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A public hearing will be held following a city council meeting on May 23, 2017 to consider two potential road closures near the water treatment plant.

Spadina Crescent West closure up for debate at city hall

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 1:35pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:08pm

The decision to permanently close a portion of Spadina Crescent West will be up for debate Tuesday night.

A public hearing will be held following a city council meeting...

Alexa Emerson has had to hire a fourth lawyer, Patrick Mcdougall, after three previous barristers withdrew from her case.

New lawyer found for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:58am

The woman facing more than 80 charges related to white powder scares and bomb threats in Saskatoon has a new lawyer.

Alexa Emerson is now being represented by Patrick...

The before and after of Linda Gubbe's Wildwood estates backyard after neighbours beautified it on May. 20, 2017.

Neighbours step up to beautify Saskatoon woman's backyard

By JT Marshall May 22, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 3:25pm

A Saskatoon woman is blown away by the help of her neighbours during May long weekend, after coming home to a new back yard. 

Linda Gubbe is in her 60's and has Multiple...

Saskatoon band The Sheepdogs were invited to Kazakhstan by the Canadian government over the 2017 May long weekend to promote hockey.

The Sheepdogs play Canada 150 concert in Kazakhstan

By Erin McNutt May 22, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 11:12am

Saskatoon band The Sheepdogs were a long way from home for the May long weekend.

The group flew to Kazakhstan to perform during the Canada 150 Hockey Days.

It's a...

Carly Rae Jepsen inspired ball hockey team, the Call Me Maybe's warm up before a match during Play On! May. 20, 2017.

World's biggest road hockey tournament makes Saskatoon stop

By JT Marshall May 22, 2017 - 10:37am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 10:37am

A parking lot at Midtown Plaza was the site of the world's largest road hockey tournament when Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! took to Saskatoon over the May long weekend....

People in Saskatoon lined up at garden stores over the 2017 Victoria Day long weekend.

Victoria Day means changes to Saskatoon city services

By 650 CKOM May 22, 2017 - 8:35am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 8:35am

If you're looking for things to do in Saskatoon Victoria Day, keep in mind it's not business as usual for some city-run services.

City Hall and all public libraries are...

A fire at an apartment building May 21, 2017 caused an estimated $330,000 in damage.

Apartments damaged in long weekend fire

By 650 CKOM May 22, 2017 - 6:27am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 6:27am

With bright flames and heavy smoke billowing from two apartment balconies, Saskatoon Fire got several 911 calls Sunday evening.

Around 6:50 p.m. multiple crews arrived...

 Prairie Lily management expected 1000 passengers over the May long weekend.

Prairie Lily tour boat sets sail over May long weekend

By JT Marshall May 21, 2017 - 2:15pm Updated: May 21, 2017 - 2:15pm

Docked along the South Saskatchewan river is a Saskatoon staple, which set sail in 20-degree weather on Saturday afternoon.

The Saskatoon tour boat, Prairie Lily had 80...

Naomi Dornn, 18, was reported missing May 20, 2017 after she didn't return from a bike ride in the Sliverspring area.

Police locate missing disabled Saskatoon woman

By 650 CKOM May 21, 2017 - 5:41am Updated: May 21, 2017 - 8:08am

Saskatoon police have found a missing mentally disabled woman.

Naomi Dornn, 18, was reported missing after leaving her Sliverspring area home around 8:30 p.m. Saturday...

Rookie defenseman Mike Messenger scored the eventual game winner as the Saskatchewan Rush beat Colorado 11-10 to advance to the NLL's Champion's Cup final.

Rush edge Mammoth, advance to NLL championship

By Ryan Brandt May 21, 2017 - 12:33am Updated: May 21, 2017 - 12:51am

For a third straight season, and second in Saskatoon, the Saskatchewan Rush are off to the NLL's Champions Cup final.

The Rush emerged in a tight defensive battle to...

A benefit for Zachary (left) and Cole Veit (right) is planned in Saskatoon May 20, 2017. It's after the boys mother was found dead in March 2017.

Fundraiser for children of slain woman planned at O'Brians

By 650 CKOM May 20, 2017 - 11:02am Updated: May 20, 2017 - 11:02am

A benefit concert for the children of Heidi Veit is set for Saturday at O'Brians Event Centre in Saskatoon.

Veit's body was discovered about five kilometres northeast of...

According to the MVA, a new partnership with the R.M. of Corman Park and public support led to the decision to maintain the boat launches.

MVA reverses decision to shutter boat launches

By 650 CKOM May 19, 2017 - 2:19pm Updated: May 19, 2017 - 2:19pm

The Meewasin Valley Authority is reversing course on a decision to close three boat launches along the South Saskatchewan River.

Fred Heal, Poplar Bluffs and Paradise...