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Simon Grant, 64, died of injuries he sustained in an armed robbery at his La Ronge restaurant Louisiana's Bar-B-Que in April 2017..

3 people charged in La Ronge man's death

By 650 CKOM April 29, 2017 - 11:16am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:16am

Nearly two weeks after an armed robbery at Louisiana's Bar-B-Que in La Ronge, RCMP have arrested three people.

Simon Grant, 64, died two days after being assaulted...

RCMP say a man has drowned after trying to swim across a slough during a chase Nov. 7, 2016.

Man drowns after running from RCMP in Macklin

By 980 CJME November 9, 2016 - 12:10am Updated: November 9, 2016 - 6:25am

A drowning is being investigated in west-central Saskatchewan.   It happened Monday afternoon near the community of Macklin, by the Alberta border, west of Unity.   RCMP said...

 U of R prof Dr. Alec Couros, a specialist in media, believes media attention around the northern suicides might cause others to kill themselves in copycat incidents.

U of R prof concerned with northern suicide media attention

By JT Marshall November 2, 2016 - 7:05pm Updated: November 3, 2016 - 6:29am

The tragic suicides of six girls, 14 and younger, in northern Saskatchewan has received a fair amount of media attention – something that worries a University of Regina...

Corey O'Soup (right), the Sask. advocate for children and youth, is planning to visit northern communities dealing with youth suicides.

New children's advocate's first day comes amid youth suicide crisis

By Bryn Levy November 1, 2016 - 6:41pm Updated: November 2, 2016 - 6:14am

Saskatchewan's new advocate for children and youth is heading north as soon as possible.   Tuesday marked Corey O'Soup's first day in the role, after taking over from the...

Paramedics responded to an ATV rollover Oct. 22, 2016. One man was killed, another man was injured.

Man killed in ATV rollover near Dundurn

By 650 CKOM October 23, 2016 - 9:27am Updated: October 23, 2016 - 9:27am

An ATV rollover near Dundurn Saturday night has left a 32-year-old man dead.   M.D Ambulance Paramedics responded around 7:30 p.m. and pronounced him dead at the scene.   A 30-...

All four lanes of the Diefenbaker Bridge were open as on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016.

All lanes on Diefenbaker Bridge in PA open

By paNOW staff October 2, 2016 - 11:52am Updated: October 2, 2016 - 11:52am

After months of sitting in traffic on both sides of the bridge due to ongoing construction, drivers crossing in and out of Prince Albert will see a sight for sore eyes. 

A farm hand used his miltary experience to get to safety during an attempted robbery Sept. 19, 2016.

3 suspects on the loose after attempting to rob Sask. farm hand

By 650 CKOM September 19, 2016 - 1:22pm Updated: September 20, 2016 - 7:36am

Three armed suspects are on the loose after trying to rob a farm hand in west-central Saskatchewan.

Around 11:40 a.m. Monday, the man noticed a black SUV parked on a...

Clayton Bo Eichler is facing murder charges in the death of Richele Bear (L) and Kelly Goforth (R).

Regina's first serial killer pleads guilty

By Sarah Mills September 19, 2016 - 6:51am Updated: September 19, 2016 - 2:32pm

Burying her head in her hands, her sobs barely audible, Maxine Goforth wept as she heard what happened to her daughter.

Clayton Bo Eichler pleaded guilty to the second-...

Lethbridge Alta. police recover $160,000 in drugs and property, some of it stolen from Sask.

Stolen drugs and property from Sask. found in Alta. bust

By 650 CKOM September 18, 2016 - 8:23am Updated: September 18, 2016 - 12:21pm

Drugs stolen from a Saskatchewan pharmacy have turned up in a major bust in Alberta.   Lethbridge police recovered $100,000 in prescription drugs including fentanyl and...

Three hikers found safe and sound after not returning from a hike in P.A. National Park.

Missing trio found after 2 days in P.A. National Park

By Spencer Sterritt September 18, 2016 - 5:53am Updated: September 18, 2016 - 9:20am

What was meant to be an afternoon on a hiking trail turned into two days wandering the wilds of Prince Albert National Park.

Three adults set off on the unmarked Freight...

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hits near Yorkton, SK Sept. 5, 2016.

Earthquake hits southeast Sask., cuts power to mine

By Erin McNutt, Lisa Schick September 5, 2016 - 7:42am Updated: September 5, 2016 - 6:05pm

Some people were shaken awake and some miners stuck underground in southeast Saskatchewan Monday morning when a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit.   Natural Resources Canada said it...

A worked was injured in an incident underground at the Agrium potash mine near Vanscoy Aug. 21, 2016.

Another worker injured at Agrium potash mine near Vanscoy

By Erin McNutt August 22, 2016 - 8:14pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:04pm

For the second time this month, an incident underground has injured a worker at the Agrium potash mine.   Darrin Kruger, the president of United Steelworkers Union Local 7552, ...