• Big Six Provincials - Carnduff Eliminated By Balcarres Over The Weekend - DiscoverEstevan.com

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    The Carnduff Red Devils have been eliminated from the Senior 'B' provincial playoffs after suffering back-to-back losses to the Balcarres Broncs over the weekend. After winning Game 1 on the road in Balcarres 6-4 a week ago, Carnduff had two ...and more »
  • RCMP say no charges to be laid in Balcarres school shooting complaint incident Tuesday - 620 CKRM.com

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    RCMP say no charges to be laid in Balcarres school shooting complaint incident Tuesday
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    The RCMP in Fort Qu'Appelle say investigation has determined that the complaint of a possible shooting at a school in Balcarres Tuesday was made by a youth under the age of 12 from the Balcarres area. As such, no charges will be laid in relation to ...and more »
  • No charges after false report of school shooting in Balcarres - CTV News

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    After an investigation of a possible school shooting in Balcarres, Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP confirms the complaint was made by a person under the age of 12 from the Balcarres area. Police say they will not be laying any charges against the youth ...
  • RCMP investigate possible school shooting in Balcarres - Globalnews.ca

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    UPDATE: On March 14, the RCMP confirmed that the complaint of the school shooting was made by a youth under 12-years-old, and as such, no charges will be laid and no further details about the youth involved are being released. File / Global News. X ...
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  • RCMP investigate possible school shooting in Balcarres

    Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP received information of a possible school shooting at a school in Balcarres, Sask. on Tuesday afternoon.
  • RCMP not charging Balcarres youth who made unfounded report about school shooting - Regina Leader-Post

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    The RCMP says a youth who reported a school shooting in Balcarres on Tuesday that didn't actually happen will not face any criminal charges. According to a news release, Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP responded to a complaint of a possible shooting at a school ...
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    The RCMP says a youth who reported a school shooting in Balcarres on Tuesday that didn't actually happen will not face any criminal charges. According to a news release, Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP responded to a complaint of a possible shooting at a school ...
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  • Big Six Provincials - Carnduff Defeats Balcarres 6-4 In Game One - DiscoverWeyburn.com

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    The Carnduff Red Devils drew first blood in their Senior 'B' South Final series against the Balcarres Broncs on Saturday night. Carnduff jumped out to a massive lead and held on late to win the opener 6-4, leading the Best-of-3 series (1-0). The Red ...
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  • Big Six Provincials - Carnduff Defeats Balcarres 6-4 In Game One - DiscoverEstevan.com

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    Big Six Provincials - Carnduff Defeats Balcarres 6-4 In Game One
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    The Carnduff Red Devils drew first blood in their Senior 'B' South Final series against the Balcarres Broncs on Saturday night. Carnduff jumped out to a massive lead and held on late to win the opener 6-4, leading the Best-of-3 series (1-0). The Red ...and more »
  • Big Six Provincial Preview - Carnduff Red Devils vs Balcarres Broncs - DiscoverEstevan.com

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    Big Six Provincial Preview - Carnduff Red Devils vs Balcarres Broncs
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    It's hopefully two rounds down and two rounds to go for the Carnduff Red Devils of the Big Six Hockey League. Carnduff will now face the Balcarres Broncs in the Senior 'B' South Final Best-of-3 provincial series, with the winner advancing to the ...
  • Bantam Mavs Roll in Balcarres - DiscoverMooseJaw.com

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    Kaitlyn Gilroy had two goals and four points to lead the Moose Jaw Bantam A Mavericks to an 8-3 win over the Balcarres Baracudas on Thursday night. The Mavericks are riding an eight-game winning streak as they sit at 22-2-1 on the year in the South ...
  • Hockey Day in Sask. raises over $67000 for Balcarres - 620 CKRM.com

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    Hockey Day in Sask. raises over $67000 for Balcarres
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    Balcarres turned Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan into a week-long celebration of hockey and community spirit. Host committee chair Craig Geisler said it was just a great weekend overall. “To show off our facility and our community pride and how well ...
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  • Balcarres ready for Hockey Day in Saskatchewan this weekend - 620 CKRM.com

