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Three early powerplay goals lifted the Regina Pats past the Saskatoon Blades on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017.

Powerplay powers Pats over Blades

By Ryan Brandt February 22, 2017 - 11:28pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:33pm

In a game full of hits, fights, and plenty of words — it was the calm, cool, collected Regina Pats emerging 4-1 victors over the Saskatoon Blades.

The Pats' power play...

A cryptic social media post from Taco Bell Canada Feb. 22, 2017 indicates a Saskatoon's location will open at 8th Street and Arlington Avenue this spring.

Taco Bell announces Saskatoon location on social media

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 7:39pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

Is Saskatoon getting a new Taco Bell?   The popular Mexican food chain hinted at the possibility in a somewhat cryptic social media post Wednesday afternoon.   Taco Bell Canada...

Firefighters work  to extract the driver of small car on Circle Drive East near Attridge Drive on Feb. 22, 2017.

Emergency crews respond to head-on crash between car, semi on Circle Drive

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 5:55pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 9:26pm

Emergency crews responded to a major collision on Circle Drive East near Attridge Drive during rush hour Wednesday.

An apparent head-on crash involving a car and a semi...

The Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street in Saskatoon on Feb. 22, 2017 after fire ripped through the business the night before.

Bonanza owner hopes to rebuild after fire guts Saskatoon restaurant

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 5:19pm

A restaurant that’s stood on 8th Street for 45 years is now a shell of its former self.   Fire inspectors and insurance personnel sifted through the charred remains of Bonanza...

Saskatoon police responded to a report of a mugging on the 400 block of Russell Road around 9 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2017.

Saskatoon police seek suspects in knifepoint mugging

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:31am

Saskatoon police are looking for three suspects who allegedly stole someone's shoes at knifepoint on Tuesday night.

Police got the call around 9 p.m. reporting the theft...

Wray Morrison: Skill saw

By Wray Morrison February 22, 2017 - 10:06am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:06am

NHL regular season hockey is on my television set nearly seven nights a week.

Long gone are the days of waiting for Saturday to have National Hockey League games come...

Fourteen large breed dogs died at Playful Paws Center in Saskatoon Sept. 10, 2016.

Saskatoon kennel owner charged with negligence in deaths of 14 dogs

By 650 CKOM February 22, 2017 - 9:37am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 4:52pm

The owner of a Saskatoon kennel has been charged with negligence after 14 dogs died at a local boarding kennel last fall.

Dave Deplaedt, 50, was charged...

Firefighters work to douse flames at Bonanza on 8th Street in Saskatoon on Feb. 21, 2017.

Crews battle fire at Bonanza in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 11:28pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 4:14pm

Saskatoon firefighters had to work through the night to put out a fire at a well-known restaurant.

Crews were called to the Bonanza Steakhouse on 8th Street East at...

McDonald's started serving all-day breakfast across Canada on Feb. 21, 2017.

McDonald's all-day breakfast rolls out in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 4:41pm

McDonald's lovers no longer have to get to the restaurant before 11 a.m. to enjoy breakfast.

The world's largest restaurant chain started serving all-day breakfast...

Dozens of buses in Saskatoon displayed the message "Lest We Forget" on Feb. 21, 2017 during the funeral of a Winnipeg bus driver.

Saskatoon bus drivers honour slain Winnipeg operator with special message

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 4:32pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 4:32pm

Saskatoon bus drivers are remembering a Winnipeg operator who was attacked and killed last week. 

The funeral for 58-year-old driver Irvine Fraser was held in the...

Saskatoon police are still investigating an armed robbery on Diefenbaker Drive Feb. 21, 2017.

2 charged in armed robbery at Saskatoon convenience store

By 650 CKOM February 21, 2017 - 12:12pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 12:12pm

Two men are facing a list of charges after an early morning heist at a Saskatoon convenience store.

Officers responded to an armed robbery on the 3700 block of...

Country star Eric Church brings his Holdin' My Own tour to SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon on March 9, 2017.

Country star Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

By Daniella Ponticelli February 21, 2017 - 11:04am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 1:17pm

Country superstar Eric Church is making things fair for fans – by cancelling 25,000 tickets to his upcoming Holdin' My Own tour.

The “Springsteen” singer told the...