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Game mimics football

Game mimics football

The Canadian Football League season is still a couple of months from starting, but in Saskatchewan we always seem to be thinking football since the Roughriders are the only professional sports franchise in the province.

Deer Park dates

Regular season team play will start May 18 and every Tuesday following at Deer Park Golf Course with a 5:30 p.m. tee-off. Costs are as follows: men's club $25, team play $15, nightly fee $7 (plus green fees if not a member at Deer Park.
When I grow up, I want to be like Mom

When I grow up, I want to be like Mom

My mother, (God bless her unbuttoned heart) never encouraged me in the kind of relationships that would make me a mother myself. Consider this entry in my childhood diary. I was ten years old.

Mountain biking

Yorkton will soon have another club available for outdoor enthusiasts. Anyone interested in starting up the sport or looking for some people to ride casually with are more than welcome to join, regardless of age or fitness level.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

After Gulf Coast oil spill, Barack Obama reconsiders Alberta oilsands.
Hockey, broomball, soccer and media make the HOF

Hockey, broomball, soccer and media make the HOF

The 2010 installment of the Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony was held over the weekend as four local individuals received formal admission into the Yorkton Sports Shrine.

Housing complex opens

A new 24-unit affordable rental housing project for families held its official opening Friday in Yorkton. Parkland Prairie Place was built at a cost of about $5 million, with more than $3.
Everybody's working overtime late on a Friday night

Everybody's working overtime late on a Friday night

I don't like assuming things but we all love it when the big game goes into sudden death overtime. Nobody knows when it's going to end, how late we're going to stay up watching/doing, or how it's going to end.

York City junior badminton championships

The Yorkton Regional High School (YRHS) hosted the Yorkton City badminton championships on April 27. First and second place winners, as listed below, advance to the ECDAA Junior District Championships being held at the YRHS May 4, 2010.
The Art of Life on display at Godfrey Dean

The Art of Life on display at Godfrey Dean

Much has happened in the last 25 years, and photographer Mitch Hippsley had his camera out to capture a few of those meaningful moments.