Month: August 2016

Crystal Benoit named Dalmeny’s Citizen of the Year

For the past few years, Crystal Benoit has been a force in the development of a Spray and Play Park in Dalmeny. Recently, the town recognized her hard work in the community by naming Benoit Citizen of the Year. During…

Warman shortstop named national all-star

Payton Allan of Warman was completely surprised when she was recently named top shortstop in the country in the U16 division. The 15-year-old had been picked up by the Saskatoon Phantom Bantam A Team after they qualified for the Canadian…

Health system seeks feedback on restructuring

Saskatchewan residents and interested organizations are invited to provide feedback to the recently-announced advisory panel examining the restructuring of Saskatchewan’s health care system. On August 18, the Minister of Health appointed a three person advisory panel to review the current…

Cargill celebrates expansion of canola research facility

Cargill’s newly expanded canola research facility in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan is poised to lead the way in specialty canola seed breeding, thanks to a $3.5 million investment in new equipment and technology. Improvements to the facility include a 14,000 sq/ft expansion,…

Prairie Spirit teachers kick off new academic year

Despite the serious financial crunch facing Prairie Spirit School Division (PSSD), teachers need to focus on doing their jobs to the best of their ability, says the President of the Prairie Spirit Teachers Association (PSTA). In her opening address to…

Police investigating sudden deaths in Delisle

RCMP Major Crime Unit North is investigating two sudden deaths (a 26-year-old male and 26-year-old female who are known to each other). On August 27 at 7:30 pm Warman RCMP received a complaint that two deceased persons were located inside…

Radisson runner chalks up national championships

Hylke van der Wal of Radisson reluctantly admits he may be slowing down in his old age. But you’d never know it from his medal haul at the Canadian Masters Athletics Track and Field championships in Toronto in mid-August. The…