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Rudy Kishayinew's body was found Jan. 1, hours after friends say she was forced out of St. Paul's Hospital.
Rudy Kishayinew's body was found Jan. 1, hours after friends say she was forced out of St. Paul's Hospital. Rudy Kishayinew/Facebook

Friends question circumstances around New Year's death

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
January 13, 2017 - 7:17am

Questions are still swirling around the death of a 22-year-old Indigenous woman that was deemed unsuspicious by Saskatoon police.

Friends say Rudy Lynn Kishayinew was seeking shelter from the cold at St. Paul's hospital in the early hours of New Year's Day with a friend.

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.  

The Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Feb. 21.
The Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Feb. 21. file photo/paNOW Staff

Canadian Challenge prepares for 20th year of sled dog race

By Teena Monteleone
January 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

Fasten your tug lines and grease-up your slats, soon it’ll be time to ‘mush.’

After a one year hiatus, the Canadian Challenge is gearing up to celebrate its 20th anniversary as the nation’s longest sled dog race.

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