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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.

Daniel Béland, a national research chair in public policy, says the “devil is in the details” on whether amalgamating Saskatchewan's health regions will work.
Daniel Béland, a national research chair in public policy, says the “devil is in the details” on whether amalgamating Saskatchewan's health regions will work. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Experts, health workers and opposition react to plans for single Sask. health region

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
January 4, 2017 - 4:49pm

A University of Saskatchewan professor says the province should learn from the "cautionary tale" of Alberta's shift to one health region.
 

Owner John Kunard helps Sookie explore the family farm near Shellbrook, Sask. while she balances on three legs on Jan. 2, 2016.
Owner John Kunard helps Sookie explore the family farm near Shellbrook, Sask. while she balances on three legs on Jan. 2, 2016. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Sask. farm dog survives after being caught in snare for several days

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
January 3, 2017 - 4:39pm

Sookie, a large Great Pyrenees, is recovering at home after fighting for her life in the wilderness near her family's farm over the holidays.

(from left to right) Legal council Ron Maurice, Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation Chief Rick Gamble and FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron.
(from left to right) Legal council Ron Maurice, Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation Chief Rick Gamble and FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron. Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM

Feds ordered to pay Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation $4.5M over Riel Rebellion

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
December 27, 2016 - 3:30pm

A 17-year-long legal battle has ended for Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation. 

The federal government will pay Beardy's & Okemasis $4.5 million in compensation stemming from the 1885 Riel Resistance, it was announce today, Dec. 27. 

Twenty-one regular routes and 11 school routes were cancelled Thursday afternoon after 12 drivers called in sick on Nov. 24, 2016.
Twenty-one regular routes and 11 school routes were cancelled Thursday afternoon after 12 drivers called in sick on Nov. 24, 2016. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sick calls lead to major transit disruptions in Saskatoon

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
November 25, 2016 - 10:28am

A higher number of drivers calling in sick lead to route cancellations and crowded buses in Saskatoon Thursday.
 
Saskatoon Transit Director Jim McDonald told reporters 12 drivers had called in sick, with nine of them calling after 6 a.m. Thursday morning.
 

RCMP Supt. Kris Vibe faced questions from the media yesterday about rural crime rates, but also RCMP staffing issues.
RCMP Supt. Kris Vibe faced questions from the media yesterday about rural crime rates, but also RCMP staffing issues. Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff

Saskatchewan RCMP ask rural residents to put guns away, let police handle crime

By Chris Vandenbreekel/CKOM News Staff
September 30, 2016 - 7:21am

Saskatchewan RCMP are telling rural residents to lock up, put their guns away and allow the police to do their jobs.
 

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