatoon is getting more episodes and a wider audience.   First Response: Paramedics aired its pilot on City TV...

RCMP believe Garry Roy Westhaver, 63, could be in Saskatoon. He was last seen in Flin Flon, Man. on March 20, 2017.

RCMP call for help locating missing Manitoba man

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 7:50pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

RCMP in Flin Flon, Manitoba are asking for help to find Garry Roy Westhaver.

The 63-year-old man was last seen at his home in Flin Flon around 9 a.m. Monday.


Mistaya and Koda awoke for a three month hibernation on Friday, March 17, 2017.

Spring wake-up call for hibernating bears at Saskatoon zoo

By 650 CKOM March 17, 2017 - 6:15pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

A sign of spring at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo.

Mistaya and Koda, two grizzly bears, are awake after over three months in hibernation.

“We monitored...

A 54-year-old woman is in hospital after being hit by a Saskatoon transit bus.

Police investigating after woman hit by city bus

By 650 CKOM March 16, 2017 - 10:17pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 10:30pm

A woman is in hospital after being hit by a city bus in downtown Saskatoon.

It happened just after 8 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 3rd Avenue North and 23rd...

Persephone Theatre announced two bonus productions for the main stage in 2017, along with a return of its Deep End programming.

Persephone Theatre 2017-18 season features bonus shows, 'Pride and Prejudice'

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: March 13, 2017 - 6:15pm

Saskatoon’s Persephone Theatre will boast an expanded lineup of shows for its 2017-18 season.

The company announced Monday there will be two bonus productions for the...

Paw Patrol and Peppa Pig were at the 2017 Homestyle show as Mar. 12, 2017 was family day.

Renovation ideas top of mind for Homestyles show customers

By JT Marshall March 12, 2017 - 1:25pm Updated: March 12, 2017 - 1:30pm

A tiny home, lots of different contractors, and even some cooking shows.

All that at the 2017 Homestyles show hosted by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’...

Wind gusts of up to 90 km/h and snowfall are expected in Saskatoon on March 6, 2017.

Blowing snow advisory in effect as Saskatoon readies for another blast of winter

By 650 CKOM March 6, 2017 - 5:25pm Updated: March 6, 2017 - 5:30pm

Saskatoon is bracing for more winter-like conditions after Environment Canada issued a blowing snow advisory for the region.   According to the weather agency, wind gusts are...