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Local hockey fans get chance to meet Olympic hero

Local hockey fans get chance to meet Olympic hero

Estevan residents had the chance to meet one of Canada's golden girls Saturday. Three-time Olympic gold medal winning hockey player Jayna Hefford was in the Energy City for the grand re-opening of the Canadian Tire store on King Street.

Penalties sink Big Dogs in season opener

For 40 minutes Saturday, the Estevan Big Dogs looked like they might win their Prairie Gold Lacrosse League season opener for the first time in their three-year history.Then came the penalties. And more penalties. And more penalties yet.

Speed limit change spurs debate

Speed limits continue to be a contentious issue for the members of Estevan city council. A lengthy debate broke out during Monday's regular council meeting over a bylaw dealing with reduced speed limit zones.

Bruins acquire former Nipawin Hawk for marketing role

Brent Batten started work as the Estevan Bruins' marketing/operations manager on Monday.It may have been the first time he'd looked forward to setting foot inside the Civic Auditorium.

Make the most of spring opportunities

Although recent weather patterns have not been conducive to performing a lot of outdoor work, the forecast is for more promising sunshine and warmer temperatures in the near future.
Nicole Fleck competing for Miss Canada Universe

Nicole Fleck competing for Miss Canada Universe

After winning the title of Miss Calgary 2010, former Estevan resident Nicole Fleck decided to continue down the pageant path.
Estevan stands up to violence

Estevan stands up to violence

The residents of Estevan took a stand against violence Thursday. The annual Rally Against Violence in Estevan and Area (RAVE) was held on the lawn of the Estevan Courthouse.

A night of fussing and fighting

It was a night of fighting and other altercations, perhaps an early sign of spring fever in the Energy City, as Estevan Police Service personnel were called upon on six separate occasions to deal with inebriated subjects.
Women of Today awards experience another year of success

Women of Today awards experience another year of success

The 12th annual Women of Today awards were another success. The Quota International Club and the Lions Club of Estevan partnered to bring the event to life, which took place on April 28 at the Days Inn Plaza.
Junior experience important for midget Devils

Junior experience important for midget Devils

Getting beat up the night before their home opener might have been the best thing to happen to Estevan Devils players Rhett Handley, River Lafferty, and Trey Anderson.