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    Balcarres ready for Hockey Day in Saskatchewan this weekend
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    Hockey fans will be gathering in a small southeastern-Saskatchewan town this weekend for Hockey Day in Saskatchewan. Balcarres, a town of 600, is hosting the event, which comes with SJHL, PJHL, Midget AAA men's and Midget AAA women's games, as well as ...
  • Balcarres Welcomes Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan – MilTech - MilTech

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    Thursday December 14, 2017 – Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan heads to Balcarres, home of the Broncs, for a celebration of hockey and community spirit next month. The Balcarres organizing committee hopes to raise $80,000 to pay off recent rink ...and more »
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    Thursday December 14, 2017 – Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan heads to Balcarres, home of the Broncs, for a celebration of hockey and community spirit next month. The Balcarres organizing committee hopes to raise $80,000 to pay off recent rink ...and more »
  • Hockey Day In Saskatchewan set for Balcarres | Regina Leader-Post - Regina Leader-Post

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    Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan festivities are to be held Jan. 19 to 21 in Balcarres.Hockey Day itself is set for Jan. 20, when the Melville Millionaires and Battlefords North Stars will play an SJHL game in the community of 600.
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    NHL goaltending great Grant Fuhr is to appear at the Hockey Day In Saskatchewan banquet Jan. 19 in Balcarres. Greg Southam / Edmonton Journal. Share Adjust Comment Print. Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan festivities are to be held Jan. 19 to 21 in ...
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  • Police surround Balcarres home, arrest man who broke in while ... - CBC.ca

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    An armed Regina man who is wanted by Calgary police for assault broke into two homes in Saskatchewan late Thursday night, before finally surrendering to ...and more »
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    An armed Regina man who is wanted by Calgary police for assault broke into two homes in Saskatchewan late Thursday night, before finally surrendering to police, according to an account provided by the File Hills First Nations Police Service.
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  • Global Gaming names Balcarres as compliance chief - iGaming Business

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    Global Gaming names Balcarres as compliance chief
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    Balcarres joins the company from NetEnt, where he served as compliance officer for more than three years and played a major role in securing the firm's first UK licence. In his new role with Global Gaming, Balcarres will be responsible for overseeing ...
  • Global Gaming appoints Nigel Balcarres as group compliance lead - SBC News

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    Global Gaming appoints Nigel Balcarres as group compliance lead
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    Industry turnkey solutions provider Global Gaming has confirmed the appointment of Nigel Balcarres at its new Head of Compliance. Balcarres joins the Malta-based firm expanding operations from industry games provider NetEnt where he served as ...
  • Early morning garage fires deemed suspicious

    The Saskatoon Fire Department says a series of early morning blazes were deliberately set.
     
    Crews were called out to 13 Maxwell Crescent around 4:35 a.m.
     
    Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames pouring out of a two-car garage.
     
    The fire was brought under control within 18 minutes, according to a fire department news release.
     
    The blaze also involved a fence and a shed at 15 Maxwell Crescent.
     
    Crews also found a small fire smoldering
  • Bees delay flight at Saskatoon airport

    An Ontario man is back home after a bizarre incident at the Saskatoon International Airport over the weekend.
    Kitchener's Jeremy Doorten said he and his son were in Saskatoon Sunday waiting to catch a flight to Edmonton when they were delayed by a swarm of bees.
    He said it was hard to figure out at first why they weren't being allowed to board the plane.
    But eventually, Doorten said they were able to determine what the issue was as they watched the response unfold from behind the
  • Former patient reacts to delayed mental health unit at RUH

    Two years ago, Crystal Stenersons learned first hand how difficult a place Royal University Hospital can be for those dealing with a mental health crisis.
     
    She came into the emergency room feeling suicidal after suffering a breakdown at work.
     
    On Tuesday, she told Saskatchewan Afternoon host David Kirton that she ended up waiting 24 hours without seeing a doctor.
     
