Wednesday August 27, 2014




  • College president retires

    After 18 years as president and CEO of Parkland College, Dr. Fay Myers is moving on.

  • Running for charity huge success

    Over two-hundred runners and walkers turned out for the 8th annual Health Foundation Charity Road Race on Sunday, August 17th.

  • Bieber, Bymak lead Canada over Asia-Pacific

    Yorkton’s Caleb Bymak drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the 13th inning, while fellow Cardinals product Jordan Bieber tossed 7.1 scoreless innings, scattering eight hits while walking two and striking out a pair for the win in relief in Canada’s lone victory at the 2014 Senior Little...

  • All revved up for action

    The engines roared at Painted Hand Casino’s annual truck and tractor pulls held at the Yorkton Exhibition Grounds August 15 & 16. There was plenty of noise, smoke and excitement to keep the crowds on the edge of their seats.

Top Headlines

King of coleslaw

Vi Protz stands in front of her magnificent garden where this summer she produced a rare three...

Studying impact of development

With the pending development of a 96 acre parcel of land on Yorkton’s west side, the City...

City clears way for apartments

Yorkton Council began the procedural process to allow for a new social housing complex to move...

Echo Lake park getting upgrade

The Government of Saskatchewan will invest nearly three quarters of a million dollars for the...

York Lake

The caption to this postcard says: “York Lake — Yorkton area appears to be a very...

Garden fare

The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society ‘Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show was held...

Marcel Masse, former Mulroney cabinet minister, dead at 78

OTTAWA - Marcel Masse, a longtime Quebec politician who served in the cabinet of Brian Mulroney,...

Canada pulling 3 member lab team back from Sierra Leone over Ebola fears

TORONTO - Canada is in the process of evacuating its three-member mobile laboratory team from...

Bombardier workers in Thunder Bay, Ont., turn down latest company offer

THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Workers at Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) in Thunder Bay, Ont., have rejected the...

Harper again raises spectre of Russian threat in speech to troops

BAFFIN ISLAND, Nunavut - An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada ...

B.C. company behind mine spill agrees to First Nation review of separate project

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia company behind a mine tailings spill has signed an agreement with a...

Baird welcomes latest ceasefire, warns Israel will retaliate if Hamas breaks it

OTTAWA - Canada is cautiously welcoming an open-ended ceasefire announced between Israel and Hamas.


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Harvest work starting

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Yorkton Sports HOF announces class of 2014

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RawTec Maulers hold camp ahead of season

The newly named Yorkton RawTec Maulers (formerly Yorkton Harvest) officially began...


Abstract strategy

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Free fishing weekend planned

The weekend of August 23 and 24 marks the province’s second free fishing weekend...






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