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City hoping for new solutions to old problems

The City of Estevan is taking part in a program it hopes will develop new ways to handle age-old problems.

No long weekend break for police platoons

Estevan Police Service (EPS) personnel probably get no special thrill out of long weekends, especially near the end of summer since it is on these occasions that the petty crime and alcohol fuelled events seem to escalate.

Alleged kidnapper released under house arrest

Ronald Himmelspeck, who along with six others was arrested and charged for kidnapping and assault, was released from custody Aug. 30, after the Crown agreed to the release without a show-cause hearing.

Yields are 'significantly reduced' during harvest

Warm and dry weather allowed crops to mature in the southeast, and producers made good harvest progress until receiving precipitation late last week.

Warmer summer months, with increased precipitation

The summer months of June, July and August were slightly warmer than average, and the City of Weyburn received increased more precipitation than the long-term average. Recorded in August, the average high was 26.9 degrees Celsius, compared to 24.
Parking ban on City property to begin in 2012

Parking ban on City property to begin in 2012

The City of Estevan has announced it plans to crack down on people who park on City-owned property.

Pangman Care Home to host first backyard BBQ

Pangman (cpd) - The Deep South Personal Care Home will hold their first annual Backyard Barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 11 with opening presentations at 4 p.m. Supper will start at 5 p.m.

Comp School awards top student achievements

With an average of 99 per cent, Comp graduate Anita Lazurko led the way for her class in receiving awards and scholarships, at the Weyburn Comprehensive School's 49th annual Awards Night, held Wednesday evening in the Cafetorium.
Garbage vote scheduled for Sept. 19

Garbage vote scheduled for Sept. 19

The vote on whether to move garbage pickup from back alleys to the front of homes has been delayed. But the controversy surrounding the matter is not subsiding.

Future of Woodlawn campground remains murky

As the RM of Estevan continues to await word from the provincial government, the future of the campground at Woodlawn Regional Park remains murky.
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