    "I had nobody there. I didn't know what to do. I wanted to leave, I was frustrated," she said.
     
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  • Doctor sounds alarm over delayed mental health unit

    A Saskatoon psychiatrist is speaking out over a decision to hold off on opening a mental health area at the Royal University Hospital (RUH) emergency unit.
    Dr. Tamara Hinz is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who teaches at the University of Saskatchewan.
    Speaking Monday on Gormley, she explained the current set-up at RUH leaves mental health patients poorly served.
    "Up until now, we've just had these patients wait – often for several hours – in some fold-up chair in
  • Suspect demands cash for hostage release via text: police

    A 39-year-old woman is facing charges of unlawful confinement and extortion following a police investigation over the weekend.
    Saskatoon police said a woman reportedly got a text message Saturday afternoon demanding money for the safe release of a family member.
    Officers were able to identify the suspect and located her in the 600 block of 20th Street West.
    The victim, who had been assaulted without serious injury, was also found safe.
    A 39-year-old woman is charged with two counts of uttering t
  • Search underway for missing swimmer in South Saskatchewan

    A search is underway for a 17-year-old boy who went swimming in the South Saskatchewan River Sunday.
    Witnesses confirmed the youth went missing from the beach at Fred Heal canoe launch, around 12 kilometres south of Saskatoon.
    In a news release, RCMP said they were notified at 8:45 p.m. July 16.
    RCMP, Saskatoon police and the city fire department all have resources on scene and are continuing to search the water and surrounding area.
    Search Manager Kim Audette told 650 CKOM that 60 search-and-re
  • Hometown heroes show strong at FIBA event in Saskatoon

    Three-on-three basketball didn't disappoint in Saskatoon.
     
    The area in front of the Delta Bessborough hotel served as the stage for the first International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Masters 3x3 tour event ever held in Canada.
     
    Hometown fans got to see Saskatoon's Michael Linklater, Michael Lieffers, Nolan Brudehl and Steve Sir advance to the final, where they fell  21-14 to Slovenia's Team Lubiyana
     
    The Saskatoon squad was in tough aga
  • B.C. forest fire smoke pours into Saskatchewan

    Smoke from forest fires in British Columbia has made its way to Saskatchewan.
    Several communities in southwest and central Saskatchewan woke up Monday morning to hazy conditions.
    Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement shortly after 6 a.m. warning people may experience coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath.
    Children, seniors and those with lung or cardiovascular conditions were listed as being particularly at-risk.
    B.C. remained under a provinc
  • Saskatoon opens FIBA 3x3 Worlds with 2 and 0 record

    Team Saskatoon won both of its games on opening day Saturday of the FIBA 3x3 World Masters basketball tournament.
    The day started with a 15-11 win over Winnipeg before edging Hamilton 14-13 in overtime.
    "I didn't feel we ever found our rhythm, but we were able to make enough scrappy tough plays to find a way to win," said Steve Sir with Team Saskatoon, after the overtime win.
    21st Street and 4th Avenue in downtown Saskatoon has transformed into a half-basketball court with bleachers from SaskTel
  • Taste of Sask. expects to crush attendance record this year

    Deep fried Mars bars and alligator is just some of the options at the 22nd annual Taste of Saskatchewan.
    The six-day event, which features 30 restaurants, started beating attendance records on day one Tuesday at Kiwanis Park in downtown Saskatoon.
     
    "There's an awesome assortment of many types of food," said Scott Ford, who's in charge of the event put on by SaskTel Centre. "It's a great shopping experience to try so many different items."
    Ford said more than 80,000 people came the first fo
  • RCMP investigate Vanscoy car fire

    A 1993 Buick LeSabre is more ash than car after a fire early Sunday morning in the Vanscoy area.
    Saskatoon fire crews responded from Valley Road to reports of a vehicle fire at 1:53 a.m.
    When they arrived at the scene on Hodgson Road they found the car fully engulfed in flames.
    The fire was brought under control and extinguished within a few minutes.
    Firefighters verified there was no one inside the car and no fire hazards left before turning the investigation over to RCMP.
    No word on the cause
  • FIBA 3x3 tournament gets underway in downtown Saskatoon

