Saskatoon News

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Citizens watch carefully as government budgets come together, anxious to see where tax rates will land. While tax rates get the headlines, there is another way that agencies raise funds, and that is through fees. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that these fees also take dollars directly out of... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Saskatoon is in the midst of a historic cold snap that hasn’t been seen in more than 80 years, but people throughout the city continue to fight the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
A good old-fashioned Canadian political scandal is underway, and no one knows if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will emerge unscathed. It began with a Globe and Mail report regarding alleged attempts by the Prime Minister’s Office to improperly influence... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Event listings are a free, community service offered by Bridges. Listings will be printed if space permits. Submission deadline is two weeks before the publication date. Please send submissions to bridges@... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
Haskaps (Lonicera caerulea edulis) have gone through many incarnations: they’ve been called blue honeysuckle, sweetberry honeysuckle, and honeyberries. The earliest Canadian selections were made by George Bugnet, a French novelist and early plant breeder who homesteaded west of Legal... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 13 hours ago
As we remain in the thick of winter here in Saskatchewan, it can be difficult to not let the cold temperatures, icy roads, dry skin, and general misery of the season get you down. I fully admit that I am one of those people who shun the outdoors no matter how many layers are layered on. I’m fine... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 14 hours ago
Global Saskatoon and Global Regina feature a viewer submitted photo for Your Saskatchewan daily on Global News Morning, Global News at 6 and Global News at 10.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 14 hours ago
For many, that dreaded time of year has passed — Valentine’s Day. Now, we can safely go back outside and enjoy what the winter brings us. Here are some options: 1 — Do you like the roar of monster trucks? The Ram Motorsports Spectacular returns to the city Friday night at SaskTel Centre.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Four stories in the news for Friday, Feb. 15 --- TRUDEAU TO FACE NEW QUESTIONS ON SNC-LAVALIN  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face a fresh round of questions on the SNC-Lavalin controversy today when he makes an appearance at a ... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face a fresh round of questions on the SNC-Lavalin controversy today when he hands out some money to a technology firm. Trudeau will be in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata to announce $40 million of federal money for BlackBerry,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Battered, bruised and playing on the second night of a back-to-back, it would have been understandable if the youthful Vancouver Canucks gave up ground in their surprising playoff push. Instead, the Canucks found a way to beat the Los Angeles Kings. Elias Pettersson and Brock... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father and subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday night has been found dead at a home west of Toronto, police said. Peel regional police issued the alert at 11 p.m. Thursday, several hours after 41-year-old Roopesh... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
LAS VEGAS - Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews registered his 100th career NHL point in Las Vegas. The third-year sensation notched another milestone Thursday night on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Matthews scored two goals, including the 100th of his career, to lead the Maple Leafs to a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser scored in a shootout after Adam Gaudette tied it up with 1:38 remaining in the third period to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Pettersson and Boeser also scored in regulation for the Canucks, who had... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
Thursday’s Games NHL Florida 3 Calgary 2 (SO) Detroit 3 Ottawa 2 Colorado 4 Winnipeg 1 Nashville 3 Montreal 1 Toronto 6 Vegas 3 Vancouver 4 Los Angeles 3 (SO) N.Y. Islanders 3 Columbus 0 Tampa Bay 6 Dallas 0 Chicago 5 New Jersey 2 St. Louis 4 Arizona 0 Washington 5 San Jose 1 — NBA... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
Thursday’s Games NHL Florida 3 Calgary 2 (SO) Detroit 3 Ottawa 2 Colorado 4 Winnipeg 1 Nashville 3 Montreal 1 Toronto 6 Vegas 3 Vancouver 4 Los Angeles 3 (SO) N.Y. Islanders 3 Columbus 0 Tampa Bay 6 Dallas 0 Chicago 5 New Jersey 2 St. Louis 4 Arizona 0 Washington 5 San Jose 1 — NBA... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 19 hours ago
MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Vince Loschiavo scored twice and Todd Scott made 31 saves as the Edmonton Oil Kings edged the Moose Jaw Warriors 3-2 on Thursday night in Western Hockey League action.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON - What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police west of Toronto say an 11-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead after she was allegedly abducted by her father. Peel regional police issued an Amber Alert for Riya Rajkumar at about 11 p.m. Thursday after she was not returned to her... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON - What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
