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Slippery road incidents keep police occupied

Slippery road incidents keep police occupied

Rapidly changing weather patterns, including some additional snow led to slippery streets and avenues in Estevan this past week.
Cutting a length of elastic

Cutting a length of elastic

Grade 10 student Hannah Scrupps cuts a length of an elastic strip as classmate Shelby Fahlman holds it, during a Clothing and Fashion 10 class on Wednesday at the Comp School.
Estevan property taxes to rise 3.8 per cent

Estevan property taxes to rise 3.8 per cent

As expected, city council decided to raise taxes and the amount Estevan residents pay for water Monday night. Council voted unanimously to approve the 2011 budget which included a property tax hike of 3.
Semi struck by train

Semi struck by train

A semi truck hauling round bales of hay was demolished when a train struck the front of the cab at the Queen Street crossing on Highway 39.

Highway Conditions not good

When heading out this morning make sure you check out the Highway Hotline website http://roadinfo.telenium.ca/shwyw.html .
Full tummies make for sharper minds

Full tummies make for sharper minds

The School Community Council is feeding the future at Hillcrest Elementary School. Though the program has been active in the school for a couple years now, only recently has support come pouring in for the lunch program.
Pheasant feeding program underway, Difficult winter for the birds

Pheasant feeding program underway, Difficult winter for the birds

This winter has been tough on the bird population but some of them are having their lives made a bit easier thanks to a local feeding project.
Local school first in Canada to receive innovative fitness course

Local school first in Canada to receive innovative fitness course

Weyburn is the first city in Canada to receive an innovative fitness course, thanks to the generosity of local sponsors and the interest of a local parent.

Gordon F. Kells Cougar Corner

Grade 10-12 final exams are next week.

Province supports smokers who want to quit

In recognition of National Non-Smoking Week, the Saskatchewan Government is encouraging residents to make healthy lifestyle choices and consider quitting if they use tobacco.