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Moosomin horticulture show this Saturday

[ • By The World-Spectator]
The 133rd annual Moosomin Horticulture Society show is coming up this Saturday, August 18 in Moosomin. The show is set for 2-4:30 pm Saturday at the Moosomin Convention Cen. . .READ MORE

Fire bans being instituted

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Fire bans are in effect in the RMs of Moosomin and Martin and there is a Level 2 burning ban in effect in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth Moosomin town council will discuss a p. . .READ MORE

Drugs seized in traffic stop were dangerous

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A variety of drugs seized during a may traffic stop by Yorkton RCMP have turned out to have some very dangerous components. Analysis by Health Canada has revealed that the . . .READ MORE

Traffic stop leads to seizure of dangerous drugs

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A variety of drugs seized during a may traffic stop by Yorkton RCMP have turned out to have some very dangerous components. Analysis by Health Canada has revealed that the . . .READ MORE

Highway 1 reopened to traffic

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The Moosomin Fire Department battled a fire along the south side of the Trans Canada Highway near Rotave, between Moosomin and Fleming, Wednesday afternoon and evening. The Trans-Canada Highway is now open to traffic. Smoke in the area forced the closure of the highway Wednesday afternoon. Some structures have been lost, and the Moosomin F. . .


Rolling Barrage coming through Moosomin Wednesday

[ • BY Kara Kinna]

The Rolling Barrage, a cross country motorcycle ride to raise awareness of, and support for treatment of PTSD and OSI, will be rolling into Moosomin this Wednesday, August 15. There will be a fundraising barbecue at the Borderland Co-op C-Store from 11:30 am to 1 pm that day, and Ryan Bender will provide entertainment. Motorcycle riders can r. . .


Saudi dispute revives talk of Energy East

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Canada’s opposition leader says Ottawa’s escalating diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia over human rights is an opportunity to become more energy independent. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer says the dispute with Saudi Arabia, from which oil is imported to Eastern Canadian refineries, is an example of why we need to get the conversation aroun. . .


RCMP respond to allegations by Boushie family lawyer

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The Saskatchewan RCMP released the following statement in response to allegations by Boushie family lawyer Chris Murphy that RCMP treat indigenous people different than others: Saskatchewan RCMP is committed to continue supporting and further developing positive relationships with our communities. Recently, lawyer Chris Murphy provided a med. . .


Saskatchewan hits summer power use record

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With temperatures soaring above the 35 degree Celsius mark, Saskatchewan set a new summer power demand record of 3,520 megawatts (MW). The increase of 50 MW over the old summer record is equivalent to the amount of electricity needed for 50,000 homes. Saskatchewan’s new summer peak record of 3,520 MW was achieved at 5:55 p.m. on Aug. 9 &#. . .


EDC has had big impact on Elkhorn in 10 years

[ • BY Kara Kinna]

The Elkhorn Development Corporation is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and 10 years and 25 new homes later, it’s clear that the group has had an impact on the community of Elkhorn. The EDC is a registered not-for-profit community organization that was formed by private citizens—all of them either former or current residents of Elkhor. . .


Whitewood/Chacachas Rodeo, McAuley Hoedown, Spy Hill Sports Days, Fleming Jets Reunion - Lots of events set for this weekend

[August 6, 2018 • BY Kevin Weedmark]

The Living Skies Come Alive International Fireworks Competition is over for another year, but many more events are coming up in the area this weekend. The 19th annual Whitewood/Chacachas Rodeo is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the rodeo grounds just east of Whitewood, the McAuley Hoedown is coming up Friday and Saturday in McAuley, the S. . .


Portage RCMP vehicle struck by stolen vehicle

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At approximately 10:55 pm, on Friday, August 2, 2018, Headingley RCMP officers began receiving complaints involving a vehicle driving northbound in a dangerous manner on the Perimeter Highway near Highway 3. At 11:17 pm, this same vehicle was reported to be driving dangerously in the wrong lanes on Highway 1 near Elie. Officers from the Por. . .


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