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Carlyle Observer wins award for best special section

The Observer was recognized for its annual salute to agriculture special section.
The Carlyle Observer won for Best Special Section.

CARLYLE - The Carlyle Observer's annual salute to farming has long been a highlight for the paper each year. It features a variety of stories on local people in the agriculture sector, and it's supported by local businesses.

Now the Observer has been recognized for its efforts.

The 2023 edition, Saluting Agriculture in our Communities, won for Best Special Section at the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspaper Awards, announced Thursday afternoon. The open-ended category featured special sections that covered a variety of topics.

The Observer received high marks for its quality of writing, clarity, impact to the community, content and presentation, for a total score of 93 of a possible 100.

Dolores Young handled the sales and administrative duties for the section. Laura Kish took care of the pagination. Stephanie Zoer and Gordon Paulley were the writers.