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Plastic bags no longer accepted with recycables

Effective immediately, your plastic bags, wraps and containers labeled No. 1 are no longer accepted in the recyclable (blue) bins. Loraas Disposal has sent notification...

Whitewood student places in top 10 for project

Provincial Heritage Fair Connor Francis, a student at Whitewood School, was the youngest winner of the Top Ten Projects in the Provincial Heritage Fair May...

Whitewood/Chacachas night rodeo to kick off on Saturday

Whitewood/Chacachas Night Rodeo is this Saturday, June 15, starting at 5 p.m. at the Whitewood Rodeo Grounds just east of town. There are 10 events...

Climate change activist taking message to Ottawa

Ann Cognito and dog riding self-propelled scooter from Calgary to Ottawa A solitary woman and her dog are travelling by a self-propelled scooter from Calgary...

Local horseshoe club welcoming residents to come out and play

People of all ages invited to try out popular sport Every Tuesday evening the clang of metal striking on metal can be heard as the...

Resident asks council about street paving

Businessman Rhett Parks attended the May 21 Whitewood council meeting to get an update on paving. “We met four years ago when Galt Street was...

New CAO and employees start working with town

Whitewood council notes Whitewood’s new CAO, Cindy Baumgartner, was in attendance at the May 7 regular meeting of council. Retiring CAO Sharon Rodgers was also...

Auto body shops uncertain about new regulations

Still awaiting word about SGI accreditation changes Auto body shops are still waiting for the finalized version of changes they may have to make in...

Moosomin doctor facing professional conduct charges

A physician from Moosomin who also has office hours in Whitewood, Dr. Jordan Velestuk, has once again been charged by the College of Physicians...

Ochapowace FN criticizes RCMP for lack of response

Band says police didn't respond to man with gun call The lack of a police reaction to a trespass incident has raised concerns between Ochapowace...

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...