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Roughly 250 people attended a candlelight vigil to honour the victims of the Orlando shooting at Saskatoon City Hall on June 12.
Roughly 250 people attended a candlelight vigil to honour the victims of the Orlando shooting at Saskatoon City Hall on June 12. Brent Bosker/CKOM News Staff

'Love is love': Hundreds honour Orlando shooting victims at Saskatoon vigil

By CKOM News Staff
June 13, 2016 - 8:59am

The death of 50 people in the shooting at an Orlando nightclub this weekend brought hundreds out to a vigil at Saskatoon City Hall Sunday night.

12 year NHL veteran Kelly Chase (left), country superstar Garth Brooks (middle), and former Saskatoon Blades player Curtis Leschyshyn.
12 year NHL veteran Kelly Chase (left), country superstar Garth Brooks (middle), and former Saskatoon Blades player Curtis Leschyshyn. Wray Morrison/CKOM News Staff

Garth Brooks hosts hockey camp amidst marathon performance schedule

By Kurtis Doering/CKOM News Staff
June 12, 2016 - 9:48am

Playing six sold-out shows in four days apparently isn't enough for Garth Brooks.

Between two pairs of back-to-back performances at Sasktel Centre, the country music superstar took time to host a hockey camp for 100 boys and girls at Henk Ruys Soccer Centre in Saskatoon.

Garth Brooks honours Gordie Howe before concert in Saskatoon June 10, 2016.
Garth Brooks honours Gordie Howe before concert in Saskatoon June 10, 2016. Garth Brooks/Twitter

Garth Brooks honours Gordie Howe

By CKOM News
June 11, 2016 - 9:34am

Country singer Garth Brooks says it is an honour to be playing in Gordie Howe's hometown.

He opened his back-to-back shows Friday night wearing a Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings jersey honouring the hockey legend who passed away earlier in the day.

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, wearing Saskatoon Huskies jerseys given to them ahead of a run of shows at SaskTel Centre.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, wearing Saskatoon Huskies jerseys given to them ahead of a run of shows at SaskTel Centre. Twitter

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood ready to thrill Saskatoon fans

By Bryn Levy
June 9, 2016 - 6:28pm

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are looking forward to their run of shows this week in Saskatoon.
 
At a press conference ahead of opening night on Thursday, Brooks said he knows the Saskatchewan crowd is going to come ready to party. But still, he had a warning for fans: 

Jordan Van de Vorst and his wife Chanda and children Miguire and Kamryn.
Jordan Van de Vorst and his wife Chanda and children Miguire and Kamryn. Facebook

Van de Vorst family speaks out about drinking and driving

By CKOM News Staff
June 9, 2016 - 1:06pm

It’s been six months since four members of the Van de Vorst family – Jordan, Chanda and their two children Miguire and Kamryn – were killed in a drunk driving crash on Highway 11.

In court Wednesday, Catherine McKay pleaded guilty to four counts of impaired driving causing death.

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