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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters on April 21, 2017 law enforcement has redeployed resources to the border to control flow of illegal crossings.

'Hideous crime:' Goodale reacts to Sask. human smuggling case

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 21, 2017 - 7:09pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 7:09pm

Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is commending law enforcement along the border after a woman was arrested for human smuggling this week.   Speaking to reporters in...

U.S. President Donald Trump took issue with Canada's milk quota system during a stop in Wisconsin to chat with dairy farmers Tuesday.

SaskMilk swings back after Trump NAFTA comments

By JT Marshall April 19, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 1:58pm

The Sask. dairy industry is sour over comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trump’s decision to call out Canada by...

Ice damage to a bridge in the R.M. of Torch River led to its closure one week before a local state of emergency was declared.

Torch River declares local emergency due to road failures

By paNOW staff April 10, 2017 - 2:56pm Updated: April 10, 2017 - 2:56pm

The R.M. of Torch River has declared a state of local emergency due to infrastructure failures.

The emergency was declared due to an influx of road failures which led to...

A petition launched last year has more than 600 signatures in support of Strom.

Fundraising campaign started to help nurse pay fines

By JT Marshall April 7, 2017 - 8:34pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 8:37pm

Nurses across Canada are rallying behind one of their own from Saskatchewan after she was fined for speaking out against the care of one of her family members.

Carolyn...

Temperatures across Saskatchewan soared into the 20’s Thursday, with several communities breaking records.

Temperature records fall as brief heat wave hits Sask.

By 650 CKOM April 7, 2017 - 11:01am Updated: April 7, 2017 - 11:01am

It was an awesome start to April if you like warm weather.

Temperatures across Saskatchewan soared into the 20’s Thursday, with several communities breaking records....

Economists are expecting to see a reinvestment in the resource sector, particularly in the oil and gas sector, in 2017.

Sask. resources to rebound slightly in 2017: economist

By Britton Gray April 3, 2017 - 5:16pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 5:16pm

Saskatchewan's economy is set to rebound slightly in 2017.

That's according to the Conference Board of Canada, whose members were on hand for the Saskatchewan Economic...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will head to Washington to meet with the Trump administration to discuss trade on April 3, 2017.

Wall heads to Washington to highlight Canada-U.S. Trade

By Britton Gray April 2, 2017 - 9:24am Updated: April 2, 2017 - 9:30am

Premier Brad Wall is making his way south of the border to talk trade with members of the Trump Administration.

Wall will be in Washington from April 3-6 and will be...

Chris Muir says his children have come home from Pleasant Hill Community School with live lice eight times during the 2016-17 school year.

School head lice policies concerning for Saskatoon parents

By 650 CKOM March 30, 2017 - 6:31pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 6:31pm

A parent in Saskatoon is fed up with the education system and how they deal with head lice.   Chris Muir told 650 CKOM's John Gormley his children have come home from Pleasant...

As of April 1, the value of a trade-in will no longer be deductible in determining PST on the purchase of a new vehicle.

Sask. PST exemption for vehicle trade-ins to end April 1

By JT Marshall March 29, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:24pm

Car dealerships are crying foul after the trade-in value of vehicles will no longer be exempt from Provincial Sales Tax (PST) in Saskatchewan after April 1.

"It's really...

In 2016, the Canadian Cancer Society helped 300 people take the bus roundtrip from their communities to Saskatoon for treatment.

Cancer patients travelling for treatment concerned by STC closure

By JT Marshall March 24, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:47pm

The closure of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) may impact cancer patients who travel for treatment.

The province announced Wednesday it was scrapping the...

Bus service was moving again Thursday at STC bus depot's after routes were closed on March 22, 2017 to let employees know the company was shutting down.

Rural seniors hit hard by STC shutdown

By JT Marshall March 23, 2017 - 6:52pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:56am

Elsi Kowalenko takes a Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC)  bus once a month from Perdue to Saskatoon for medical appointments. But now, the 92-year-old will have to find...

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty unveils the province's 2017-18 budget on March 22, 2017.

Sask. budget hits families with PST hike, job cuts

By Sarah Mills March 22, 2017 - 6:19pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 6:45pm

The Saskatchewan government is raising the PST and scrapping the provincial bus company in an effort to reduce the deficit. 

At midnight on March 23, the PST will...

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