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Residents of Hague, northeast of Saskatoon, say threats forcing the town school's evacuations are connected to the Alexa Emerson case.
Residents of Hague, northeast of Saskatoon, say threats forcing the town school's evacuations are connected to the Alexa Emerson case. Prairie Spirit School Division

Hague school evacuations tied to Alexa Emerson case: residents

By CKOM News Staff
April 27, 2017 - 6:55am

Recent threats to Hague Elementary School could be related to the white powder and bomb scares in Saskatoon.

The school has been evacuated twice in the last month according to a spokesperson from the Prairie Spirit School division.

Police determined an emailed bomb threat didn't pose a threat to students at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute on April 25.
Police determined an emailed bomb threat didn't pose a threat to students at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute on April 25. Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute

School bomb threat tied to white powder cases: police

By CKOM News Staff
April 26, 2017 - 6:53am

Emergency crews responded to a bomb threat at Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute Tuesday morning.

A letter sent to parents by principal Paul Humbert said police were called immediately after an emailed threat said there was a "potential explosive device" in the school.

The Saskatchewan government is reviewing its options following a court ruling ordering it to stop paying for non-Catholic students attending Catholic schools.
The Saskatchewan government is reviewing its options following a court ruling ordering it to stop paying for non-Catholic students attending Catholic schools. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Province vows to fight Catholic school ruling

By CKOM News Staff
April 25, 2017 - 7:20am

Premier Brad Wall is weighing in on a court decision that has parents and students uneasy across the province.

Government lawyers spent the weekend poring over a judgment that bans government funding for non-Catholic students in the Catholic system.

Jason Leuschen, from Bruno, Sask., is one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut.
Jason Leuschen, from Bruno, Sask., is one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut. submitted photo/Canadian Space Agency

Sask. pilot in top 17 finalists for Canada’s next astronaut

By CKOM News Staff
April 24, 2017 - 11:31am

The dream of making it to space is still alive for a Saskatchewan man.

Jason Leuschen is now one of 17 people left in the running to become Canada’s next astronaut.

Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan said the province is reviewing its options after a judge ruled it unconstitutional to provide per-student funding for non-Catholics attending Catholic schools.
Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan said the province is reviewing its options after a judge ruled it unconstitutional to provide per-student funding for non-Catholics attending Catholic schools. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. education minister reacts to Catholic schools ruling

By CKOM News Staff
April 21, 2017 - 2:51pm

Saskatchewan's education minister says a recent decision out of Yorkton Court of Queen's Bench could mean chaos for both the province's separate and public school systems.
 

The Saskatchewan Roughriders released safety Justin Cox on Wednesday after he was charged with assault causing bodily harm.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders released safety Justin Cox on Wednesday after he was charged with assault causing bodily harm. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders drop safety over domestic violence charge

By CKOM News Staff
April 19, 2017 - 11:33am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released safety Justin Cox over allegations of domestic violence.
 
Regina police arrested Cox Tuesday on a charge of assault causing bodily harm.
 

King, 40, went missing near her farm in Herschel, Sask. in August 2011. Her vehicle and body would later be discovered in separate areas near the Saskatchewan community.
King, 40, went missing near her farm in Herschel, Sask. in August 2011. Her vehicle and body would later be discovered in separate areas near the Saskatchewan community. submitted photo/Unsolved Canada

Preliminary hearing starts for accused in Carol King death

By CKOM News Staff
April 18, 2017 - 11:14am

The man accused of murder in a long-running cold case was in Saskatoon court Tuesday. 

Joseph David Cassie is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Carol King, his ex-girlfriend.

Saskatoon University MLA Eric Olauson was removed from the Meewasin Valley Authority board and ordered to apologize for asking staff to research a woman unhappy with cuts to libraries.
Saskatoon University MLA Eric Olauson was removed from the Meewasin Valley Authority board and ordered to apologize for asking staff to research a woman unhappy with cuts to libraries. Eric Oulason/Facebook

MLA Olauson email reveals 'research' request on constituent

By CKOM News Staff
April 12, 2017 - 7:03am

The Sask. Party ordered Saskatoon University MLA Eric Olauson to apologize Tuesday after he asked his staff to dig into a constituent's background.

Heather Landine emailed Olauson, a former city councillor, to express concern about cuts to library funding in the province on March 27.

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