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Flood evacuees maintained positive spirit

Flood evacuees maintained positive spirit

They were allowed to go back to their homes last Friday, but while they were being temporarily housed in the Souris Valley Aquatic and Leisure Centre last week, Lisa Caul, Corey Hann and Thomas Bourgeois found the experience interesting.

Police attend flood related incidents

Report from the Weyburn Police Service for the week of June 20 to 26: *On June 26, police received several complaints of disturbances and willful damage in the city. These matters are under investigation.

One on One with Jordan Baker

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Strong attendance for Estevan Fair

Strong attendance for Estevan Fair

The Estevan Fair proved to be an oasis among the tumult for a number of residents last week. Despite poor weather and ongoing concerns due to flooding in the area, almost 7,000 people strolled through the turnstiles during the three-day event.
Bins collect flood damaged items

Bins collect flood damaged items

Sights like this are common in Weyburn after the recent flood, as in front of many homes you can see large garbage bins, piles of flood damaged items, and sometimes both, as was the case with this house on Wednesday.
Tremendous volunteer effort saves Benson

Tremendous volunteer effort saves Benson

After coming within minutes of potentially losing their town, officials in Benson were finally able to relax for a few minutes Monday.
Lampman residents waging good fight against rising waters

Lampman residents waging good fight against rising waters

For sale: Prime lakefront property in the heart of Lampman, a close knit community in southeast Saskatchewan.

PDAP has early $3,000 payments for flooding

The Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) is making early payments of $3,000 available to individuals applying for financial assistance for property damage from severe flooding.

Floodwaters force dive team into action

With floodwaters inundating numerous areas in southeast Saskatchewan, a number of scenarios that once seemed unthinkable have presented challenges for everyone from law enforcement to utility companies.

Lengthy vehicle chase ends with several charges

A police chase that took Estevan Police Service (EPS) members and their counterparts in other communities to the outskirts of Weyburn on the night of June 21, culminated in a court room for an Estevan man.