Yorkton News

RCMP Supt. Jennifer Ebert speaks at a news conference on the one-year anniversary of Mekayla's disappearance on April 12, 2017.

Mekayla Bali investigation frustrates RCMP despite efforts

By Sarah Mills April 12, 2017 - 4:13pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 4:24pm

The RCMP appear no closer to knowing what happened to Mekayla Bali than investigators were the day she disappeared.

Despite 200 tips from the public about the Yorkton...

Yorkton RCMP confirm a 19-year-old man is facing two counts of dangerous driving causing death after a crash on Highway 10 by Yorkton on Sept. 24, 2016.

Teen charged 7 months after deadly crash near Yorkton

By 980 CJME March 30, 2017 - 4:13pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 4:15pm

Yorkton RCMP have charged a teenager after a highway crash killed two people last year.

A 19-year-old man from Yorkton is charged with two counts of dangerous driving...

Yorkton City Council postponed finalizing its budget until the provincial budget came down on March 22, 2017.

Yorkton facing 'unprecedented hit' after Sask. budget scraps grants program

By Lauren Golosky March 27, 2017 - 12:49pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 1:00pm

Everything’s on the table.   That’s what people in the province heard from the finance minister ahead of the provincial budget last week.   It’s also what we’re hearing from...

The second phase of a new grain mill in Yorkton is expected to create 25 permanent jobs.

Oat mill expansion set to create jobs in Yorkton

By 980 CJME March 25, 2017 - 5:22pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

The City of Yorkton is about to get a boost to the economy as Grain Millers Canada Corp. (GMCC) is investing $100-million in the second phase of a new mill.


Over 75 tow trucks drove from Stockholm to Esterhazy in honour of their fallen friend on Mar. 18, 2017.

Dozens of tow trucks form a procession to show respect to fallen driver near Yorkton

By JT Marshall March 18, 2017 - 12:23pm Updated: March 19, 2017 - 1:57pm

Tow trucks lined a southeastern Saskatchewan highway Saturday morning on the way to a funeral for a fellow driver, killed in a collision.

"I'm in the first three tow...

Tow-truck driver Courtney Schaefer was killed in a four-vehicle crash on a southeastern Saskatchewan highway on March 7, 2017.

Sea of tow trucks hitting Sask. highway in honour of fallen driver

By JT Marshall March 17, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 5:51pm

Red amber lights from hundreds of tow-trucks will be flashing along a southwestern Saskatchewan highway Saturday morning.

It's to honour their friend Courtney Schaefer,...

Bonny Maddaford, 45, is accused of trafficking cocaine and marihuana when a guard at the Yorkton Rural RCMP cellblock.

Former guard at Yorkton Rural RCMP cellblock charged with drug trafficking

By 980 CJME February 13, 2017 - 8:13pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 9:26am

A former guard at the Yorkton Rural RCMP cellblock has been charged with trafficking drugs.

Yorkton RCMP said, in November 2016, an investigation started into suspected...

Man pleads guilty in Yorkton stabbing

By 980 CJME December 20, 2016 - 4:16pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 4:30pm

After a woman was stabbed in Yorkton back in September, the accused is now admitting to the act.

On Tuesday, Skylar Redstar, 32, pleaded guilty to attempted murder and...

RCMP seize cocaine, cash in Yorkton; 2 men charged

By 980 CJME December 15, 2016 - 9:28pm Updated: December 15, 2016 - 9:30pm

Two Yorkton residents are facing drug-related charges after an investigation by RCMP.

On Wednesday, investigators executed a search warrant at a home in Yorkton. A large...

Police said people at the north end of First Avenue near York Road in Yorkton heard the gun shot around 10:30 p.m on Dec. 5, 2016.

Yorkton RCMP investigating after gunshot damages SUV

By 980 CJME December 7, 2016 - 8:21am Updated: December 7, 2016 - 8:30am

Yorkton Municipal RCMP are investigating after a gunshot was heard – and a gunshot hole found in a vehicle’s windshield – Monday night.

Police said people at the north...

UPDATE: Crash kills 1, injures another south of Yorkton

By 980 CJME October 17, 2016 - 5:05pm Updated: October 18, 2016 - 12:31am

One person is dead after a two vehicle crash south of Yorkton.

The crash happened at the junction of Highway 9 and Highway 15 Monday afternoon.

RCMP confirm a man...

Yorkton RCMP searching for missing woman

By 980 CJME October 16, 2016 - 6:47am Updated: October 16, 2016 - 7:00am

Yorkon RCMP are asking the public for their help in finding 46-year-old Frances Louise Krobath.

According to a release from Yorkton RCMP, Krobath was reported missing...