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June 2016

NEWS

Nature’s Presence

Photography has been a lifelong passion for Marilyn Nimegeers. Her journey has included owning a photography studio where she won numerous awards for portrait, glamour, boudoir, fashion and wedding clients. She has travelled the world creating images of nature, landscapes, seascapes and travel, as well as architecture and abstract images. Marilyn’s photographic inventory includes images… Keep Reading

NEWS

Fund-A-Foot of the Crescent Point Pool

A fundraiser has been set up to help replace the rubber stone pad decking at Crescent Point Pool in Gull Lake. “The current grid pieces are hard to clean, they blow away and we have some chunks that are permanently missing,” said Gull Lake Recreation Director, Sara Kuntz. “We are hoping to raise money through… Keep Reading

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NEWS/SPORTS

Nolan leaving a legacy for generations to come

SWIFT CURRENT – Ted Nolan, former National Hockey League player and coach, paid a visit to Living Sky Casino in Swift Current last Tuesday evening to celebrate National Aboriginal Day. This year marked the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day, a day which recognizes the culture and contributions of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit… Keep Reading

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Unforgivable and immutable

By Megan Lacelle megan@advancesouthwest.com A man did something unforgivable this week. He took a semi-automatic weapon and opened fire on more than 100 innocent people. He killed 49 people and injured numerous more. Videos arose on the internet of individual’s last moments alive, mothers showed fearful text messages from sons that would never come home.… Keep Reading

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20 minutes out of 20 years

In 20 minutes you can watch an episode of Friends (without commercials) or clean your bathroom counter, but in 20 minutes you can also irreversibly change someone’s life. It can take only 20 minutes to rape someone, to ruin a life. I’ve heard the stigma surrounding sexual assault cases again and again. “What was she… Keep Reading

NEWS

Dana’s Journey

Every year too many people die while waiting for an organ donation. Over 1600 Canadians are added to organ wait lists yearly. Shaunavon resident Dana Turner is fighting for her life. The 35 year-old, single mother is a diabetic, but is also awaiting both a kidney and pancreas transplant. Dana has lived in Shaunavon for… Keep Reading

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OPINION

Lost Hills & Diet Coke

My colleague and I dared greatly and hit the dirt roads in the southwest last week. We broke new trails in places we didn’t know existed. While the thought of roaming the streets of New York may sound more exciting, a drive down a prairie road with no cell-service in the middle of nowhere with… Keep Reading

NEWS

Grotto Gardens: In loving memory

MAPLE CREEK – The Sellinger family races in their final preparations in order to open the gates on June 1st to Maple Creeks newest business the Grotto Gardens Country Market. Grotto Gardens name was chosen by the family of five in dedication of their late son, Dean Sellinger who passed away in 2006 after a… Keep Reading

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