Provincial News

Wray Morrison: Caging the Penguins

By Wray Morrison May 19, 2017 - 9:56am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 9:56am

The defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins have looked dysfunctional in the eastern conference final against the Ottawa Senators.

In a tight-checking second...

Police found Rodney James Nippi, 46, in a home on the 1400 block of 12th Avenue on May 14, 2017.

Man, 25, charged in Regina’s second murder of 2017

By 980 CJME May 19, 2017 - 7:47am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 8:00am

A 25-year-old man is facing a murder charge in Regina’s second murder case of 2017.

Christopher Sean Pascal, of Regina, has been charged with second-degree murder in...

Patrica Semenchuck and her family among the many campers enjoying the May long weekend at Pike Lake Provincial Park.

Campers roll into provincial parks for May long weekend

By CKOM News May 19, 2017 - 7:38am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 9:35am

The May long weekend – or commonly known as the unofficial kickoff to summer – has arrived in Saskatchewan.

Most provincial and regional parks opened their gates on...

Darrell Davis: Time to cool off

By Darrell Davis May 19, 2017 - 7:25am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 7:30am

Kevin Pillar apologized. He wants to learn from his mistake. He got suspended for two games by his employer, the Toronto Blue Jays, who deemed that he shouldn't have yelled a...

Jamie Nye: Mayweather gets nothing out of fighting McGregor

By Jamie Nye May 19, 2017 - 7:22am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 7:30am

It now appears that the super fight between UFC's Conor McGregor and boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is all up to the boxer with the undefeated record.

McGregor and...

Police across Saskatchewan will be out looking for impaired drivers from May 19-22, 2017.

Police crack down on impaired driving during long weekend

By 980 CJME May 19, 2017 - 6:43am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 6:45am

The May long weekend in Saskatchewan is a notoriously bad one on the road when it comes to drunk driving-related crashes.

That's why police across the province will be...

Albert Brown, Highways and Infrastructure Minister David Marit, MLA Warren Steinley and Diana Lumbala kick off construction season with a safety event on May 18, 2017.

'It's scary:' new flag people prepared for highway dangers

By Britton Gray May 19, 2017 - 6:28am Updated: May 19, 2017 - 6:30am

This year is Albert Brown's first summer working as a highway flag person.

He took the job as a way to make extra money before returning to Medicine Hat for schooling....

Bernie is one of eight kittens that were thrown to the ground and lit on fire by a group of kids in Prince Albert on May 13, 2017.

Kittens thrown, 'lit on fire' in Prince Albert: SPCA

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 18, 2017 - 4:27pm Updated: May 19, 2017 - 5:40pm

The Prince Albert SPCA is investigating allegations of animal cruelty involving eight one-week-old kittens last week.

Operations Manager Liana Maloney told 650 CKOM...

Ryan Meili (left) smiles alongside NDP interim leader Trent Wotherspoon after winning the Saskatoon-Meewasin byelection on March 2, 2017.

Saskatoon MLA Ryan Meili enters Sask. NDP leadership race

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 12:27pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 2:47pm

Saskatoon-Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili is throwing his hat in the ring for the provincial NDP leadership race.

Meili announced his decision to run in a Facebook post Thursday...

Todd MacKay is the prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Carbon tax to make everything cost more: taxpayer federation

By Lauren Golosky May 18, 2017 - 12:14pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:30pm

Just as the federal government laid out how it’d impose a carbon tax on the provinces, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) sounded the alarm on the impact of a carbon tax...

Alexa Emerson, a.k.a. Amanda Totchek, now faces charges related to bomb threats at Hague School and Warman High School.

More charges faced, another lawyer needed for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:35pm

The woman suspected of sending white powder packages and bomb threats around Saskatoon is now facing charges related to two bomb scares just outside the city.


The union representing STC employees was in court on May 18, 2017 to get an injunction against the closure of the bus company.

Union takes STC closure to the courts

By 980 CJME May 18, 2017 - 11:47am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 3:59pm

The union representing STC employees is in court to try and stop the closure of the provincial bus company.

Lawyers for the Amalgamated Transit Union attended Regina’s...