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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...

Local ambulance funding

Provincial Budget Funding has been announced in the 2022-23 provincial budget for 27 communities across the province to stabilize emergency medical services (EMS) with additional...

Cause of landfill fire unknown

Over 20,000 gallons of water used A fire at the new landfill south of Whitewood took firemen and heavy equipment close to 10 hours on...

Federal carbon tax increase is no April Fool’s joke

25 per cent increase starts April 1, 2022 April 1, 2022 will see another 25 per cent increase to the carbon tax if the Trudeau...

Staff shortages are affecting heath care in rural Sask.

Health care and services have been receiving media coverage lately and while most coverage depicts the shortages in staff for acute care or long...

Curlers return to Saskatchewan’s largest event

Whitewood Farmers and Friends Bonspiel The annual Farmers & Friends Bonspiel in Whitewood, taking place next weekend, March 24 to 27, is reminiscent in some...

SUMA resolutions may affect your community

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) Convention 2022 is happening in Regina from April 3-6 and there are several resolutions that will be debated...

Thompson turns 102

Seated beside a huge birthday greeting, made by her family to accommodate her failing eye sight, Whitewood’s oldest resident, Emily Thompson celebrated her 102nd...

West End Resort expansion moves to Phase 2

It was a matter of ‘supply and demand’ that prompted Phase 2 and the addition of another 50 to 80 seasonal lease sites at...

Provincial News

Untreated sewer bypass warning issued for Whitewood, Stockholm and Rocanville

The communities of Whitewood, Stockholm, Rocanville, Saskatoon, Weyburn and Sedley Whitewood and their surrounding areas recently received heavy rainfall in a short period of...