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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...

Reassessment values double in Whitewood

Many Whitewood residents were shocked upon opening their assessment notice last week when they discovered that their property values significantly increased over last year,...

Town hoping to prevent flooding from spring melt

By Chris Ashfield Work got underway last week to try and minimize the amount of flooding that will occur in town this spring as a...

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Provincial News

Teenager missing from Pilot Butte

White Butte RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in locating a 14 year-old male. Kaiden Brass-Nyhus was last seen December 1, 2019...