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Braylon Shmyr scores one of two goals in the Blades 5-3 win over Medicine Hat on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

Blades win third straight, move into playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt January 18, 2017 - 10:51pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:51pm

For at least one night, the Saskatoon Blades have taken control of a playoff spot with a 5-3 win over Medicine Hat Wednesday night.

The win is also the Blades' third...

Officers remained at the Royal Bank on 8th Street for several hours Jan. 18, 2017 investigating an armed robbery.

Bank robbery in Saskatoon leaves one man with minor injuries

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:37pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 9:52am

Saskatoon police are investigating an armed robbery at the Royal Bank on 8th Street.

Initial reports around 4 p.m. Wednesday indicated two men went into the building...

Residents across Sask. were able to enjoy outdoor rinks on Jan. 18, 2017 as temperature records broke.

21 Sask. communities set new record high temperatures

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:23pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 7:26am

Saskatchewan saw another day of record-breaking temperatures Wednesday.

A mass of warm Pacific air has parked itself in the province, causing warm weather records to...

Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Bailey Lonechild on Jan. 17, 2017.

Man wanted for 2nd-degree murder in stabbing death of 29-year-old

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 6:18am

The search is on for the prime suspect in Saskatoon's second murder of the year.

Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old...

Saskatoon travel agent Kelly Klassen says she hasn't had any cancellations for Cancun vacations after a recent shooting in the area.

Travel agent says Mexican tourist spots safe despite recent shootings

By JT Marshall January 18, 2017 - 1:29pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

After two shootings in as many days, the Cancun area hasn't scared away Saskatoon tourists.

Travel agent Kelly Klassen was in Playa Del Carmen at the time of a deadly...

41 per cent of Saskatoon residents who responded to a recent Mainstreet poll opposed safe injection sites.

Poll shows divided opinion on safe injection sites in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 10:17am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:17am

Any attempt to build a safe injection site in Saskatoon could face a public relations battle, according to a new poll.

  Mainstreet surveyed 600 residents of Saskatoon...
The Saskatoon Blades announced 20 new Canadians, including Adesina Adeyeno, centre, will take part in a pre-game citizenship ceremony on Jan. 22, 2017.

Blades to host on-ice citizenship ceremony

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 17, 2017 - 5:53pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 5:54pm

What's more patriotic than receiving your Canadian citizenship at a hockey game?   The Saskatoon Blades are set to host 20 newcomers for a special pre-game ceremony at Sunday's...

Saskatoon police say video surveillance shows Rudy Kishayinew entering the alcove behind 20th Street where her body was found on Jan. 1, 2017.

Police release details after calls to re-open New Year's death investigation

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 4:53pm

Saskatoon police are maintaining their finding that a death near St. Paul's Hospital on New Year's Day was not criminal in nature.   On Tuesday, police released more...

Wray Morrison: Buy the numbers

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm

I passed by a Rider retail outlet earlier this week and wondered what the most popular number on jerseys may be for 2017.

Which player will light it up at the tills?...

Saskatoon police say a 29-year-old injured man who died at St. Paul's Hospital on Jan. 17  is the city's second homicide victim of 2017.

Homicide investigation opened into death of 29 year old

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 12:26pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:29pm

Less than a week after starting an investigation into the first reported murder of 2017, Saskatoon police are looking at another case.

Officers went to St. Paul’s...

Rodney Wailing, 45, died after being found seriously injured in an Avenue I home on Jan. 11, 2017.

Friend grieves for man reported murdered in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy January 17, 2017 - 11:45am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:45am

A long-time friend is still trying to come to terms with the loss of a 45-year-old man allegedly murdered last week.

Rodney Wailing died on Jan. 11 after being rushed to...

Members of the public filled every seat in council chambers on Jan. 16, 2017 to hear presentations on the future of Saskatoon.

Public packs council chambers to hear ideas for Saskatoon's future

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 16, 2017 - 9:40pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 9:40pm

It was standing room only in council chambers Monday evening as Saskatonians listened to a variety of presentations on how the city can become a future-ready metropolis.

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