NASHVILLE - Pekke Rinne and Viktor Arvidsson gave Nashville more of the same Thursday night. A little extra from newcomer Brian Boyle helped make the difference. Rinne stopped 34 shots, Arvidsson and Boyle scored, and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 to snap a three-game... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
WINNIPEG - Semyon Varlamov was relieved to finally leave the ice with a good taste in his mouth. The Colorado goalie made 24 saves and captain Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal of the season as the Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 20 hours ago
A police investigation is underway after the father of an 11-year-old girl, who was found dead at a home west of Toronto, was arrested more then 130 km from where he allegedly abducted her.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
DETROIT - Andreas Athanasiou got the Detroit Red Wings’ offence going, and Jimmy Howard backed it up. Athanasiou scored twice, including a penalty shot, and Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th game to lead the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Frans... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
TORONTO - Jamie Lee Rattray pushed the Rivalry Series to a third and deciding game. Rattray’s third-period goal proved to be the winner as Canada earned a 4-3 decision over the arch-rival U.S. at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. That tied the best-of-three... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida goalie James Reimer returned from a benching in his last start and rebounded for the Panthers in a big way Thursday. Reimer stopped a season-high 41 shots and held strong in the shootout, and Vincent Trocheck scored in the third round to help the Panthers beat the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
NASHVILLE - Pekka Rinne made 34 saves, Viktor Arvidsson scored and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman and Brian Boyle also had the goals for Nashville, which snapped a three-game skid. Tomas Tatar scored and Carey Price made 35 saves for Montreal... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
SAUSALITO, Calif. - Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year. At least two people died as the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WINNIPEG - Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal of the season as the Colorado Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. Dominic Toninato recorded his first NHL goal while J.T. Compher and Sven Andrighetto... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
DETROIT - Andreas Athanasiou scored twice, including a penalty shot, and Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th game to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Frans Nielsen scored to break a 2-2 tie late in the second period. Brady Tkachuk and Matt... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
SUNRISE, Fla. - Vincent Trocheck scored in the third round of the shootout to lift the Florida Panthers over the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Thursday night. Elias Lindholm scored for Calgary late in the third period to extend the game, but Matthew Tkachuk missed in the third round of the shootout... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TORONTO - Jamie Lee Rattray and Marie-Philip Poulin had a goal and an assist apiece as the Canadian women’s hockey team edged the arch-rival U.S. 4-3 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. The win tied the best-of-three Rivalry Series at a game apiece. The deciding contest... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Liberal government is giving $40 million in federal money to BlackBerry to help the company develop self-driving car technologies. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata on Friday to announce the support for BlackBerry, the one-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro said in an AP interview Thursday that his foreign minister recently held secret talks in New York with the U.S. special envoy to Venezuela, even as the Trump administration was publicly backing an effort to unseat the Venezuelan president. While... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
SRINAGAR, India - At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials said. It was one of the deadliest car bombings in the disputed region’s history.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TUCSON, Ariz. - Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico by the Sinaloa cartel into the Southwest - a profitable new business... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro said in an AP interview Thursday that his foreign minister recently held secret talks in New York with the U.S. special envoy to Venezuela, even as the Trump administration was publicly backing an effort to unseat the Venezuelan president. While... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
TORONTO - Jamie Lee Rattray and Marie-Philip Poulin had a goal and an assist apiece as the Canadian women’s hockey team edged the arch-rival U.S. 4-3 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. The win tied the best-of-three Rivalry Series at a game apiece. The deciding contest goes... Read more

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