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People enjoy a skate on the Meewasin rink next to the Delta Bessborough in Saskatoon.

What's open and closed on Family Day in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 11:27am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 10:33am

Looking for something fun this Family Day long weekend?

While a number of Saskatoon city services will be impacted Monday, some indoor arenas are offering free skating...

Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery of the North Mile resturant on Northumberland Avenue on Feb.18, 2017.

Masked suspect robs Saskatoon business

By 650 CKOM February 17, 2017 - 7:16am Updated: February 18, 2017 - 10:37am

A lone suspect robbed a business in the city's Massey Place neighbourhood, according to Saskatoon police.

Police reported that a man brandishing a handgun walked into...

Moms 4 Refugees has started a fundraising campaign to sponsor siblings Wafic and Heba, left, and reunite them with their family in Saskatoon, right.

Community group trying to reunite Syrian family in Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 16, 2017 - 4:43pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 4:51pm

Imagine escaping war for safety, then having your family scattered around the world.

That's the reality Syrian refugee Doha Kharsa lives with every day.

"We feel...

Student Fariha Hashim attends the youth leadership summit at TCU Place on Feb. 16, 2017.

Students share experiences of racism, bullying at youth conference

By JT Marshall February 16, 2017 - 4:20pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 4:20pm

When Fariha Hashim was 14 years old, she had an experience with a classmate that kept her from school for two days.

"One of the high school girls literally shook me and...

A fake OxyContin pill containing fentanyl.

18-year-old accused of peddling fentanyl in Saskatoon parking lot

By 650 CKOM February 16, 2017 - 11:58am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 11:58am

Saskatoon police have charged an 18-year-old woman with trafficking fentanyl, a deadly opiate that has caused hundreds of fatal overdoses across Canada.


Riley Sutter scored the shootout winner on Brock Hamm in a 2-1 win for Everett over Saskatoon.

Blades close out homestand with shootout loss to Everett

By Ryan Brandt February 15, 2017 - 11:20pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:34pm

The glass is half full for the Saskatoon Blades, who earn a point in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Everett Silvertips on Wednesday night.

That closes out a 14 game stretch...

Brayden Halkett was last seen between Warman and Martensville around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2017.

Warman teenager found safe

By 650 CKOM February 15, 2017 - 5:49pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 5:02pm

Police say 15-year-old Brayden Halkett has been found safe after going missing on Valentine's Day.

Warman RCMP put out a call for the public's help after Halkett was...

Estevan police have suggested taking away vehicles permanently from repeat drunk drivers, but a Saskatoon lawyer warns the punishment could be uneven.

Saskatoon defence lawyer warns of 'unfair' punishment over Estevan drunk driving vehicle seizures idea

By Chris Carr February 15, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 4:51pm

A suggestion by Estevan police that repeat drunk drivers should have their vehicles permanently seized has people talking about the consequences of getting behind the wheel...

Veteran centre Markson Bechtold makes his return after missing the last 18 games with a back injury.

Bechtold returns, Blades go for 4th straight against Everett

By Ryan Brandt February 15, 2017 - 7:37am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 7:37am

Slowly but surely, the Saskatoon Blades are getting some relief from injuries that have piled up of late. The wins have been piling up, too.

The Blades enter Wednesday...

Saskatoon police said a 25-year-old woman was ticketed for running a red light at 23rd Street and 1st Avenue North on Feb. 14, 2017.

Driver involved in downtown crash fined for running red light

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 4:53pm

A collision that slowed downtown traffic during the drive home Tuesday has led to a fine for one driver.

Saskatoon police said a 25-year-old woman was ticketed...

Saskatoon firefighters douse the engine of a school bus that caught fire in the Adelaide/Churchill neighbourhood during the afternoon drive on Feb. 14, 2017.

'Like campfire flames, but bigger:' School bus catches fire in Saskatoon neighbourhood

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 4:35pm Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:54am

A school bus caught fire during the afternoon drive home in Saskatoon Tuesday.

Initial reports came in shortly before 4 p.m. of a fully-involved blaze on Macdermid...

Saskatoon police are asking for information about an armed robbery on the 3200 block of Preston Avenue around 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 14, 2017.

Saskatoon police appeal for information about armed robbery

By 650 CKOM February 14, 2017 - 8:20am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 8:23am

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Saskatoon business early Tuesday.   At around 12:30 a.m., a  man wearing a black leather jacket, black pants and a mask...