Saskatchewan News

Bushwakker Brewpub releases this year’s batch of blackberry mead

Global Regina - 1 hour 11 min ago
Bushwakker Brewpub released this year's limited batch of blackberry mead on Saturday morning.

Aspiring athletes game to try parasports in Regina

Global Regina - 1 hour 20 min ago
Aspiring athletes game to try parasports had a chance to try them out this weekend.

Deliberations by Texas jury prompts missing person report

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 28 min ago
By The Canadian Press WACO, Texas — One juror in a Central Texas robbery trial apparently forgot to tell her family she'd be working late deliberating in the case, prompting relatives to file a missing person report. The juror had been working late Thursday evening with fellow jurors in the McLennan County Courthouse and apparently had failed to let her family know about it, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported (http://bit.ly/2fWSJgi ) Saturday. Her family filed a... // Read Full Article

Bus carrying over two dozen kids slides off road and rolls onto side in Manitoba

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 29 min ago
By The Canadian Press PINE DOCK, Man. — RCMP and emergency officials in Manitoba say a school bus with more then two dozen students slid off a road and onto its side. Police say the bus, from the Frontier School Division, was on its way north from Winnipeg to Berens River on Saturday afternoon when it went off the road near the community of Pine Dock. Police say in a news release that one adult and one youth were transported to hospital by air ambulance with non-life threatening injuries, and that... // Read Full Article

Saturday is Bushwakker Mead Day in Regina

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 43 min ago
Bushwakker Brewing kicked off the holiday season with its annual Mead Day, which lands on the first Saturday of every December. People lined up down the block for a chance at the brewery's blackberry mead.
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Players: Kerr's marijuana admission could spark dialogue

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 49 min ago
By The Canadian Press OAKLAND, Calif. — David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and right foot twice to fix a couple of toes. "I don't even like saying all that," he said. So, yes, West knows real pain. Draymond Green has never needed an operation — he knocks on a table not once but twice as to not jinx himself — yet he considers that the option of using medicinal marijuana "makes a lot of sense." Steve Kerr's players believe his voice can go far... // Read Full Article

Players: Kerr's marijuana admission could spark dialogue

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 49 min ago
By The Canadian Press OAKLAND, Calif. — David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and right foot twice to fix a couple of toes. "I don't even like saying all that," he said. So, yes, West knows real pain. Draymond Green has never needed an operation — he knocks on a table not once but twice as to not jinx himself — yet he considers that the option of using medicinal marijuana "makes a lot of sense." Steve Kerr's players believe his voice can go far... // Read Full Article

Senators forward MacArthur hopeful he will return early in New Year

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 3 min ago
By The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Injured Ottawa Senators forward Clarke MacArthur said Saturday that he's making progress and is hopeful he will receive medical clearance to play sometime early in the New Year. The veteran left-winger has suffered four concussions in the last 18 months. "If they'll clear me to play, I want to play," MacArthur said. "Things are slowly getting better. You never know when they're going to actually clear you, but I'm going to keep taking the next steps and hopefully get... // Read Full Article

Santa cycle brings out festive spirit in Saskatoon

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 4 min ago
By JT Marshall Santa Claus traded his sleigh for a bike at the 2nd annual Santa cycle. He was joined by his elves, the Grinch and Max, and even some Who's from Whoville. "I decided with this new dog I could be the Grinch and he could be a perfect Max," said Glen Hauser, who was one of the riders. The free community event was put on by GO, Saskatoon’s slow-rolling social bike club to promote bike riding in the city.   "We just wanted to do an event for the holidays and it's... // Read Full Article

Biggest union reaches deal with California government

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 19 min ago
By The Canadian Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's largest public-employee union announced Saturday that it had reached a contract agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown's administration. If workers ratify the deal, it would bring to a close contentious negotiations that led to a strike threat and allegations of bad-faith bargaining. Service Employees International Union Local 1000 didn't immediately release the terms of the deal, but union President Yvonne Walker said in a statement that it achieves... // Read Full Article

Saturday's Games

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 19 min ago
By The Canadian Press Saturday's Games (All times Eastern) NHL N.Y. Rangers 4  Carolina 2 Boston 2  Buffalo 1 Philadelphia 3  Chicago 1  New Jersey at Nashville  Washington at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Toronto at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Florida at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Columbus at Arizona, 8 p.m. Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Edmonton, 10 p.m. --- AHL... // Read Full Article

Nurse who 'vented' online found guilty of professional misconduct

CBC Saskatchewan - 3 hours 36 min ago
A Saskatchewan nurse who used Twitter and Facebook to express concern about the quality of care of family members has been found guilty of professional misconduct, according to a recent decision by the body that oversees nursing in the province.
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Slovenia's Ilka Stuhec doubles up on downhill victories at Lake Louise

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 45 min ago
By The Canadian Press LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia won her second women's World Cup downhill in as many days at Lake Louise on Saturday. The course was shortened because of deteriorating visibility. Stuhec's winning time was one minute 24.95 seconds. Defending overall World Cup champion Laura Gut of Switerland was second in 1:25.06. Edit Miklos of Hungary placed third in 1:25.38.  Valerie Grenier of Mont-Tremblant, Que., was the top Canadian in 16th. The Lake... // Read Full Article

RCMP searching for missing 14-year-old girl

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 13 sec ago
RCMP are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl from Ahtahkakoop First Nation. Rachel Isnana was last seen at her home at 3:30 a.m.Sunday morning. Her mother reported her missing in the morning at approximately 6:45 a.m. CST
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Busiest weekend of the year for Christmas tree farms

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 52 sec ago
By JT Marshall It's the first weekend of December and many families will be heading to tree farms or lots to get their Christmas tree. "Everybody is happy when they come cut down their tree," said Cora Greer, Cora Greer who's the co-owner of the Mason family tree farm in Kenaston S.K. "They're always so excited to get their tree and watching the kids jump up and down is just joyful." Just last weekend over 120 trees got sold, but Greer expects to pass that this weekend. "We will... // Read Full Article

Improving bee health focus of Saskatoon research convention

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 4 min ago
Bee researchers from across Canada swarmed in Saskatoon this weekend to share their ideas on how to improve the health of Saskatchewan's bee populations.
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Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case looms

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 5 min ago
By The Canadian Press HARVEY, La. — A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left a CFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free. Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight, 28, was shot Thursday afternoon in Terrytown, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. Authorities identified Ronald Gasser, 54, as the shooter and released him overnight. At a news conference... // Read Full Article

Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case looms

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 5 min ago
By The Canadian Press HARVEY, La. — A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left a CFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free. Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight, 28, was shot Thursday afternoon in Terrytown, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. Authorities identified Ronald Gasser, 54, as the shooter and released him overnight. At a news conference... // Read Full Article

Toronto FC learns that success on the field can come at a cost off it

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 10 min ago
By The Canadian Press TORONTO — Success can come at a cost, as Toronto FC has learned. Celebrations over making the MLS Cup final have been mixed with blowback from some season ticket-holders unhappy that while they can buy tickets for Toronto's Dec. 10 championship game at BMO Field against Seattle, they won't be the seats they usually call home. "Hey @torontofc 10 years of being a season tickets holder and this is how you repay me!!," tweeted one supporter. "Got my tickets for #MLSCup2016!... // Read Full Article

Silliness reigns in Dancing Sky Theatre's new prairie pantomime

CBC Saskatchewan - 4 hours 10 min ago
Monty Steals Christmas is the story of villain Monty St. Orange, who decides to ruin Christmas after a series of failed plots to profit from it.
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