Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 52 min 54 sec ago
EDMONTON — Warren Foegele has signed onto a three-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $2.75 million annually. The six-foot-two, 198-pound forward snatched up from Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for Ethan Bear. He appeared in 200 career games for the ‘Canes with 68 points (35G... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 52 min 54 sec ago
EDMONTON — Warren Foegele has signed onto a three-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $2.75 million annually. The six-foot-two, 198-pound forward snatched up from Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in exchange for Ethan Bear. He appeared in 200 career games for the ‘Canes with 68 points (35G... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 52 min 43 sec ago
Alex Cai only made his senior fencing debut three years ago. Now, he has become part of an historic team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The nine-strong team is the largest for Team Canada since 2008, and Cai’s foil trio has qualified for the team event for the first time since the Seoul Games... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 hour 20 sec ago
A northern Saskatchewan health official says an emergency public health order (PHO) could help clamp down on COVID-19 cases in an area that has seen a more than three-fold increase in cases since the start of the month.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 31 min ago
NDP leader Ryan Meili is calling on the government to jettison its plans to rebrand the province’s Crown corporations. Meili said the party submitted a freedom of information request to SaskTel, getting a partial response that explained the company needs more consultations before documents... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 58 min ago
TORONTO — With 26 points, Nashville SC has exactly double the number Toronto FC has from the same number of games (15). But the second-year team is expecting a stiff challenge when the two clubs meet Sunday at BMO Field. "There's no doubt about it. This is a talented group as any in MLS … They've... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 2 hours 51 min ago
The University Club on the University of Saskatchewan campus appeared to be closing after a special members meeting in May.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 4 hours 6 min ago
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News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 32 min ago
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have officially signed Scottish attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld to a three-year designated player contract. The club announced the long-rumoured deal Saturday, saying in a release that the 25-year-old will begin training with the team in Vancouver next week.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 47 min ago
A 15-year member of the Swift Current Combined Traffic Services of Saskatchewan is charged with impaired driving. RCMP responded to a call around 10 p.m. Tuesday about an erratic driver in Waldeck. An investigation led officers to arrest Kevin Granrude at the scene. He was held in custody overnight... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 4 hours 52 min ago
This week we made history in Canada when the first Indigenous person in history was invested as Canadas Governor General. Mary Simon has made a long journey from her homeland in northern Quebec to her new home at Rideau Hall.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 56 min ago
ISTANBUL (AP) — Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean resort of Bodrum due to the dangers posed by nearby wildfires, Turkish media reported. Coast guard units were leading the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 12 min ago
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nick Ritchie to a two-year contract worth an annual average value of US$2.5 million. Ritchie, 25, had 26 points (15 goals, 11 assists) in 56 regular-season games with the Boston Bruins last season. He added a goal and three assists in 11 playoff... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 18 min ago
As people head out to enjoy a Saskatchewan summer during August Long Weekend, SGI is reminding drivers it’s alright if the trip takes a little longer. “We understand the summer is going by really fast but maybe just slow it down and that includes slowing down when you’re out on the road... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 6 hours 53 min ago
New assistance program could cause long-term issues... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 30 min ago
The August long weekend began with weather alerts from Environment Canada. Heat warnings ran along the Saskatchewan-Alberta border Saturday morning from the La Loche area south to Leader. The warnings... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 35 min ago
The August long weekend began with weather alerts from Environment Canada. Heat warnings ran along the Saskatchewan-Alberta border Saturday morning from the La Loche area south to Leader. The... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 7 hours 52 min ago
The clouds that never rained didn't dampen spirits for George Smith, a Moose Jaw-area farmer. He and his neighbours "haven’t lost hope. We have lived through many years of this," Smith said.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 7 hours 52 min ago
When Dr. Ivar Mendez returned home, he found a different kind of pandemic waiting for him.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 53 min ago
VANCOUVER — There is more to learn about the consequences of intensifying wildfires on community watersheds across Canada, but a large, severe fire followed by heavy precipitation could seriously affect drinking water, says a wildfire research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service. An intense... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 11 min ago
TOKYO — Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel. And Japan won again in baseball's return to the Olympics. Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle, finishing her grueling Olympic program with a third straight victory in a race she hasn’t lost since 2010.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 53 min ago
TOKYO — Gasping for breath after racing to her second silver medal of the Tokyo Games, Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse neatly summed up what it must be like to be an Olympian. "It's fun. It's definitely painful." The 25-year-old from LaSalle, Ont., was describing something very specific — the 200-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 19 min ago
As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities. Most of the plans are based on each jurisdiction reaching vaccination targets at certain dates... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 1 min ago
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Aug. 3 will be an estimated $26 million. The Canadian Press

