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Emergency crews respond after the driver of a stolen vehicle died in a crash at the intersection of Airport Drive and Circle Drive on June 19, 2017.

Charges laid after stolen truck rams police car, 1 dies

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 20, 2017 - 5:48am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 11:13am

A suspect is dead, while a police officer and civilian have been released from hospital after a high-speed chase in north Saskatoon Monday night.

Police Chief Clive...

Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill responds to a Human Rights Watch report on police mistreatment of Indigenous women on June 19, 2017.

'One-sided:' Weighill objects to report on alleged abuse

By 650 CKOM June 19, 2017 - 2:07pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 11:13am

The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) is responding to a report examining the treatment of Indigenous woman by Saskatchewan law enforcement.

The 32-page report from New-...

A 20-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection to trafficking fentanyl in Saskatooon on June 16, 2017.

Man charged with trafficking fentanyl in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM June 19, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 12:48pm

A man is facing several charges connected to trafficking fentanyl in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon police said officers arrested a 20-year-old man around 7 p.m. Friday in the...

Saskatoon police found Aaron Kakakaway, 10, over the weekend after he was reported missing on Friday.

Missing 10-year-old boy found in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM June 18, 2017 - 8:10am Updated: June 19, 2017 - 6:27am

Aaron Kakakaway, 10. was located after being reported missing on June 16.

Saskatoon police said he was found safe after knocking on someone's door and asking for help....

What’s your favourite memory of dad? Share it on the 650 CKOM Facebook page.

People in Saskatoon share their favourite memories of dad

By JT Marshall June 18, 2017 - 6:02am Updated: June 18, 2017 - 6:02am

As dads the world over enjoy Father’s Day this Sunday, people in Saskatoon shared their favourite memories to mark the occasion.

"We spent the day together watching...

People brave rain to try out eats during Saskatoon's Food Truck Wars at Sutherland Curling Club on June 17, 2017.

Saskatoon Food Trucks battle for 1st place in taste

By Celine Grimard June 17, 2017 - 7:24pm Updated: June 17, 2017 - 7:24pm

Saskatoon food trucks are vying for votes this weekend.

Thirteen teams will compete against each other for the Food Truck Wars Flavor championship title at Sutherland...

The Mayor's Paddle Palooza kicked off at Whitecap Dakota First Nation with 40 rowers and paddlers on June 17, 2017.

Paddle Palooza splashes off on the South Sask.

By 650 CKOM June 17, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: June 17, 2017 - 12:21pm

Outdoor enthusiasts braved Saturday's dreary weather in Saskatoon to help out the Meewasin Valley Authority by paddling along the South Saskatchewan River.

The Mayor's...

The 2017 Telus Motorcycle Ride for Dad fundraiser will take off from the Western Development Museum at 10:45 a.m. on June 17.

Saskatoon Motorcycle Ride for Dad set to hit $1M mark

By 650 CKOM June 16, 2017 - 4:13pm Updated: June 16, 2017 - 4:13pm

Hundreds of motorcycle riders are set to gather in Saskatoon for an annual campaign to fight prostate cancer.

The 2017 Telus Motorcycle Ride for Dad fundraiser kicks off...

A garage fire at 1020 5th Street East on June 16, 2017.

Crews respond to early morning garage fire in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM June 16, 2017 - 7:48am Updated: June 16, 2017 - 7:48am

A garage was left heavily damaged by fire on Saskatoon's east side early Friday morning.   Firefighters were called to 1020 5th Street East shortly after 5 a.m.   They arrived...

The City of Saskatoon is looking at harsher penalties for those who illegally remove city-owned trees.

Committee eyes tougher penalties for removing city trees

By JT Marshall June 15, 2017 - 9:04am Updated: June 15, 2017 - 9:07am

Cutting down City of Saskatoon trees without permission could get residents in even more trouble in the near future.   Councillors on the environment, utilities, and corporate...

Customers lined up ahead of the grand opening of a new Taco Bell location at 8th Street and Arlington Avenue on June 15, 2017.

Taco Bell marks return to Saskatoon with grand opening

By 650 CKOM June 15, 2017 - 7:39am Updated: June 15, 2017 - 2:06pm

Taco Bell officially made its return to Saskatoon Thursday.

The fast-food chain held a grand opening for its new location at 8th Street and Arlington Avenue.


Eugene Arcand speaks at the reconciliation flag raising ceremony alongside  fellow residential school survivors at Saskatoon City Hall on June 14, 2017.

'Healing process:' Reconciliation flag raised in Saskatoon

By Celine Grimard June 14, 2017 - 4:49pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 4:57pm

While reconciliation can take many forms, a visual marker is flying high in Saskatoon.

Dozens of people gathered at city hall Wednesday morning for the 2017...