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Numbers show steady use of recycling

Numbers show steady use of recycling

Estevan residents have consistently continued to use the curbside recycling service over the last couple of years.
Beauty and art in Assiniboia

Beauty and art in Assiniboia

A large mural is beautifying the centre of Assiniboia between Second and Third Avenues. The mural is commissioned by Communities in Bloom and the art is by Vivian Kell. Kell says that she still has some work to complete on the mural.
Oil dip reflected in local company's activity

Oil dip reflected in local company's activity

The price of benchmark West Texas Intermediate oil took a dip below US$50 per barrel in late May and hasn’t returned to that level since, dropping as low as $US42.53 on June 21.
Credit union presents cheques to numerous organizations

Credit union presents cheques to numerous organizations

Affinity Credit Union’s District Council 12, which covers the southeast region, handed over more than $58,000 in cheques on Tuesday afternoon to various organizations in the Estevan area.
New owners for Car Wash

New owners for Car Wash

The Assiniboia Car Wash held its grand opening on July 22. David Willis of Assiniboia and Brad Redekopp of Warman took over as the new owners in June. Terry Severson is now the car wash’s general manager.
City looking for firm to help with industrial park

City looking for firm to help with industrial park

The City of Estevan is seeking a firm for the brokerage and marketing of Glen Peterson Park, the industrial subdivision in east-central Estevan that has a number of vacant lots.
New transportation company now serving Estevan

New transportation company now serving Estevan

A company has stepped in and is now providing transportation services from Estevan to Regina. Rider Express Transport’s first day of service was on Monday morning.
Nominations are being accepted for the Estevan Business Excellence Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the Estevan Business Excellence Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the Estevan Chamber of Commerce’s fourth biennial Estevan Business Excellence (EBEX) Awards, which will be handed out on Oct. 20 at the Wylie-Mitchell building.
CCS facility at Boundary Dam returning to normal operations

CCS facility at Boundary Dam returning to normal operations

The shutdown at the carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station is virtually complete. The CCS facility went offline in late May, and remained shut down through June.

Drilling activity remains flat in July

According to numbers reported by sister publication Rig Locator ( www.riglocator.ca ), drilling rig activity remained relatively flat during the second week of July. As of July 14 there were 47 active drilling rigs in Saskatchewan.