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Town hires three new staff; makes changes to policy

The Town of Whitewood hired three new employees last week while at the same time making several changes to their Personnel policies which all...

Ochapowace bidding for 2015 games

The Ochapowace First Nation is submitting a bid in hopes of being able to host the 2015 Saskatchewan First Nation Summer Games. The Ochapowace Chief...

Town budget will be a balancing act

Two down and one to go! Last week the provincial and federal governments tabled their budgets. This week, the Whitewood Town Council will meet to...

Backup generator for lift station may be canceled

Town council is questioning whether to go ahead with the purchase of a power generator for the lift station after the company that the...

Town to restrict parking hours for snow removal

Town Foreman Harry Malansky put a request into Whitewood’s town council to have several portable signs purchased  that restrict parking between the hours of...

Damned if I do, damned if I don’t

Ever hear the expression, “You are damned if you do, and damned if you don’t?” For those of you who have never heard that saying...

Komarnicki finds $10 million for ads but cuts food safety

Dear Editor; Conservative MP Ed Komarnicki and his party are trying to buy your support with advertising paid for with your tax dollars. They’re increasing...

Province faces labour instability

Dear Editor; Saskatchewan stands at the precipice of labour instability with the introduction of a sweeping and rushed overhaul of the province’s labour laws in...

The man of our house is really a woman

I have always thought of myself as the man of the house. It is a title and a responsibility I have enjoyed having and...

Whitewood Community Centre Hockey and curling are winding down

The hockey and curling season is slowly winding down at the Whitewood Community Centre with the local arenas resulting in the ice plant likely...

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Provincial News

Firefighters now covered for cancer under WCB

Starting November 15, professional and volunteer firefighters will be able to access Workers’ Compensation coverage for six additional cancers.  In addition, an amendment will...