Christmas News

Christmas tree recycling sites open in Saskatoon Dec. 26 to Jan. 31. Only live trees will be accepted.

Christmas cleanup starts in Saskatoon with tree recycling

By 650 CKOM December 26, 2016 - 9:32am Updated: December 26, 2016 - 9:32am

Christmas tree recycling sites are now open in Saskatoon.

Live trees can be dropped off from Dec. 26, 2016 to Jan. 31, 2017 at the following locations:

Graham Construction with the help of Santa Claus helped spread Christmas cheer to sick kids at Royal University Hospital.

Santa flight brings big smiles for sick kids at Saskatoon hospital

By 650 CKOM December 23, 2016 - 11:39am Updated: December 23, 2016 - 11:39am

Kids spending Christmas in the hospital in Saskatoon received a special visit from the North Pole.

Graham Construction took a break from construction on the Children's...

Environment Canada's Mike Russo says he would put money on a white Christmas for the whole province.

Guaranteed white Christmas for Saskatoon: Environment Canada

By JT Marshall December 23, 2016 - 9:43am Updated: December 24, 2016 - 5:56am

Those in Saskatoon hoping for that perfect Christmas card look on Christmas, will get their wish after all.   Environment Canada's latest forecast as of Saturday is calling for...

Christmas means busy airports and busy schedules, people reuniting with loved ones at YXE

Saskatoon airport busy with Christmas travellers

By Chris Carr December 22, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 8:01pm

With Christmas fast approaching, people from across the country are coming home to be with family in Saskatchewan.

"We usually do a big dinner Christmas eve. We have...

Saskatoon's Jasmine Ewert says she has wrapped around 70 presents since posting her free ad on Kijiji.

Saskatoon girl using gift wrapping skills to spread Christmas cheer

By 650 CKOM December 22, 2016 - 1:07pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 4:50pm

Simply put, Jasmine Ewert loves wrapping presents. The 14-year-old enjoys it so much, she posted an ad on Kijiji offering to wrap other people's Christmas gifts free of charge...

Heather Hedstrom, community and donations advisor for the Salvation Army in Saskatoon

Saskatonians show their generosity in the lead up to Christmas

By Chris Carr December 21, 2016 - 3:02pm Updated: December 21, 2016 - 3:02pm

It looks like a last minute outpouring of support will help Saskatoon's Salvation Army meet their goal in the lead-up to Christmas.

"Last week we were really quite...

The deadline to send out a parcel and have it arrive on time for Christmas is Thursday, Dec. 22.

Deadline near to get cards, parcels delivered by Canada Post for Christmas

By 980 CJME December 19, 2016 - 1:05pm Updated: December 19, 2016 - 1:05pm

With Christmas Day less than a week away, Canada Post is dealing with an influx of mail.

From regular Christmas cards to large parcels, millions of pieces of mail are...

A look at Scott Lambie's house on Clinkskill Drive, which has a 70,000 LED light display.

Biggest Christmas display in Saskatoon has 70,000 LED lights

By JT Marshall December 17, 2016 - 3:41pm Updated: December 17, 2016 - 3:41pm

Get a load of this 70,000 lights synchronized to music, 21 controllers, 600 LED color pixels, 100 strobe lights, 1800 RPG channels, the only thing missing is a partridge in a...

The C95 Christmas Wish team with the Kimbare family.

C95 delivers Christmas Wish to refugee family in Saskatoon

By Daniella Ponticelli December 16, 2016 - 7:01am Updated: December 16, 2016 - 11:14am

A refugee family experiencing Canadian cold for the first time got a warm welcome from their new community Wednesday.

Rishali Kambare and his family of seven arrived in...

Rock 102 morning hosts Shack and Watson help stuff a city bus with groceries for the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre on Dec. 15, 2016.

Rock 102 Stuff the Bus raises 34,000 pounds of food for Saskatoon food bank

By 650 CKOM December 15, 2016 - 6:23am Updated: December 15, 2016 - 9:49pm

There was one less bus on Saskatoon streets Thursday – but it was being put to good use.

The crew at Rock 102 helped to stuff a city bus full of groceries for the...

 Adam Schulte tells Santa what he wants for Christmas at Lawson Heights Mall on Dec. 11, 2016.

Santa Claus visits kids with autism for second annual Sensitive Santa

By JT Marshall December 12, 2016 - 9:08am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 9:08am

Santa made a special trip from the North Pole for kids with autism Sunday night at Lawson Heights Mall.

Some kids with autism can get stressed when it's busy and loud....

C95 hosts Rob Suski and Shauna Foster gave six-year-old Mason Gariepy a Hatchimal to lift his spirits in his fight with leukemia.

C95 tracks down sold-out Hatchimal toy for special little boy

By JT Marshall December 12, 2016 - 8:32am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 2:35pm

Hatchimals, the hottest Christmas toy this season, are sold out in Canada.   But that didn't stop C95 morning hosts Rob Suski and Shauna Foster from tracking one down to...