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June land sale yields $10.5 million for province

The June sale of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights has raised $10.5 million in revenue for the province. The sale, the third for 2012, brings year-to-date revenue from land sales to $55.6 million.
Brain injury awareness month

Brain injury awareness month

"Even one brain injury is a brain injury too many." Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association (SBIA) states. June is national Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Child Passenger Safety Week

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is excited to announce the 2nd annual Child Passenger Safety Week is June 17 to 23, 2012. This week is dedicated to the safe travel of children in motor vehicles.

Driver in train collision dies

The Estevan RCMP detachment has announced the driver of a car that collided with a train Sunday in Macoun has passed away.
City announces tax increase

City announces tax increase

Estevan property owners are being asked to do their part to help the City dig out of its infrastructure hole. City council voted Monday night to raise property taxes by one mill, a move that will give them roughly $380,000 more to work with in 2012.
Roland Roberge has been located safe and sound

Roland Roberge has been located safe and sound

please be advised that Roland Roberge has been located safe and sound. Thanks to everyone who assisted in locating him. Mr. Roberge lives in Assiniboia Sask, but works in South East Saskatchewan for a Weyburn based Company.

Penitentiary sentence for drug trafficker

A local man was sentenced Monday to federal penitentiary time after pleading guilty to trafficking cocaine and money laundering. Bobby Jo Dickau has been on remand for the last couple of weeks since turning himself in to the Estevan Police Service.

It wasn't a break and enter, it was a family dispute

A report of a break and enter incident in progress on the city's south side on the night of June 5 turned out to be a domestic dispute that members of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) managed to diffuse before it escalated to a more serious level.

Police investigate calls of thefts, mischief and assault

The Weyburn Police Service responded to 155 calls for service in the week of June 4 to 10, including thefts and mischief.
Top building official set to move to new challenge

Top building official set to move to new challenge

Since Doug Mulhall began working at the City of Weyburn in July of 1984, starting out as an assistant in the Building department, he has seen the development of some 22 new streets and about 1,400 new dwelling units, just over a quarter of the proper