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An example of a type of counterfeit bill that Saskatoon police say has been cropping up at city businesses.

Police respond to spike in counterfeit money

By 650 CKOM March 14, 2017 - 10:59am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 10:59am

Buyers beware – counterfeit currency is making the rounds in Saskatoon.

Police issued a warning Tuesday after getting numerous reports of fake bills being used at city...

A long-awaited smartphone parking app for City of Saskatoon parking is set to launch April 5, 2017.

A new way to pay: parking app to launch in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM March 14, 2017 - 10:16am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 12:39pm

Drivers in Saskatoon will soon be able to pay for parking with their phones.

Mayor Charlie Clark told 650 CKOM Tuesday a long-awaited smartphone parking app for the city...

Saskatoon police charged three people with an alleged home invasion and assault Monday night.

Police say neighbours behind apartment home invasion

By 650 CKOM March 14, 2017 - 7:12am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 7:16am

Police say a man and a group of youths attacked two people in a Pleasant Hill apartment complex late Monday night.   Patrol officers arrived at the building on the 100 block of...

Persephone Theatre announced two bonus productions for the main stage in 2017, along with a return of its Deep End programming.

Persephone Theatre 2017-18 season features bonus shows, 'Pride and Prejudice'

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: March 13, 2017 - 6:12pm

Saskatoon’s Persephone Theatre will boast an expanded lineup of shows for its 2017-18 season.

The company announced Monday there will be two bonus productions for the...

Huskies football offensive co-ordinator Scott Flory was named head coach at a press conference March 13, 2017.

U of S Huskies football names Scott Flory new head coach

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 10:01am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 3:19pm

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team didn't have to look far for a new head coach.

Scott Flory, 40, was named head coach at an official announcement...

Saskatoon firefighters responded to a blaze at 201 Avenue J North Sunday evening.

Crews handle fire at Westmount home

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 7:34am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 7:35am

Saskatoon firefighters were called out to a blaze at a home in the Westmount neighbourhood.

Crews arrived at 201 Avenue J North shortly after 6:15 p.m. to find smoke...

Paw Patrol and Peppa Pig were at the 2017 Homestyle show as Mar. 12, 2017 was family day.

Renovation ideas top of mind for Homestyles show customers

By JT Marshall March 12, 2017 - 1:24pm Updated: March 12, 2017 - 1:25pm

A tiny home, lots of different contractors, and even some cooking shows.

All that at the 2017 Homestyles show hosted by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’...

Saskatoon police charge three 16-year-old boys with weapons offences after a March 11, 2017 vehicle stop.

High-risk vehicle stop leads to weapons charges for teens

By 650 CKOM March 12, 2017 - 5:58am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 5:58am

Three 16-year-old boys spent Saturday night in police custody.

Police were called to the area of Attridge Drive and Kenderdine Road around 8 p.m. by a person who said...

A late goal pushed the Swift Current Broncos past Saskatoon 3-2.

Blades go down in Swift Current, drop out of playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt March 12, 2017 - 12:34am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 12:34am

Riley Lindgren scored the game winner with 58 seconds left as Swift Current beat the Saskatoon Blades 3-2.

The Blades are now one point back of Calgary for the final...

Ben McIntosh led the Saskatchewan Rush with four goals in a 12-11 win.

McIntosh OT winner wins it for Rush

By Ryan Brandt March 12, 2017 - 12:08am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 12:09am

It was like a great movie with too much back story in the beginning.

The Saskatchewan Rush overcame an early 3-0 hole to beat Colorado 12-11 in overtime on Saturday...

Bruno, Saskatchewan's Jason Leuschen is one of 32 people still in the running to become the next Canadian Space Agency astronauts.

Sask. pilot one step closer to becoming an astronaut

By Erin McNutt March 11, 2017 - 1:02pm Updated: March 11, 2017 - 1:02pm

The race to space is down to 32 with Bruno, Saskatchewan's Jason Leuschen still in the running to become one of two new Canada Space Agency astronauts.   The finalists started...

Saskatoon police close the 700 block of McCormack Road as they deal with a disturbance.

Police make arrest in lengthy morning standoff in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM March 11, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 6:56am

A street in Saskatoon's Parkridge neighbourhood is back open after a seven hour standoff Saturday morning.

Police surrounded a home on the 700 block McCormack Road at 5:...