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Pet, sport provide artistic inspiration

Pet, sport provide artistic inspiration

Don't miss the current exhibition at the Chapel Gallery. Blind Contour is a collection of works by Sarah Jane Holtom and Brandan Doty. The works are created using a technique where you look only at the object and draw what you truly see.

SPHL scores

There are three scores to report on from the recent Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League action. Saturday, the Saulteaux Three Stars played Maymont and it was the Settlers coming away with the 15-2 win.

A doleful divine

Comment and History from a Prairie Perspective

2011 promises to be busy political year

It's the New Year, and as is typical of the news business, a lot of media pundits are busy offering their predictions of what 2011 will bring. Fortunately, those of us who follow politics in Saskatchewan know what 2011 will bring.
Students in motion with fun run

Students in motion with fun run

Students at Bready School started their day June 9, with a celebration of healthy lifestyle and activity. The Bready Fun Run, where students, staff, parents, and grandparents chose to walk or run three or five kilometres, was a huge success.
Transition school students celebrate success

Transition school students celebrate success

The Turtleford Transition School, founded three years ago, held its first graduation ceremony this past week at Brightsand Lake.

Prairie North Health Region looks for cost savings in budget

Prairie North Health Region's balanced operating budget, approved by the board last week, will count on finding $1.6 million in cost saving strategies.

Heath region accreditation survey complete

After countless hours of planning and preparation, Prairie North Health Region's third Regional Accreditation Survey came June 4. Eight surveyors with Accreditation Canada concluded their week long visit to Prairie North with a general debriefing.

Birthday celebrated in style

Visiting Rose Danychuk this week were Mildred and Len Prokop of Saskatoon. Mildred and Rose are sisters. Hazel MacEachern of Saskatoon was here for a few days to help me celebrate my birthday.