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Local news for Estevan, SK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Lifestyles

Police report for July 21 to 23

Estevan Police Service members responded to a residence after taking a statement from a person on Wednesday night.

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Yesterday | Lifestyles

Vegetables are growing at community garden

Chantelle Dubreuil from the Estevan Community Garden stands among the vegetables that are growing in the garden's raised beds.

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Thursday | Lifestyles

Organizations receive gaming grants

Numerous organizations in southeast Saskatchewan will receive funding through charitable gaming grants being provided by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority .

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Thursday | Lifestyles

Council receives audited financial statements

The City of Estevan posted a profit of about $3.3 million in 2013, according to audited financial statements released at the July 21 meeting of Estevan City Council.

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Thursday | Lifestyles

Affordable housing project moves forward

The Southeast Regional College has reached a key milestone in its quest to bring more affordable housing to Estevan.

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Thursday | Lifestyles

Food sparse on food bank's shelves

The Estevan Salvation Army's food bank is still in need of donations, even after the Pre-Vacation Fill the Bank Food Drive in June.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lifestyles

Horticultural Association visits Estevan

Members of the Saskatchewan Horticultural Association visited Estevan's new community garden, and other locations in the region, on July 18. The green thumbs of local residents, and the tourist attractions of the Estevan area, were on display on July 18. About 35 members of the Saskatchewan Horticultural Association toured gardens and other sites ... (more)

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Lifestyles

Canadian dollar moves higher amid strong retail sales report, mixed commodities

The Canadian dollar was slightly lower late morning Wednesday amid a better than expected showing in retail sales during May. Statistics Canada reported that retail sales rose 0.7 per cent during May, which was higher than the 0.6 per cent hike that economists had expected.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lifestyles

Canadians rally against Israe...

Hundreds of people chanted "free, free Palestine" in Toronto and Montreal Saturday, condemning Israeli military action in Gaza.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lifestyles

Fly-in breakfast

Donna Burnard and Maurice Monteyne enjoy their pancake breakfast during the Estevan Flying Club's annual fly-in, drive-in and walk-in breakfast on July 12 at the Estevan Airport.

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Lifestyles

Local performers part of the Odd Couple

Bourgeois and Pele are part of the cast for The Odd Couple , the comedy that is the second production at the Souris Valley Theatre this summer.

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Lifestyles

Construction of track and field facility well underway

The construction of the new track and field facility for the 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games in Estevan is well underway.

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Lifestyles

Residents asked to prepare for West Nile

Southeast Saskatchewan residents are being urged to take precautions against the West Nile virus , now that the high-risk season for the disease has started.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lifestyles

Police called to two accidents on Wednesday

Estevan Police Service members were dispatched to a head-on collision on Fourth Street by the CP Rail underpass on Wednesday night.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lifestyles

Cyrenne moving to Swift Current

Michel Cyrenne announced in late June that he is leaving the chamber to become the new director of development with the Great Plains College, which is based out of Swift Current.

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Brandon Sun

Calgary company fined after worker falls through floor at Saskatchewan dam

A Calgary company has been fined several thousand dollars after a worker fell through the floor at a job site at the Boundary Dam in Saskatchewan.

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Lifestyles

Struble has been missing for 10 years

Saskatchewan RCMP Historical Case Unit Corporal Larry Kurtenbach says that the RCMP will continue to investigate the disappearance of Estevan's Courtney Struble until they find her remains, and have the perpetrator in custody.

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Lifestyles

Flood victims receive a lot of support

The town was one of many in the southeast corner that was inundated with torrential rains in late June.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBC News

Success rate dropping for acquiring driver's licence

People in Saskatchewan are having a harder time passing the test to acquire a driver's licence, according to SGI.

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Scientific American

Clean Energy to Stave Off Catastrophic Climate Change Possible by 2050, Barely

The world is not on track to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius but can still hold that line with tremendous effort The Boundary Dam Power Station near Estevan, Saskatchewan, is one of more than 20 fossil fuel power plants worldwide that are being fitted with carbon capture and sequestration equipment as planners anticipate tighter future ... (more)

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