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December 2016


Clarendon Hotel arson case adjourned until the new year

Phylisia Smiley, accused of allegedly burning down the Clarendon Hotel on October 9 was back in Swift Current Provincial Court this afternoon via video link. Her court case has been adjourned until January 30th at 9:30 a.m. when she will appear again via video link. Smiley will be transferred from the Pine Grove Correctional Centre… Keep Reading


Val Marie Lions Club annual Christmas supper turned fundraiser

Val Marie has shown that it doesn’t matter what the size of the community is, they are here to help. On December 2, the Val Marie Lions Club hosted their annual Christmas supper for the community. This one, however, was a little different. This year’s Christmas supper turned into a fundraiser for community member Laurent… Keep Reading


“I still don’t consider myself a hero”

Terry Palaschak is known for his quick humour and his provincial, national and world competitions in arm-wrestling. However, Palaschak is more than a good friend or neighbour, last week he was one of 70 Canadians recognized nationally for their courage or excellence. On July 4, 2012 Palaschak was welding in his shop when he heard… Keep Reading


What’s the one thing you refuse to talk about?

Ok, fine, you say, I’ll reveal my insecurities around weight, my doubts about my work performance, even my fears about death, but don’t ask me to talk about my (fill in the blank). Lately I’ve been thinking about all the things I find it hard to talk about and I’m betting that these concerns, issues,… Keep Reading

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