    A busy part of downtown Saskatoon looks more like a gym than a street this weekend as the FIBA 3x3 world tour makes a stop in the bridge city.
    Bleachers from SaskTel Centre were trucked in for the Saskatoon Masters just outside the Bessborough Hotel.
    "It took six and a half hours to bring all these bleachers down here to stage on 21st Street," local organizer Kent Hartshorn told 650 CKOM.
    "Each time they'd bring one bleacher down, they'd have to change the tires and go back up (to SaskTel Centre
  • Minor injuries in watercraft collision on S Sask. River

    A mid-water collision sent two men to hospital with minor injuries Friday night.
    According to police, the men were riding on watercrafts around 8 p.m. when they collided on the South Saskatchewan River near University Bridge, it's not clear what type of watercraft they were on.
    Investigators don't believe alcohol was a factor, but they continue to look into it.
  • Province gathers for 50th anniversary of Gardiner Dam

    Saskatchewan is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Gardiner Dam.
    The province hosted a tour of the facility Friday, busing attendees to the site on the northern edge of Diefenbaker Lake near Outlook.
    Nearly 1,000 people came to the celebration including family members of the dam's namesake, Saskatchewan's fourth Premier James Gardiner.
    Several people who helped build the dam attended as well.
    Friends Bert Lukey and Dennis Matthews were hired right out of university to work on the project.
    M
  • Missing Martensville teen located

    Martensville RCMP say a teen who went missing Thursday evening has been found safe.
    They thank the public for their assistance.
  • Comedians Colin Mochrie and Wayne Jones playing Saskatoon

    Colin Mochrie will be making people in Saskatoon laugh this Saturday night.
     
    The 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' improv comedian will be performing alongside Saskatoon-born Wayne Jones, in a show also featuring Pat Thornton and Saskatoon Soaps Improv Comedy. 
     
    "I'm just living the good life. Going out in front of people who have paid money to see a show that we don't actually have at that point," said Mochrie.
     
    Although Mochrie says he's been doing the best job ever f
  • RCMP looking for suspects after Hwy 11 snowmobile heist​

    The Saskatoon RCMP detachment is asking for the public's help after five snowmobiles and a trailer were stolen from Axxis Motorsports Sunday night.
     
    Police reported Friday that two men broke into the business near midnight, damaging a gate in the process.
     
    The two men loaded up five Polaris snowmobiles and the trailer, then drove away in a dark-coloured four-door Dodge Ram truck.
     
    A staff member at the dealership, located along Highway 11
  • Crews handle blaze at construction site

    The Saskatoon Fire Department was called out to a blaze at a construction site early Friday morning.
    Firefighters arrived at 115 Veltkamp Crescent around 3:40 a.m. to find flames pouring out of the structure, an unfinished mutli-unit residential complex.
    Crews got the  fire was under control within about 45 minutes, with one team left behind to deal with any potential hotspots.
    People living in a nearby home had to be evacuated briefly.  Two neighbouring buildings and a vehicle parked
  • Taste of Sask. sets new Wednesday attendance record

    The Taste of Saskatchewan festival is celebrating after setting a new record for Wednesday attendance this week. 
    Show manager and SaskTel Centre CEO Scott Ford said over 22,000 people came out to  Kiwanis Park to sample dishes like fried alligator, chicken poutine and fried pickles.
    "It's by far the best Wednesday we've ever had," he said.
    He added by saying those numbers are usually only seen on weekends.
    Ford said sunny skies and warm temperatures Wednesday helped and, if the weathe
  • Wray Morrison: Back to the action

    I applaud Major League Baseball, the NBA, and the NFL for trying to speed up the pace of games in their repsective leagues.
    In this new digital, on demand world fans can watch whatever they want. With more TV options than ever before, sponsors want to make sure that eyes are staying on the sports they pay money to advertise in.
    If professional sports leagues want to maintain or increase viewership for a two-and-a-half hour period, those leagues need to improve game flow.
    The NFL has taken a look
  • Location, plans revealed for Saskatoon World Trade Center

