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Whitewood council raises concerns with RCMP

Council members of the Town of Whitewood invited RCMP Staff Sergeant Dion Eddy to their last regular meeting to discuss some concerns within the...

Intense heat-wave sets new record temperatures

A heat-wave that started to creep into central and southern Saskatchewan last Wednesday brought intense heat and set records on Thursday in 22 communities.Temperatures...

Whitewood town council approves CAO salary

Whitewood Town Council had two invited guests on their agenda for their June 1st meeting which was held one day early, May 31, 2021...

Remember – Phase 1 is not freedom for Sask.

Step 1 for Re-Open Saskatchewan, that began on Monday of this week, appears to be welcomed by many even though there are still restrictions...

Algae levels in valley lakes keep increasing

Lake season is finally here and this year, more people than ever are looking forward to enjoying the summer months at the Qu’Appelle River...

Cowessess FN to deal with unmarked school graves

Cowessess First Nation will examine, with ground penetrating radar, the cemetery located on their First Nation, where a residential school once operated. The...

New daycare approved for construction

Construction of a new childcare centre, Wiggles & Giggles Childcare Inc. in Whitewood, will begin this fall.The Board of Directors were ecstatic last week...

Weather changes from heat to a cold, wet long-weekend

It was a mixture of emotions over the May Victoria Day long weekend as the extreme heat that encased the area at the beginning...

Business bylaws discussed; job descriptions changed

Town of Whitewood council notes The second council meeting for the month of May was held Monday, May 17, 2021 in the Curling Rink lounge...

Swimming pools prepare to open

Swimming pools in many communities are being prepared for opening, with some as early as the end of May.Grenfell Pool is scheduled to open...

Provincial News

Second dose vaccine eligibility drops to 50+

Beginning today (June 14), the Saskatchewan Health Authority has accelerated access to second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to anyone who is 50 years and...