Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 min 3 sec ago
Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 45 min ago
NEW YORK - Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like “Just What I Needed,” was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment. The New York Police Department said that officers... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 47 min ago
Toronto FC extended its unbeaten streak in all competition to nine games (5-0-4) Sunday with a 3-2 victory over a resilient Colorado side that is proving to be a tough out under former Toronto assistant coach Robin Fraser. Toronto led 2-0 after just 13 minutes, only to see Colorado... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 23 min ago
OTTAWA - The party leaders’ scheduled public appearances on Monday, Sept. 16. All times are local. Will be updated as details are released.   Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Waterloo, Ont. 9:20 a.m. - Sandowne Public School, 265 Sandowne Ave. (announcement, availability) London, Ont. 2 p.m... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 2 hours 32 min ago
Sunday was the last time John Clark dipped his toes into Wasacana Pool. Clark has been coming to the pool since it first opened in 1947.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 45 min ago
NEW YORK - Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment. The New York City police department said officers responding to a 911 call found the 75-year-old Ocasek at about 4 p.m. on Sunday. They said there was no sign of foul play and that the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 48 min ago
Farmers across Saskatchewan are hoping the federal election candidates keep them in mind while on the campaign trail. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) has drawn up a list of five election proposals:
  1. Reinvest in agricultural risk management
  2. Protect...
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News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 19 min ago
The recipient for a national award on maintaining First Nations water systems is from the Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation, but he first learned the trade thousands of kilometres away from Saskatchewan, hunkered deep down inside U.S. naval ships. "Being in the Navy, I barely got to see the ocean. I... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 19 min ago
Toronto FC extended its unbeaten streak in all competition to nine games (5-0-4) Sunday with a 3-2 victory over a resilient Colorado side that is proving to be a tough out under former Toronto assistant coach Robin Fraser. Toronto led 2-0 after just 13 minutes, only to see Colorado... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 27 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Mike Trout’s season is over. The Los Angeles Angels say the eight-time All-Star will have surgery on his right foot this week because of Morton’s neuroma, a thickening of tissue around a nerve leading to toes that causes pain. “I kind of knew when I first... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 36 min ago
Saskatoon police have restricted a section of downtown Saskatoon after a suspicious package was left in the area Sunday evening. In a media release, police said a suspicious package left in the vicinity of 21st Street and 2nd Avenue was reported just after 5 p.m. The explosives disposal unit was... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 49 min ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Some fans showed up to Celebration Square in downtown Mississauga, Ont., as early as 10 a.m. to see their hometown hero. Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu was honoured in an event dubbed as the ‘She The North’ rally on Sunday afternoon to celebrate her U.S.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 3 min ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police are searching for at least seven suspects who they say descended on an apartment complex west of Toronto on Saturday evening, firing indiscriminately and killing a teen described as an innocent bystander. Investigators believe the intended targets were a group... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 4 min ago
VANCOUVER - High log prices and dwindling timber supply are driving the crisis in British Columbia’s forestry industry that has devastated communities and kneecapped the provincial economy, observers say. Companies have announced shutdowns or curtailments in more than two dozen mills in... Read more

CTV Regina - 4 hours 14 min ago
An injured owl found at the Happy Hollow Corn Maze and nursed back to life by the Salthaven West Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre has led to a partnership between the two local groups.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 52 min ago
TORONTO - Jonathan Osorio’s 70th-minute goal gave Toronto FC a 3-2 win over Colorado on Sunday, spoiling Rapids coach Robin Fraser’s homecoming. Toronto led 2-0 after just 13 minutes, only to see the resilient Rapids pull even just after the hour mark. Then Osorio and Erickson... Read more

Global Regina - 5 hours 27 min ago
One has attended the run for nearly 15 years. Another found out she had cancer one day after her younger sister received the same news. A third watched four family members battle cancer. Today they all came out to continue Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope. Read more

