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Seniors ride for $10 in September

The Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) has announced the return of its popular $10 senior seat sale for the month of September. Seniors 60 years of age and older will be able to ride anywhere along STC's network for $10 per one-way trip.
Cassie Eaton is this year's Canadian Girls Cutting Champion.

Cassie Eaton is this year's Canadian Girls Cutting Champion.

Cutting is an equestrian event in the western riding style where a horse and rider are judged on their ability to separate a single animal away from a cattle herd and keep it away for a short period of time.

Collage looking for new ownership

An event that celebrated the growing diversity of the Energy City will be missing from this year's schedule.
Benefit supper and auction for Dareeion Knockaert

Benefit supper and auction for Dareeion Knockaert

Just a few weeks ago the Knockaert family, Ray, Deecia, Dareeion, Turner, and Toree, received news that would change their lives forever.
MLA, Health minister visits at Rotary

MLA, Health minister visits at Rotary

Weyburn-Big Muddy MLA and Minister of Health Dustin Duncan chats with Rotary members Ron Milleker and Dale Fish prior to addressing the club at their weekly luncheon meeting on Thursday in the Legion Hall.

Campaign training postponed

The FCM Municipal Campaign Training Workshop for women, which will be held in Weyburn at City Hall, has been postponed until September 22 and 23.
The knight who crossed Canada

The knight who crossed Canada

In the June 22, 2012, edition of The Observer a story of a knight from Quebec, Vincent Gabriel Kirouac who was crossing the country to promote chivalry, appeared.
Lifting a CP Rail car off the tracks

Lifting a CP Rail car off the tracks

Tom Pollard, terminal manager for Circle D Transport, centre, watches as two crane trucks lift a rail car off the tracks on Thursday morning to move it over into the yard of the Fire Hall where a set of tracks were set up.

Nominations for Sask. Volunteer

Saskatchewan residents have until October 18 to nominate individuals for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. The Volunteer Medal recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding volunteer service or exceptional community involvement.

Record setting month for permits

Saskatchewan building permits set a new record for June, according to a new report released by Statistics Canada. Building permits reached a value of $308 million in June, a 33.5 per cent increase over the figure for June 2011.