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 33 min ago
TORONTO — Mo Babouli scored his league-leading fourth goal of the campaign and Forge FC beat York United FC 1-0 on Friday in the first Canadian Premier League game outside of Winnipeg this season. Babouli put one home in the fourth minute of the match to tie Valour FC's Austin Ricci for goals as... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 16 hours 24 min ago
The constable with Swift Current Combined Traffic Services and 15 years of experience is charged with impaired driving.

CTV Saskatoon - 16 hours 29 min ago
A Saskatchewan RCMP officer is facing impaired driving charges following two incidents earlier this week.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 19 min ago
EDMONTON — The head of the Alberta Medical Association says he has significant concerns with the province's decision to suspend almost all of its COVID-19 public health protocols.  In an open letter to members, Paul Boucher says the pace at which the United Conservative government is ending... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 21 min ago
TORONTO — Teoscar Hernandez and Bo Bichette homered to help the Blue Jays celebrate their first game in Toronto in 670 days with a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday. Leading 3-2, the Jays (52-48) loaded the bases with no outs in the seventh against hard-throwing Domingo Tapia,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 33 min ago
TOKYO — Kylie Masse has won her second medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a silver medal in the women's 200-metre backstroke. The 25-year-old from LaSalle, Ont., finished in two minutes 5.42 seconds on Saturday — behind Kaylee McKeown (2:04.68) and ahead of Emily Seebohm (2:06.17), both of Australia... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 17 hours 40 min ago
A statement of defence has been filed by woman being sued for defamation over allegations posted online alleging harassment during a promotional video shoot in Saskatoon

News Talk 650 CKOM - 18 hours 32 min ago
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Ondrej Kase to a one-year contract worth US$1.25 million.  The 25-year-old Kase became available when free agency officially opened Wednesday after the Boston Bruins declined issuing him a qualifying offer as a restricted free agent. The Maple... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 18 hours 48 min ago
Saskatoon physiotherapist Bruce Craven has worked with athletes at every Olympics and Paralympics since 1992.

CTV Saskatoon - 18 hours 55 min ago
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the final roster Friday afternoon, ahead of next week’s season opener.

CTV Saskatoon - 18 hours 57 min ago
Now that the Fringe Festival has kicked off, artists are thrilled to be back on the stage and the streets after more than a year of uncertainty and cancelled shows.

Global Saskatoon - 19 hours 33 sec ago
Dr. Brian Conway, medical director of Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre, said an endemic infection is one that still needs to be dealt with on an ongoing basis.

Global Saskatoon - 19 hours 16 min ago
WATCH: Officials are starting to describe COVID-19 as becoming endemic, a word many may be unfamiliar with and wonder what it means for the future of the virus. Kelly Skjerven reports.

CTV Saskatoon - 19 hours 16 min ago
A nurses' union representative says the Government of Saskatchewan's decision to end the practice of distilling and releasing COVID-19 data on a daily basis could create barriers for a public looking to stay informed about the risk posed by the coronavirus.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 19 hours 22 min ago
The 2021 edition of the Saskatchewan Roughriders has now been revealed. The green and white announced its final cuts Friday after CFL training camp ended the day before. It included the release of 18 players, 15 moved to the practice roster and two returning to school. Former first-round NFL pick... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 19 hours 28 min ago
Simon Grant died in hospital of blunt force trauma after he was attacked with a baseball bat at Louisiana's Bar-B-Que Restaurant in La Ronge in 2017.

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