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Hazlet’s Justine Sletten looks to break ground with her debut EP

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BY KATE WINQUIST For most 16 year-olds in southwest Saskatchewan, summer holidays means finding a part-time job at the local Co-op, or lending a helping hand on the family farm, but for Hazlet’s Justine Sletten, this summer has been a whirlwind of activity as she looks to advance her music career, which has taken off…

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Finally Home

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Private Lawrence Gordon finally comes home to Eastend after 70 years BY TIM KALINOWSKI On Wednesday, August 13, exactly 70 years to the day he died in France in 1944, Private Lawrence Gordon finally came home to the open arms of the Eastend hills and the beautiful Frenchman River Valley. Gordon’s saga has become well…

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Premier Wall announces plans for retirement

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Statement from the Premiere After serving as Premier of Saskatchewan for nearly 10 years, Premier Brad Wall today announced that he will be retiring from that position and elected politics when his party elects a new Leader. Wall released a video about his retirement.  The following is a transcript of his video statement: Good morning.…

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Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility Update

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Expansion project sees construction move forward throughout summer months Construction continues to progress on a $12 million expansion project that will result in the complete integration of health services in Leader.  The project site is a busy area of activity with noticeable construction elements being completed each day.Wright Construction, awarded with the construction tender in…

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New Cougar and Bear Trapping Seasons Start in Fall

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The Government of Saskatchewan has established trapping seasons for cougars and black bears in select wildlife management zones in Saskatchewan’s farmland. “Both cougar and bear populations have been expanding into the southern portion of Saskatchewan,” Environment Minister Scott Moe said.  “Establishing additional trapping seasons will better manage these growing populations and help reduce human and…

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