It’s the long weekend coming up, folks. Remember to slow down and enjoy the scenery, conversation with who you are travelling with along with patience for extra traffic on the road. Arrive alive.
If there was any starker proof that global warming is a real and concerning issue it’s this weather. B.C. fires are nonstop and while Saskatchewan fires have been “somewhat” tamed, this ongoing heat and lack of rain continues to be concerning for fire hazards.
Next up for ball teams is the U19 Panthers softball team competing Aug. 6 to 8 in Regina. The U18 Cardinals baseball will host provincials on the Aug. 13 to 15 weekend. The Jr. Cards will compete at Senior AA Tier 3 provincials in Davidson Aug. 6 to 8.
Unity extends a welcome to two new doctors at the Downtown Medical Clinic.
Unity has a trio of youth golfers to follow on the Maple Leaf Junior Tour, with Hunter Sperle, Nash Sperle and Denim O’Donnell competing. They participated in one event earlier this month at Elmwood course and will be up next at Elk Ridge this month, finishing up near the end of August at the Legends course in Warman.
Unity Fire Department reported to 14 incidents from June 22 to July 16, with several more since then. Do them the biggest favour by ensuring you exercising all precautions and are fire aware this summer.
KC Rescue, which is a non-profit organization that provides rescue and adoption of stray cats, celebrate their 20th anniversary in Unity July 29. Unity is fortunate to have this group and its volunteers as it certainly has prevented the town from being overrun with stray cats.
CN Rail Safety officer, Dean Solowan, is offering a number of safety tips for their railway, as a number of offenses have been reported. Remember tons of steel travelling quickly down a track can’t stop on a dime. Don’t bet your life on a different notion.
Here’s hoping this finds you all safe, healthy and socially distanced. Until next week ...