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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.

Children in Asquith, Sask. are still smiling despite the theft of a signed Gordie Howe jersey that was being raffled to keep the town rink open.
Children in Asquith, Sask. are still smiling despite the theft of a signed Gordie Howe jersey that was being raffled to keep the town rink open. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

Asquith community rallying after Gordie Howe jersey theft

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
February 2, 2017 - 9:07am

There's not a lot for kids to do in the small town of Asquith in the dead of winter.
 
So when the future of the local hockey rink was recently thrown into jeopardy, people took it to heart.
 

In December, the provincial government announced a six-member panel will consult the public on the Dan Perrins' K-12 governance options report.
In December, the provincial government announced a six-member panel will consult the public on the Dan Perrins' K-12 governance options report. Canadian Press

Concern over potential changes to how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
January 13, 2017 - 10:50am

The provincial government has asked for feedback on how schools should be governed in Saskatchewan – and it's getting an earful.

Michelle Gustafson is the chair of the student community council at College Park School in Lloydminster.

Extreme cold warnings were issued for large swaths of Saskatchewan on Jan. 10.
Extreme cold warnings were issued for large swaths of Saskatchewan on Jan. 10. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

Brace for even cooler temps, wind chills in Saskatchewan

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
January 11, 2017 - 6:31am

If you thought it was cold out already, brace yourself – it's about to get even colder.

The weather is expected to turn downright nasty Wednesday following a cold Tuesday across Saskatchewan that saw temperatures in the -30s C and wind chill values in the -40s C.  

Saskatchewan taxpayers could save $10 million to $20 million by 2018-19 when12 health regions authorities amalgamate into one large board.
Saskatchewan taxpayers could save $10 million to $20 million by 2018-19 when12 health regions authorities amalgamate into one large board. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. government hopes to save $20M with move to single health authority

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
January 10, 2017 - 4:01pm

The provincial government predicts it will save between $10 million to $20 million by consolidating 12 existing health regions into a single authority.
 
Health Minister Jim Reiter said Tuesday the savings would be expected to kick in by 2018-19.
 

Photos of the family on Facebook show the newly married couple in 2014 and a smiling baby boy with his mother in June 2016.
Photos of the family on Facebook show the newly married couple in 2014 and a smiling baby boy with his mother in June 2016. Facebook/Amanda Savage

'Unimaginable loss': Sask. community mourning after family of 3 killed in highway crash

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
January 5, 2017 - 5:36pm

A community is in mourning after a family of three died in a two-vehicle crash outside Saskatoon Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews were called to Highway 5 west of the Highway 2 junction near St. Denis after a man, woman and child died when their SUV collided with a semi-truck.

Saskatoon police are looking for a cab driver, the taxi company not disclosed, who drove a woman to a store on 22nd Street after she escaped an abduction on Jan. 2, 2017.
Saskatoon police are looking for a cab driver, the taxi company not disclosed, who drove a woman to a store on 22nd Street after she escaped an abduction on Jan. 2, 2017. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Saskatoon police looking for cab driver who helped woman escape alleged abduction, sexual assault

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
January 4, 2017 - 5:59pm

Investigators are looking for a cab driver who helped a woman get away after she was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted at a Saskatoon home.

Ed. minister Don Morgan discussed options for school governance in Saskatchewan on Wednesday.
Ed. minister Don Morgan discussed options for school governance in Saskatchewan on Wednesday. Chris Carr/CKOM Staff

Ed. minister wants feedback on how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff
December 22, 2016 - 7:08am Updated: December 22, 2016 - 1:09pm

The province wants parents and teachers to think and give feedback on how Saskatchewan's schools are run.

A six-member panel was formed to consult the public on a study released Wednesday, Dec. 21, which considers three options for the future of Sask. education.

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