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Preeceville Progress

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.
IMPACT program helps prepare pre-school children for Kindergarten

IMPACT program helps prepare pre-school children for Kindergarten

Pre-school children preparing to enter Kindergarten in the fall were the honoured guests at the IMPACT program at Preeceville School on June 13.
Physician update for Preeceville

Physician update for Preeceville

Sunrise Health Region is in the process of recruiting a physician for Preeceville, through the Saskatchewan International Physician Practice Assessment (SIPPA) program, to join Dr. Taofik Adedeji and Dawn Kennedy, a nurse practitioner.

Alberta’s NDP government doesn’t get it on CO2

Shortly after coming to power, the new NDP government in Alberta has started moving on its climate change and associated greenhouse gas policies. The early indications are not promising.
Close eye kept on oats crop fundraiser for the Preeceville Hospital Building Fund

Close eye kept on oats crop fundraiser for the Preeceville Hospital Building Fund

The oats crop seeded as a fundraiser for the Preeceville Hospital Building Fund is doing well in comparison to the rest of the crops in the area, said Jim Ward, chairperson for the project.
Preeceville tourist booth is a valuable asset

Preeceville tourist booth is a valuable asset

The tourist booth in many small communities is often a valuable source of information for tourists and travelers who pass through the community.
Preeceville youth crowned triple gold medallist

Preeceville youth crowned triple gold medallist

Willen Paligan of Preeceville won three gold medals at the 2015 TCU (Teachers’ Credit Union) Financial Saskatchewan Provincial Championships in Regina on June 12 to 14.
Swimming lessons teach valuable life-saving skills

Swimming lessons teach valuable life-saving skills

Swimming lessons help to not only develop swimming techniques but to build confidence and learn life-saving techniques, said Brooke Huska, the swimming instructor at Annie Laurie Lake.