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Despite irregularities, CU vote stands

Despite reports of voter tampering and an RCMP investigation connected to last week's credit union merger vote at Synergy Credit Union, the results stand.

Library offers a warm place to hole up

As the intemperate, gloomy, dark days of winter continue to curtail the activities of many individuals, the Medstead Library is offering a wealth of warmth to those traversing its portals.

Kindness and shortfalls

A hearty thank you to the First Nations couple who gave me a ride to the funeral home one cold windy day. A man from the funeral home opened the truck door and said, "It's very slippery here, hold onto my arm.

Seniors host Valentine's lunch

Maymont Seniors' Center is having a soup and sandwich day Monday, Feb. 14. Take your sweetheart out for lunch. Maymont Memorial Hall Valentine dance is Saturday, Feb. 12. Doors and a cash bar open at 8 p.m.
What to eat, when and why when you're working out

What to eat, when and why when you're working out

It's a common question around the gym, "What should I eat before my workout?" and "What about after?" It is an important thing to consider when you are looking for maximum gains from your workout.

Wallin speaks to SUMA delegates

Senator Pamela Wallin had plenty to say about the growth of the Saskatchewan economy during her keynote address Monday at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Convention.

Funding to reduce surgical wait times

Access to dental surgery is improving for residents of northwest Saskatchewan.
Prairie Women brave winter for cancer awareness

Prairie Women brave winter for cancer awareness

Sometime tonight, ten women will arrive in Hudson Bay on snowmobiles after riding over 1,700 km in eight days. Their aim is simple - to bring an end to cancer. Founded in 2000, Prairie Women on Snowmobiles has raised over $1.
Looking forward keeps outlook positive

Looking forward keeps outlook positive

This week my daughter looked forward to Groundhog Day, a day almost halfway between the first day of winter and the first day of spring.
Musician shares classic sounds

Musician shares classic sounds

Arlene Shiplett, working with the National Arts Centre out of Ottawa, and living in Saskatoon, was at Borden School Jan.