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Delegates at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon heard a presentation from RCMP Thursday on rural crime watch.
Delegates at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon heard a presentation from RCMP Thursday on rural crime watch. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

RCMP encourage old and new methods to fight rural crime

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
March 17, 2017 - 3:05pm

Mounties are urging people to consider using new technology to help with both preventing and solving crimes in rural Saskatchewan.

A recent spike in thefts made the issue a big topic of discussion at this week's SARM convention in Saskatoon.

North Battlefords' Andrew Albers is one of the pitchers suiting up for Team Canada in this year's World Baseball Classic.
North Battlefords' Andrew Albers is one of the pitchers suiting up for Team Canada in this year's World Baseball Classic. Facebook/Andrew Albers

'I've been very blessed': North Battleford's Andrew Albers suits up for Team Canada at WBC

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
March 10, 2017 - 12:47pm

A pitcher from Saskatchewan continues to live his dream.
 
Andrew Albers, a native of North Battleford, is one of the pitchers playing for Team Canada in this year's World Baseball Classic.

Alexander Repetski says cannabis oil treatments for epilepsy have dramatically improved his daughter's quality of life.
Alexander Repetski says cannabis oil treatments for epilepsy have dramatically improved his daughter's quality of life. submitted photo/Alexander Repetski

U of S study to look at cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
March 9, 2017 - 7:01am

Alexander Repetski hopes a new pilot study at the University of Saskatchewan will help legitimize cannabis treatment for childhood epilepsy.

He's a firm believer in the approach as his daughter, Gwenevere, was diagnosed with epilepsy at three months old.

Ryan Meili (left) and interim NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon celebrate victory in the Saskatoon-Meewasin byelection.
Ryan Meili (left) and interim NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon celebrate victory in the Saskatoon-Meewasin byelection. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

Sask. NDP picks up important seat in Saskatoon byelection

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
March 3, 2017 - 7:10am

People in the Saskatoon-Meewasin riding voted for change just 11 months after sending a Sask. Party MLA to the legislature.

Ryan Meili came out on top in the in a race that had representation from five parties.

Premier Brad Wall said the provincial government still has yet to determine the exact figure on the provincial deficit. It's also trying to determine to best way to get back to balance.
Premier Brad Wall said the provincial government still has yet to determine the exact figure on the provincial deficit. It's also trying to determine to best way to get back to balance. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

"It could even be greater:" Wall speaks on provincial deficit

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
March 1, 2017 - 7:42am

Saskatchewan's deficit is projected at $1.2 billion, but could grow before the province's spring budget comes down.

Premier Brad Wall said this is because final numbers are still coming in for revenues and even some expenses.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park is working towards a UNESCO world heritage site designation.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park is working towards a UNESCO world heritage site designation. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

Bison to roam Wanuskewin Heritage Park as site vies for UNESCO bid

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
February 9, 2017 - 5:48pm

Plans are in the works for a bigger and better Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

A $40-million capital campaign was announced Thursday to help the park work towards UNESCO world heritage site designation.

According to Environment Canada, Saskatchewan is expected to experience
According to Environment Canada, Saskatchewan is expected to experience Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

Sask. cold snap to break for warmer weekend weather

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
February 8, 2017 - 11:04am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 6:59am

A cold snap that started the week will lead to warmer – more seasonal – temperatures in the coming days.

"Saturday we're forecasting a high of -4 C. Sunday a high of - 1 C, and it's even better as you look further south," said John Paul Cragg, a meteorologist with Environment Canada.

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