Thursday July 31, 2014




  • RCMP seek help finding fugitive

    Kamsack RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance tracking down a 26-year-old Kamsack man who has breached curfew, a condition of a conditional sentence he is serving for resisting arrest.

  • Chamber takes councillors on walk

    Summer is a good time for a walk.

  • The art of the street

    Yorkton has a new piece of street art to enjoy.

  • Midget Cards host Provincials, finish third

    The Yorkton R. Miller’s Midget ‘AA’ Cardinals welcomed 10 other ‘AA’ teams to Yorkton this past weekend for the 2014 Saskatchewan Midget ‘AA’ Provincial Championship.

Top Headlines

Yorkton names new city manager

The City of Yorkton has promoted one of its own to the city manager position vacated by Dave Putz...

Farmers are busy with crops

As of July 21 haying continues in the province and livestock producers now have 42 per cent of the...

WDM & Calliope, Saskatoon

The steam calliope is a musical instrument that resembles a piano or organ, but produces sound by...

Parkland to offer mining course

Parkland College is joining forces with two other educational institutions to enhance opportunities ...

Alcohol and boats bad combination

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian...

Detours July 29 for road work

Several projects to improve Yorkton’s streets, water, sewer and storm systems will soon be...

B.C. chief's pay and expenses nears $1 million: online documents

VANCOUVER - Newly posted documents show a dramatic disparity in the salaries and travel expenses...

High court warns against 'Mr. Big' stings, says they're presumed inadmissible

OTTAWA - Confessions extracted through so-called Mr. Big police sting operations tend to produce...

Convicted serial killer Charles Kembo loses appeal in B.C.'s highest court

VANCOUVER - A government-sponsored refugee who was found guilty on four counts of first-degree...

FactBox: Some prominent cases featuring Mr. Big stings

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that confessions extracted through so-called Mr. Big...

Cyberattack breached system holding personal data: privacy watchdog

OTTAWA - Hackers who targeted Canada's National Research Council infiltrated a system containing...

Toronto-bound lanes of QEW shut down due to dump truck collision

BURLINGTON, Ont. - Part of a major highway in the Toronto area could be closed for days after a...


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Johnson set to tee off at Nationals

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Enjoying a garden tour

The 2014 Yorkton in Bloom garden tour was last Thursday. The tour was an opportunity to ...


New helicopter

STARS officially introduced its new AW139 helicopter during an unveiling ceremony at...






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