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August 2017

Football, cross country, golf, soccer and volleyball …

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High School Sports Season Is Underway! BY DEB REAMER, Athletic Coordinator With school beginning on Sept 5, the high school sports season is underway!  There will be 5 fall sports – football, cross country, golf, soccer and volleyball.  The first championship will take place on Saturday, Sept 9 when the SWAC district golf tournament takes…

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Long Table Dinner to be held at Pioneer Community Hall

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CHDA hosting ‘A Harvest Celebration’ The Cypress Hills Destination Area is once again hosting a long table dinner event on September 23rd, with this year’s focus on the ranching and farming communities of Saskatchewan’s southwest. “Last year’s event was focused on Western culture,” says Executive Director, Gail Kesslar. “It was held on a cliff overlooking…

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My Dad cut the cord, and I’m not sure how to handle it

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BY BRIAN ZINCHUK Some numbers are drilled into your head forever. Birthdays. Anniversaries. Social Insurance Numbers. And then there’s phone numbers. The first phone number I remember is 594-2650. That’s my Dad’s number. It’s the number I grew up with. My hands could dial it without looking. The 426 makes a nice diamond pattern. Back…

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APAS calls for moratorium on closure of producer car loading sites

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Cites economic and environmental factors, as well as out of date legislation; RM of Gull Lake affected The Agricultural Producers Association disagrees with the Canadian Pacific Railway’s decision to close at least 10 producer car loading sites in Saskatchewan. In a letter to Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau, APAS is requesting a moratorium on the…

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Slabik to represent Saskatchewan at Skate Canada Competition

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Gull Lake figure skater, Kiara Slabik, has earned an invitation to represent Saskatchewan at the Isabelle Henderson Competition in Paris, Ontario in September after her strong showing at the Wild Rose Competition in Leduc, Alberta earlier this month. Kiara will be leaving September 14 with team coaches (including local coach, Dorothy Gillis) and a select…

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Fatal plane crash near Swift Current

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City releases statement regarding fatal plane crash near YYN Airport  Following the fatal aircraft incident that took place last night near Swift Current Airport, the City of Swift Current wishes to make the following statement: “The small, single engine aircraft that tragically crashed approximately half a mile from the Swift Current Airport last night shortly…

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