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RCMP closed a section of Highway 4 off near Swift Current following a crash on April 25. 2017.

Woman dead, man in hospital following fiery crash

By 980 CJME April 25, 2017 - 12:02pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 5:09pm

One woman is dead and a man has been taken to hospital following a fiery crash south of Swift Current.

Shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, Swift Current Rural RCMP ...

Saskatoon drivers faced near white out conditions Jan. 11, 2017 on Circle Drive south during a blowing snow advisory.

Sask. drivers deal with zero visibility during blowing snow advisory

By Erin McNutt January 11, 2017 - 9:47pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 5:14am

Saskatchewan drivers faced terrible highway conditions due to extreme blowing snow Wednesday evening.

After most of the province had been placed under a blowing snow...

Photos of the family on Facebook show the newly married couple in 2014 and a smiling baby boy with his mother in June 2016.

'Unimaginable loss': Sask. community mourning after family of 3 killed in highway crash

By Chris Carr January 5, 2017 - 2:31pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 2:31pm

A community is in mourning after a family of three died in a two-vehicle crash outside Saskatoon Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews were called to Highway 5 west of the...

Snow fell in most of the province Christmas weekend. In Estevan and Carlyle, up to 30 centimetres is expected.

Southeast Sask. buried as snow blankets province

By Erin McNutt December 25, 2016 - 8:10am Updated: December 25, 2016 - 10:49am

It's a white Christmas across the province, but Environment Canada told 650 CKOM Sunday it's probably not a welcome sign in the southeast.

Meteorologist Brian Bukoski...

A woman from Naicam was killed after a highway crash near the community Monday night.

Naicam woman killed in highway crash

By 650 CKOM November 30, 2016 - 7:37am Updated: November 30, 2016 - 7:38am

The RCMP is investigating a fatal crash in the Pleasantdale area.

It happened Monday night involved a truck and trailer and an SUV on Highway 6, South of the community...

The government of Saskatchewan said truckers and shippers should check its websites for updates.

Warm weather means winter weights not needed yet on Sask. highways

By 980 CJME November 15, 2016 - 10:26am Updated: November 15, 2016 - 2:17pm

The government of Saskatchewan is reminding truckers and shippers winter weights aren’t needed yet on provincial highways.

The government said winter weights won’t be...

 The hope is traffic will be flowing on a newly twinned stretch of highway between Saskatoon and Clavet by the end of this month.

Highway 16 between Saskatoon and Clavet is about to become safer

By 650 CKOM October 21, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: October 21, 2016 - 3:34pm

When the shovels first hit the dirt in 2014, the goal was to have a stretch of highway 16 between Saskatoon and Clavet twinned by 2017.

But the weather has worked in...

A new and improved Highway 7 between Saskatoon and Vanscoy was officially opened to traffic on Thursday.

Traffic flowing a little more freely on Highway 7 outside Saskatoon

By Chris Carr October 13, 2016 - 3:23pm Updated: October 13, 2016 - 3:23pm

People are finding the drive between Saskatoon and Vanscoy a lot smoother these days.

The twinned section of Highway 7 along that stretch officially opened to traffic on...

Traffic on Idylwyld drive in Saskatoon on Aug. 12, 2016

RCMP out in full force on provincial highways this weekend

By 650 CKOM August 13, 2016 - 10:16am Updated: August 13, 2016 - 2:37pm

If your weekend plans include a drive on the highway, expect to come across a few extra police cars.

The RCMP is increasing its presence on main routes over the weekend...

A semi is shown in the ditch near Borden on Jan. 27, 2016.

Freezing rain impacting highway travel in southern Sask.

By 650 CKOM January 27, 2016 - 6:28am Updated: January 27, 2016 - 11:10am

Freezing rain hampered conditions on some highways in southern Saskatchewan Wednesday morning as Pacific air brought mild temperatures and precipitation to the province.

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RCMP investigate fatal crash near Yorkton

By 980 CJME January 16, 2016 - 7:46am Updated: January 16, 2016 - 8:00am

Police have released more details on the crash that killed a man near Yorkton on Friday.

The crash happened on Highway 9, about three kilometres north of Yorkton, before...

RCMP vehicle in the winter.

Fatal crash between semi and car on Highway 9 north of Yorkton

By 980 CJME January 15, 2016 - 5:20pm Updated: January 15, 2016 - 5:45pm

One person has died in a crash between a car and a semi on Highway 9 north of Yorkton on Friday.

Members of the Yorkton Rural RMCP detachment have closed the highway to...

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