Saskatoon Afternoon with David Kirton: Wednesday Edition, July 29th 2015
4:08pm - A former Halifax chef wants an apology from Porter Airlines, alleging she was asked to move from her seat to accommodate a man who did not want to sit beside a woman for religious reasons.
4:19pm - Will Roughriders quarterback Kevin Glen be back for Friday's game against the Edmonton Eskimos? Wray Morrison, CKOM's provincial sports director, joins David.
4:38pm - Walter Palmer is a Minnesota dentist and hunting enthusiast who paid over $50,000 to hunt, track and kill an African lion. He ended up illegally killing Cecil, a popular lion at a Zimbabwean national park who was tagged for scientific research by Oxford University. Palmer's dental practice has since been attacked by online vigilantes.
4:49pm - Out in the field with Farmer Jim - David checks in with Saskatchewan farmer Jim Hale (@farmerjim79).
5:08pm - RCMP have identified skeletal remains found on a rural property east of Leduc, Alberta as those of a 27-year-old Edmonton woman, the fourth missing woman’s remains found in an eight-kilometre radius since 2003. The RCMP says it could be dealing with a serial predator. David has the latest.
5:19pm - They didn’t get a ticket, but three Ontario sisters are filing formal complaint about police conduct after they were pulled over while cycling topless and told to put their shirts on. What are the rules when it comes to cycling topless Saskatchewan? CKOM's Lasia Kretzel joins David.
5:38pm - Marko and Alex Ayling, known online as the Vagabrothers, are award-winning travel videographers, photographers and writers. They manage to make a living by traveling the world and posting videos online. It may seem too good to be true, but multiple people actually manage to completely support themselves with income earned on the internet. Tenille Lafontaine, blogger with Feisty Frugal & Fabulous.com, joins David.
5:49pm - David wraps up the show and shares some of your texts.
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.