Global Regina - 5 hours 52 min ago
Hundreds gathered in Regina for the annual Terry Fox Run 39 years after the Marathon of Hope, sharing personal stories of survival and support.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 53 min ago
The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. Britney... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 57 min ago
Taylor Pendrith’s season on the Mackenzie Tour didn’t end the way he was hoping for, but he can still build off of it. Pendrith, from Richmond Hill, Ont., went into the Canada Life Championship in London, Ont., second on the Mackenzie Tour’s order of merit. If Pendrith could... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 1 sec ago
MONTREAL - Belgium’s Greg Van Avermaet felt some relief with Sunday’s win at the Montreal Grand Prix.  "Winning does not happen too much for me," Van Avermaet said. "I want to enjoy this victory," One last push was all it took for Van Avermaet, as the Belgian rider from... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 4 min ago
DULUTH, Minn. - A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn’t appear to have been a hate crime, authorities said Sunday in discussing the arrest of a suspect. Matthew James Amiot, 36, of Duluth, was arrested Friday in the fire last week at the Adas Israel... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 6 hours 7 min ago
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan is making some changes to its current bylaw that deals with sexual misconduct. The College appointed a committee to look at the issue and provided recommendations on Friday.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 18 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom’s oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S. released new evidence to back up its allegation that Iran was responsible for the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 21 min ago
OTTAWA - What police were calling an “ambush-style” shooting in the Toronto area that left one teenager dead and five other people injured saw federal party leaders swiftly move to offer condolences Sunday but little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 36 min ago
DETROIT - The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favour of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 37 min ago
TORONTO - Randal Grichuck has struggled to find consistency in his first season with the Toronto Blue Jays by his admission. But that hasn't hindered his power numbers this summer. The 28-year-old Texan swatted two more homers, including a three-run blast in the fifth inning to put the Blue... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 8 min ago
MONTREAL - When Ryan Poehling stepped onto the Bell Centre ice for the first time since his record-setting game last year, all the memories came rushing back. The Montreal Canadiens prospect made history in his NHL debut in the final game of last season, scoring three goals and then the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 18 min ago
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 19 min ago
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria’s interim leader has announced Dec. 12 as the date for the presidential election, in line with the army chief’s demand to fill the vacancy left when longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was pushed from office more than five months ago. Abdelkader... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 37 min ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police are searching for at least seven suspects who they say descended on an apartment complex west of Toronto on Saturday evening, firing indiscriminately and killing a teen described as an innocent bystander. Investigators believe the intended targets were a group... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 55 min ago
TORONTO - Randal Grichuk snapped a tie with a three-run blast in the fifth inning for his second homer of the game to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-4 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The victory pushed Toronto (59-91) to a 2-1 series victory against the Yankees (98-53), who came... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 2 min ago
GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Suzann Pettersen stood over the final shot of her golfing career, not quite realizing it also was the last shot of the most dramatic Solheim Cup ever played. Europe’s players had their hands over their mouths, and their captain could barely watch. Blissfully... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 8 hours 7 min ago
"It's time we found a home for these artifacts," says society president Peggy Sarjeant.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 11 min ago
DETROIT - The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favour of... Read more

Global Regina - 8 hours 10 min ago
A Regina man was stabbed early Sunday morning, according to police, and officers are looking for two suspects involved in the assault and an alleged robbery.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 19 min ago
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria’s interim leader has announced Dec. 12 as the date for the presidential election, in line with the army chief’s demand to fill the vacancy left when Abdelaziz Bouteflika was pushed out more than five months ago. Abdelkader Bensallah announced plans for... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 23 min ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Mike Trout’s season is over. The Los Angeles Angels say the eight-time All-Star will have surgery on his right foot this week because of Morton’s neuroma, a thickening of tissue around a nerve leading to toes that causes pain. “It wasn’t getting any... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 23 min ago
Feathestone Rovers beat Leigh Centurions 34-18 in rugby league play Sunday to advance to a promotion playoff semifinal against York City Knights. Toulouse Olympique beat York 44-6 on Saturday to earn a place in the other semifinal against the Toronto Wolfpack. York is still alive, however, by... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 29 min ago
DULUTH, Minn. - A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn’t appear to have been a hate crime, authorities said Sunday in discussing the arrest of a suspect. Matthew James Amiot, 36, of Duluth, was arrested Friday in the fire last week at the Adas Israel... Read more

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