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Future growth for oil and gas sector still uncertain

Future growth for oil and gas sector still uncertain

As the price per barrel of oil lingers in the ballpark of $50, the oil and gas industry continues to chug on in the Estevan area, making the most of what is available.
Report indicates population increase

Report indicates population increase

Estevan’s population is back on a slight upswing, according to an annual report. The covered population data posted on eHealth Saskatchewan’s website indicates that the City of Estevan’s population stood at 13,307 people as of June 30, 2016.
Watershed team sends out reminders to area producers

Watershed team sends out reminders to area producers

The Growing Forward 2 (GF2) program is rolling to a conclusion this year and the Upper Souris Watershed Association management team is sending out a message to farmers and ranchers that application deadline dates are creeping up on them.
Hills of Home plans to build on successful supper

Hills of Home plans to build on successful supper

Darlene Wasyluk, manager of the Salvation Army accepted a donation to the food bank in Assiniboia from Jeanette Mondor from the Hills of Home Club during a presentation on January 23, pictured at right.
PSAC increases drilling forecast

PSAC increases drilling forecast

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has altered their drilling forecast for 2017, and is now projecting a sizable increase for the number of wells to be drilled in Canada. In the revised forecast released Jan.
Mom’s Florist fundraiser supports Bengough Drugs

Mom’s Florist fundraiser supports Bengough Drugs

Flowers are not only for special occasions, as sometimes they can be used to support a special cause. Florist shop Mom’s Florist in Assiniboia wanted to do its part for the owners of the Bengough Drugs after their tragic fire.

Pipeline leak occurs north of Stoughton

An oil spill northeast of Stoughton has resulted in approximately 200,000 litres of oil being leaked onto the Ocean Man First Nation. According to a statement released on Jan. 23, the provincial Ministry of the Environment was notified late on Jan.
PSAC study available digitally

PSAC study available digitally

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) and JWN have announced the launch of the 2017 PSAC Well Cost Study in a new digitized format, offering users a fully customizable database to compare well costs in more than 150 categories.
Southern Cruisers donates to STARS ambulance

Southern Cruisers donates to STARS ambulance

The STARS Air Ambulance received $3,400 from the Southern Cruisers of Assiniboia, with the donation made before Christmas in December.
Assiniboia Times donates to food bank

Assiniboia Times donates to food bank

The Assiniboia Times donated to the Salvation Army Food Bank as part of its ‘Find the Gnome Contest’. Trynda Wilderman from the Assiniboia Times presents Darlene Wasyluk, manager of the Salvation Army, with $150.