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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...

A boy riding a bike was struck by a vehicle on 4th Avenue South around 11 a.m. on May 19, 2017.

Boy riding bike struck by car in downtown Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 19, 2017 - 12:42pm Updated: May 19, 2017 - 12:42pm

Police are investigating after a child was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in downtown Saskatoon Friday morning.

The boy was riding a BMX-style bike when he was...

Saskatchewan Rush goaltender Aaron Bold signs autographs for young fans during the second annual Rush rally in downtown Saskatoon on May 19, 2017.

Rush rally kicks off lacrosse playoff fever in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 19, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 12:33pm

Rush fever is taking off in Saskatoon as the Saskatchewan Rush continue their quest for a third straight National Lacrosse League title on Saturday.

To get fans excited...

Saskatoon police say two women aged 26 and 31 face multiple charges after stealing a taxi after threatening a cab driver with a knife on May 18, 2017.

Saskatoon taxi driver carjacked at knife-point

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 3:55pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 3:55pm

A Saskatoon taxi driver is unharmed after two women allegedly pulled a knife before stealing the cab Thursday morning.

Police said the women entered the taxi at the...

Donald “Donny” Sayers, a  55-year-old long-haul truck drver from Warman, was last seen near Swan Hills, Alta. on on May 22, 2016.

Alta. RCMP searching for Warman man missing nearly a year

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 3:15pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 3:15pm

Alberta RCMP continue to search for a long-haul truck driver nearly a year after the Warman man disappeared.

Donald “Donny” Sayers, 55, was last seen near Swan Hills,...

Doug Porteous was named the interim CEO for the Meewasin Valley Authority on May 18, 2017.

Doug Porteous named Meewasin Valley Authority interim CEO

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 12:08pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:08pm

The Meewasin Valley Authority has announced a new interim CEO.

Doug Porteous was named to the position Thursday, after working as the MVA community development manager...

Wray Morrison: Stay classy Toronto

By Wray Morrison May 18, 2017 - 9:54am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 9:54am

The Toronto Blue Jays are among baseball's leaders when it comes to managerial ejections and bench clearing incidents.

Last night in the seventh inning of an interleague...