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Antique liquor jar found in farmyard

Antique liquor jar found in farmyard

When Allen Janzen discovered an old-looking jar in his farmyard, he found a small piece of Yorkton's history. The liquor jar, secure in a holder reading "Yorkton Wholesale Liquor Store," also revealed the store's proprietor-H.J. Glass.
Stag Billiards - Circa late 1940s

Stag Billiards - Circa late 1940s

Left to right: Bert Lexier, proprietor, Alexander Hrynchuk, clerk and Eric Osborne, a salesman for Tuckett Tobacco Company. Stag Billiards - a long time enterprise that endured from 1919 to 1976.
Religion basis for game

Religion basis for game

If a good night of gaming has you sitting around a table debating a topic which can at times be a bit heavy, well The Ten Commandments might be for you. The game seems to be targeted at a party group, accommodating three-to-eight players.
Football fundraiser draws huge crowd

Football fundraiser draws huge crowd

It was one of those nights where if you happen to be one of the ones who isn't really into a certain subject or sport (football), this was one of those occasions that could really make you change your mind. The St.
Health day recognized

Health day recognized

For over 100 years, public health in Canada had been helping people take care of themselves, their families and communities.

City sets tax policy for 2010

Yorkton Council reviewed its 2010 tax policy at its regular Committee-of-the-Whole meeting Monday. The policy will see a slight shift from commercial to residential, primarily through a significant tax increase to multi-unit apartment buildings.

Gibson column appreciated

Dear Editor: As a former resident of this very friendly city we of course receive your newspaper each week.And each week the column "Sunny Side Up" offers inspiration and hope.
Environment cuts across political lines

Environment cuts across political lines

One of the more annoying notions in politics is that you have to have certain view on certain issues simply because of your general political beliefs. It just ain't so.

Protecting your skin good for your health

Participating in activities and sports outdoors during the summer months is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But most importantly, you must remember to protect your skin from harmful ultra-violet (UV) rays.
Gainer and Auston

Gainer and Auston

Saturday afternoon was the day of the Rider Pa-ride (not a typo) held on Broadway St., to help celebrate Rider pride in Yorkton. Nine-year-old Auston Roberts was among the hundreds of spectators at the first-ever Saskatchewan Roughrider parade.