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Trail riders challenged by weather and water

Trail riders challenged by weather and water

The 2010 version of the trail ride for the Souris Valley Trekkers took on some familiar and unfamiliar territory for those who joined in for the three-days of excursions by horseback and horse drawn wagons and buggies.
Speed Demon, the office gypsy

Speed Demon, the office gypsy

Fourth Street The City of Estevan has discussed changing the speed limit on much of downtown Fourth Street to 40 km/h, in an effort draw more attention to the many businesses that line the streets.
48 days without technology - could you do it?

48 days without technology - could you do it?

A few weeks ago at about 4:30 on a Wednesday afternoon, as I was preparing to leave the office after a relatively slow news day, a call came in about a group of Metis travelers spotted just outside of Macoun.
RM of Estevan Celebrates 100 years

RM of Estevan Celebrates 100 years

They did it in style.

Dark cloud remains over Sun Country

In the end, it was the only decision they had.The Sun Country Health Region announced Friday that Hal Schmidt, the region's vice-president of financial and corporate services, had resigned from his position.
Wrestling energy and entertainment level was up on Friday

Wrestling energy and entertainment level was up on Friday

The attendance was less than 100 but the energy and entertainment level was high when some of the stars of the Canadian Wrestling Entertainment team arrived in the Energy City.
Vice-President of Finance resigns from Sun Country Health Region

Vice-President of Finance resigns from Sun Country Health Region

Faced with increasing pressure and mounting evidence of former financial indiscretions and misrepresentations, the vice-president of finance and corporate services for the Sun Country Health Region, Hal Schmidt, has resigned.
A wee fine 30 months with the Bard

A wee fine 30 months with the Bard

In my eight-plus years as a journalist I've learned a few things.That time flies when you're having fun.That it also flies when you're being threatened with lawsuits, cancelled subscriptions, and physical harm by readers of your paper.
Trailer destroyed in fire

Trailer destroyed in fire

The dangers of children playing with fire were driven home Aug. 12.A vacant trailer in the Willow Park Greens Trailer Park was destroyed by a blaze started by children playing with matches and lighters.Shortly after six p.m.
Several charged for taking bathroom breaks in public

Several charged for taking bathroom breaks in public

A 23-year-old Toronto man was arrested and charged with three counts of wilful damage, one charge of uttering threats to cause death and one charge of assault with a weapon after a complaint was registered with Estevan Police Service personnel on the
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