Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 12 sec ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S., a U.S. military official said Thursday. The U.S. military's Central Command published a black-and-white... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 4 min ago
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - She had all the makings of a rising star, someone who wrote, directed and acted in her own plays in her 20s and attended one of the country's top drama schools around the same time as Meryl Streep and Sigourney Weaver. But unlike those stars, Margaret Holloway never made it to... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 21 hours 32 min ago
New results from a Canadian study show that in 2019, 34 children were hospitalized due to cannabis exposure, with a third of them having accidentally consumed cannabis edibles, underlining the need for parents to properly store their cannabis edibles away from small hands.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 55 min ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. - If Magneuris Sierra and the Miami Marlins were looking for special souvenirs to bring home from their extra long road trip, they found them with a big extra-inning win and a hold on first place. Sierra hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning and the Marlins overcame Toronto's seven... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 22 hours 29 min ago
According to a police news release, officers had observed a vehicle from which they witnessed activity "consistant with drug trafficking" in the 1500 block of Avenue F North at around 11:15 a.m.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 32 min ago
VICTORIA - Police say a large snake that went missing somewhere in a Victoria-area neighbourhood was found hiding under a vehicle. Victoria police issued a statement saying the nearly 1.4-metre-long ball python, which had been reported missing on Aug. 4, was found Wednesday just before 6... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 35 min ago
TORONTO - Carter Hart made 27 saves, Joel Farabee scored 16 seconds after Montreal tied the game, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Canadiens 2-1 in the opener of their first-round playoff series Wednesday. Ivan Provorov had the other goal for the Flyers,... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 22 hours 49 min ago
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League teams — with their skate laces, hockey sticks and fingers all crossed for good measure— hoped to start the new season on Sept. 25.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 49 min ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Stanley Johnson scored the tiebreaking basket in the lane with 4.9 seconds remaining, giving the Toronto Raptors a 125-121 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday that made a winner of Adrian Griffin. Raptors coach Nick Nurse let his assistant coach run the team... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 4 min ago
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. - Manitoba RCMP are laughing after an intoxicated man jumped into the back seat of an unmarked police cruiser he mistook for a taxi. "Take me to 17th Street, bro," the would-be passenger told the Mountie behind the wheel early Sunday morning in Portage la... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 17 min ago
With only a few weeks before kids had back to school, the NDP is renewing calls for more direction on how to keep teachers and students safe amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 26 min ago
Customers will have the opportunity to listen to two veteran Canadian rock bands in the parking lot of SaskTel Centre later this month.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 28 min ago
TORONTO - Patrice Bergeron scored early in the second ovetime and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start. The game scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday night started the next morning at... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 31 min ago
The Saskatoon business owner and engineer says he will run in the next Saskatoon civic election and promises no tax increases.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 37 min ago
Museums are reopening across Saskatchewan following provincial health safety measures.

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 40 min ago
Lyle Bear and his family are in the middle of getting their basement window replaced after someone recently broke into their new home in Battleford.

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 51 min ago
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support the family of Alexander Jacobs, who was found dead in a fire last Friday in the Nutana neighbourhood.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 54 min ago
The Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, edition of Global News at 6 with Ryan Kessler on Global Saskatoon.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
The provincial government is leaving the bulk of back-to-school planning to the 27 individual school divisions. As of Tuesday, there are two levels of guidelines for divisions to work within. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
EDMONTON - Colorado dominated well into the third period with nothing to show for it. All that firepower and the Avalanche could not solve Arizona goalie Darcy Kuemper. Once they broke through, an avalanche of goals followed, giving Colorado a hard-earned win to open the Stanley Cup playoffs. Nazem... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
A Saskatoon business owner and engineer says he will run in the next Saskatoon civic election and promises no tax increases.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
The potential tornado is located roughly 10 kilometres north of Tyvan and is tracking to the northeast at 30 kilometres an hour, says Environment Canada.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
Some school divisions are revising back-to-school safety plans to include mask mandates. For some, the increased measures offer a sigh of relief.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
VANCOUVER - Varsity sports teams at Simon Fraser University will soon have a new name after the school's president announced it is retiring the 'Clan' moniker following a community engagement process. In a letter, Andrew Petter says student views were the most... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
WATCH: Some Saskatchewan museums are now opening for the first time in months with a few changes.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes. --- BRITISH COLUMBIA British Columbia has... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Saskatchewan Hockey Association has put out guidelines for hockey to return, but there’s still one major detail missing: A date. The SHA said the province and health officials are not prepared to set a date for when hockey games can be played. That includes minor, junior and senior... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 1 hour ago
Barbara Cape says she saw a lot of tired eyes above the masks worn by union members demonstrating outside Saskatoon's St. Paul's Hospital on Wednesday.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
A microbiologist at the University of Saskatchewan believes the province needs a different approach to COVID-19 testing in schools. Kyle Anderson, an assistant professor of biochemistry, microbiology and immunology at the U of S, thinks pooled testing should be used for Saskatchewan schools.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
Two people are facing weapons-related charges after the RCMP stopped a vehicle Sunday near Shellbrook. In a media release Wednesday, the Mounties said members of the Provincial Crime Reduction Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle turning onto a dirt road Sunday at about 3 p.m. After pulling... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 2 hours ago
University of Saskatchewan professor Kyle Anderson wants the provincial government to try "pool" testing to make the return to schools this fall safer.... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 2 hours ago
WATCH: Some school divisions are revising its back-to-school safety plans to include mask mandates. For some the increased measures offer a sigh of relief. But as Allison Bamford reports many are still questioning the province’s role saying more needs to be done.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the votes cast during a botched primary over the weekend are valid and that a second round of voting will be held this Sunday at centres that never opened or did not remain open for the required eight hours. The ruling was a... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 2 hours ago
The $8-million investment is part of $14.6 million being invested across Saskatchewan’s provincial parks system this year.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
Members of SEIU-West were out on Saskatoon streets waving purple signs and ringing cowbells on Wednesday to protest a lack of progress in collective bargaining talks. Protests at 11 different health-care locations for a roughly three-hour period were the latest tactic to try and force the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
TORONTO - Josh Bailey scored a shorthanded goal 6:52 into the third period and the New York Islanders overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Wednesday in a hard-hitting opener to the first-round playoff series. Jordan Eberle and Anders Lee scored 1:54 apart spanning the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
A Saskatoon business is closing its doors after more than four decades in the city. The Awl Shoppe has been operating in Saskatoon for 43 years. The business has been known for repairing jackets and shoes, as well as selling luggage gear. “If COVID didn’t happen, we would be staying... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 2 hours ago
Fears that a wave of landlords would move to evict tenants who did not pay rent during the first few months of the pandemic appear not to have materialized.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 3 hours ago
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has dismissed an anti-abortion group's charter rights appeal to fly a controversial flag depicting a cartoon fetus in Prince Albert.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
Whether it's as a player or coach, Adrian Griffin said there's no better practice than actual games. The Toronto Raptors assistant was promoted to head coach for Wednesday's seeding-round game against the Philadelphia 76ers, and planned to cherish the opportunity.  "Well, I think... Read more

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