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"Positive ticket" for cleaning garbage

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Earlier this week #YorktonRCMP received a tip of a young man cleaning garbage from the Yorkton Creek on the North East side of town. Members quickly responded and were able to. . .READ MORE

Kinette Spring Kegger this Saturday!

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The Moosomin Kinette Club is holding a spring kegger on Saturday, April 22 in the hopes that the event will be a major fundraiser for their club. The “I’d Tap That” spring ke. . .READ MORE

Moosomin Regional Park named Sask Park of the Year

[ • By Kevin Weedmark]
Moosomin Regional Park has won the top provincial honor for a regional park—it has been named 2017 Park of the Year by the Saskatchewan Association of Regional Parks. “The . . .READ MORE

Mekayla Bali missing for one year

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A lot happens in one year: siblings turn a year older, seasons change, special moments are missed. Her family has now spent 365 days without Mekayla Bali. Today marks o. . .READ MORE

Hunting Chronicles host fined for illegal hunting near Grenfell

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An Alberta resident and former hunting television personality was recently fined $5,600 after a Broadview provincial court judge found him found guilty on several charges under The Saskatchewan Wildlife Act and Regulations. In 2011, Alberta Fish and Wildlife officials contacted Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment conservation officers with reas. . .


Cigarettes, cash seized by Yorkton RCMP

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At approximately 8 p.m. on April 8, 2017, Yorkton Municipal RCMP responded to a call for assistance from CN Rail Police regarding a traffic stop in the City of Yorkton and subsequent seizure of illegal tobacco products. RCMP seized approximately 200,000 cigarettes and over $5000 cash (CDN) along with a vehicle and cargo trailer. A 61-year-old. . .


Oil drilling doubles in first quarter

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Saskatchewan’s petroleum industry is showing signs of a positive start for 2017 after results for drilling activity during the first three months of the year were more than double the figures of 2016. "An increase of more than 450 wells drilled is an optimistic indicator for our oil industry and, by extension, Saskatchewan’s economic outlook for. . .


Local tow truck drivers welcome new law

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

Saskatchewan tow truck drivers can now add blue flashing lights to their amber lights for greater visibility in a safety measure approved on Thursday. The Saskatchewan government introduced and passed the legislation Thursday. The legislation was introduced and passed in one day, which is a rare occurrence and requires the unanimous support o. . .


Saskatchewan to allow blue emergency lights on tow trucks

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The Saskatchewan government today introduced and passed legislation improving safety for tow truck operators. The Traffic Safety (Tow Trucks) Amendment Act, 2017 permits blue lights to be used in conjunction with amber lights on tow trucks. The legislation was introduced and passed in one day, which is a rare occurrence and requires the unanimo. . .


Library supporters to gather at MLA office Friday

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Supporters of regional libraries are planning a DARE (Drop Everything and Read) Challenge in front of MLA Steven Bonk's office at 622 Main Street in Moosomin over the noon hour on Friday. Regional libraries are facing major funding cuts in the 2017 federal budget. The Moosomin Library Board is asking supporters to meet in front of the MLA office. . .


Liam, Olivia, Emma most popular baby names in Saskatchewan

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The top 20 baby names for 2016 were released by eHealth Saskatchewan today. Liam was the most popular name for baby boys for the seventh year in a row, and Olivia and Emma tied for the most popular name for baby girls. The second most popular boy name was Oliver and the third most popular girl name was Ava. There were 73 baby boys named Liam i. . .


Rory Allen coming to Rocanville this weekend

[ • BY Kevin Weedmark]

The Rocanville Community Hall will be rocking this Saturday when Elvis tribute artist Rory Allen comes town. The Rory Allen concert is a fundraiser for the new hall. As of last week, Steve Fortney, the chair of the hall board, said ticket sales were going well, but said that there were still a few tables and individual tickets left for those wan. . .


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