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Saskatoon Afternoon

Show Notes

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015

4:00 p.m. We're expecting some beautiful weather over the next few days! Do you have any plans over the weekend? David has a few ideas for you!

4:15 p.m. More than 100,000 gallons of crude oil was leaked onto coastal lands and into the ocean in Santa Barbara, California. How is it affecting the people and wildlife in the area? David has the latest.

4:30 p.m. Voters in Ireland are taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage today.

4:45 p.m. Mike Babcock, the new head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, said goodbye to the city of Detroit today.

5:00 p.m. Cynthia Block, the woman behind Block Communications, joins David to share her thoughts on the week that was.

5:15 p.m. If you haven't dabbled in Saskatoon's growing food truck culture, look no further than the Sutherland Curling Club this weekend where a dozen food truck vendors will be pitted against each other in a friendly showdown. CKOM's Francois Biber joins David.

5:30 p.m. What do you get when you put two guitar virtuosos together in front of a microphone? Let's find out! David is joined by guitarist, composer, and producer Jesse Cook and blues musician Jack Semple.

5:45 p.m. David wraps up the show.

About the show

As the work day comes to an end, Saskatoon is tuning into David Kirton and Saskatoon Afternoon. Each weekday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the team makes the drive home interesting, giving people something to talk about combined, with the latest news, sports, traffic and weather.

Ashley Wills has news every 15 minutes, telling the stories that matter and impact you. Whether it’s happening in your community, province or from the other side of the planet, she’s ready with the headlines.

Justin Blackwell brings sports twice an hour. From local sports all the way to the majors he has it covered and will get you ready for the big game.

David is a lifetime resident of Saskatoon and is passionate about the city he loves and the people in it.