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Health fight catches rural folks in the middle

Health fight catches rural folks in the middle

No, it's not just your imagination. Whenever there is a money dispute in Saskatchewan involving health dollars, it's rural Saskatchewan that's hit the hardest.
Leaders rally to keep the tiger's future burning bright

Leaders rally to keep the tiger's future burning bright

The Year of the Tiger ends in early February. Chinese zodiac aside, this hasn't been a good year for the tiger. Even golfer Tiger Woods has had a better year than his namesake animal. And, as you know, his year sucked.

Doctor complains of unfair treatment

A Yorkton general surgeon who has been practicing medicine for more than 60 years says he is upset at his recent treatment by the Sunrise Health Region administration. Dr.

Film festival deadline soon

The early bird deadline for the Yorkton Film Festival will close December 15th, 2011. Until this date, filmmakers wishing to enter their work into the Yorkton Film Festival can do so with only a $75.00 entry fee per entry.

Letter to the Editor - Handicap parking

RE: Handicapped parking at Yorkton Gallagher Centre. Dear Editor: I am writing to ask your readers' input into the quality of handicapped parking available at Yorkton's Gallagher Centre.
Deneschuk Terriers win an all-Yorkton final Sunday

Deneschuk Terriers win an all-Yorkton final Sunday

The winners of the LDM Atom Tier II tournament were as follows. The 'A' Division winners were Brandon 9A Wheat Kings. They defeated the Yorkton Kawchuk Construction Terriers 10-2 in the A division final. The 'B' Division winners were Wynyard.

Terriers

The Junior 'A' Yorkton Terriers put forth a good showing at the league's showcase tournament in Weyburn. They returned to home ice on Dec. 15 to take on Melfort.
Dr. Brass School fire

Dr. Brass School fire

A small fire at Dr. Brass Elementary caused an evacuation of the school on Thursday morning. A kitchen fire set off the building's smoke alarm at around 11 a.m. Dec.
Seed starting ideas

Seed starting ideas

What can we say about the weather? While snowfall accumulation might seem more like mid-February than the beginning of December, we can't deny that everything looks beautiful: it's all like a Christmas card! The soft snow on the spruce trees, the hoa
Gymnastics show held

Gymnastics show held

The Rhythmics gymnastics group held their annual Christmas show last Thursday at the Gloria Hayden Community Centre. Fifteen kids ages 5-12 put on a show that they've been working on for a month and a half says coach Carol Antony.