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  • 9 year old: Bus stolen by 9 year old in pj's, kid-commandeered bus ends in crash
    9 year old: Bus stolen by 9 year old in pj's, kid-commandeered bus ends in crash
    A 9-year-old boy from Canada walked onto a city bus, sat down in the driver’s seat, and managed to go on a three-block joyride before crashing the Saskatoon city bus into parked vehicles – all while wearing just his pajamas and before...
  • Dieppe: The Raid that went all wrong.
    Dieppe: The Raid that went all wrong.
    The dates of August 18th and 19th loom large in Canadian history, for reasons that range from trivial and triumphant to downright tragic.For instance, we have August 18th, 1979 , when Canada opened up the 645 km Dempster Highway, which was Canada...
  • More crazy Talk
    More crazy Talk
    As you all know, we have been keeping you up to date on the "adventures" of James Ford, son of Dennis and Diane Rimmer of Radisson, SK., as he battles his mental illnesses.Almost two months ago, of his own volition, James checked himself...
  • Tommy Anderson's Canadian story
    Tommy Anderson's Canadian story
    Let’s go back, way back in time, to well over one hundred years ago, when a 17 year old from Ukraine stepped off a boat in Montreal and wondered what he would do next. At least, he thought, he was “free of the Bolsheviks.”He hung...
  • Sheraton Saskatoon
    Room Report: Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon, Canada
    Arrival Experience: Physically connected to the popular James Hotel in downtown Saskatoon, the Sheraton Cavalier is one of the city's busiest and best business hotels. It lies just across from the South Saskatchewan River with many rooms...
  • Lisa Wilchuck Lambert and 216 First Avenue North in Saskatoon
    Lisa Wilchuck Lambert and 216 First Avenue North in Saskatoon
    Here’s the story so far: Lisa Wilchuck is just finishing up her courses at a Saskatoon business college when she lands two job interviews on the same day. One of them is at 216 First Avenue North in Saskatoon and the other one is on the...
  • Lisa Wilchuck Lambert and CFQC-Radio-600 in the 80s.
    Lisa Wilchuck Lambert and CFQC-Radio-600 in the 80s.
    To hear Lisa Lambert explain things, it was basically a flip of the coin that directed her to a career in broadcasting.It was in May of 1980 and Lisa, then known as Lisa Wilchuck, was just finishing up her program of studies at the Saskatoon...
  • Part Four of Rimmer and his Saskatchewan radio adventures
    Part Four of Rimmer and his Saskatchewan radio adventures
    (Again, we pick up the story of Dennis Rimmer and his brief but awkward stints in the Saskatchewan radio business. In question and answer form, we will let him tell his own story, in his own words.)(see video for interesting radio clip)QUESTION:...
  • Bryan Cox and his Saskatchewan radio story
    Bryan Cox and his Saskatchewan radio story
    Okay, picture this: you make your living by talking to people, by using your voice.Then, you lose that voice. So, how do you make a living?That’s the question faced by Bryan Cox a number of years ago. What happened was this: one day he...
  • Doug Birkmaier and Part Three of his Saskatchewan Radio rememberances
    Doug Birkmaier and Part Three of his Saskatchewan Radio rememberances
    When last we chatted with Mr. Birkmaier he had been tossed from his radio job in the big city of Regina, Saskatchewan and was now scouring the bushes for another paying radio gig.He found one. In Melfort, Saskatchewan. This was in 1967. Dougie B...
  • Part Three of DJ Rimshot and the Saskatchewan radio story.
    Part Three of DJ Rimshot and the Saskatchewan radio story.
    (Again, we pick up the story of Dennis Rimmer and his brief but awkward stints in the Saskatchewan radio business. In question and answer form, we will let him tell his own story, in his own words.)QUESTION: When last we spoke, you were about to...
  • Part Two of the DJ Rimshot story
    Part Two of the DJ Rimshot story
    So, when last we heard from DJ Rimshot ( not his real name but it is sort of apt, if you think about it … ) he was toying with the idea of doing something interesting with his life. Anything would do, just so long asthe words "real...
  • Peromyscus maniculatus
    Saskatchewan reports its third hantavirus case in two months
    Officials from theSaskatoon Health Region have confirmeda case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) within the Region. This current case is the third one reported inSaskatchewan since June, according to aSaskatoon Health Region news release Aug....
  • Delta Bessborough
    Room Report: Delta Bessborough Saskatoon, Canada
    Arrival Experience: Perched along the edge of the mighty South Saskatchewan River, this former "railroad hotel" is a grande dame that has lived decades of history and forges on. It is often referred to as the Bessborough, or simply, the ...
  • Santa Claus
    Saskatoon atheist issues complaint over 'Merry Christmas' bus messages
    Ashu M.G. Solo, a Saskatoon atheist, has issued a complaint to the city after he was apparently offended by a "Merry Christmas" message that appeared on electronic displays on Saskatoon Transit buses.Solo explained in his letter that...