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Yorkton This Week

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.
Record lake trout for Yorkton man

Record lake trout for Yorkton man

A Yorkton fisherman brought a world record lake trout up through the ice at Clearwater Lake, MB. in April.

SaskPower increase will hit city taxpayers

"It's a domino effect down the line." - Yorkton Mayor James Wilson
Umpire clinic held at Kinsmen Arena

Umpire clinic held at Kinsmen Arena

With baseball season just getting underway, a group of umpires got together recently to take in a two-day seminar to boost their rankings as baseball umpires.
The case for coaching to empower

The case for coaching to empower

Last week we discussed empowering people and I listed, COACHING, as one approach that will accomplish that goal. As previously mentioned, we think of coaching as only sports related.
Elevator Row on South Front Street Circa 1960

Elevator Row on South Front Street Circa 1960

By 1962, Inter Ocean Elevator Company had constructed a 55,000 bushel capacity elevator pictured here to the far left. Saskatchewan Pool Elevator Company had purchased the Lake of the Woods elevator, and named their elevators "A" and "B".