Colten Boushie News

A year of tragedy dominated 650 CKOM's website with the lost of the Van de Vorst family (top left), a 70-year-old man on Circle Drive (top right), Colten Boushie (bottom left) and Nia Eastman (bottom centre).

Earthquake, farm shooting top list of 2016 online stories for 650 CKOM

By Daniella Ponticelli December 30, 2016 - 2:25pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 2:26pm

From snow storms to harrowing hail – Saskatchewan gets its fair share of wild weather.   But when an earthquake registered near Yorkton in early September, people took notice...

Gerald Stanley, seen here following an Aug. 18, 2016 court appearance, has been charged with two counts of unsafe storage of a firearm. The charges come on top of a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie.

Weapons charges added against Sask. rancher accused of murdering Colten Boushie

By 650 CKOM November 23, 2016 - 11:46am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 11:49am

The RCMP have laid new charges against Gerald Stanley, the rancher accused of killing Colten Boushie.   Boushie, 22, and a group of friends pulled onto Stanley's property on...

The family of Colten Boushie is circulating a petition to have an out of province lawyer prosecute his murder case.

Boushie family petitioning for out-of-province prosecutor

By Sarah Rae October 26, 2016 - 11:49am Updated: October 26, 2016 - 11:50am

A petition requesting an out-of-province prosecutor be assigned to the Colten Boushie murder case is gaining support across the country.

 Boushie's cousin Skyler Brown...

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Bigger, Sask. on Aug. 9, 2016.

Boushie family lawyer says RCMP bungling could jeopardize murder trial

By Bryn Levy October 24, 2016 - 2:47pm Updated: October 24, 2016 - 4:18pm

RCMP have allegedly mishandled key evidence in the trial of Gerald Stanley, who stands charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 9 death of Colten Boushie, 22.   Boushie...

Suspect accused in deadly shooting near Biggar in August appeared in court on Tuesday.

Preliminary hearing set for man accused in a deadly shooting in rural Saskatchewan

By 650 CKOM September 13, 2016 - 4:03pm Updated: September 13, 2016 - 4:07pm

A preliminary hearing has been set for a 54-year-old man accused of shooting a young man to death on a rural property near Biggar, Sask.

Gerald Stanley's hearing will...

Colten's brother, William, helps a child with his candle at a vigil in North Battleford Sept. 1, 2016.

Family, friends share message of forgiveness at vigil for man fatally shot on Sask. farm

By 650 CKOM September 2, 2016 - 7:19am Updated: September 2, 2016 - 8:42am

It was an emotional night in North Battleford Thursday as family, friends and strangers held a candlelight vigil to honour a Cree man who was shot to death three weeks ago....

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Bigger, Sask. on Aug. 9, 2016.

Vigil to be held for First Nations man shot dead on Sask. farm

By 650 CKOM September 1, 2016 - 2:23pm Updated: September 1, 2016 - 2:23pm

Family, friends and strangers are set to gather for a candlelight vigil to honour 22-year-old Colten Boushie nearly a month after he was fatally shot on a Saskatchewan farm....

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Cando, Sask. Gerald Stanley, 54, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death.

'Going through hurt:' Elder helping Red Pheasant youth heal after shooting death

By Bryn Levy August 24, 2016 - 10:07am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 10:07am

More than two weeks after a 22-year-old man from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation was shot on a farm north of Biggar, Sask., the community is still coming to grips with the loss of...

A special assembly was held by the FSIN at the FNUniv in Regina Aug 22, 2016.

Racism hot topic at FSIN special assembly

By Sarah Mills August 22, 2016 - 4:28pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 12:25pm

Hateful comments have spread far and wide on social media following the shooting death of a First Nations man near Biggar, Sask.

Coun. Ben Kautz, with the Rural...

Colten Boushie's family surrounded by support outside the North Battleford courthouse Aug. 18, 2016.

Rallies held for First Nations man fatally shot on Sask. farm as accused faces bail hearing

By 650 CKOM August 18, 2016 - 8:47am Updated: August 22, 2016 - 10:19am

Hundreds of people rallied Thursday morning outside a Saskatchewan courthouse where a rancher accused of fatally shooting a First Nations man pleaded not guilty.


Colten Boushie, 22, was shot to death after he and four friends drove onto a farm near Biggar, Sask. Aug. 9, 2016.

Community to support victim's family at accused murderer’s court appearance

By Sarah Rae, battlefordsNOW staff August 17, 2016 - 8:00am Updated: August 17, 2016 - 8:00am

People planning to gather outside an accused murderer’s court appearance said they’re going to be there not to protest, but to support a shooting victim.

The gathering...

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farmyard about 90 km northwest of Saskatoon on Aug. 9.

GoFundMe for shooting victim's family raises more than $20,000

By battlefordsNOW staff August 15, 2016 - 1:07pm Updated: August 15, 2016 - 1:16pm

A GoFundMe campaign set up for a young shooting victim has seen an outpouring of support over the last two days.

The fundraiser, titled Justice for Colten, has raised...