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Housing needs to be assessed by City

A regular meeting of the Weyburn City Council was held on December 13; here are the major points of interest: *Council established a committee and commissioned an assessment to address the housing needs in Weyburn.

Community Literacy Plan in the works for Weyburn

The Ministry of Education announced that nine communities from across the province will share in $385,000 in funding under the SaskSmart Innovations Fund to support the implementation of their Community Literacy Plans.

Police enforce sober driving during holiday season

Report from the Weyburn Police Service for the period of December 6 to 12: *On December 12, police were called to assist the Weyburn Fire Department at a house fire.

Weekly RCMP report

The Carlyle Detachment of the RCMP responded to a total of 52 calls in the week of Dec. 3 to 9. On Dec. 3, members were drawn to a call of a MVA with a deer that occurred in the area.
Clean Harbors sets up shop and camp in Arcola

Clean Harbors sets up shop and camp in Arcola

The oil boom has created prosperity in Southeast Saskatchewan, but it hasn't come without challenges. One of those challenges has been recruiting and retaining employees.
Liberation Treatment improves lives of two young Weyburn women

Liberation Treatment improves lives of two young Weyburn women

Two young Weyburn women recently underwent a controversial procedure, not currently practised in Canada, to help improve their lives and are now marvelling at its success.

Canadian Blood Services needs 22,000 more donors this holiday season

As Canadians prepare to celebrate this holiday season, many hospital patients will be fighting to celebrate life itself.

New refuse system for the New Year

The City of Weyburn will roll out the new automated refuse carts in the New Year. The delivery of the new carts will begin on January 17, 2011, not January 3 as was originally predicted.
Local conservancy group honoured with Lt. Governor's award

Local conservancy group honoured with Lt. Governor's award

Saskatchewan, a province which has the highest rate of agricultural employment relative to population in the nation, is also a province where sustainable agricultural practices often find fertile ground.
A wonderful Winter Fest in Wawota

A wonderful Winter Fest in Wawota

Wawota's annual Winter Fest, which celebrated its second anniversary on Friday, Dec. 10, proved to be a hit with everyone as the town turned out in large numbers for the event.