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Province supports legal assistance program for low-income people

The government continues to fund a unique Saskatoon program that helps low-income people with their legal needs. Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant presented the Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc.

Superintendent of public works hired at Kamsack

A Kamsack man with extensive experience in pipeline work, environmental and biological engineering and teaching, began work last week as the superintendent of public works at Kamsack.
Preeceville Western Weekend provided fun for all ages

Preeceville Western Weekend provided fun for all ages

(More photos below ...) Along with the featured chariot and chuckwagon races, there were numerous other activities to keep everyone busy at the Preeceville and District Lions Club Western Weekend on July 10 to 12.
Kamsack man uses small tractor and equipment to accept yard work

Kamsack man uses small tractor and equipment to accept yard work

A man with 35 years experience in construction and installation work, primarily in Alberta, is using that experience to provide a service in the Kamsack area.

Information pamphlet included in Cote RM tax notices

Receiving their 2015 tax notices this week, Cote RM ratepayers will be seeing a pamphlet of information which council considers to be very important.

Former resident honoured by oil industry standards society

A former resident was presented with an award of appreciation last month for having invented and developed a kit for testing crude oil vapour pressure.

Saskatchewan artists and audiences benefit from culture on the go

The Government of Saskatchewan recently announced an additional $800,000 investment in Saskatchewan’s cultural sector with renewed funding for the Culture on the Go program.

Anthrax confirmed in bison in northwest Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals af-ter confirmation that anthrax has been found in bison northwest of North Battleford.

Water Security Agency releases water supply outlook

Last week, the Water Security Agency released a water supply outlook for the province which summarizes stream flows and water supply in reservoirs as of July 1.

Saskatchewan people set another all-time high employment record

The June unemployment rate in Saskatchewan was 4.7 per cent (seasonally adjusted), down from 4.9 per cent in May (seasonally adjusted), and once again the lowest among all provinces, according to numbers released by Statistics Canada.