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Friday | Lifestyles

Canadian laboratory team evacuated from Ebola zone back in Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada says the three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada.

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Friday Aug 29 | Lifestyles

Council approves day care request

Estevan City Council narrowly approved the annual tax abatement for the Pure Energy Early Learning Centre and Estevan Day Care Cooperative, during council's meeting on August 25. The day care will be taxed as a residential property instead of a commercial entity this year, but council has members said this will be the final year that the day care ... (more)

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Friday Aug 29 | Lifestyles

Concert boasted several performers

Estevan's Spencer Lafrentz and his band performed at the Summer's End Concert on August 23 at Frehlick Hall.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lifestyles

Inaugural muscular dystrophy walk in Estevan

The inaugural Walk for Muscular Dystrophy in Estevan on August 23 generated enough support that it is expected to become an annual event.

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Lifestyles

Highway 39...a year later

It's been a year since Premier Brad Wall came to Estevan, and said that the provincial government had switched its tune on Highways 39 and 6 between Estevan and Regina.

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Lifestyles

Annual rodeo will be entertaining

The rodeo features competitors from the Canadian Cowboys Association . Rodeo chair Laura Mantei expects there will be approximately 200 competitors at the rodeo, including at least 15 local entrants.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Weyburn Review

Premiers call for action on missing & murdered aboriginal women

Provincial leaders are building to a consensus on the issue of missing and murdered aboriginal women, and are searching for new ways to resolve the issue.

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Weyburn Review

Mayor raises $1,000 for Ice Bucket Challenge

Mayor Debra Button gets dumped with ice water from a front-end loader at the City Works Shop on Friday afternoon, answering the challenge put down by Mayor Michael Fougere of Regina to raise funds for ALS with an Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lifestyles

Police execute another drug bust

Estevan Police Service members executed a search warrant on Sunday evening at a residence in the area of 13th Avenue and Ninth Street.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

SaskPower teaches public about power challenges

Coun. Charlene Miller took a turn on the SaskPower to Grow tour power bike, seeing how much electricity she could produce in 15 seconds.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Southwest Booster

Localized flooding possible as three day rain moves into Southern Sask

Saskatchewan's Water Security Agency is advising of the potential of localized flooding this weekend with rain forecast to fall over much of the southern portion of the province.

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Lifestyles

QuickList: July inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

Canada's national inflation rate was 2.1 per cent in July, Statistics Canada says.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Land sales up

With $48.4 million in revenue raised at Saskatchewan's August sale of petroleum and natural gas rights, the 2014 calendar year total for land sales is now $158 million, already surpassing land sale revenue totals for both the 2012 and 2013 calendar years with two sales remaining.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Moosomin World-Spectator

Land Sales strong

With $48.4 million in revenue raised at Saskatchewan's August sale of petroleum and natural gas rights, the 2014 calendar year total for land sales is now $158 million, already surpassing land sale revenue totals for both the 2012 and 2013 calendar years with two sales remaining.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lifestyles

Canadian Press NewsAlert: StatsCan says 42,000 jobs created in July, not 200

Statistics Canada said 42,000 jobs were created in July, not the 200 net jobs the federal agency incorrectly reported a week ago.

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Council tables day care's request

Estevan City Council is deadlocked on whether to continue an annual tax abatement request from the Pure Energy Early Learning Centre and Estevan Day Care Co-operative.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lifestyles

Keess stripped of STF powers

Colin Keess has been stripped of his duties as president of the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation , and is now the STF's president in name only.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBC News

Saskatchewan Teachers Federation suspends president Colin Keess

In an unprecedented move, the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation has stripped president Colin Keess of his duties and responsibilities after passing a non-confidence motion against him.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Lifestyles

SV Theatre to host concert

The Souris Valley Theatre will be hosting a Summer's End concert on August 23 at Frehlick Hall in the Woodlawn Regional Park.

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Lifestyles

Patience pays off

Yes, 13th Avenue from Fourth Street to Seventh Street is open again, and with it, the CP Rail crossing is accessible once more.

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