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Canada's cities at a crossroads: To sprawl or protect?

Canada's cities at a crossroads: To sprawl or protect?

Canada's towns and cities are at a crossroads. Down one path is urban sprawl. We all know where this well-worn route leads: endless pavement, long commutes and traffic jams, and high social and infrastructure costs.
Week marks tourism importance

Week marks tourism importance

Yorkton Council declared Tourism Awareness Week for the week of Jun 6-12 at its regular meeting Monday. The request for the designation was made by Tourism Yorkton president Neil Thom.
Rider players headline the minor football league fundraiser

Rider players headline the minor football league fundraiser

Yorkton Minor Football held its second annual Football Night in Saskatchewan fundraiser Saturday at the St. Mary's Ukrainian Cultural Centre Saturday.
Theis puts on cheerleading clinic at MC Knoll

Theis puts on cheerleading clinic at MC Knoll

For the second year in a row, former Yorkton Regional High School and Saskatchewan Roughrider cheerleader Brittany Theis brought her cheerleading camp back to where she got her start.

Twenty up for Employee of the Year

Twenty nominations have been received for the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce 4th Annual Employee of the Year Award.

Youth reject farm careers

Dear Editor: Very few young men and women who grew up on the farm have chosen to remain on the farm as their career choice. Why? Growing up on the farm they know that farming is a very difficult, low paying, high risk, high investment career choice.
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.