Today, Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield announced nominations will be accepted until November 1, 2017 for the next round of potential recipients for the province’s highest honour – the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. “The Saskatchewan Order of Merit enables us to celebrate excellence and to honour our remarkable citizens,” Solomon Schof. . .
More than 12,500 people through the gates: It was the biggest crowd ever for the Living Skies Come Alive Fireworks Competition. More than 5,485 people took in Canada’s fireworks show on Saturday night of the August long weekend, and 7,052 saw China’s fireworks show on the Sunday night. Organizers said they are very happy with how t. . .
The Rolling Barrage, a cross country motorcycle ride to raise awareness of, and support for treatment of PTSD, will be rolling into Moosomin Monday, August 14. There will be a fundraising barbecue over the lunch hour at the Borderland Co-op C-Store while the riders take a break on their cross-country ride. Ryan Bender will provide entertainme. . .
There were lots of questions at an RM of Rocanville public meeting Thursday, August 3 regarding the regulation of wind farms. The RM held the meeting to gauge public opinion on the bylaw regarding siting of wind farms. With a proposal for a new wind farm in the early stages, two RM residents asked the RM to hold a public meeting to discuss the c. . .
Producers in the province have two per cent of the crop combined and three per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report. The five-year (2012-2016) average for this time of year is two per cent combined and two per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut. Seventy-five per cent of fall rye, 3. . .
After serving as Premier of Saskatchewan for nearly 10 years, Premier Brad Wall today announced that he will be retiring from that position and elected politics when his party elects a new Leader. Following is Wall's statement on his retirement: This November will mark 10 years since I had the incredible honour of being elected as Premier of . . .
In April of this year, a group of Canadian military veterans flew a group of First World War vintage aircraft over the Vimy Ridge Memorial to Canada's war dead in France. The Vimy Flight Team has returned triumphant from Northern France and are now embarking on their quest to share the message of freedom and honour. They are crossing the coun. . .
Nominations are now open for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. Individuals will have until October 18 to put forward names for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. “Our richest resource is our people, and we can recognize their outstanding contributions through the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal program,” Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofie. . .
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