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Thirteen years interviewing Brad Wall

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BY BRIAN ZINCHUK I think it was the summer or fall of 2004 when I first met Brad Wall while working as the political reporter for the Battlefords News-Optimist. He had recently become the leader of the Saskatchewan Party, having succeeded Elwin Hermanson, possibly one of the least-exciting political leaders this province had produced. Wall…

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Greyhounds and Badgers compete at provincial championship

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Hounds advance to playoff round; Badgers still in the hunt BY KATE WINQUIST The Provincial Senior Mens AA Tier 5 Baseball Championship is being held at Windthorst this weekend and features a couple of southwest teams. The Gull Lake Greyhounds and Shaunavon Badgers are competing with teams from Regina, Beechy, Kenaston, Redvers and Windthorst to…

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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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Western Canada Summer Games set for Swift Current in 2019

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Planning of the Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG) is well under way with an expectation of more than 1,700 athletes and coaches representing 16 sports expected to compete from August 9-17, 2019. “The board of directors is up and running, meeting monthly and building their teams,” said Mark Benesh, board co-chair. “We are all pretty…

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Director nominations for barley and wheat commissions now being accepted

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The nomination period for director positions with both the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) and the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) is now open. SaskBarley will have three of six Board of Director positions open while Sask Wheat will be looking to fill four of seven Board of Director positions. The deadline to receive…

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