Thursday October 30, 2014




  • Explosion shrouded in secrecy

    An explosion in a meal shed at the Louis Dreyfus Commodities (LDC) canola crushing facility on Highway 16 west of Yorkton shook the city Friday morning.

  • Born to rope and ride

    Roping is in Matt Switzer’s blood.

  • Raiders outlast Vikings, face Tornadoes in final

    The YRHS Raiders senior football team surrendered 41 points in Saturday’s semi-final game against Moose Jaw’s Vanier Vikings, yet still prevailed thanks to 64 points on 677 total yards of offence, 184 through the air and 493 on the ground, in what is considered to be one of the highest scoring playoff games...

  • Legendary Ukraine poet translated

    Most nations have a writer whose name is virtually synonymous with culture. For Ukrainians that name is Shevchenko.

Top Headlines

Two injured in semi collision

A collision between two semi-trailers October 21 closed down Hwy 10 in both directions just south...

Throne Speech kicks-off session

The Throne Speech for the new session of the Saskatchewan Legislature was read last week, and it is ...

Gates to the Memorial Chambers

Gates to the Memorial Chambers, Grille de la Chapelle du Souvenir, Houses of Parliament, Ottawa,...

Sod turned for area health centre

Residents of Kelvington and area celebrated a major step toward a new integrated health care...

Poppy funds donated

The 2013 Poppy Campaign came to an end on September 30th, 2014.

Company brings ag tech to schools

Food production is a growth industry, but agricultural technician is not a career path that...

Perjury trial hears of alleged meeting between Mounties in Dziekanski case

VANCOUVER - A former RCMP officer's perjury trial heard allegations Thursday that the four Mounties ...

CBC offers counselling to employees, Ghomeshi vows to fight accusations

TORONTO - The CBC offered counselling to its employees Thursday as more women stepped forward with...

What will remain of federal surplus following Harper's family tax cuts?

OTTAWA - One thing is for certain: Prime Minister Stephen Harper's sweeping new package of family...

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice reboots talks with Lubicon band chief on land claim

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has rebooted talks with a northern aboriginal band that has ...

Government underspends on military equipment, weapons systems, infrastructure

OTTAWA - As the Conservative government doles out pricey good-news announcements thanks to a...

Senate still out $45K for questionable travel and living expense claims

OTTAWA - Quick, someone get the Senate the number of a good collection agency.


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