Provincial News

Four people died and seven more were wounded in a pair of shootings in La Loche on Jan. 22, 2016.

RCMP commander in charge of La Loche response praises officers, community

By Bryn Levy January 18, 2017 - 2:40pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 2:40pm

The RCMP inspector who served as incident commander during the La Loche shooting is praising the many people whose actions helped save lives that day.

Sunday will mark...

A 16-year-old Regina boy faces 17 charges.

Regina teen faces 17 charges after police respond to firearm threats

By 980 CJME January 18, 2017 - 1:10pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 1:15pm

A 16-year-old boy is facing a long list of charges after Regina police were called to two separate incidents Tuesday night. A 33-year-old man called police around 9 p.m. on Jan...

W-18 is a dangerous chemical used to cut fentanyl, which can then be hidden in fake oxycodone pills as pictured above.

Deadly new drug W-18 edging closer to Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 18, 2017 - 12:50pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 12:50pm

A drug considered to be 100 times more powerful than fentanyl is making its way to Saskatoon.

Saskatchewan RCMP say test results on pills seized in a bust last spring...

Wray Morrison: Canadian teams' emerging superstars could spell playoff win for NHL

By Wray Morrison January 18, 2017 - 10:47am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:48am

While those in the NHL's New York head office would never tip their hand on this topic, one would have to believe the league is thrilled with the prospect of a larger Canadian...

RCMP reported that Tyler Carruthers, 17, was found safe  after being the subject of a missing persons bulletin on Jan. 18, 2017.

17-year-old found safe following RCMP bulletin

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 8:21am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:35am

Saskatoon RCMP reported that a search for a 17-year-old boy has ended.

Tyler James Carruthers was the subject of a missing persons bulletin issued Jan. 18.


Saskatchewan is expected to see warmer temperatures through the rest of the week, according to Environment Canada.

Records smashed around Sask. as warm weather expected to continue

By Brent Bosker January 18, 2017 - 7:37am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:37am

A flow of warm Pacific air has taken the province out of the deep freeze and into a warm spell.   A total of seven communities set high temperatures records on Tuesday:


Cameco will lay off 120 employees split between its Saskatchewan operations at McArthur River, Key Lake and Cigar Lake.

Cameco announces layoffs, projects loss for 2016

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 7:15am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:21am

Cameco will be letting go of about 10 per cent of the workers at three of its Saskatchewan mining and milling operations.   120 employees spread across the company's McArthur...

A new Mainstreet poll shows 41 per cent of Regina residents opposed a safe injection site in the city, with 39 per cent supporting one.

Poll shows Regina split on safe injection sites

By 980 CJME January 18, 2017 - 6:39am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45am

A new Mainstreet poll shows people in Regina divided over safe injection sites.

The company surveyed 628 residents of the city between Jan. 3 - 4, 2017.

Of those...

RCMP had Highway 11 restricted to one lane after a semi tractor fire on Jan. 17, 2017.

Semi tractor fire blocks highway traffic

By 980 CJME January 18, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:45am

A semi tractor fire caused part of Highway 11 to go down to one lane late Tuesday night.   RCMP said they don't know what caused the semi truck to catch fire.    Highway 11...

Darrell Davis: Drive dry, like a professional

By Darrell Davis January 18, 2017 - 5:59am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:00am


A friend of mine is a rally driver. A Hall of Fame rally driver.

I think about his driving prowess whenever the winter weather gets warm and sloppy. Have...

A Regina Police Service cruiser.

Man charged with setting fire to Regina business over 5 months ago

By 980 CJME January 17, 2017 - 8:46pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 9:00pm

A man is being accused of setting fire to a Regina business last summer.

Police arrested and charged Kelly Ryan Powell, 29, on Jan. 12. He allegedly started a blaze at a...

RCMP have charged 32-year-old Danny Brian Crate in the Jan. 4, 2017 death of Charles Francis Letendre.

32 year old charged in Nipawin death

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 7:14pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 7:14pm

A second-degree murder charge laid in the death of 57-year-old Charles Francis Letendre of Nipawin, Sask.

Letendre was found dead inside a 1st Avenue home in Nipawin Jan...