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Walking track more popular than anyone expected

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
The walking track at the PotashCorp Sportsplex has turned out to be more popular than anyone expected. The original plan was for the Sportsplex to operate over the winter . . .READ MORE

Wyant says Sask Party needs to stay a ‘big tent’ party

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
Gordon Wyant, one of six candidates to be leader of the Saskatchewan Party and the next premier of Saskatchewan, sat down with World-Spectator editor Kevin Weedmark for an int. . .READ MORE

Conservatives win Battlefords byelection with 70 per cent of vote

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Conservative candidate Rosemarie Ashley Falk has won the byelection in the Saskatchewan riding of Battlefords-Lloydminster. She received 69.6 per cent of the vote in the by. . .READ MORE

New golf clubhouse makes the move

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
The new clubhouse for the Pipestone Hills Golf Club was moved from its former location on the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border, where it had been the Saskatchewan tourist receptio. . .READ MORE

Sask Party candidate Scott Moe visits Moosomin

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Scott Moe is one of the six candidates to be the next leader of the Saskatchewan Party and the next Premier of Saskatchewan. He visited Moosomin last week, along with Moosomin MLA Steven Bonk, who has endorsed him. Kevin Weedmark had an interview with him: What made you decide to get into this race? There are a lot of things that run . . .


Cheveldayoff says Sask Party must appeal to urban and rural voters

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Ken Cheveldayoff is one of six candidates to be the leader of the Saskatchewan Party and the next premier of Saskatchewan. Editor Kevin Weedmark sat down with him for an interview at the Moosomin Saskatchewan Party Constituency Association leadership forum in Wolseley Wednesday. Tell me a little bit about your background and why you got into. . .


Alanna Koch says she’s in it to win

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

World-Spectator Editor Kevin Weedmark interviewed Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch when she dropped by the World-Spectator office last week. Following is the full interview. How have you been conducting your campaign? It has been a combination of things. I have made a commitment to get out to every constituency. Someti. . .


‘Nobody is going to be Brad Wall’

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Beaudry-Mellor says next premier will have a hard time filling premier’s shoes Tina Beaudry-Mellor is one of the candidates for leadership of the Sask Party. The party will select its next leader—and Saskatchewan’s next premier—in January. Beaudry-Mellor travelled to Moosomin on Thursday and sat down with World-Spectator editor Kevin Weed. . .


Alberta vehicles banned from Sask highway construction sites

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The Government of Saskatchewan announced today that vehicles displaying Alberta licence plates will no longer be allowed on job sites for Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure’s new projects. “Saskatchewan contractors tell us that vehicles with Saskatchewan plates are not welcome on Government of Alberta job sites,” Highways and Infrastructure. . .


Winner announced for Rural Crime Innovation Challenge

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Saskatoon-based technology innovator, Jeff Shirley, has been selected as the winner of the province’s first Rural Crime Innovation Challenge. The challenge, organized by Innovation Saskatchewan in conjunction with the Ministry of Justice, is focused on addressing rural crime in Saskatchewan. Shirley, owner and principal consultant of Rivercity . . .


Aaron Pritchett performing in Rocanville

[ • BY Kara Kinna]

Concert is fundraiser for Rocanville hall, fire department On Saturday, Dec. 16, people are being encouraged to don their ugly Christmas sweaters and party to the music of Aaron Pritchett at a cabaret being held at the PotashCorp Rocanville Community Hall. The cabaret is a fundraiser for the new hall in Rocanville, as well as the Rocan. . .


Saskatchewan unveils climate change strategy

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Today, Environment Minister Dustin Duncan introduced the provincial government’s climate change strategy. The strategy, titled Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy, focuses on the principles of readiness and resilience, while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change – witho. . .


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