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Heather Gray came out to her back lane on Feb. 3 to discover a large pile of garbage in the back lane on her property.
Heather Gray came out to her back lane on Feb. 3 to discover a large pile of garbage in the back lane on her property. Heather Gray/Facebook

Saskatoon woman forced to pay after garbage illegally dumped in back alley

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
February 14, 2017 - 6:57am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 8:04am

What do a boat, two couches and 90 needles have in common?

They've all been illegally dumped at the back of Heather Gray's Avenue L south property in Saskatoon.

"It makes you want to move," she said. "There's just no respect."

Members of the Prince Albert Bantam Hurricanes say a game in Hague, Sask. on Jan. 26, 2017 wasn't as bad as a suspended referee described.
Members of the Prince Albert Bantam Hurricanes say a game in Hague, Sask. on Jan. 26, 2017 wasn't as bad as a suspended referee described. file photo/CKOM News Staff

P.A. hockey team disputes suspended ref's account of game

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
February 8, 2017 - 5:25pm

People involved with the Prince Albert Bantam Hurricanes say they're not getting a fair shake after a referee cancelled a game claiming fans were "out of control."

A minor hockey game in Hague, Sask. was cancelled after fans from Prince Albert threatened the referees while leaning over the glass on Jan. 26, 2017.
A minor hockey game in Hague, Sask. was cancelled after fans from Prince Albert threatened the referees while leaning over the glass on Jan. 26, 2017. Google Maps

Sask. minor hockey refs suspended for ending game over alleged fan abuse

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
February 7, 2017 - 3:24pm

A minor hockey referee is blowing the whistle on the Saskatchewan Hockey Association after being suspended for cancelling a game due to officials' safety concerns.

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks at the SUMA Conference in Saskatoon on Feb. 6.
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks at the SUMA Conference in Saskatoon on Feb. 6. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Wall paints grim budget picture, announces $1.2B deficit

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
February 7, 2017 - 7:10am

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says everything is on the table when it comes to bringing a $1.2-billion deficit to balance.

Wall made the remarks during a speech to the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association in Saskatoon Monday.

Premier Brad Wall said he's in contact with Tundra Energy's CEO during a media availability in Saskatoon on Feb. 3, 2017.
Premier Brad Wall said he's in contact with Tundra Energy's CEO during a media availability in Saskatoon on Feb. 3, 2017. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Wall stresses need for proper pipeline regulations after second Tundra Energy spill

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
February 3, 2017 - 3:46pm

Premier Brad Wall says both he and Tundra Energy are concerned about the company's recent oil spills in Saskatchewan.

Wall responded Friday after the latest spill, which leaked 5,000 litres of oil at Tundra's Ingoldsby Terminal 270 kilometres southeast of Regina on Tuesday.

Dozens of people held signs denouncing racism and intolerance at a solidarity vigil in Saskatoon's City Hall Square on Jan. 31.
Dozens of people held signs denouncing racism and intolerance at a solidarity vigil in Saskatoon's City Hall Square on Jan. 31. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Solidarity vigil in Saskatoon draws over 1,000 people

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
February 1, 2017 - 9:47am

Saskatonians packed City Hall Square Tuesday evening to honour the victims of Sunday night's Quebec City mosque shooting, and to support those affected by President Trump's travel ban.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took questions from Saskatchewan residents during a town hall meeting at the University of Saskatchewan, Jan. 25.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took questions from Saskatchewan residents during a town hall meeting at the University of Saskatchewan, Jan. 25. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Trudeau speaks to packed theatre for Saskatoon town hall

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
January 26, 2017 - 6:30am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a whirlwind visit to Saskatoon Wednesday, taking questions from the public at a town hall hosted by the University of Saskatchewan.

New Hope Dog Rescue paid for a preview screening of "A Dog's Purpose" a day before controversial video surfaced showing alleged animal abuse on set.
New Hope Dog Rescue paid for a preview screening of "A Dog's Purpose" a day before controversial video surfaced showing alleged animal abuse on set. submitted photo/New Hope Dog Rescue

Saskatoon rescue continuing with 'Dog's Purpose' fundraiser despite controversy

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
January 19, 2017 - 5:40pm

A Saskatoon dog rescue is caught in the crosshairs of controversy surrounding the film A Dog's Purpose.

New Hope Dog Rescue had put together a preview screening of the Hollywood movie in partnership with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine as a fundraiser.

W-18 is a dangerous chemical used to cut fentanyl, which can then be hidden in fake oxycodone pills as pictured above.
W-18 is a dangerous chemical used to cut fentanyl, which can then be hidden in fake oxycodone pills as pictured above. submitted photo/Saskatoon Police Services

Deadly new drug W-18 edging closer to Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
January 18, 2017 - 1:54pm

A drug considered to be 100 times more powerful than fentanyl is making its way to Saskatoon.

Saskatchewan RCMP say test results on pills seized in a bust last spring near Kerrobert came back this week, confirming the presence of W-18.

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