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Wray Morrison: It's time

By Wray Morrison March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman didn't hold back in Calgary earlier this week.

Bettman was asked when he'd like to see the city get a new home for the Flames and he said "...

Fans are being cautioned about buying tickets from scammers ahead of Ed Sheeran’s concert at SaskTel Centre on July 23, 2017.

Ed Sheeran seats a hot ticket for scalpers: province

By 650 CKOM March 16, 2017 - 12:51pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 12:52pm

Scammers and scalpers are banking on making a quick buck off Ed Sheeran fans.

Saskatchewan’s Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority has flagged the musician’s upcoming...

A hazmat team and emergency crews respond to a report of a suspicious package at the River Centre building on March 16, 2017.

Harmless substance found in suspicious envelope: fire department

By 650 CKOM March 16, 2017 - 12:34pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 4:53pm

Workers were evacuated from a downtown office building Thursday while Saskatoon emergency crews – including a hazmat team – responded to a suspicious package.


A Saskatoon woman says she was taken for about $300 after responding to an online ad offering free samples of skincare products.

Saskatoon woman says promise of free samples turned into costly headache

By 650 CKOM March 15, 2017 - 11:59am Updated: March 15, 2017 - 12:29pm

A Saskatoon woman is sharing a timely story for Fraud Prevention Month.   Sandy Epp spoke with Brent Loucks Wednesday morning.   She said she's out about $300 after clicking on...

Saskatoon police reported a two-vehicle crash at Idylwyld Drive North and Circle Drive East on Wednesday morning.

Saskatoon police report injuries in two-vehicle crash

By 650 CKOM March 15, 2017 - 10:01am Updated: March 15, 2017 - 10:01am

Saskatoon police were asking drivers to avoid the area around Idylwyld Drive North and Circle Drive East on Wednesday morning.   As of 9 a.m., crews were cleaning up after a...

We Day celebrations at SaskTel Centre in 2014.  The annual event returns to Saskatoon March 15, 2017.

Kids flock to Saskatoon for We Day

By 650 CKOM March 15, 2017 - 8:40am Updated: March 15, 2017 - 5:14pm

The cheers of 15,000 kids will be heard at Sasktel Centre Wednesday as We Day returns to Saskatchewan.   We Day is a global educational event that helps to inspire youth to...

A 2012 Ford Raptor pickup truck. The same make and model of truck was reportedly involved in a police chase on  March 14, 2017.

Suspect Tasered after ramming Saskatoon police cruiser

By 650 CKOM March 15, 2017 - 7:44am Updated: March 15, 2017 - 7:50am

Saskatoon police used a stun gun on a man who allegedly fled from officers in a stolen truck.   Police stated in a media release that officers spotted a 2012 Ford Raptor on the...

Saskatoon police search for missing 11-year-old girl

By 650 CKOM March 14, 2017 - 10:17pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 7:04am

Saskatoon Police have located a missing 11-yrear-old.

Police issued a release asking for help finding Sierra Aubichon on March 14, 2017. 

Police reported March 15...

A screenshot from a video posted to Facebook of the Syncrude fire on March 14, 2017.

Syncrude responds to fire at oilsands site in northern Alta.

By The Canadian Press March 14, 2017 - 4:30pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 8:28am

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — One worker was injured in an explosion and fire at a Syncrude Canada oilsands site in northern Alberta on Tuesday.

By the evening, Syncrude had...

The mayor has promised to release a list of all costs incurred after the office renovations are complete.

Fresh paint, new carpets part of mayor's office renovations

By 650 CKOM March 14, 2017 - 3:21pm Updated: March 14, 2017 - 3:21pm

Renovations are underway in the Saskatoon mayor's office.

Speaking Tuesday morning on the Brent Loucks Show, Charlie Clark said they've already slapped a new coat of...

Saskatoon Bridge City Chickens wants to convince city council to move ahead with an 18-month pilot project involving 30 households.

Local group hatches plan for backyard chickens in Saskatoon

By Chris Carr March 14, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 7:57am

Efforts to allow Saskatoon residents to keep chickens in their backyard are being revived once again at city hall.

A group called Saskatoon Bridge City Chickens will...

An artist's rendering of a hydroelectric power project proposed for the Saskatoon weir. A fundraising group wants to add a whitewater park to the project.

Saskatoon group trying to make waves with whitewater park proposal

By Brent Bosker March 14, 2017 - 12:13pm Updated: March 14, 2017 - 12:13pm

The idea of a whitewater park at the Saskatoon weir is resurfacing after it was first floated over a decade ago.   A Saskatoon group made a pitch Monday at City Hall in hopes...