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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
Recycling bins being moved from Broda Sportsplex to a location on Saskatchewan Street effective July

Recycling bins being moved from Broda Sportsplex to a location on Saskatchewan Street effective July

Because of sloppy paper disposal and garbage being scattered on the ground at Broda Sportsplex, town council has decided to move the recycling bins and one garbage bin to a new site on town property on Saskatchewan Street, near to the Parkland waste

Poured concrete foundations versus block foundations

“I would never buy a house with a block basement.” “Block basements are water problems waiting to happen.” “Block foundations are a total turnoff.
Physician clinics on hold

Physician clinics on hold

Due to a physician shortage in Canora Primary Health Care, regularly scheduled visiting physician services have been put on hold at the Invermay Health Centre and the Norquay Health Centre, according to a release from Sunrise Health Region.
Man with heavy equipment and construction experience acquires equipment to allow him to accept jobs

Man with heavy equipment and construction experience acquires equipment to allow him to accept jobs

Kamsack district man, with extensive experience operating heavy equipment and supervising major construction work, has acquired several pieces of new equipment so that he can do medium- sized jobs in the area.
Affinity CU raises $9,125 riding on the Big Bike in Norquay

Affinity CU raises $9,125 riding on the Big Bike in Norquay

The 29 riders of the Heart and Stroke Big Bike in Norquay on June 24 raised a total of $9,125.
NAHNYBIDA, Lena

NAHNYBIDA, Lena

NAHNYBIDA: Lena Nahnybida of Benito, Manitoba and formerly of Arran, Saskatchewan passed away at the age of 86 years on June 27, 2015 at the Swan River Health Centre.