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50 yrs. ago: Sask. could no longer advertise a job as specifically for a man or a woman

20 years ago an unusually wet and warm spring resulted in the town of Unity taking steps to treat standing water to combat mosquitos.

50 years ago

The Wilkie Air Cadet squadron has their annual inspection. Reviewing officer Major Diller was impressed 13 out of 19 cadets had perfect attendance records. He also said so far the Wilkie cadets had the shiniest shoes he had seen.

The Phippen 4-H Beef Club held their annual Achievement Day. As the two most valued and outstanding members, Debbie Bleier and Shannon Johnson each received a beautiful wristwatch, presented by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission ruled newspapers in Saskatchewan could no longer advertise a job as specifically for a man or a woman.

Brennan Merkosky, Sherry Housen and Linda Maljan won 10-speed bikes after participating in the Unity Lions Club bike-a-thon.

Dustin Elder of Wilkie competed with the Saskatchewan Juvenile Volleyball Club in the U18 Canadian national championships.

20 years ago

The McCrea ranch in Baldwinton was informed all of their 110 Black Angus cattle, taken and slaughtered for testing by the federal government, tested negative for BSE.

Volunteers Larry Wallace and family were receiving an Award of Merit from Environment Canada for 40 years of braving Saskatchewan weather to collect daily climate information.

After an unusually wet and warm spring, the Town of Unity was planning to take steps to treat standing water in the community to combat heavy swarms of mosquitos.

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