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Thousands of Muslims pray during Eid celebrations at Praireland Park on June 25, 2017.

Saskatoon's largest Eid celebration packs Praireland Park

By JT Marshall June 25, 2017 - 4:26pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 4:26pm

Thousands of Muslims in Saskatoon took part in an Eid prayer celebration at Praireland Park Sunday morning.

"We have a huge response who came out everyone from women,...

Over 5000 people marched in Saskatoon's Pride parade on June. 24, 2017.

Record-setting year for Saskatoon Pride parade

By JT Marshall June 24, 2017 - 5:27pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 11:53am

Thousands marched in the Saskatoon Pride Parade Saturday and broke records in the process.

Over 10,000 people lined the downtown streets to watch the more than 5,000...

Fans sang along as Amanda Marshall performed at the Bessborough Gardens June 23, 2017, to kick off Jazz Fest.

Amanda Marshall rocks Saskatoon for first time in 20 years

By JT Marshall June 24, 2017 - 10:55am Updated: June 24, 2017 - 10:55am

Canadian pop-rock singer Amanda Marshall sang her heart out to kick off opening night of the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival.

The sold out show of 3,500 people could...

Police are looking for one man in connection to a carjacking June 23, 2017 in the Mount Royal neighbourhood.

Police seek suspect in Mount Royal carjacking

By 650 CKOM June 24, 2017 - 9:24am Updated: June 24, 2017 - 9:24am

A terrifying incident for a driver on the 2100 block of 22nd Street West Friday night.

According to Saskatoon Police, a man armed with a knife approached a Kia around 8:...

The 2017 Saskatoon Pride Parade is scheduled to run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 24, 2017.

Traffic restrictions in place for Pride Parade

By 650 CKOM June 24, 2017 - 7:07am Updated: June 24, 2017 - 7:07am

With thousands of people expected to line the streets of downtown Saskatoon Saturday for the Pride Parade parking and traffic restrictions will be in effect.

From 12 p.m...

Police and staff said the owner of Vern's Pizza fended off a would-be robber with a metal rod around 12:20 a.m. on June 23, 2017.

Pizzeria owner thwarts gunpoint robbery with metal rod

By 650 CKOM June 23, 2017 - 6:42pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:42pm

A suspect is on the run, and licking his wounds, after biting off more than he could chew at Vern's Pizza early Friday morning.

Saskatoon police said in a release the...

Police used their armoured rescue vehicle during an overnight standoff on Avenue M north on June 23, 2017.

Overnight standoff on Avenue M leads to 7 arrests

By 650 CKOM June 23, 2017 - 3:33pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 3:33pm

Seven people are facing charges after an overnight standoff on Avenue M North in Saskatoon.

Police said in a Friday release they responded to a home just north of ED...

A record-breaking 119 floats are registered for the 2017 Saskatoon Pride parade, up from 66 in 2016.

Thousands expected to hit streets for Saskatoon Pride parade

By JT Marshall June 23, 2017 - 1:27pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:27pm

Over 5,000 people are expected to march in the 2017 Saskatoon Pride parade this weekend.   The 17th annual parade starts at 1 p.m. Saturday at 24th Street and Spadina Crescent...

Saskatoon placed fourth in a USA Today online contest to name Canada's best tourist destination.

USA Today names Saskatoon one of top-5 Canadian destinations

By 650 CKOM June 23, 2017 - 12:28pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 12:28pm

Saskatoon has been named one of Canada's top five must-see tourist destinations in a contest run by USA Today.

The magazine had a group of travel writers generate a list...

PotashCorp's current Saskatoon headquarters could be their merged company Nutrien's home in Sept., but analyst Paul Martin said the new CEO Chuck Magro will be staying in Calgary.

Nutrien CEO to stay in Calgary, HQ in Saskatoon: Analyst

By JT Marshall June 22, 2017 - 5:52pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 5:54pm

The new superpower mining company Nutrien will have two major offices, a head office in Saskatoon and a corporate office in Calgary.

Nutrien is the name PotashCorp and...

The 2017 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival runs June 23 to July 2 at the Delta Bessborough Gardens, the Broadway Theatre and the Bassment Club.

Sask. Jazz Festival set to blast downtown tunes

By 650 CKOM June 22, 2017 - 5:30pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 5:33pm

The stage is set and the acts are ready to go for the 31st Saskatchewan Jazz Festival this weekend.

The 2017 edition will kick off ten days of musical acts Friday...

SGI is considering penalties for drivers as stats show between 60-65 per cent of vehicles stolen in Saskatoon have the keys left inside.

Police chief, SGI consider penalty for keys left in cars

By 650 CKOM June 22, 2017 - 4:34pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 4:34pm

Should drivers be penalized for leaving their keys inside their vehicles?

It's a question some are starting to ask after a fatal crash involving a stolen vehicle Monday...