William Favel had just finished a run earlier this month when he said officers stopped him, forcefully handcuffed him and left him with a $40 jaywalking ticket.
Ryan Kessler joined the Global Saskatoon team in the fall of 2015, hoping to take the next step in his reporting career, while returning to life on the Prairies.
Since then, he has reported on national stories including the trial of Gerald Stanley, the sentencing of the La Loche school shooter and the aftermath left by the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy.
Ryan developed a passion for broadcast news during his studies at Red River College and The University of Winnipeg. During his final semester in Red River’s Creative Communications program, Ryan was offered a part-time job at 680 CJOB in Winnipeg – his hometown.
While anchoring and reporting for 680 CJOB, Ryan finished his Communications degree at the U of W.
The opportunity to tell stories for TV and online audiences brought Ryan to northern British Columbia in 2014. One highlight was covering the Canada Winter Games that captivated the City of Prince George for two weeks.
Though he is a news reporter first and foremost, Ryan is also an avid sports fan. He enjoys returning home to cheer on the Winnipeg Jets.
He also enjoys running, reading and spending time with four-legged friends.
Brad Pilon and his wife Ashley were running on the Meewasin Trail in Saskatoon when they heard screams for help from someone in the South Saskatchewan River.
A Saskatoon judge will decide whether Blake Schreiner is not criminally responsible or guilty in the fatal stabbing of Tammy Brown.
Retail sales dropped just one per cent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Saskatchewan budget released Tuesday.
Colten Boushie’s mother, Debbie Baptiste, spoke about the way she was treated by the RCMP the day her son died in 2016.
The post warns of two men working together to abduct or harass women in various Saskatoon neighbourhoods. Saskatoon police say there is no evidence to back it up.
Mohamad Al-Zawahreh testified on his own behalf Thursday, telling the court he was looking for a fight the night Kevin Nataucappo died in an apparent accidental shooting.
Stacey-Marie Stone received a three-and-a-half year sentence for driving while over .08 and causing the death of Kionna Nicotine. She received six more months for fleeing.
Kaleb Dahlgren’s memoir, titled Crossroads, describes life before and after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, along with what he learned as a result of the tragedy.
Gilbert Kagabo, 15, was shot in the back and died in the vestibule of a Saskatoon credit union on Arlington Avenue in November 2019.
The final witness at Blake Schreiner’s first-degree murder trial testified the man was worried about a custody battle with his spouse, Tammy Brown.
Saskatoon police found a male victim who had been stabbed and was suffering life-threatening injuries, according to a news release.
The Lighthouse’s emergency shelter in North Battleford was scheduled to close effective April 1 due to a lack of funding.
Tyler Golding of Warman, Sask., started his trading spree with a deck of cards with the goal of moving his way up to a Tesla Cybertruck.
The Saskatchewan government says some health care workers wont be prioritized in the second phase of the vaccine rollout, despite a previous promise to do so.