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Protective Services Medals To Be Presented in Provincial Capital Today

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Gibson, Anderson and Braun among those honoured Today, Provincial Secretary Nadine Wilson will join Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield in Regina to honour the newest recipients of the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal. Southwest recipients receiving medals include Gull Lake Fire Chief Bentley Gibson, along with Swift Current Fire Department members Captain Richard Anderson and Mr. Trevor Braun.…

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Frontier’s Canada 150 Celebration

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Fundraiser will help to upgrade campground facilities It promises to be a weekend filled with music, games, and fun during Frontier’s Canada 150 Celebration which will be held September 22-24. The activities will begin Friday evening with the start of the Frontier Flyer’s 1st Annual Fall Slow Pitch Tournament. To enter a team (3 girls/team…

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Gull Lake Fire Chief to receive Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal

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BY KATE WINQUIST The Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal will be handed out to Gull Lake Fire Chief Bentley Gibson. Gibson, who has been the fire chief in Gull Lake for the past 27 years, will be recognized at a special ceremony at Government House in Regina on September 12. Established in 2003, the Saskatchewan Protective…

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Celebrate International Literacy Day

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Great Plains College and Southwest Literacy Committee celebrate “Literacy for All” Great Plains College will celebrate International Literacy Day (ILD) on Friday, September 8, in partnership with Southwest Literacy Committee. “Literacy for All” is the 2017 theme for ILD as per UNESCO. UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts since 1946, advancing…

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Renewal Stickers Are Coming for Health Cards

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Renewal stickers for health cards are being mailed to Saskatchewan residents who currently have provincial health coverage.  Provincial health cards expire on December 31, 2017.The stickers will validate health cards for a three year period to December 31, 2020. “The Saskatchewan Health Card is one of the most valuable cards in your possession as it…

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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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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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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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Improved Drinking Water Treatment Coming to Town of Eastend

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Investing in local water infrastructure provides Canadians and their families with access to modern, reliable drinking water services and helps build healthy and secure communities for future generations. Today, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced funding to upgrade the Town of Eastend’s water treatment facility. The work includes expanding the existing building over a…

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