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The City of Saskatoon reported a widespread power outage affecting the downtown and several westside neighbourhoods on Tuesday morning

Power outage repaired in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 9, 2017 - 8:16am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 10:43am

A large chunk of Saskatoon was without power Tuesday morning.

The City of Saskatoon reported that the power went out in the downtown core around 8 a.m.

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With more ticks showing up in Saskatoon this spring Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer is out with recommendations to keep them off you.

'Careful in tall grass' tips on avoiding ticks

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 7:58pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 7:58pm

Experts, parents and dog owners will all say the same thing, ticks suck.

The small bugs have been spotted all over Saskatoon, now that the weather is warmer experts ask...

Emergency Measures Co-ordinator Eron McCormick says residents should have a plan on where to go in the event of a natural disaster, like the 2013 floods in Calgary.

City reminds residents to have disaster plan

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 6:21pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 6:22pm

Recent natural disasters across Canada are marking emergency preparedness week with renewed importance.   The City of Saskatoon is using the week as an education tool for...

The team names will not match their official counterparts, but CFL cities are represented in Canuck Play's "Canadian Football 2017."

3 downs 3-D: Canadian football video game set for release

By Ryan Brandt May 8, 2017 - 6:15pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 6:15pm

It lacks the official licensing of the CFL, but a company is weeks away from releasing a Canadian football video game.

Peterborough, Ont. based Canuck Play is waiting...

Offensive lineman Evan Johnson was selected 9th overall by Ottawa in the 2017 CFL Draft.

Huskies Johnson, Lynch and Hillis taken in CFL Draft

By Ryan Brandt May 7, 2017 - 8:47pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 11:38pm

Just seventeen picks into the first round of the 2017 CFL Draft, two members of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies were off the board.

Offensive lineman Evan Johnson...

Saskatoon police were called to Diefenbaker Airport May 7, 2017 for a suspicious item found in a passengers bag.

Suspicious item at Saskatoon airport turns out to be clock

By 650 CKOM May 7, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 1:09pm

An all-clear at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker Airport after security screeners discovered a suspicious electronic item Sunday morning in a passenger's bag.

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Tick expert Neil Chilton says warm temperatures have brought out ticks in high numbers.

Expert expects large number of ticks this year

By JT Marshall May 6, 2017 - 11:14am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 4:19am

They get on pets, in the bed, and even on people.

Ticks are back for another season as we deal with warmer than normal temperatures.

"If it's like last year's...

Grass fire about 10km west of Saskatoon, along the CN mainline burned May 6, 2017.

Grass fire west of Saskatoon caused by train

By 650 CKOM May 6, 2017 - 8:22am Updated: May 6, 2017 - 10:21am

Saskatoon fire crews were called to a large grass fire just west of Saskatoon around 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

According to officials, it started when a train wheel locked up...

Students at Caswell School were doing a science experiment outdoors when a glass container shattered and injured several students on May 5, 2017.

Hospital trip for student after science experiment gone wrong

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 5, 2017 - 6:45pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 6:45pm

A Grade 7 student at Caswell School in Saskatoon was sent to hospital after a science experiment mishap Friday afternoon.

Saskatoon Public School Division spokesperson...

The "Red Star Dancer", created by Lionel Peyachew, is based on a 19-year-old Indigenous woman who was killed in 2005.

Monument to MMIW unveiled at Saskatoon police HQ

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 5, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 5:41pm

A bronze woman dancing on a blue cloud with silver eagle wings is now looking down on those who walk by Saskatoon police headquarters.

The "Red Star Dancer" monument to...

The Montgomery community garage sale — touted as the largest in Saskatoon — officially runs on May 6, 2017.

Montgomery community garage sale set to attract hundreds

By JT Marshall May 5, 2017 - 5:28pm Updated: May 6, 2017 - 2:44pm

Cars lined for blocks, the smell of grilled burgers and a lot of odds and ends for sale.

Those will be some of the sights at the Montgomery neighbourhood garage sale on...

According to the province, 21 people in Saskatchewan have had medical help ending their lives since the practice became legal in June 2016.

Assisted death approaches first year of being legal in Sask.

By Bryn Levy May 5, 2017 - 5:08pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 5:08pm

After nearly one year of legal assisted deaths in Saskatchewan, the province says at least 21 terminally ill people have had a doctor or nurse practicioner help end their lives...