Saskatoon News

Optimist Hill at Diefenbaker Park is set to be expanded 30 feet to allow it to become an affordable ski hill for Saskatoon families.

Co-op donates $150K towards Diefenbaker Park ski hill

By 650 CKOM June 20, 2017 - 7:13pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 7:13pm

While most of the city is enjoying the start of summer, the Saskatoon Optimist Club is already thinking about winter after a big donation towards it ski hill project.  ...

Regan Wilson is the ninth student from Saskatoon, and first from her school, to receive the Schulich Leaders scholarship.

Saskatoon student lands competitive $100K scholarship

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 20, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 12:26pm

A soon-to-be high school graduate in Saskatoon is still trying to find the words after receiving a prestigious national scholarship towards her post-secondary education.

Legendary NHL coach William “Scotty” Bowman accepted the Order of Hockey in Canada in Saskatoon on June 19, 2017.

NHL coach 'Scotty' Bowman among Order of Hockey recipients

By 650 CKOM June 19, 2017 - 3:34pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 3:35pm

Outstanding contributors to hockey in Canada were honoured in Saskatoon Monday.

The city is hosting the 14th annual Hockey Canada Gala and Golf event running June 19-20...

Nearly 100 students gathered around the locker of 16-year-old Lauren Spence on June 13, 2017 to protest attempts to remove the crash victims memorial.

Students rally to preserve crash victim's locker memorial

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 13, 2017 - 7:38pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 7:02am

A locker memorial for a Saskatoon teen killed in an Alberta car crash will stay up until Friday according to Saskatoon Public Schools.   Students at Marion M. Graham Collegiate...

RCMP say a 16-year-old girl died after a crash west of Drumheller, Alta.

Sask. teen killed in Alberta crash

By 650 CKOM June 11, 2017 - 4:46pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 5:37am

A teenager from Saskatoon was killed in a crash northeast of Calgary, Alta. on Friday.

RCMP said two vehicles collided on a stretch of Highway 21, about 50 kilometers...

Camp Dundurn was the Snowbirds first stop on the airshow circuit after two weeks of intensive training.

Snowbirds fly again at Canada Remembers Armed Forces Day

By JT Marshall June 11, 2017 - 11:33am Updated: June 11, 2017 - 11:33am

The Snowbirds didn't miss a beat Saturday during the Canada Remembers Armed Forces Day at Camp Dundurn.

It was the first show back for the team based at 15 Wing Moose...

Saskatoon police have a 31-year-old man in custody after a traffic stop and incident on 8th Street East June 10, 2017.

Police use taser in Saskatoon arrest

By 650 CKOM June 11, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: June 11, 2017 - 10:35am

A traffic stop on the 2300 block of 8th Street East Saturday night ended with an officer assaulted and a 31-year-old man tased.

According to police, after a vehicle was...

Shane Pattison leaves Saskatoon Court of Queen's Bench on Aug. 17, 2012.

Sask. man pleads guilty to over 40 child porn charges

By CKOM News June 9, 2017 - 11:23am Updated: June 9, 2017 - 2:04pm

A man from Marshall has pleaded guilty to over 40 child pornography charges.   Shane Dale Pattison, 27, entered guilty pleas at Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench on Friday....

Blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, are the main carriers of Borrelia bacteria, which causes Lyme disease.

Saskatoon man shares terrifying ordeal with Lyme disease

By Chris Carr June 7, 2017 - 4:49pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 10:36am

Triant Steuart believes he contracted Lyme disease after being bitten by a tick at a Saskatoon golf course.

The first symptoms started appearing in 2015, but it would be...

Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016.

Slain baby's family upset as killer's sentencing delayed

By 650 CKOM June 6, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 3:03pm

The grandfather of a six-week-old baby murdered in Saskatoon last summer says the wait for justice is starting to wear thin.

Nikosis Jace Cantre was killed on July 3,...

Zoey Dlamini, 3, gets her face painted as a purple cat by 16-year-old Jasmine Chamberlin, whose been a facepaint volunteer since she was 13.

Warm weather attracts hundreds to children's festival

By JT Marshall June 4, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: June 5, 2017 - 6:36am

Lions, tigers and bears were some of the many designs kids wanted at the 2017 PotashCorp Children's Festival face painting station Sunday.

"I really fell in love with it...

Honey Arthur, 15, went missing June 2 and returned home a bout a week later.

15-year-old missing Saskatoon girl located

By 650 CKOM June 4, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: June 11, 2017 - 6:55am

Saskatoon police say a missing girl has gone home.

Honey Arthur was last seen June 2 at 11:30 a.m. at Aden Bowman Collegiate.

According to police, by June 11 she...