City of Saskatoon News

Heather Gray came out to her back lane on Feb. 3, 2017 to discover a large pile of garbage in the back lane on her property.

Saskatoon woman forced to pay after garbage illegally dumped in back alley

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 13, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 11:09am

What do a boat, two couches and 90 needles have in common?

They've all been illegally dumped at the back of Heather Gray's Avenue L south property in Saskatoon.


Originally set to open in May, the Remai Modern Art Gallery is now looking at an opening date in October or November after construction delays announced Jan. 16, 2017.

Remai Modern board voices frustration with construction delays

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 16, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:42pm

Construction delays are pushing back the opening of the Remai Modern Art Gallery, again.   In a letter to council ahead of a Monday committee meeting, Remai board chair Alain...

A major water main break left icy sidewalks along Duchess Street between 3rd and 4th avenues on Jan. 16, 2017.

City crews deal with major water main break

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 6:38am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:45am

A water main break over the weekend caused traffic problems on part of Duchess Street Monday morning.

Crews responded around 9 p.m. Sunday to what was called a "...

100 pizzas were given out at the Lighthouse and Friendship Inn on Jan. 14, 2017.

Non-profit gives out pizza as part of 'Feed the Homeless' campaign

By JT Marshall January 14, 2017 - 9:06pm Updated: January 14, 2017 - 9:06pm

There was a pizza party for the homeless Saturday afternoon at the Lighthouse and Friendship Inn in Saskatoon.

"The comments were overwhelming," said Co-ordinator for...

Saskatonians will have to shell out more money for utilities, pet licensing and property taxes in 2017.

Looking ahead: Tax and fee changes for 2017 in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM December 30, 2016 - 4:10pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 4:10pm

Saskatonians are facing several fee hikes in the new year that will make life in the Bridge City a little more expensive.

The biggest hit to the pocket book comes from...

Some drivers had difficulty on Saskatoon roads on Dec. 30, 2016 as the city dug out from least 10 centimetres of snow.

'Let them do their job': City asks for patience after snow cakes roads in Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel December 30, 2016 - 12:52pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 12:52pm

Saskatoon had to dig out Friday after a morning dumping of snow.   While initial forecasts had the Alberta clipper skirting the Bridge City, a snowfall warning was issued...

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:

The City of Saskatoon road crews was busy clearing streets and making sure roads were getting enough salt and sand.

A white Christmas has plows busy in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM December 25, 2016 - 7:45am Updated: December 25, 2016 - 7:45am

Christmas day in Saskatoon had drivers watching for flashing blue and amber lights.   They're on all Saskatoon snow clearing vehicles, and they were out in full force early...

With snow Christmas eve and in the Christmas Day forecast the city has opened snow storage sites Dec. 25, 2016.

Saskatoon snow storage sites open Christmas day

By 650 CKOM December 25, 2016 - 7:00am Updated: December 25, 2016 - 7:00am

Having a hard time finding a place to put the snow?   The city has opened up three snow storage sites for private and public use.

Northeast - Central Avenue (3.8 km north...
The City of Saskatoon is set to begin using a mixture of salt and magnesium meant to help de-ice roads in extreme cold temperatures.

Saskatoon approves chemical for city-wide use on roads

By 650 CKOM December 20, 2016 - 4:47pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 4:47pm

Winter driving is about to change in Saskatoon with the city rolling out a new mixture of salt and magnesium.   Director of Roadways and Operations Brandon Harris said the mix...

Saskatoon transit workers vote to accept a contract from the city Dec. 13, 2016.

Saskatoon transit workers accept contract offer

By 650 CKOM December 13, 2016 - 10:26pm Updated: December 14, 2016 - 6:34am

Bus service in Saskatoon is back to normal Wednesday after transit workers agreed to a new contract with the city.

Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615 voted...

Members of the union that represents Saskatoon's transit workers will vote Tuesday on a deal that could bring a years-long labour dispute to an end.

Saskatoon transit workers vote on city offer today

By 650 CKOM December 13, 2016 - 8:23am Updated: December 13, 2016 - 8:24am

After four years without a contract, Saskatoon's transit workers are set to vote Tuesday on a deal offered by the city.   Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 615 will...