    An internationally-branded office tower coming to Saskatoon now has a location and a concept plan.
    The Saskatoon World Trade Center (WTC), originally announced in March, will be built at the corner of 22nd Street and 3rd Avenue, replacing the former Credit Union office. 
    The location and plans for the nine-storey building were revealed at a news conference Wednesday morning by Canwest Commercial and Land Corporation.
    It's set to feature a main floor restaurant, with a total of 118
  • Sask. taxi group calls for 'Flex Fleet' to address high demand

    A group representing Saskatoon's cab industry is putting forward a proposal aimed squarely at cutting out ride-sharing services like Uber.
    The Saskatchewan Taxi Association (STA) wants city council and the province to allow for what they're calling a Flex Fleet, meant to handle demand for rides at peak hours.
    The idea is to have private cars with trained cab drivers running under the same rules as regular taxis, but these would only be licensed and insured to operate at specific times&
  • Wray Morrison: All-in on All-Star Game

    It's easy to complain about all-star games in any sport.
    The competition level will never rival the intensity of a regular season game.
    I thoroughly enjoyed the game and the television broadcast from the 2017 baseball mid-summer classic in Miami on Tuesday night.
    Players such as Bryce Harper and George Springer were interviewed while playing the game.
    Harper took time to talk about the NFL with the FOX broadcast crew. Springer was also mic'd up to give viewers some insights as the game was being
  • SGI sees hail, water damage claims begin following storm

    Claims are beginning to roll in at SGI following Monday night's storm in Saskatoon.
     
    By late Tuesday afternoon, the  company reported getting about 68 property claims with 50 of those for hail damage and 18 for water-related damages.
     
    The company also got 20 auto claims, with most of those coming from vehicles in the Confederation area, which was one of the worst-hit parts of the city.
     
    A spokesperson for SGI pointed out in an email that while SGI is the insurer
  • 'Happy day:' Sask. couple in their 80's find love and marry

    A Saskatoon couple is proving it’s never too late to fall in love. 
    Jim Davidson and Mina Gronzell were both in their 80s when they met at the Preston Park retirement home by Market Mall. 
    "I met Mina and we fell in love. She loved me and I loved her, that's all there is to it," Jim said. 
    Jim, 89, had just moved in when he decided to help decorate for the All Seniors Care Winter Games.
    "Mina saw me fumbling around with scissors and pictures and glue and tape and so she said
  • Saskatoon cleans up after heavy storm

    Many people in and around Saskatoon spent Tuesday tidying up and assessing damage after Monday's hailstorm and heavy rains.
    Carol Whitecalf said the siding on her home in the RM of Corman Park was shredded by loonie-sized hailstones.
    "The best I can describe it, it looked like it was bullet holes right from one end of the house to the other on the north side," she said.
    Along with the damage to her home, Whitecalf said she was horrified when she inspected her yard in the aftermath of the st
  • A Taste of Saskatchewan kicks off in Saskatoon

    A Taste of Saskatchewan is getting underway in Saskatoon.
    The 2017 edition of the annual summer event gets underway at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Kiwanis Memorial Park.
    The festival showcases food from 30 Saskatchewan restaurants, alongside free performances by over 50 Saskatchewan bands.
    "Each restaurant is limited to serving three items, and we make sure that there's no duplication in any of the menu items," explained festival manager Scott Ford.
    Ford said this year sees 25 restaurants returning to
  • Saskatoon streets flood after heavy rain, hail hits city

    People in Saskatoon were sent scrambling after a brief storm caused some streets to flood Monday evening.
    Heavy rain swept through the city starting around 5 p.m. Some areas received hail.
    “We had reports of hail up to the size of quarters, but it seems the more wide-spread is lots of little hail,” said Environment Canada meteorologist Brad Vrolijk.
    Vrolijk said the concern for Saskatoon and area overnight is more rain, given how slow the system is moving from the region. 
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