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Fire tore through 1014 Carr Cres. April 14, 2017 causing $525,000 in damage.

Fire leaves Silverspring home with $525K in damage

By 650 CKOM April 14, 2017 - 5:47am Updated: April 14, 2017 - 10:49am

A fire in Silverspring tore through one home, spread next door and forced an evacuation early Friday morning.   Around 1:45 a.m. firefighters were called to 1014 Carr Crescent...

Northern Sask. residents could be dealing with snow-covered roads and low visibility to start the long weekend.

Winter storm on the way for northern Sask.

By 650 CKOM April 13, 2017 - 5:53pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 5:53pm

Northern Saskatchewan is battening down the hatches ahead of an expected spring snow storm.

A winter storm warning is in place for La Loche, Buffalo Narrows, La Ronge,...

Sandra Lafond was last seen on April 9, 2017 in Spiritwood, Sask.

Missing Spiritwood woman could be in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM April 13, 2017 - 4:44pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 4:44pm

Spiritwood RCMP are trying to find a woman who was last seen Sunday, and she could be in the Saskatoon area.

Sandra Lafond, 48, was reported missing Tuesday after she...

Bruno Konecsni, president of Draggins Car Club, will help celebrate the club's 60th anniversary on April 14 and 15, 2017.

Vintage vehicles roll into Saskatoon for Easter long weekend

By 650 CKOM April 13, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 3:29pm

Classic cars will be shining at Praireland Park this weekend for the 57th annual Draggins car show.

"It gets pretty competitive among car lovers," President of Draggins...

Mark Donlevy allegedly touched massage clients inappropriately between 2003 and 2013.

Bail set for massage therapist accused of sexual assaults

By Bryn Levy April 13, 2017 - 3:08pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 4:10pm

A Saskatoon massage therapist charged with multiple counts of sexual assault was in provincial court Thursday for a bail hearing.   Mark Donlevy was first charged with two...

Testing for marijuana impairment can be "subjective" and "difficult" according to Saskatoon-based lawyer Brian Pfefferle.

Pot legalization raises impaired driving concerns

By 650 CKOM April 13, 2017 - 2:26pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 2:26pm

With Canada on the way to legalizing recreational marijuana, many are concerned about how it will impact impaired driving.

The legislation introduced in Ottawa Thursday...

The Meewasin Valley Authoirty is shutting down three of their canoe launches in an effort to cut costs.

South Sask. river access impacted by MVA cuts

By 650 CKOM April 13, 2017 - 1:34pm Updated: April 17, 2017 - 8:22am

The recent cutbacks by the Meewasin Valley Authority will have an impact on how people access the South Saskatchewan River this summer.   The river authority is closing the...

Philip Chicoine, 27, is facing 44 new charges related to a child pornography case, which led to international arrests.

44 more charges laid in Saskatoon child porn case

By 650 CKOM April 12, 2017 - 5:59pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 6:04pm

Phillip Chicoine, 27, is facing 44 more charges of child pornography related to a case which led to international arrests.

Chicoine was already in custody at the...

An 18-year-old man was arrested by police after protective services officers mistook an airsoft gun for a firearm on April 12, 2017.

No charges for man carrying airsoft gun at U of S

By 650 CKOM April 12, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 11:14am

Police say they won't be laying charges after arresting a man carrying an airsoft gun at the University of Saskatchewan Wednesday.

Saskatoon police said protective...

Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments is now open for another season, serving ice-cream, floats and their famous Riverbank Franks.

Downtown Saskatoon's Bus Stop Refreshments opens for season

By Chris Carr April 12, 2017 - 4:04pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 4:05pm

Saskatoon's original food truck is back open for business.

Bus Stop Refreshments, permanently parked across the street from the Delta Bessborough, turned on its red and...

Wray Morrison: Musical commissioner's chairs

By Wray Morrison April 12, 2017 - 3:23pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 3:25pm

Since 1967, the CFL has had fifteen commissioners. The average tenure for a CFL commissioner has been 3.3 years in the last half century.

Now, fans and media members are...

Saskatoon police are seeking the public's help identifying a woman who released a video confession to local media relating to the white powder incidents.

Police seek help to ID woman in white powder case

By 650 CKOM April 12, 2017 - 12:56pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 12:56pm

Saskatoon police released a photo Wednesday of a woman they want to speak to in relation to the rash of white powder scares across the city.   The unknown woman is seen in a...