Tuesday July 29, 2014




  • Seeking help locating sex offender

    Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 48-year-old alleged sex offender.

  • Langenburg lawyer sworn in as QB justice

    In a ceremony that Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Martel Popescul said was a first for Yorkton in the Court’s history, a new justice was sworn in July 15 at the courthouse on Darlington Street.

  • Cards firing on all cylinders at perfect time

    The Yorkton Cardinals have recorded five wins in their last seven games and have scratched themselves back into the Western Major Baseball League playoff picture.

  • The Hitchiker's Guide to...Canadian Hospitality

    My wife is the most compassionate person I know, with the possible exception of my mother. Nevertheless, even after 10 years, I could not imagine her ever picking up a hitchhiker, so I was a little shocked when I answered my phone on June 19 and she said, “I'm bringing home a guest; he's going to stay the night....

Top Headlines

Beds cut at Skinner Unit

Sunrise Health Region (SHR) has announced it will reduce the number of beds on Skinner Unit to 35,...

Fugitive caught on Cote First Nation

Responding to information that a fugitive they were seeking was hiding at a residence on the Cote...

Tips for safe summer

Despite the weather so far, it is officially Summer. People will be spending more time outdoors...

95 years ago in Yorkton — after World War 1

Yorkton Peace Day Parade July 19, 1919. Margaret Ball Collection.

Drowning awareness week

Activities at the Gallagher Centre Water Park this week are focused on drowning prevention in...

Flu shots mandatory for health workers

Following the strong recommendation of Saskatchewan’s Medical Health Officers and other...

Union head says prison guards not trained to deal with severely mentally ill

SASKATOON - The president of the union that represents Canadian prison guards says they are not...

Canadian spy agency says Chinese hacked into NRC computers, network shut down

OTTAWA - The recent infiltration of National Research Council of Canada computers by Chinese...

WorkSafeBC orders mill to pay $724,000 in penalties, levies for 2012 fatal fire

VANCOUVER - An explosion and fire that killed two workers and injured 22 others at a northern...

Salaries of First Nation chiefs, councillors to be posted on internet

REGINA - People will soon be able to look up the salaries for First Nations chiefs online.

Alberta Opposition says RCMP should investigate former premier's flights

EDMONTON - Former Alberta premier Alison Redford is denying any personal wrongdoing associated with ...

Samaritan's Purse says B.C. doctor not in quarantine after Ebola aid trip

VICTORIA - A humanitarian group says a British Columbia doctor who recently returned from a trip to ...


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College schedules research tour

One of the things Parkland College is known for, of course, is agricultural education....


Situation another human error in judgement

I was reading recently about the concerns from a University of Saskatchewan researcher...


First SPSL a learning experience for United U14 boys

The first steps are always the toughest and that is exactly what the Yorkton United U14 ...


Bouchard, Raonic open Canadian eyes to tennis

To be honest, the vast majority of Canadians were at least somewhat aware of tennis...


Local writers’ group launches contest

The Parkland Writers’ Alliance (PWA) is hoping a new partnership with the Yorkton ...


Highway open again

Traffic is once again flowing on the Yellowhead Highway near Elfros after crews moved...






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