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Nipawin Hawks part ways with head coach Doug Johnson

Nipawin Hawks part ways with head coach Doug Johnson

The Nipawin Hawks announced Dec. 4 that it had parted ways with Doug Johnson, who was head coach and general manager.
Selnes: West final lost in the last few minutes for Saskatchewan Roughriders

Selnes: West final lost in the last few minutes for Saskatchewan Roughriders

As inevitable, the game came down to the final minute with the Riders final drive preserved by a doubtful third down reception by Williams. Playing on a bad toe he showed the “dog” in him leading Rider receivers with 108 yards.
‘Don't be home alone for Christmas’: Christmas dinner planned

‘Don't be home alone for Christmas’: Christmas dinner planned

Last year, Colleen Cornelius, the manager at A&W, made Christmas dinner for eight people who were going to spend the holiday alone. This year, with help from Michael Behiel and other local organizations, the dinner is being expanded so everybody can have companionship and a decent meal.
BARWA opens tenders to decommission old landfill cells

BARWA opens tenders to decommission old landfill cells

Tenders are open to decommission nine waste disposal cells at the Boreal Area Regional Waste Authority landfill
Update: RCMP make arrest in suspicious death at Red Earth Cree Nation

Update: RCMP make arrest in suspicious death at Red Earth Cree Nation

The Carrot River RCMP responded to a report of an altercation at a Red Earth Cree Nation home at around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 30. One adult male died at the scene.
City of Melfort reminds residents to avoid parking on streets in winter

City of Melfort reminds residents to avoid parking on streets in winter

Melfort Fire and Rescue said it recommends residents keep it slow during the winter months.
Fentanyl and benzodiazepine drug checking strips now available in Nipawin

Fentanyl and benzodiazepine drug checking strips now available in Nipawin

The strips can be obtained at the Nipawin Hospital at 800 6th St. E. The hospital can be reached by phone at 306-862-6100. Individuals are asked to call first to find out hours of availability.
Late goal lifts Estevan Bruins to win over Melfort

Late goal lifts Estevan Bruins to win over Melfort

Bruins pick up their 20th win of the season
Carrot River changes cat and dog licenses to lifetime fee

Carrot River changes cat and dog licenses to lifetime fee

Brennan Hall, Carrot River’s administrator, said the town has been having problems with both unlicensed animals being found and inconsistent annual licensing fees, indicating residents aren’t renewing their license annually.
Melfort Fire running 71st Wing Ding raffle

Melfort Fire running 71st Wing Ding raffle

While the fire department had originally hoped to get back to their in-person Wing Ding fundraiser for 2021, they believe many community members wouldn’t feel comfortable attending with the current conditions.