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20-year-old Austin Severight has been charged with attempted murder in the May, 15 2017  stabbing of a 22-year-old man on the Yellow Quill First Nation.

Warrant issued for attempted murder suspect

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 8:43am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 8:44am

RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for a man facing charges stemming from a stabbing on the Yellow Quill First Nation.   Police were dispatched Monday evening to the community...

Saskatchewan's provincial parks opened for camping season on May 18, 2017.

Sask. provincial parks open for 2017

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 7:20am

Saskatchewan's provincial parks are officially open for camping season.   As in past years, an alcohol ban will be in place for the May long weekend, going into effect for 2017...

The Government of Saskatchewan is delaying a move to apply PST to insurance premiums by one month. Premiums will start being taxed effective Aug. 1, 2017.

New deadline for PST on Sask. insurance premiums

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 2:05pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 2:05pm

The Government of Saskatchewan is giving people a little more time before provincial sales tax is (PST) is applied to insurance premiums.   The move to tax premiums was...

Saskatoon police are asking for help finding a pair of teens alleged to have robbed a convenience store on Tuesday night.

Saskatoon police seek sword-wielding suspect

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 1:04pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 1:04pm

Saskatoon police are looking for two youths suspected of robbing a convenience store.   Police were called to the Mac's store at 430 Russell Road around 11 p.m. Tuesday...

The Government of Saskatchewan is appealing a court ruling that would potentially bar as many as 10,000 non-Catholic students from receiving provincial funding to attend seperate schools.

Province announces appeal of Catholic schools ruling

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 10:44am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 10:44am

The Government of Saskatchewan is going to appeal a recent court decision barring non-Catholics from being funded to attend the province's separate schools.


Saskatoon police reported that this four-vehicle crash happened on the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North around 8:30 a.m. on May 17, 2017.

Police respond to crash involving city bus

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 10:16am

Saskatoon police were called to a multi-vehicle crash just north of downtown on Wednesday morning.

Officers arrived at the scene on the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North...

Men sporting the RompHim line of men's rompers by Illinois-based ACED design.

Get ready to romp: Designers aim to revolutionize menswear

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 6:37am Updated: May 17, 2017 - 8:17am

A quartet of American business students has taken to the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform to promote a new summer line of menswear.   Dubbed the RompHim, the one-piece shirt-...

RCMP are looking for the man pictured after an armed robbery at a Tisdale business May, 16 2017.

RCMP seek man in Tisdale armed robbery

By 650 CKOM May 16, 2017 - 5:50pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 5:50pm

Tisdale RCMP are looking for one man after an armed robbery at the Bee Hive Hotel Tuesday morning.

According to police, a man armed with a knife went into the business...

BHP Billiton's CEO suggested the company's Jansen, Sask. potash mine could begin production in 2023.

BHP Billiton gives promising update on Jansen mine

By 650 CKOM May 16, 2017 - 12:26pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 12:33pm

Mining giant BHP Billiton has floated a potential production date for its Jansen potash mine near Saskatoon.   Company CEO Andrew McKenzie spoke at a conference in Barcelona,...

Members of the Saskatoon police explosives disposal unit prepare a robot to investigate a bomb threat on Avenue P South.

All clear after Avenue P South bomb threat

By 650 CKOM May 16, 2017 - 10:08am Updated: May 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

Saskatoon police were called to a potential bomb threat involving a vehicle near the intersection of Avenue P South and 20th Street West Tuesday morning.

Police Supt....

Ben Johnson appeared in an ad for an Australian betting company that made light of his doping disqualification after winning gold in the 100-metre dash in the 1988 Olympics.

Disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson endorses 'juiced up' app

By 650 CKOM May 16, 2017 - 7:38am Updated: May 16, 2017 - 7:38am

Ben Johnson finally found a way to cash in on his brief time as an Olympic gold medallist.

The 55-year-old former sprinter has appeared in an advertisement for an...

The Saskatoon Transportation Link Rail Park is hoping to convince CP Rail and CN Rail to relocate to a new industrial park planned for outside of Saskatoon.

Investors trying to draw rail yards away from Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 12:58pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 6:52am

A developer's plan to build an industrial park southeast of Saskatoon could solve the city's railway woes.   A group of investors has purchased 1,400 acres of land north of the...