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Second defibrillator is being considered

The installation of a second automated external defibrillator (AED) is being considered for the the Whitewood Community Centre after concerns were raised about the...

From pet utopia to outdoor reality

If there is one thing in life that I have come to realize, it is that living as a pet in the Ashfield house...

Wheat Sheaf strong rural symbol

This might be a good time for Premier Brad Wall to think about the history of this province and the importance of Saskatchewan's rural...

Winter weather wreaks havoc on highways

It was a deadly week on Saskatchewan highways last week when blowing snow and icy conditions resulted in the death of three people and...

Town looking at options with contaminated lots

Whitewood’s town council is hoping to find for a solution for a number of vacant commercial lots in town which, due to contamination issues,...

Local ag dealership raises tax concern

A local business owner raised a concern with town council recently over the property taxes he pays in Whitewood compared to what he pays...

Population trend sees a drop in many towns

After several years of steady growth, the trend in population increases for many communities in the area may be starting to finally slow or...

Orioles score 14 goals in back-to-back games

Fourteen goals in two games sounds like a sure thing for back-to-back victories, but for the Whitewood Orioles hockey team, scoring that many goals...

It was a sweaty, stressful Christmas

When I think of holidays, I look at them as a time to be away from work. A time when I can relax, travel,...

Missing Ochapowace man discovered dead in woods

An investigation is underway after a 32-year-old man from the Ochapowace First Nation was found dead a week after he was last seen. Darren Wallace...

Provincial News

Measles case confirmed in Yorkton

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has confirmed a case of measles in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in a returning traveler who had recently flown into the...