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Emergency crews respond to a report of a suspicious package at Saskatoon Square on 22nd Street East March 28, 2017.

Suspicious package at 3rd Saskatoon building this week

By 650 CKOM March 28, 2017 - 10:43am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:56am

Another report of a suspicious package containing white powder had Saskatoon emergency workers busy Tuesday morning.

This time, the target was Saskatoon Square, located...

Saskatoon police are asking for information after a 21-year-old man reported being shot in the leg Monday evening.

Police say information scarce in shooting on Preston Avenue

By 650 CKOM March 28, 2017 - 6:45am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:32am

Saskatoon police are investigating after a man was brought to hospital with a gunshot wound Monday.   Police say the 21-year-old man called them around 5 p.m. to report that he...

Homeowners in Saskatoon will only face an average increase of about $35 after property value reassessments shifted the tax burden towards businesses.

Saskatoon residential property tax increase cut in half

By Chris Vandenbreekel March 27, 2017 - 6:43pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 6:43pm

Saskatoon homeowners will have to recalculate their taxes again, but this time it'll save them a few dollars.

Property value reassessments - and a shift in the business...

Wray Morrison: Saskatchewan pride

By Wray Morrison March 27, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 11:56am

The inaugural CFL Week in Regina was a huge success. The league should take some credit for staging a terrific event.

The CFL did well in putting itself in front of fans...

Members of the Saskatoon Fire Department hazmat team respond to a suspicious package call at 211 4th Avenue South on March 27, 2017.

2 suspicious package calls in Saskatoon deemed non-hazardous

By 650 CKOM March 27, 2017 - 11:29am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 2:12pm

Emergency crews responded to back-to-back suspicious package calls in Saskatoon Monday.

Police, fire and hazmat teams were first called a downtown office building at 211...

Saskatoon police reported that a cab driver was stabbed during an alleged robbery on Sunday night.

Saskatoon cab driver stabbed during robbery

By 650 CKOM March 27, 2017 - 7:00am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 7:02am

Saskatoon police are asking for information after a cab driver was attacked Sunday night.   Officers were sent to the 200 block of Avenue K South around 7 p.m. following a...

Saskatoon city council approved a motion calling for the city's legal team to pursue legal action against the province during a special meeting on March 26, 2017.

Saskatoon city council seeking injunction against provincial budget cuts

By Chris Vandenbreekel March 26, 2017 - 7:13pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 8:37am

Saskatoon city council is asking their legal team to pursue an injunction against funding cuts from the province.   The decision was made during an emergency meeting Sunday to...

Warman Fire Rescue called to Clarkboro Ferry when a pickup truck fell through the ice March 26, 2017.

Vehicle goes through ice at Clarkboro Ferry

By 650 CKOM March 26, 2017 - 11:45am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 11:12am

Warman Fire Rescue were telling drivers to stay off the ice at the Clarkboro ferry crossing Sunday morning.

The warning came after a pickup truck fell through the ice....

Aaron Bold stopped 33 of 47 shots in a 14-11 loss to Colorado.

4th quarter collapse costs Rush in Colorado

By Ryan Brandt March 25, 2017 - 10:42pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:42pm

Four straight goals in the final quarter lifted the Colorado Mammoth to a 14-11 win over the Saskatchewan Rush Saturday night.

Down 8-3 at halftime, the Rush scored 7...

Over 55 midwife protestors held signs outside RUH to let the province know they want more midwives.

Midwife advocates want more midwives in the province

By JT Marshall March 25, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 5:04pm

Dozens gathered outside Royal University Hospital on Saturday to protest a shortage of midwives in the Province.

Saskatchewan currently employs just 15 midwives. By...

20-year-old Zach Hurd was excited to hit the driving range for the first time of the season at Silverwood Golf Course on Mar. 25, 2017.

Signs of spring: driving range opens in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall March 25, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 4:41pm

There were few complaints at a Saskatoon driving range, as golfers were able to get a few early swings in on Saturday.

Silverwood's Driving Range opened up for the first...

Hundreds of garden enthusiasts are flocking to the 28th annual garden show looking for new garden trends.

Prairieland Park hosts 28th annual Gardenscape

By JT Marshall March 25, 2017 - 12:08pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 12:09pm

Rows of bright red, blue, and pink flowers fill the halls of Praireland Park this weekend for 2017 Gardenscape.

The 28th annual event, featuring more 100 exhibitors,...