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March 2017

ARTS & CULTURE/Home & Garden

C is for canadensis

It’s a great time to learn about Canadian native plants BY ERL SVENDSEN This, the 150th year since Canada’s founding (#Canada150), is a great time to learn about Canadian native plants. I don’t know the exact number of native plants found in Canada (in the thousands, I’m sure), but when I come across a plant whose… Keep Reading

NEWS/TOURISM

Campsite Reservation Launch and Canada 150 Celebrations

The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport will be launching its provincial park campsite reservation system for the 2017 summer season on Tuesday, April 4.  The launch will be staggered, with different parks opening for reservations over a 10 day period. The launch schedule is as follows: Tuesday, April 4: Blackstrap, Pike Lake Wednesday, April… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Series tied between Broncos and Warriors

Lindgren hat trick guides Broncos to huge game 4 victory What a night! The Swift Current Broncos came out flying early on and got three goals from Ryley Lindgren as they dismantled the Moose Jaw Warriors by a score of 5-2 to tie their best-of-seven series up 2-2. Ryley Lindgren put the Broncos on the… Keep Reading

History

Piapot … Prairie Trails

BY KATE WINQUIST Call it spring fever, but I just couldn’t bare to be cooped up in the office today. I wanted to go somewhere and shoot photos, but wasn’t sure which direction I would head. I ended up venturing down the TransCanada and heading into the small village of Piapot, named of course after… Keep Reading

EDUCATION/NEWS

Choo-Foo named Chief Project Officer for Provincial Initiatives

Along with the release of the provincial budget last week, came an announcement that Liam Choo-Foo, Director of Education for Chinook, has been named Chief Project Officer for provincial initiatives. Choo-Foo has demonstrated effective leadership at a provincial level with the Saskatchewan Reads initiative and hopes to replicate the success of the recent project in… Keep Reading

SPORTS

Comeback falls short for Broncos

BY BRAD TROJAN Round One between the Swift Current Broncos and Moose Jaw Warriors shifted back to Speedy Creek in front of an electric sold out crowd at the Innovation Credit Union i-Plex on Tuesday night. Pivotal goals in the final minutes of regulation proved costly as the Broncos lost Game 3 by a score… Keep Reading

NEWS

Lack of regulations to protect our southwest homes

Letter to the Editor With SaskPower looking to reach a 50% renewable energy goal by 2030, it is possible that you may soon be acquainted with the prairie landscape’s newest members: 178 meter high wind turbines. Just how intimately acquainted is being left to industry to decide.    TransAlta is proposing the Antelope Coulee Wind… Keep Reading

A LITTLE BIT WESTERN/OPINION

The Simple Life

BY TARA MULHERN DAVIDSON Our household has remained relatively healthy all winter long, something that I am very grateful for. That changed this week however. For me, it started out with a major sinus cold, and ended on an equally strong note with a gastrointestinal virus that left no victim unscathed in our household. Looking… Keep Reading

ARTS & CULTURE

Brokop brings the music of Patsy Cline to life

Country singer makes stops this week in southwest Saskatchewan It’s not often – in fact, some might say very rare – for an artist to have an enduring musical career.  In a day and age when most artists barely flicker for a moment before fading out of the spotlight, Lisa Brokop is set to celebrate… Keep Reading

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