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Yorkton's Johnson off to a good start on the greens

Yorkton's Johnson off to a good start on the greens

Eleven-year-old Kade Johnson of Yorkton may not have put up his best numbers during a golf tournament earlier this year in Saskatoon, but the youngster carries with him more confidence and optimism than most athletes his age.

Always wear life jackets -no excuses

What's your excuse for not wearing a lifejacket? Canadian Red Cross has heard them all from "it's too nice out" to "I'm close to shore" and "I'm a good swimmer.

Yankees record first victory

Wednesday May 19 saw the Melville Bison visit the Yorkton E & S Yankees with the Yankees coming out on top of a 12 to 1 score. Starting pitcher Tyrel Thorpe earned the first ever win for the newly formed Yankee squad with a complete game performance.
Perennials take their time growing

Perennials take their time growing

Don't you find that you always learn something when you talk to people? The other day I was chatting with a lovely lady who told me about an expression she had heard about perennials: "the first year they sleep, the second year they creep, and the th
SADD group spreads message

SADD group spreads message

Students returning from from the SADD (Students Against Drunk Driving) conference on May 13th through 16th came home with a desire to see safer streets in Yorkton.
A night of bingo for a date

A night of bingo for a date

Having three young children at home, quite often my wife and I find ourselves left without much time for just the two of us; but Jenn decided she'd 'treat' me on Sunday night and so I got a taste of a particular culture in Yorkton I haven't experienc

ECDs

The East Central Districts of track and field will be held at Kinsmen Century Field on May 26-27. Races start at 2 p.m. on May 26 and will include students from each school across the city.

Festival underway

The 63rd annual Yorkton Film Festival begins this Thursday with two opening night screenings in the Parkland Room at the Painted Hand Casino. Ruststarts at 5:30pm followed by a welcome receptionat 7:00pm.
Coaching skills in personal life

Coaching skills in personal life

Last week, I provided information on, the Case for Coaching, discussed a core coaching skill (Listening) and assigned the readers with homework.
New website studies noodles

New website studies noodles

Computer hardware engineer Toshio Yamamoto, 49, this year celebrates 15 years' work tasting and cataloguing all the Japanese ramen (instant noodles) he can get his hands on (including the full ingredients list, texture, flavor, price and "star" ratin