Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
CONCORD, N.H. - The driver of a truck in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists has been charged with seven counts of negligent homicide. The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says 23-year-old Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy was arrested Monday morning at his home in West Springfield,... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
Highway 46 is close at Fleet St. N. after a garbage truck ended up on its side.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
VERNON, N.Y. - A smaller Woodstock 50 festival could possibly be held at an upstate New York harness track and casino. Town of Vernon Supervisor Randy Watson tells the Poughkeepsie Journal that Woodstock 50 has applied for a permit to hold its concert Aug. 16-18 at Vernon Downs, about 35 miles... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
CALGARY - Four-time Olympic luger Sam Edney is returning to the sport as Luge Canada’s high-performance manager. Edney, 34, retired following the 2018 Winter Olympics after helping Canada claim silver in the relay with teammates Alex Gough, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith. Edney... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favoured Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
CONCORD, N.H. - The driver of a truck in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists has been charged with seven counts of negligent homicide. The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says 23-year-old Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy was arrested Monday morning at his home in Springfield,... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 13 hours ago
The annual festival in Swift Current celebrates the tethered aircraft which are said to have first been flown more than 2,500 years ago.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italian bid of Milan-Cortina voted by IOC members to host 2026 Winter Olympics. More coming. The Associated Press

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
TORONTO - With a potential deep playoff run cutting in on his summer, and with a new addition to his family on the way, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse was on the fence when approached with an opportunity to lead Canada’s men’s basketball team back in April. That changed... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Plastic pollution is a hot topic these days, and at a recent Fashion For Peace exhibition in New York, Indian fashion firms such as Sabysachi and Raymond Suitings featured non-synthetic fashion lines.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
SANTA ANA, Calif. - Authorities say a 34-year-old Canadian man died after falling from a 30-foot (9-meter) cliff in Southern California. The Orange County Register reports firefighters were called to Modjeska Canyon on Saturday morning after receiving a report that the man fell. Orange County Fire... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
NEWARK, N.J. - A bitter legal feud is showing no signs of abating in the case of a former “Melrose Place” actress who’s already served prison time for a fatal drunken driving crash nine years ago but could wind up back behind bars. Through three sentences issued by two judges... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe participated in his first Pride parade on Saturday, marking the first time a leader from his long-governing party has attended the annual celebration of the LGBTQ community.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
VICTORIA - Three British Columbia First Nations have marked what is being called a “historic moment” after joining international talks to modernize a treaty over a major river flowing between Canada and the United States. Representatives of the Ktunaxa, Syilx/Okanagan and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
VERNON, N.Y. - A smaller Woodstock 50 festival could possibly be held at an upstate New York harness track and casino. Town of Vernon Supervisor Randy Watson tells the Poughkeepsie Journal that Woodstock 50 has applied for a permit to hold its concert Aug. 16-18 at Vernon Downs, about 35 miles (56... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo and Canadian international midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye of Los Angeles FC have been named to the Major League Soccer all-star roster. The MLS all-stars will face Atletico Madrid on July 31 in Orlando, Fla. The 27-year-old Pozuelo, signed by... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italian officials insisted their debt-hit economy can support hosting the 2026 Olympics, and brought Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte to tell voters on Monday his country is united behind the project. Sweden’s prime minister insisted his apparently skeptical nation... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
NEWARK, N.J. - A bitter legal feud is continuing in the case of a former “Melrose Place” actress who has already served prison time for a fatal crash but could wind up back behind bars. Prosecutors want Amy Locane’s sentence from February thrown out because they say the judge... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
OTTAWA - A new agreement between Canada and the United States will soon allow travellers and cargo to pre-clear customs before they leave, allowing an easier movement of people and goods crossing the border. Canadian air travellers have been able to clear customs before flying to the U.S... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italian officials insisted their debt-hit economy can support hosting the 2026 Olympics, and brought Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte to tell voters on Monday his country is united behind the project. Sweden’s prime minister insisted his apparently skeptical nation really... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
Corner Gas Animated will return for a second season next week. Show creator and star Brent Butt said the cast is excited for the start of this season, after a great response to the show's return last year.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
Montreal’s expensive new Samuel De Champlain Bridge opened to traffic for the first time this morning, about six months behind schedule. Federal Infrastructure Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne was riding in one of the first cars that rolled northbound across the newly built span at 5... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity on screen is simple, and it could happen overnight. “Just go through (the script) and cross out a bunch of male first names and put female first names. That’s all you have to do,” Davis told... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
NEW YORK - Nik Wallenda says he “freaked” out when his balancing pole slipped during a high-wire walk with his sister above New York’s Times Square. Nik and Lijana Wallenda spoke Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” just hours after their harrowing feat. Nik... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
HONOLULU - The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma, a report said. Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday. A representative for the family... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
NEW YORK - “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
PARIS - In her first senior start for Canada, against Nigeria in April, Jayde Riviere was clattered in a tackle in the first half. The 18-year-old from Pickering, Ont., had been dealing with an injury for a while and the collision sent shockwaves through her entire lower body. But the pain and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is the new coach of Canada’s men’s basketball team. Canada Basketball announced the hiring on Monday, less than two weeks after Nurse guided the Raptors to their first NBA championship. Gordie Herbert, one of three Canadian head coaches... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 16 hours ago
The provincial government spent about $125,579 printing and advertising its latest budget, which put money into areas where it has faced criticism while at the same time producing a small surplus.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 16 hours ago
Worries about accidental poisoning from victims of fentanyl overdoses are largely based in myth, say those who work in the area.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 16 hours ago
Once seemingly limited to the streets of Vancouver, where scenes of fatal or near-fatal overdoses routinely made the news, fentanyl is now increasingly a part of the Saskatchewan drug scene.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 16 hours ago
So much for the punt-by-numbers offence.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
PARIS - French legal authorities have decided to hold a trial for Lamine Diack, once one of the most influential men in Olympic sport, but who has been disgraced by investigations that uncovered corruption, extortion and doping coverups. A French judicial official says Diack will stand trial... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
NEW YORK - Nik Wallenda says he “freaked” out when his balancing pole slipped during a high-wire walk with his sister above New York’s Times Square. Nik and Lijana Wallenda spoke Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” just hours after their harrowing feat. Nik... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 17 hours ago
Grade 9 students in the Collective Voice program at Aden Bowman Collegiate share their lives and opinions through columns. Selected columns run on Mondays in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
LAS VEGAS - Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion, creating a casino giant. The acquisition Monday puts about 60 casinos and resorts in 16 states under a single name, one of the biggest gambling and entertainment ventures in the United States.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 17 hours ago
A six-person jury is expected to begin hearing evidence today about what happened when a 28-year-old man suffered a fatal gunshot wound during a standoff with Saskatoon police almost three years ago.... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 17 hours ago
A committee of the Saskatchewan Government Employees Union (SGEU), which represents thousands of public employees, has ruled the union’s own president, Bob Bymoen, engaged in “the most egregious behavior that undermines our code of ethics, harassment policy, constitution, policy... Read more

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 day 17 hours ago
A group of Saskatchewan women are riding their steel horses across the province as part of a countrywide initiative to promote courage, adventure, unity and passion for women bikers.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
It’s the end of an era in Saskatoon this week. After serving food for 35 years, The Saskatoon Station Place will clean up its last plate on Thursday. Customers lined up around the block on Sunday for the fine diner’s final Sunday brunch. Co-owner Stavros Arvanatis looked at the non-stop... Read more

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