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Nurse practitioner service suspended in Foam Lake

Effective August 26, 2010, Sunrise Health Region will temporarily suspend Nurse Practitioner service at the Primary Health Care Office in Foam Lake. The service will be reinstated when a Nurse Practitioner is recruited.
Conservationist honored, marshland boardwalk highlighted

Conservationist honored, marshland boardwalk highlighted

The importance of conserving wetlands in the Yorkton area, as well as recognizing contributors and raising funds for the effort, was brought to attention at the Harris Conservation Project Dedication at Ducks Unlimited Canada in Yorkton, on Saturday,
Misfortune can bring opportunity

Misfortune can bring opportunity

He dreamed of spending his life doing what he felt he'd been born to do. But he'd been horribly bullied when young. Seven bully-inflicted scars still hid under his hairline. The terror of those years had stolen his confidence.
Eastern division matchup big but boring Friday night

Eastern division matchup big but boring Friday night

It wasn't just another ball game. But it was one of the ugliest, sloppiest, wastes-of-time for anyone not the least bit interested in the action involving two CFL eastern division rivals. It was pretty big for one of the two teams involved.
Rogers' move freezes out Jays fans

Rogers' move freezes out Jays fans

Sports fans across the country are in an uproar over a decision by Rogers to remove 25 Toronto Blue Jays games from the four Sportsnet regional stations and put them, exclusively, on Sportsnet One between now and the rest of the regular season.
Visitors welcomed

Visitors welcomed

The regular Noon Pot Luck Luncheon was held Monday, August 16 in the Stirling Room. Call 744-8169 if you need a ride. Bronwen Joyes of Edmonton spent a week visiting family and friends in the district.
CD offers a good mix

CD offers a good mix

SELF-TITLEDJay SemkoIndie8-out-of-10 It is interesting how time evolves the music of some musicians. Saskatchewan's Jay Semko is certainly one such artist.

City prepares to sell old water treatment site

The City of Yorkton is moving toward the sale of parcel of land west of the Gallagher Centre on which Water Treatment Plant #2 currently sits.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Junior Cardinals win one at nationals in Quebec

The Alexanders Mens Wear Yorkton Junior Cardinals got off to a shaky start when action at the 2010 National Championships of men's hardball got going late last week in Trois-Rivieres, QB. In their opening game, played Aug.