Saskatoon News

The before and after of Linda Gubbe's Wildwood estates backyard after neighbours beautified it on May. 20, 2017.

Neighbours step up to beautify Saskatoon woman's backyard

By JT Marshall May 22, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 3:25pm

A Saskatoon woman is blown away by the help of her neighbours during May long weekend, after coming home to a new back yard. 

Linda Gubbe is in her 60's and has Multiple...

Saskatoon band The Sheepdogs were invited to Kazakhstan by the Canadian government over the 2017 May long weekend to promote hockey.

The Sheepdogs play Canada 150 concert in Kazakhstan

By Erin McNutt May 22, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 11:12am

Saskatoon band The Sheepdogs were a long way from home for the May long weekend.

The group flew to Kazakhstan to perform during the Canada 150 Hockey Days.

It's a...

Carly Rae Jepsen inspired ball hockey team, the Call Me Maybe's warm up before a match during Play On! May. 20, 2017.

World's biggest road hockey tournament makes Saskatoon stop

By JT Marshall May 22, 2017 - 10:37am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 10:37am

A parking lot at Midtown Plaza was the site of the world's largest road hockey tournament when Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! took to Saskatoon over the May long weekend....

People in Saskatoon lined up at garden stores over the 2017 Victoria Day long weekend.

Victoria Day means changes to Saskatoon city services

By 650 CKOM May 22, 2017 - 8:35am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 8:35am

If you're looking for things to do in Saskatoon Victoria Day, keep in mind it's not business as usual for some city-run services.

City Hall and all public libraries are...

A fire at an apartment building May 21, 2017 caused an estimated $330,000 in damage.

Apartments damaged in long weekend fire

By 650 CKOM May 22, 2017 - 6:27am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 6:27am

With bright flames and heavy smoke billowing from two apartment balconies, Saskatoon Fire got several 911 calls Sunday evening.

Around 6:50 p.m. multiple crews arrived...

 Prairie Lily management expected 1000 passengers over the May long weekend.

Prairie Lily tour boat sets sail over May long weekend

By JT Marshall May 21, 2017 - 2:15pm Updated: May 21, 2017 - 2:15pm

Docked along the South Saskatchewan river is a Saskatoon staple, which set sail in 20-degree weather on Saturday afternoon.

The Saskatoon tour boat, Prairie Lily had 80...

Naomi Dornn, 18, was reported missing May 20, 2017 after she didn't return from a bike ride in the Sliverspring area.

Police locate missing disabled Saskatoon woman

By 650 CKOM May 21, 2017 - 5:41am Updated: May 21, 2017 - 8:08am

Saskatoon police have found a missing mentally disabled woman.

Naomi Dornn, 18, was reported missing after leaving her Sliverspring area home around 8:30 p.m. Saturday...

A benefit for Zachary (left) and Cole Veit (right) is planned in Saskatoon May 20, 2017. It's after the boys mother was found dead in March 2017.

Fundraiser for children of slain woman planned at O'Brians

By 650 CKOM May 20, 2017 - 11:02am Updated: May 20, 2017 - 11:02am

A benefit concert for the children of Heidi Veit is set for Saturday at O'Brians Event Centre in Saskatoon.

Veit's body was discovered about five kilometres northeast of...

Mayor Charlie Clark (right) warns CP and CN could still ask for public money to move their rail yards, while Coun. Darren Hill (left) is intrigued by the idea of a private rail park outside the city.

Mayor cautious, Hill optimistic about private rail park idea

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 16, 2017 - 8:12pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 8:12pm

Saskatoon's mayor and a city councillor are weighing in on the possibility of moving rail yards out of the city, with very different tones.

Mayor Charlie Clark and Ward...

While Mayor Charlie Clark has marched in the Pride parade before, on June 24, 2017 he will become the first sitting Saskatoon mayor to do so.

Clark first Saskatoon mayor to be Pride parade grand marshal

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 15, 2017 - 6:30pm Updated: May 16, 2017 - 6:22am

Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark will serve as grand marshal of the 2017 Pride parade this summer.

Clark confirmed it during an update at Monday's governance and priorities...

With more ticks showing up in Saskatoon this spring Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer is out with recommendations to keep them off you.

'Careful in tall grass' tips on avoiding ticks

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 7:58pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 7:58pm

Experts, parents and dog owners will all say the same thing, ticks suck.

The small bugs have been spotted all over Saskatoon, now that the weather is warmer experts ask...

Emergency Measures Co-ordinator Eron McCormick says residents should have a plan on where to go in the event of a natural disaster, like the 2013 floods in Calgary.

City reminds residents to have disaster plan

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 6:21pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 6:22pm

Recent natural disasters across Canada are marking emergency preparedness week with renewed importance.   The City of Saskatoon is using the week as an education tool for...