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SaskPower invests $886 in electrical system

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SaskPower invested $886 million in the province’s electricity system over the past year, as it continues to meet the challenge of sustaining an aging power grid while meeting . . .READ MORE

Moose Mountain Pro Rodeo this weekend

[ • By Kara Kinna]
Juanita Armstrong says she gets the chills when she thinks about how long the Moose Mountain Pro Rodeo in Kennedy has been running, and how the tiny village pulls together to . . .READ MORE

SaskTel made $134 million last year

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SaskTel has reported 2016-17 net income of $134.8 million and operating revenues of $1,277.2 million. Net income, up $28.9 million from the same period in 2015-16, increased . . .READ MORE

Fatal rollover near Rossburn

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On July 17, 2017, at approximately 12:40 pm, Prairie Mountain RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on a gravel grid road, approximately half a kilometre east of Provin. . .READ MORE

Fire danger extreme across southern Saskatchewan

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Fire Danger is currently rated extreme across a large area of southern Saskatchewan, and high across almost all the rest of southern Saskatchewan. Please keep this in mind and exercise caution if you have a campfire going or are using a firepit in your yard!. . .

Charges laid after Kenosee Lake fight

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Carlyle RCMP along with the RCMP/Regina Police Service Integrated Intelligence Unit (RIIU) have charged five men in relation to a fight at a business at Kenosee Lake on May 20, 2017 At 2:15 a.m. on May 20, Carlyle RCMP responded to an altercation involving a number of people at a business located on Lake View Street at Kenosee Lake. During. . .

Canada 150 reunion ‘We nailed it!’

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Organizers of the 2017 reunion held to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary say things couldn’t have gone better for the reunion weekend. “I like how Sinc put it—’we nailed it!’ says reunion co-chair Marg Tomlinson. “Looking back to when we started a year ago, I never dreamt that things could turn out so well,” said co-chair Sinc Harrison. “The c. . .

Fire danger extreme

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If you're going camping this weekend, please be careful with the campfires! Fire Danger is currently rated as extreme across most of southern Saskatchewan. Fire Danger is a relative index of how easy it is to ignite vegetation, how difficult a fire may be to control, and how much damage a fire may do. Have fun out there this weekend, but . . .

80 years for child pornography

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The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit’s (ICE) participation in an international investigation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), has resulted in an 80 year prison sentence, in the United States, for Robin Dion Ables, age 40, of Hutchins, Texas for producing child pornography. . . .

Town opens new facilities

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Tim Hortons Outdoor Eventplex, Borderland Co-op’s Murray Newman Field

Hundreds of people covered the deck and the ground level for the grand opening of the Tim Hortons Eventplex and Borderland Co-op’s Murray Newman Field at Bradley Park on Thursday. Borderland Co-op’s Murray Newman Field is a baseball field that has been completely. . .

Multicultural Celebration Saturday

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Moosomin's multicultural community is planning a multicultural lunch and entertainment for Saturday during the reunion weekend, following the parade and the ball drop! The event is slated for 11:30-2 at the Moosomin Armoury. The Filipino, Honduran, Korean, and East Indian communities will be serving up lunch and providing entertainment. Pl. . .

$1,000 to be given away in ball drop

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The Moosomin Chamber of Commerce is giving away $1,000 in Moosomin Bucks in the pingpong ball drop this Saturday, July 8. The ball drop is set for 11:30 am Saturday following the Chamber of Commerce Parade In addition to the Moosomin Bucks, there will be dozens of pingpong balls dropped that can be turned in at local businesses for giveaways . . .

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