Saskatoon News

Global Saskatoon - 1 hour 51 min ago
Environment Canada has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Glenbain, Sask on Saturday, July 4 at around 4:30 p.m.

CTV Saskatoon - 2 hours 21 min ago
Southwest Saskatchewan is the subject of several tornado warnings in place Saturday and several images on social media appear to show funnel clouds on the ground.

Global Saskatoon - 2 hours 31 min ago
The warning is in effect for the regional municipalities of Stonehenge, including Limerick and Congress; Wood River, including Lafleche Woodrow and Melaval; and Pinto Creek, including Kincaid and Hazenmore.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 4 hours 4 min ago
The fire department's water rescue team are warning residents to enjoy the river from a safe distance after being dispatched Saturday around noon to rescue someone who had been swept away by the current.... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 4 hours 33 min ago
Sports fans are hungrier than ever for competition on TV, and the annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest served it up Saturday in New York.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 47 min ago
BERTHOUD, Colo. - Canadian golfer Taylor Pendrith posted the best finish of his career on the Korn Ferry Tour on Saturday, tying for third at the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes. Pendrith, from Richmond Hill, Ont., was 13 under for the tournament after shooting a 2-under 70 in the fourth... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 51 min ago
The Toronto Blue Jays will have plenty of young talent with them when they open summer training camp at Rogers Centre next week. But even with the minor-league season officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, general manager Ross Atkins says that doesn't mean those potential future... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 6 min ago
NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening scene during the team's first official summer camp workout. Tanaka's hat flew off and... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 5 hours 13 min ago
WATCH: On Monday, casinos, indoor sports facilities and casinos will be allowed to reopen. Our reporter Kayleen Sawatzky checked in with affected businesses to see how preparations are being made.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 17 min ago
SIKSIKA NATION, Alta. - A First Nation in southern Alberta has implemented a curfew as its health workers monitor more than 200 people for signs they may have developed COVID-19. Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot said in video messages posted on Facebook that as of Thursday there... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 56 min ago
Maidstone RCMP is looking to identify and arrest people responsible for shooting at a vehicle leaving a gas station. The RCMP received calls on Friday night about a vehicle being shot at north of Lloydminster. The vehicle, allegedly carrying the perpetrators, is described as a dark coloured Ford F-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 30 min ago
‘Just Friends’ starring Ryan Reynolds, and ‘The Messengers’ featuring Kristen Stewart. These are just two of many movies and shows that have been filmed in Saskatchewan featuring star-studded casts. But since the film tax credit was eliminated in 2012 the appeal of coming to... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 7 hours 48 min ago
Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who fired a gun at a vehicle leaving a gas station north of Lloydminster Friday night.

