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The Turtle Lake area, about 130km northeast of Lloydminster was one of the communities affected by the snowfall over the Easter long weekend..

Winter storms wrap up across Saskatchewan

By Erin McNutt April 16, 2017 - 10:34am Updated: April 16, 2017 - 10:34am

The Easter long weekend was marked with heavy snow in parts of northern Saskatchewan.

According to Environment Canada Meteorologist Mark Melsness, one area got the brunt...

Winter storm and snowfall warnings (indicated in red) stretched across the prairies Good Friday, April 14, 2017.

Prairies get winter for the Easter long weekend

By Erin McNutt April 14, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: April 14, 2017 - 9:51am

Spring-like conditions took a back seat for April showers and snow Good Friday.

Environment Canada issued winter storm warnings and snowfall warnings for most of...

Bruno, Saskatchewan's Jason Leuschen is one of 32 people still in the running to become the next Canadian Space Agency astronauts.

Sask. pilot one step closer to becoming an astronaut

By Erin McNutt March 11, 2017 - 1:02pm Updated: March 11, 2017 - 1:02pm

The race to space is down to 32 with Bruno, Saskatchewan's Jason Leuschen still in the running to become one of two new Canada Space Agency astronauts.   The finalists started...

According to a provincial officer with the Royal Canadian Legion, Veterans make up as much as 10 per cent of Saskatchewan's homeless population.

Legion helping homeless Sask. veterans with donations

By Erin McNutt January 31, 2017 - 5:11pm Updated: January 31, 2017 - 5:11pm

After serving their country, some veterans in Saskatchewan are finding themselves homeless.

Royal Canadian Legion Provincial Service Officer Russ Marion spoke on the...

Rashid Ahmed (left) cancelled a trip to visit family in Tennesse because of uncertainty in the U.S..

U.S. travel ban worries immigrant in Saskatoon, while Canadian politicians give support

By JT Marshall, Erin McNutt January 29, 2017 - 1:14pm Updated: January 29, 2017 - 8:24pm

Travel bans that are part of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump are starting to have a ripple effect in Canada.

Rashid Ahmed is a permanent resident...

A union representing some 7,000 of Saskatchewan's education workers is voicing concerns as the province mulls amalgamating public school boards.

Proposed school board changes worry education workers' union

By Erin McNutt January 25, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: January 25, 2017 - 7:03am

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is concerned the provincial government is moving too fast with plans to change education.  An advisory panel of six people was appointed...

Saskatoon drivers faced near white out conditions Jan. 11, 2017 on Circle Drive south during a blowing snow advisory.

Sask. drivers deal with zero visibility during blowing snow advisory

By Erin McNutt January 11, 2017 - 9:47pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 5:14am

Saskatchewan drivers faced terrible highway conditions due to extreme blowing snow Wednesday evening.

After most of the province had been placed under a blowing snow...

Snow piled up overnight in Frobisher, Sask. about 30 minutes east of Estevan. Photo taken around 7:30 a.m. Monday.

Southeast Sask. hammered with snow

By Erin McNutt December 26, 2016 - 6:46am Updated: December 26, 2016 - 3:07pm

It's more than a white Christmas in southeastern Saskatchewan as blizzard and winter storm warnings plagued the area most of the weekend and into Boxing day.

Environment...

Snow fell in most of the province Christmas weekend. In Estevan and Carlyle, up to 30 centimetres is expected.

Southeast Sask. buried as snow blankets province

By Erin McNutt December 25, 2016 - 8:10am Updated: December 25, 2016 - 10:49am

It's a white Christmas across the province, but Environment Canada told 650 CKOM Sunday it's probably not a welcome sign in the southeast.

Meteorologist Brian Bukoski...

More than 100 miners surfaced early Tuesday after a fire at the Allan Potash mine trapped them underground.

Fire traps more than 100 miners at Allan potash mine

By Erin McNutt December 19, 2016 - 11:20pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 8:18am

Fire in a piece of machinery at the Allan PotashCorp mine trapped 114 workers for hours Monday.

PotashCorps Director of Public Relations Randy Burton told 650 CKOM the...

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 - 8:22pm

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...

An extreme cold warning issued as wind chills expected to reach minus 40 Dec. 9-10, 2016.

Extreme cold warnings issued in major Sask. cool down

By Erin McNutt December 10, 2016 - 8:21am Updated: December 10, 2016 - 10:28am

It's the perfect weekend to get some things done around the house. A ridge of arctic pressure is moving through the province bringing cold temperatures and extreme wind chills...

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