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Sea to Sea for PTSD helping to fight stigma

Chad Kennedy, who works in law enforcement in Alberta, is attempting to walk across Canada in a mission called Sea to Sea for PTSD.Walking...

Is climate change bringing early tornado sightings?

The sighting of funnel clouds last week in southern Saskatchewan had many questioning our weather patterns as well as climate change that is being...

Whitewood RC Legion holds installation of officers

Whitewood Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion welcomed District 1 Zone Commander Pat Ohnander to their meeting on Monday, May 9 to perform the...

SHA, council discuss ambulance service woes

As part of the last regular meeting of the Council of the Town of Whitewood, two delegates from the Saskatchewan Health Authority met with...

Canadians have pandemic and empathy fatigue

71st Canadian Mental Health Week All too common in our daily lives and almost daily, are the calls for more support being heard in the...

Winter storm knocks power out to 25,000

For the second weekend in a row, extreme weather passed through southeastern Saskatchewan, resulting in extensive damage and uncomfortable conditions for people as another...

Auctioneers – going, going, gone! – to compete

Whitewood auctioneer, Rhett Parks, will be competing once again at the Canadian Livestock Auctioneering Championships on May 6, 2022.The Livestock Markets Association of Canada...

Town council amends bylaws; plans summer events

Whitewood council briefs The April 5 meeting of the council of the Town of Whitewood was held on April 12, 2022 to accommodate council members...

Big opportunity for small town: music and art studio

A little gem of a studio called Singer Songwriter Studios, where owner Ainsley Friesen offers lessons in voice, piano, guitar, ukulele, and also elements...

Farmers and Friends Bonspiel raises $128,000; adds U18 division

“This one just blew it out of the water!” is an understatement made by Chad Kelly, Chairman of Whitewood Curling Club and one of...

Provincial News

Train derails after colliding with road maintenance truck; one man dead

This afternoon, shortly after 12:00 p.m., Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP received a report of a train derailment approximately 3.2 km west of Edgeley, SK on the...