2020-06-04

  Phase 3 of Re-Open Saskatchewan set to begin June 8

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Businesses and services that are able to begin operation in this phase of the Government of Saskatchewan’s plan to re-open the provincial economy include: •       Places of worship; •       Restaurants and licensed establishments; •       Gyms and fitness facilities; •       Child care facilities; and •       Personal care services that did not re-open in Phase 2. Guidelines for these businesses and services […]

One new COVID-19 case in Sask and six more recoveries

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  There is one new case of COVID-19 to report on June 4 in Saskatchewan, bringing the provincial total to 648.  The new case is in the Saskatoon region. Of the 648 reported cases, 29 are considered active.  Six more people have recovered, for a total of 608. There are currently two people in hospital; both are in intensive care […]

Highway 11 overpass above CN Railway near Warman receives upgrade

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The Highway 11 southbound overpass that goes above the CN Railway near Warman is under a major upgrade, which is part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s plans to invest $52 million in 2020-21 to replace or extend the life of highway bridges and culverts in the province. The $1.1 million project, which started on Thursday, June 4 is set to […]

Seeding nearly complete in Sask

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Dry conditions from May 26 to June 1 allowed farmers to nearly complete seeding in all regions of the province.  Ninety-six per cent of the crop is now planted, which is ahead of the five-year average of 92 per cent (2015-2019) for this time of year. Ninety-nine per cent of the crop is seeded in the southwest region.  Seeding is […]

Warman property tax hike reduced


Warman property owners will see their property taxes increase by an average of 1.5 per cent this year after Warman City Council adopted a revised 2020 civic operating budget at its May 25 video-conference meeting. That’s about half what was originally planned. The 2020 budget initially approved by city council in late December projected a 2.9% average property tax hike. […]

Grazing lease cancellations leave Corman Park ratepayers holding bag


Ratepayers in the RM of Corman Park are on the hook for about $1,100 in unpaid property taxes on two grazing leases on crown-owned pasture land that were cancelled by the province. Two separate grazing leases on two quarter sections of land in the RM north of Martensville were cancelled by the provincial Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure (MHI) land […]

2020-06-04 E-Edition

Corman Park Police report for May 25 – June 1

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The following is the occurrence summary for May 25 – June 1. On May 25 at 8:21 p.m., Corman Park Police received a call of a vehicle fire at the intersection of Highways 7 and 60. Police attended and observed a 2008 Ford F-150 engulfed in flames. The 68-year-old female driver of the vehicle advised she was driving along the […]

Province marks Mining Week

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The Government of Saskatchewan, with the Saskatchewan Mining Association, has proclaimed May 31 to June 6, as Mining Week.The week, which includes a virtual launch, activities and presentations, highlights Saskatchewan’s world-class mining sector, its extensive contributions to local communities and the provincial and global economy. This year’s theme is “Mining: Essential to Local and Global Communities.” Despite the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Be aware of possible scams, police advise

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The Saskatoon Police are reminding citizens that knowledge is power when it comes to recent fraud and scams. Protect yourself and be knowledgeable with current scams such as: 1. Extortion Emails – Fraudsters posing as Canadian Government Officials stating you are part of an internal audit and you owe large sums of money however, are requesting payment (through crypto-currency-Bitcoin) by […]