Provincial News

PotashCorp and Agrium announced on June 21, 2017 they'll operate under the name Nutrien once regulators approve a proposed merger deal.

PotashCorp, Agrium reveal new name ahead of merger

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 1:45pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 4:37pm

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. have picked the new name they'll operate under once they're allowed to proceed with a proposed merger.

The new company...

RCMP are on-scene at a fuel truck that caught fire on June 21, 2017.

Fuel truck catches fire in southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 1:43pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 2:31pm

Emergency crews have extinguished a fuel truck that caught fire near Yellow Grass.

A fuel truck carrying petroleum caught fire shortly before noon Wednesday on Highway...

Wray Morrison: Vegas, baby!

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 12:40pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:40pm

Can Las Vegas be a legitimate NHL hockey market?   My answer to that may have been 'no' a decade or two ago. But now, I do believe a Nevada franchise can flourish.   I...

Mall employees photographed the damage to the north entry of Swift Current Mall on June 19, 2017.

Truck drives through Swift Current Mall in bold theft

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 12:29pm Updated: June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

Two men and a woman are on the run from RCMP after a brazen smash-and-grab theft at the Swift Current Mall.

Police said the suspects rammed a stolen pickup truck into...

Sundancer Elmer Eashappie speaks to children before a tipi raising at the RCMP Heritage Centre on June 19, 2017.

RCMP exhibit showcases relationship with indigenous people

By Britton Gray June 21, 2017 - 10:39am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 10:45am

As a part of National Aboriginal History Month, and with National Aboriginal Day on Wednesday, the RCMP is celebrating its relationship with the indigenous community.


 Nicole Sarauer (right) marches with Trent Wotherspoon (left) in the Queen City Pride parade on June 17, 2017. She was elected new interim Sask. NDP leader on June 20, 2017.

Nicole Sarauer named new interim Sask. NDP leader

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 8:08am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 8:09am

The province's New Democrats have elected a new interim leader.

Nicole Sarauer will take over as temporary head of the Saskatchewan NDP.

Sarauer is the MLA for...

Global Calgary's Jordan Witzel got confused on the meaning of the word "swinging" in a segment that aired Tuesday.

Calgary news team falls apart over 'swinging' mix-up

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 7:50am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 7:50am

The team at Global Calgary had trouble getting through one of their newscasts Tuesday.

It started innocently enough, with meteorologist Jordan Witzel called upon to cue...

Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak, 17, is a four-time Olympic medalist.

Canada 150: Olympian Penny Oleksiak on swimming, school

By 980 CJME June 21, 2017 - 7:01am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 7:15am

Leading up to Canada 150, 980 CJME has reached out to some living, influential Canadians to see what they're up to, to chat about their defining moments and what it means to be...

The Las Vegas Golden Knights unveiled the team's first-ever NHL jerseys on Tuesday.

Golden Knights reveal jerseys ahead of expansion draft

By 650 CKOM June 21, 2017 - 6:35am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 6:40am

The Las Vegas Golden Knights unveiled the jerseys players will wear in the team's first NHL season.   The Golden Knights joined the league's 30 other teams in showing off their...

Jamie Nye: 2017 CFL predictions

By Jamie Nye June 21, 2017 - 6:29am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 6:30am

The CFL is near and many are asking what is going to happen.

So once again, I will try my best to look into my crystal ball and predict the nearly unpredictable.


Darrell Davis: Two out of three ain’t bad

By Darrell Davis June 21, 2017 - 6:20am Updated: June 21, 2017 - 6:30am

Amy Mickelson once described her husband as the only PGA player who had the same wife, caddy and putter throughout his entire pro career.

Not anymore.


Nic Demski is entering his third year as a Saskatchewan Roughrider.

Demski hopes his growth turns into opportunity with Riders

By Arielle Zerr June 20, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

Nic Demski hopes his hard work will finally pay off.

The third year Roughrider receiver will start Thursday’s game against Montreal in place of an injured Rob Bagg....