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YBID reveals 3-year plan

The Yorkton Business Improvement District (YBID) made a presentation to Council outlining its budget and three-year plan. Phil DeVos, executive director of YBID said the presentation was being made since it is a committee of Council.
MS walk helps to raise funds for research

MS walk helps to raise funds for research

On Sunday, April 25 Yorkton hosted the Saskatchewan Blue Cross MS Walk at the Gallagher Center Flexihall. Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, and often disabling disease of the central nervous system.
Two options for mandatory boating exam

Two options for mandatory boating exam

The upcoming boating season marks the first year that all boaters in Canada, regardless of age, will need to have a boating license. In order to receive a boating license boaters must pass a 36 question multiple choice exam with a 75% passing grade.
Student recognized in mock trial competition

Student recognized in mock trial competition

A Yorkton student returned from the Queen's Bench Court House in Saskatoon with a trophy in hand, recognizing his skills as a lawyer in the 11th annual McKercher Cup.
Chess tournament

Chess tournament

Christ the Teacher School Division held its first divisional chess tournament last week. St. Paul's, St. Michael's and St. Henry's in Melville participated in the tournament, organized by Charlotte Lovequist and Ardis Wayman.

Helping earth

1) Smart Shopping "Buy what you need, not what you want" Consider renting and borrowing things that areseldom needed Buy used items from garage sales and second-hand stores 2) Simple Savers Replace incandescent light bulbs with compactfluorescent bul
The wonder of Greece; a student's perspective

The wonder of Greece; a student's perspective

As the plane took off for the last time and after being awake for 35 hours, we were on the last leg of our journey. We were going home. It was one roller coaster of a trip as we visited many places and saw many important and iconic pieces of history.

Found body identified in Yorkton

A body found at a local business in Yorkton on Friday, April 9th has been identified by the municipal RCMP as Kevin Demontigny. The sudden death of Demontigny, 21 years old, was discovered by employees of an unnamed business at around 10:45 a.m.

Province funding wind energy demos

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing Go Green funding for a multi-year agreement with the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to develop and demonstrate new wind energy storage technology.

SGI discount for non drivers

SGI encourages vehicle owners who are permanently unable to drive for medical reasons to apply for a non-driver medical discount.