Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
VANCOUVER — Two groups focused on environmental issues are calling on the British Columbia government to come up with a plan to track "heat dome injuries" following record-setting temperatures that are also linked with 570 deaths in the province over a one-week period. Representatives of the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA — An Ottawa drummer with a passion for collecting reel-to-reel tapes deserves applause for the coming release of a Joni Mitchell performance recorded over half a century ago by none other than virtuoso guitarist Jimi Hendrix. The impromptu 1968 recording session of blossoming singer-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA — Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.  The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada is now learning from its sleuthing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
Toronto's Joshua Primo was the first of two Canadians to be selected back-to-back in the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. The 18-year-old guard from the University of Alabama was taken 12th overall by the San Antonio Spurs. Chris Duarte of Montreal went one pick later when the Indiana Pacers... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
HOUSTON — Hector Herrera scored in the 99th minute Thursday to give Mexico a 2-1 win over Canada and a berth in the Gold Cup final against the U.S. It was heartbreak in Houston for a Canadian side that, after trailing 1-0 at the break, turned it on in the second and gave as good as it got against... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 15 hours ago
Kim Walker of Regina won her second Saskatchewan senior women's golf championship Thursday at The Legends Golf Club in Warman.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
BOSTON (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1 on Thursday night. Teoscar Hernández hit a two-run double for the Blue Jays, who... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking on a multibillion-dollar corporation before cameras on Capitol Hill. Michigan’s... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking on a multibillion-dollar corporation before cameras on Capitol Hill. Michigan’s... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 17 hours ago
Farm operators' main concern over the current drought was that it was hitting "at the worst time of crop development," according to a new report from Statistics Canada.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
TOKYO — The Canadian women's eight rowing crew has captured gold at the Tokyo Olympics.  The eight rowers crossed the line first in Friday's final in a time of five minutes 59.13 seconds at Sea Forest Waterway. It's Canada's first gold in the event since the 1992 Barcelona Games. New Zealand... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
Three weeks of Saskatchewan Roughrider training camp came to an end Thursday afternoon, but tough decisions are still to be made when it comes to the team roster.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
The Toronto Raptors selected Florida State forward Scottie Barnes with the fourth-overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday. The 19-year-old averaged 10.3 points and 4.1 assists last season and was named the Atlantic Coast Conference freshman of the year. Barnes, six-foot-eight, 225-pounds, hails... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 18 hours ago
After three days of witness testimony, the jury in the coroner's inquest into the 2018 death of Trevor McCallum made 14 recommendations Thursday after finding the 25-year-old man died in RCMP custody of an accidental overdose caused by a combination of crystal methamphetamine and an antidepressant... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
Despite a camp filled with restrictions and smouldering days, members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders found joy in returning to the field. Thursday marked the final day of practice during the Riders 2021 CFL training camp. While he’s been to many NFL and CFL training camps in his career, 39-... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 18 hours ago
Training camp is over, but the deliberations are just beginning for the Saskatchewan Roughriders' brain trust.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
An employee at a Regina Conservative MP’s office has been suspended from his duties following allegations of insensitive comments toward a constituent.

Global Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
A local development authority says the city is recovering, but a report from a global watchdog says new COVID-19 cases could upset any gains.

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
WATCH: The Saskatchewan government changed up their messaging about COVID-19 self-isolation requirements a number of times on Thursday. Kelly Skjerven has more.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
WHITEHORSE — Yukon has reported its seventh death linked to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.  The territory's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Brendan Hanley, says in a statement that the person died in hospital Wednesday night.  He says "an unfortunate fact was this person was not immunized... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
“(There's) a great big hole not to have big groups of instruments and musicians in front of me every single day," said the conductor, who is also a high school music teacher.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 19 hours ago
Two men were arrested after being tracked down by the Saskatoon police airplane in the wake of what police described as a hit-and-run on Spadina Crescent East and Ravine Drive.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 19 hours ago
Thursday morning, Health Minister Paul Merriman said it was up to individuals who test positive for COVID if they wanted to self-isolate. That messaging changed later in the day.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famers Ken Griffey Jr., Craig Biggio, and Tom Glavine have been elected to the 17-member board of directors for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Chairman Jane Forbes Clark made the announcement Thursday. “They... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
As Saskatchewan’s western neighbour moves to eliminate COVID-19 quarantine rules, the provincial government is attempting to clear confusion around its self-isolation requirements.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Two men were arrested following a hit and run crash involving a motorcycle and a drunk driver Wednesday. Saskatoon police were called to the area of Spadina Crescent East and Ravine Drive for reports of a hit and run involving a vehicle and a motorcycle around 9:40 p.m. The 43 year-old motorcyclist... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Concerts are being scheduled now that health measures have been loosened. It has given some musicians a chance to play together again. The Saskatchewan Band Association has started an initiative that has artists of all ages and skill levels coming together to bring live music back to Saskatchewan.

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
The city of Regina will release its 2021 Fall Leisure Guide on July 30. Registration for programs and classes will open on Aug. 10 for Regina residents.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatoon Tribal Council Chief Mark Arcand thinks the walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic at SaskTel Centre accomplished more than immunizing people.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
The City of Regina’s Fall Leisure Guide's class offerings will return to pre-pandemic levels.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 hours ago
Access Transit has two new low-floor buses in its fleet, making for a smoother boarding experience for riders.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
Since Alberta removed its requirement for those testing positive for COVID-19 to self-isolate, confusion has run rampant through Saskatchewan about whether the province's own self-isolation requirement still exists.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
WATCH: Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Paul McRoberts hopes he has a spot on the active roster after he was on the practice roster for the entire 2019 season. If he makes the cut, he plans to honour his late father, Paul Sr. Taylor Shire has the story.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
The owner of Kenosee Superslides thought everything was in order after his waterpark was inspected. “As the inspections were getting done, we were taking notes, we were talking to the inspectors. They were pointing out issues that might be a problem at some time so we jumped on it right away... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 20 hours ago
The lack of public health measures and a low vaccination rate make a COVID-19 outbreak on a remote Saskatchewan First Nation challenging, the CEO of the Athabasca Health Authority says.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
Saskatoon Transit unveiled two new low-floor buses with special mobility ramps to help those with reduced mobility or flexibility more easily enter and exit Thursday. Manager Tracey Davis says they help create more independence for their customers. “Individuals no longer have to board or get... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 20 hours ago
The Supreme Court of Canada has declined to hear the case of a local music entrepreneur convicted of sexual assault.... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 20 hours ago
Police said they have reached out to the person behind the post that's claiming to know details about the 30-year-old mother who was last heard from Sept. 20.

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 21 hours ago
The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council (FHQTC) and the Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS) have entered into a formal agreement aimed at helping collaboratively in emergency situations.... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 21 hours ago
After 15 years operating the Aberdeen Recreation Complex, the town is looking for a buyer to take over the burden of repairing and revitalizing the centre from taxpayers.

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