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Warman Fire Rescue called to Clarkboro Ferry March 26 when a pickup truck fell through the ice.
Warman Fire Rescue called to Clarkboro Ferry March 26 when a pickup truck fell through the ice. Warman Fire Rescue/Twitter

Vehicle goes through ice at Clarkboro Ferry

By CKOM News Staff
March 27, 2017 - 6:26am

Warman Fire Rescue warned drivers to stay off the ice at Clarkboro Ferry Sunday morning.

It's after a pick-up truck fell through the ice.

The driver made it to shore safely, but there was nearly another close call when a tow truck driver fell in trying to recover the pick-up.

Lyle Gartner taught at Wakaw School and coached the senior women's volleyball team during the time students alleged he grabbed and slapped their buttocks.
Lyle Gartner taught at Wakaw School and coached the senior women's volleyball team during the time students alleged he grabbed and slapped their buttocks. Google Maps

Former Sask. teacher accused of touching, grabbing students

By CKOM News Staff
March 24, 2017 - 3:48pm

A former teacher and volleyball coach in Wakaw, Sask. is facing a formal hearing over several professional misconduct complaints.

Lyle Gartner is accused of slapping and grabbing five students' buttocks in different situations over a four-year span.

STC will continue to accept freight for delivery until May 19. All passenger services will cease May 31.
STC will continue to accept freight for delivery until May 19. All passenger services will cease May 31. Daniella Ponticelli/CKOM News Staff

Province eliminates STC bus service

By CKOM News Staff
March 23, 2017 - 6:25am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 12:56pm

After seven decades in operation, Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) will no longer be in service by the end of May.

As part of its 2017-18 budget, the province announced it's winding down operations at the Crown bus company – leaving 224 people out of work.

Carlton University economist Ian Lee says decades of research from across the developed world shows consumption taxes are less harmful to economies than income taxes.
Carlton University economist Ian Lee says decades of research from across the developed world shows consumption taxes are less harmful to economies than income taxes. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Economist praises consumption taxes ahead of Sask. budget

By CKOM News Staff
March 21, 2017 - 3:06pm

No one wants to pay taxes. But if you have to fork over your cash to the government, it's probably best to do so in the form of consumption taxes.

That was the message from Carlton University economist Ian Lee during a Tuesday appearance on Gormley.

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