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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.

Nila Deguino, her children Arielle Narezsha and Archelaus Neil and her husband Ariel got their Canadian citizenship Friday, June 10.
Nila Deguino, her children Arielle Narezsha and Archelaus Neil and her husband Ariel got their Canadian citizenship Friday, June 10. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords welcome new Canadians

By Sarah Rae
June 10, 2016 - 5:00pm

The northwest region welcomed 29 new citizens Friday at a citizenship ceremony in North Battleford. The ceremony took place during the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre's A Taste of Culture event this year.

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