CTV Saskatoon - 7 hours 54 min ago
A Regina landlord is helping launch a tech start-up aimed at connecting tenants with landlords after dealing with damaged property from a tenant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CTV Saskatoon - 8 hours 17 min ago
America wasn’t the only country being celebrated on the Fourth of July as people around the world took to Twitter on Saturday morning to share photos of their own homelands with the hashtag #AllCountriesMatter.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 50 min ago
Environment Canada has issued severe thunderstorm watches for several parts of central and southern Saskatchewan. The affected areas include regions around Outlook, Humboldt, Swift Current, Moose Jaw and Fort Qu’Appelle. The... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 8 hours 58 min ago
Summers off from school mean a week away at camp for many kids, but with COVID-19 not allowing overnight camps to run, Camp Monahan on Lake Katepwa has closed its gates for the season.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 59 min ago
CHARLOTETOWN, P.E.I. - Prince Edward Island is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 for the first time since late April, including one person who worked at a Charlottetown seniors' home. Dr. Heather Morrison, the province's chief public health officer, says the three cases include a man in his 50s... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 5 min ago
OTTAWA - Migrant workers and other non-permanent residents - many of whom have been working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic - are taking to the streets in cities across Canada today, calling on Ottawa to grant them greater rights and protections. Temporary foreign farm... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 36 min ago
The Toronto Raptors will face their first competition in more than four months when they play the Houston Rockets in a scrimmage on July 24. The NBA released the scrimmage schedule on Saturday ahead of the July 30 restart. Each team will play three exhibition games at Disney World in Orlando. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 46 min ago
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Eskimos “will ramp up” their engagement with Inuit communities to evaluate their views on the CFL team’s name. The Eskimos made the announcement Friday. “We recognize that there has been increased attention to the name recently and we will ramp up our... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 10 hours 44 min ago
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people can use their summer holidays to explore Saskatchewan and other parts of Canada with a road trip.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 10 hours 51 min ago
June marked a year since the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls issued its 231 Calls for Justice. These Calls for Justice ask various levels of government, institutions and citizens to take steps to end genocide, tackle root causes of violence and improve the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 10 hours 50 min ago
Carey Rigby-Wilcox welcomes the coming inquest into the death of her son during a 2018 confrontation with police, but at the same time she is bracing herself to go through the process.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 10 hours 50 min ago
The recent provincial budget included $120 million to expand the Saskatoon Correctional Centre's remand facility. The reaction to this decision was not met with unbridled joy. In fact, individuals and social agencies like the John Howard Society have expressed their dismay at more jail... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 10 hours 50 min ago
Not even a global pandemic could deter Jordana Jacobson from moving her business, Cravings, into a larger space.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 34 min ago
Environment Canada issued tornado warnings along with severe thunderstorm warnings and watches as a powerful storm system moved through southern Saskatchewan Friday evening. "With the amount of energy that was present last night (Friday) the thunderstorms grew quite rapidly and quite quickly,"... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 39 min ago
The Vancouver Whitecaps' opening match against FC Dallas at the MLS is Back Tournament has been pushed back. Six FC Dallas players have tested positive for COVID-19 since arriving in Florida and the entire Dallas delegation is currently quarantining at the MLS host hotel. The Whitecaps, meanwhile,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 41 min ago
Environment Canada issued tornado warnings along with severe thunderstorm warnings and watches as a powerful storm system moved through southern Saskatchewan Friday evening. “With the amount of energy that was present last night (Friday) the thunderstorms grew quite rapidly and quite quickly... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 55 min ago
MONTREAL - Quebec provincial police say a fourth person has died following Wednesday's tractor accident in Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge, southeast of Montreal. The accident had claimed the lives of three children - all under the age of five - out of a total of 10 people who were thrown from the... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 11 hours 58 min ago
As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not U.S. President Donald Trump's style, and he aimed to go big, promising a "special evening" in Washington that could bring tens... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 12 hours 8 min ago
With summer in full swing, people are itching to get outdoors and have some fun. A neat new business has popped up in the province that might be right up their alley. It’s called Saskatchewan Aquatic Adventures. It’s basically a giant inflatable playground on the water. Co-owner Steph... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 12 hours 50 min ago
The final stage of Phase 4 of Saskatchewan’s reopening plan starts on July 6, including a resumption of performing arts and increased seating at restaurants.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 51 min ago
OTTAWA - Canada's sex work laws are creating undue harm and contribute to human rights violations during COVID-19, sex workers and human rights advocates say, which is why they're now pushing Ottawa to stop enforcing them. Amnesty International Canada has joined a number of rights and sex work... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 6 min ago
TORONTO - No winning ticket was sold for the $25 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 7 will grow to approximately $30 million. The Canadian Press

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 36 min ago
Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador On July 3, Newfoundland and Labrador joined the other ... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 51 min ago
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on July 4, 2020: There are 105,091 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 55,682 confirmed (including 5,560 deaths, 25,158 resolved) _ Ontario: 35,535 confirmed (including 2,682 deaths, 30,909 resolved) _ Alberta: 8,259... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 20 min ago
Safety signage and protective buoys are up, with the public being asked to “urgently avoid” the area.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 58 min ago
Premier Scott Moe, who acknowledged there is systemic racism in Saskatchewan, denounced Brkich's remark and that ‘all lives matter’ is not a viewpoint of his party.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Friday, July 3, 2020, edition of Global News at 6 with Elise Darwish on Global Saskatoon.