Month: February 2016

Fundraiser set for families of victims of tragic collision

A Steak Night Fundraiser is set for Monday, March 7 to help cover funeral costs and help the families of the victims of a tragic collision that occurred on Highway 16 near Langham on February 22. Brenden Major, Theodore Cardinal…

Outlaws edge Royals in Game 1 of FCHL semi-final

The Prairie Outlaws edged the Hague Royals 2-1 on Sunday, February 28 in Waldheim to win Round One in their best-of-five Fort Carlton Hockey League (FCHL) semi-final championship series. But it wasn’t easy. The Royals are a tough bunch. This…

Wanuskewin seeks UNESCO World Heritage Site designation

Wanuskewin Heritage Park is launching a campaign to become designated as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. Wanuskewin is already a widely-known provincial and national heritage site and one of the top three tourist…

Infrastructure projects get funding

Eleven infrastrucutre projects in Saskatchewan were approved under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Government Relations Minister Jim Reiter announced funding on Friday, February 26 for projects in…

UPDATED: Saskatoon hospitals still at overcapacity

Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) is continuing to experience increased patient care demands at Royal University Hospital (RUH), and St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH), especially in Emergency, ICU, Pediatrics, NICU, PICU, Medicine, Neurosciences and Psychiatry.  Saskatoon City Hospital is also at capacity.…

Welcome to Hoopla’s huge digital library

If you ever imagined something like Netflix at the library, your wish has come true. Of course it’s not Netflix, its Hoopla Digital, and they have recently brought their services to the Wheatland Regional Library. The service has already been…