Changes made to Sask. drinking & driving laws

Saskatchewan is the latest province to get tougher on drunk drivers after the government announced last week that they are moving forward immediately with...

Death of Sask. skater in crash devastates local friends

Saskatchewan’s figure skating community is mourning the loss of one of their own this week after Zoe Lesy, 16, died in a crash in...

Local man catches lynx in his trapline in Qu’Appelle Valley

The Canada Lynx is a ghost in the forests of the Northern Hemisphere; secretive, nocturnal and rarely seen even by people who live in...

Dutch Elm Disease discovered in town

Town Council discussed the concerns they have with Dutch Elm disease in many of the elm trees in town, as well as the tent...

Shepherd, Margaret

It is with sadness that we announce that our mother, Margaret Shepherd, passed away peacefully with her two surviving children at her side, on...

Bear working hard to advance in his career

Ethan Bear has come a long way from playing hockey for Ochapowace First Nation, but he knows he must continue to improve if he...

Dealing with the expense scandal

There’s probably not much sympathy for Patrick Brazeau right now – or Mike Duffy – or Pamela Wallin as the Senate moves to suspend...

Fire threatens cabins; fire truck is damaged

A grass fire broke out at the Cowessess First Nation May 15 on the south side of Crooked Lake near Grenfell Beach, the cause...

Town permits hit $4.1 million for past year

Building permits in 2015 for the Town of Whitewood were $4,100,200 for both residential and commercial buildings. These figures include the $3.5 million for...

New Sask. born in rural Sask.

For the longest time, rural Saskatchewan was far ahead of the rest of province when it came to political trends. The shift began in the...

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Provincial News

Advance polls open for federal election

With less than two weeks to go until the Oct. 21 federal election, advance polls are now open for anyone wanting to...