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PotashCorp and Agrium announced on June 21, 2017 they'll operate under the name Nutrien once regulators approve a proposed merger deal.

PotashCorp, Agrium reveal new name ahead of merger

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:45pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 4:37pm

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have picked the new name they'll operate under once they're allowed to proceed with a proposed merger.

The new company...

Saskatoon police charged three people allegedly found Tuesday in a stolen truck, along with a shotgun and ammunition, on June 20, 2017.

Keys in vehicle blamed as 3 charged over gun, stolen truck

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:03pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 1:03pm

Saskatoon police say they have charged three people caught in a stolen truck on Tuesday.

Police stopped the truck on 33rd Street West around 6:45 a.m. after officers...

Wray Morrison: Vegas, baby!

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 12:40pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:40pm

Can Las Vegas be a legitimate NHL hockey market?   My answer to that may have been 'no' a decade or two ago. But now, I do believe a Nevada franchise can flourish.   I...

Mall employees photographed the damage to the north entry of Swift Current Mall on June 19, 2017.

Truck drives through Swift Current Mall in bold theft

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 12:29pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

Two men and a woman are on the run from RCMP after a brazen smash-and-grab theft at the Swift Current Mall.

Police said the suspects rammed a stolen pickup truck into...

Saskatoon Public Schools announced a series of cuts in its 2017-18 budget.

Saskatoon Public Schools announce cuts ahead of school year

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 9:37am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 9:50am

Saskatoon's public school board has passed its budget for the 2017-18 school year.   Trustees put together a $259.4 million budget, coming in $800,000 lower than last year...

Global Calgary's Jordan Witzel got confused on the meaning of the word "swinging" in a segment that aired Tuesday.

Calgary news team falls apart over 'swinging' mix-up

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 7:50am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 7:50am

The team at Global Calgary had trouble getting through one of their newscasts Tuesday.

It started innocently enough, with meteorologist Jordan Witzel called upon to cue...

The Las Vegas Golden Knights unveiled the team's first-ever NHL jerseys on Tuesday.

Golden Knights reveal jerseys ahead of expansion draft

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 6:35am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 6:40am

The Las Vegas Golden Knights unveiled the jerseys players will wear in the team's first NHL season.   The Golden Knights joined the league's 30 other teams in showing off their...

Optimist Hill at Diefenbaker Park is set to be expanded 30 feet to allow it to become an affordable ski hill for Saskatoon families.

Co-op donates $150K towards Diefenbaker Park ski hill

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2017 - 7:13pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 7:13pm

While most of the city is enjoying the start of summer, the Saskatoon Optimist Club is already thinking about winter after a big donation towards it ski hill project.  ...

Deb Johnston, 58, was diagnosed with a rare inflammatory disease at age nine. She chose a medically-assisted death on June 11, 2017.

Family shares story of Sask. woman's medically-assisted death

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2017 - 2:28pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 6:05am

A Saskatchewan woman who chose a medically-assisted death wants people to understand her choice.

Deb Johnston, 58, died on June 11. She was diagnosed at the age of nine...

A video showing a woman going on a racist rant in an Ontario walk-in clinic has been shared around the world.

Video captures racist rant in Ontario clinic

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2017 - 8:40am Updated: June 20, 2017 - 8:40am

Video of an ugly incident in a Mississauga, Ont. walk-in clinic has gone viral.

The footage was reportedly shot on June 18. It shows a woman who apparently brought her...

A woman, 36, girl, 8, and boy, 9, were killed in a rollover on a grid road in Yellow Quill First Nation on June 19, 2017.

2 Children and woman killed in grid road rollover

By 650 CKOM June 19, 2017 - 6:29pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 6:29pm

A serious single vehicle crash Monday morning left an eight-year-old girl, nine-year-old boy and 36-year-old woman dead.

Rose Valley RCMP were called to a grid road just...

Legendary NHL coach William “Scotty” Bowman accepted the Order of Hockey in Canada in Saskatoon on June 19, 2017.

NHL coach 'Scotty' Bowman among Order of Hockey recipients

By 650 CKOM June 19, 2017 - 3:34pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 3:35pm

Outstanding contributors to hockey in Canada were honoured in Saskatoon Monday.

The city is hosting the 14th annual Hockey Canada Gala and Golf event running June 19-20...

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