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While Mayor Charlie Clark has marched in the Pride parade before, on June 24, 2017 he will become the first sitting Saskatoon mayor to do so.

Clark first Saskatoon mayor to be Pride parade grand marshal

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 15, 2017 - 6:30pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 6:22am

Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark will serve as grand marshal of the 2017 Pride parade this summer.

Clark confirmed it during an update at Monday's governance and priorities...

The Saskatoon Transportation Link Rail Park is hoping to convince CP Rail and CN Rail to relocate to a new industrial park planned for outside of Saskatoon.

Investors trying to draw rail yards away from Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 12:58pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 6:52am

A developer's plan to build an industrial park southeast of Saskatoon could solve the city's railway woes.   A group of investors has purchased 1,400 acres of land north of the...

Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery reported shortly after midnight on May 15, 2017.

Police seek bag-clad armed robbery suspect

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 7:22am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:22am

Saskatoon police are looking for information after an early morning armed robbery.   Police said a man came into the Vern's Place convenience store on 11th Street West just...

Police responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Warman Road and Lenore Drive on May 14, 2017.

Collision near North Industrial area in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 7:05am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:57am

Saskatoon police were called out to the scene of a crash early Monday morning.   Police reported a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Warman Road and Lenore Drive...

A building on a property southwest of Saskatoon was reduced to rubble after a fire.

Fire destroys building on rural property

By 650 CKOM May 14, 2017 - 7:31pm Updated: May 14, 2017 - 7:31pm

A building burned to the ground in a fire southwest of Saskatoon.   Around 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Saskatoon fire was called out to a structure fire on Highway 60, south of...

A six-goal performance by Adam Jones powered the Saskatchewan Rush to an 18-9 win over Colorado in game one of the West Division Final.

Jones Shines against old team in Rush playoff win

By Ryan Brandt May 13, 2017 - 10:07pm Updated: May 13, 2017 - 10:07pm

Rest not rust for the Saskatchewan Rush after a first-round playoff bye.

Sniper Adam Jones scored six times in an 18-9 win over Colorado in game one of the NLL's West...

A survey on RetailMeNot.ca found most moms want to celebrate Mother's Day with a meal out.

Moms want dinner and quality time for Mother's Day: survey

By Erin McNutt May 13, 2017 - 10:26am Updated: May 13, 2017 - 10:26am

Turns out most moms want to spend Mother's Day having a meal with family or getting pampered, but that's probably not what they'll get.

That's the findings of a survey...

PATHS Provincial Co-ordinator Jo-Anne Dusel said on May 12, 2017 awareness of "red flags" could help reduce fatal domestic violence.

'Are you okay?': Expert offers tips to prevent domestic abuse

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: May 12, 2017 - 5:23pm

One of the contributors to a staggering domestic violence report in Saskatchewan says education is the key to stopping it.

Jo-Anne Dusel, provincial co-ordinator for the...

The Meewasin Valley Authority terminated CEO Lloyd Isaak after a "difference in opinion" on May 12, 2017.

MVA 'parts ways' with CEO Lloyd Isaak

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 12, 2017 - 4:03pm Updated: May 12, 2017 - 4:27pm

The Meewasin Valley Authority is looking for a new CEO.

The organization announced Friday afternoon it decided to "part ways" with Lloyd Isaak, who led the MVA for four...

A  new report estimates that the City of Saskatoon would need to raise 2018 property taxes by about seven per cent to maintain service levels in the face of budget pressures.

City report projects whopping 2018 tax hike for Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 8:46am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 8:50am

Saskatoon taxpayers look set to be forking over more cash for less service in 2018.   A preliminary report headed to council Monday outlines various pressures on the city's...

A 25-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after a 33-year-old man was hit by a van Thursday night.

Man charged with assault in parking lot collision

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 7:31am

Police have laid charges after a 33-year-old man was struck by a vehicle late Thursday.    The man was hit by a van around 11:15 p.m. in a bar parking lot off of Lorne Avenue,...

Adria Bosshart, 18, died of a fentanyl overdose in Saskatoon over the weekend of May 5-7, 2017.

Family, friends mourn latest fentanyl overdose victim

By JT Marshall May 12, 2017 - 7:06am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 7:09am

It's been a week of heartbreak for family and friends of Adria Bosshart, the latest victim of fentanyl in Saskatoon.   Bosshart died of an overdose last weekend, a day before...