Month: January 2016

Rick Mercer one of over 8200 to break snowball fight record!

The record for the World’s Largest Snowball Fight now belongs to Saskatoon! It seemed the whole city had gathered to view the spectacle. Temperatures were congenial for the formation of snowballs, which had to fly for at least a minute…

First Nations invest in major steel fabricator

The economic development corporations of the English River First Nation and the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation have each acquired a 30 per cent share in JNE Welding of Saskatoon, one of western Canada’s major custom fabricators for oilpatch, mining, construction…

Updated Chief Whitecap Park proposal shows city listened

An updated proposal for the development of Chief Whitecap Park (CWP) could be the necessary piece to move the project forward. Public information sessions hosted by the City of Saskatoon and Meewasin Valley Authority (MVA) on January 26 attracted over…

Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle

A 48-year-old man was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle on Valley Road near Merrill School Road in the RM of Corman Park south of Saskatoon. The collision occurred about 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27. According to…

Youths escape injury in rollover

Two teenage boys miraculously escaped serious injury in a single vehicle rollover on a heavily-travelled road about a kilometer west of Warman on Wednesday, Janury 27. The incident happened about 4:00 p.m. on the old Highway 305, a narrow stretch…

Awards aimed at recognizing volunteers’ efforts

Communities are defined by the efforts and accomplishments of their volunteers, according to Warman Mayor Sheryl Spence. That’s one of the reasons behind the volunteer recognition awards handed out by municipalities every year, usually in the spring. The awards recognition…