Erin McNutt

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.


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...

Curtis Torrens is pictured with his family (from left): two-year-old  Shelby, wife Elizabeth,  seven-year-old Ryley and five-year-old Anna.

Carbon monoxide kills Borden man working in oil patch

By Erin McNutt October 26, 2016 - 4:07pm Updated: October 26, 2016 - 4:07pm

A family in Borden, Sask. is mourning after an oil worker died while at away at work.

According to his cousin, Curtis Torrens finished work on Oct. 14 and went back to...

AccuWeather is forecasting a brutal winter for Saskatchewan for 2016-17, starting with an arctic air mass moving into the province in December.

Winter in Saskatchewan set to be colder, last longer

By Erin McNutt October 19, 2016 - 8:16am Updated: October 19, 2016 - 8:16am

Get ready to bundle up for the long haul this winter.

AccuWeather is forecasting temperatures in Saskatchewan will be colder this winter than the 30-year average.