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Reaction pouring in, after the death of Riders’ Jim Hopson

Reaction pouring in, after the death of Riders’ Jim Hopson

Apr 3, 2024 | 10:08am
Reaction has begun to pour in from across Saskatchewan and beyond on news that former Saskatchewan Roughriders President and CEO Jim Hopson has passed away. The Saskatchewan Roughriders football club has confirmed Hopson has died on April 2 at age 73, after a lengthy battle with colon cancer. Roughriders President and CEO Craig Reynolds has issued […]
CKRM Listeners share memories of Toby Keith

CKRM Listeners share memories of Toby Keith

Feb 6, 2024 | 11:39am
Photo from Toby Keith’s Facebook page Like everyone else this morning, I too woke up shocked and saddened upon learning of the death of Toby Keith. The country superstar had been battling stomach cancer since 2022 and he fought it very bravely while maintaining an incredibly optimistic outlook. His updates seemed to be quite positive, […]
‘Beer For My Horses’ singer-songwriter Toby Keith has died after battling stomach cancer

‘Beer For My Horses’ singer-songwriter Toby Keith has died after battling stomach cancer

Feb 6, 2024 | 4:55am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — “Beer For My Horses” singer-songwriter Toby Keith has died. He was 62. Keith, who was battling stomach cancer, passed peacefully on Monday surrounded by his family, according to a statement posted on the country singer’s website. “He fought his fight with grace and courage,” the statement said. He was diagnosed in […]
Suzanne Somers, of ‘Three’s Company,’ dies at 76

Suzanne Somers, of ‘Three’s Company,’ dies at 76

Oct 15, 2023 | 4:13pm
Suzanne Somers, the effervescent blonde actor known for playing Chrissy Snow on the television show “Three’s Company” and who became an entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author, has died. She was 76. Somers had breast cancer for over 23 years and died Sunday morning, her family said in a statement provided by her longtime […]

Saskatchewan’s Women: Portraits of Strength, Empowerment and Change

Mar 8, 2023 | 7:14am

The province of Saskatchewan has a diverse group of spirited women creating change across the prairies every single day. Regardless of identity, faith, culture, class or occupation women in Saskatchewan are making a difference at, local, national and international levels. Today women and girls are involved heavily in industry, sport, and humanitarian efforts. Driving at […]

Rider Nation Mourns the Loss of Luke Schofield

Jan 18, 2023 | 11:04am

Sad news in Rider Nation. Luke Schofield the Rider’s Ambassador to the Children’s Hospital has died. Schofield was a standout defensive player for LeBoldas Collegiate and before that in Regina Minor Football.  He had a dream to play for the U of R Rams once he finished high school. A cancer diagnosis cut that dream […]

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

Aug 8, 2022 | 2:52pm

Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died. She was 73. Newton-John, a longtime resident of Australia whose sales […]

Fundraising complete for pair of 4D CT simulators

May 11, 2022 | 1:33pm

The Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan has announced fundraising is complete for a pair of 4D CT simulators for the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency. One simulator each will be placed at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina, and the other will be at the Saskatoon Cancer Centre. Just before he died in February, John Hopkins was […]

Hockey Great Guy LaFleur Dies of Cancer

Apr 22, 2022 | 10:42am

For generation of hockey fans we was “The Flower”. Hockey legend Guy LaFleur has died from cancer, at the age of 70. LaFleur was a smooth skating prolific scorer who is still in the Montreal Canadiens record book leading the franchise in points, and assists. Lafleur was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019, and despite […]