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Members of the Norquay School Class of 2015

Members of the Norquay School Class of 2015

“Today I will do the things that others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish the things that others can’t,” was the slogan used by the Norquay School’s senior class of 2015 during its graduation ceremony held May 29.
Sparty Park to be constructed

Sparty Park to be constructed

Wheelchair accessible playground for all community

Norquay recreation board re-elects its executive committee

The executive committee of the Norquay Recreation Board was re-elected for another year during its meeting of June 8.
More study is required before shutting the door to glyphosate

More study is required before shutting the door to glyphosate

A recent report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organization, has sent a veritable shockwave through the agricultural community, and has consumers again questioning possible food safety.

Letter: Decision on where to build a new power plant reached in a fair manner?

The editor: According to my usually reliable sources, there has been a very spirited debate within the Saskatchewan Party regarding the location of a 350 megawatt power plant, scheduled to be built near either Swift Current or Lanigan.
Jobs, population growth will pull Wall through

Jobs, population growth will pull Wall through

Governments get elected, but it may be more accurate to say that governments get unelected. In other words, one big problem for an incumbent government is that it is already being judged on its track record.
Essential skills project results in a youth lounge being opened at Keeseekoose First Nation

Essential skills project results in a youth lounge being opened at Keeseekoose First Nation

A project that grew out of an essential skills program at Keeseekoose First Nation had its official opening last week. The Little Heaven Youth Lounge was opened on June 25.
Potentially hazardous bumps in Kamsack sidewalks removed

Potentially hazardous bumps in Kamsack sidewalks removed

About 550 lineal feet of concrete sidewalk in Kamsack’s downtown core that had been cracked or bumpy were ground into smooth surfaces last week.
Hudson Bay team tops Sandy Beach slo-pitch tournament

Hudson Bay team tops Sandy Beach slo-pitch tournament

The Sandy Beach slopitch tournament and family picnic was held on June 20 at Sandy Beach located eight miles northwest of Norquay with 10 teams participating. All the teams were local with the exception of teams from Hudson Bay and Canora.
Petition calling for more support workers at Kamsack’s schools gathers 184 signatures

Petition calling for more support workers at Kamsack’s schools gathers 184 signatures

A petition asking that the Good Spirit School Division (GSSD) revisit its funding formula for support workers to make it both more responsive to the special learning needs of the student populace and more flexible to the ongoing enrolment of students