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6 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

Frances "Dell" Johnson

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE Dell Johnson passed away August 14, 2014, at the age of 97, at home with much of her family around her.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

CNN

Heavy Rainfall is on its way for Regina Saskatchewan on Saturday...

Heavy Rainfall is on its way for Regina Saskatchewan on Saturday August 23, 2014 and it will bring 30+ mm of Rain in Regina and the Surrounding Areas Including Moose Jaw and Swift Current and it will be windy Conditions in Regina and the Surrounding Areas Especially During on Saturday Evening and the Heavy Rain will Continue on to Sunday August 24, ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Rhymes of the Wandering Piper

During the First World War he fought under the Scottish flag with the Gordon Highlanders.

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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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Northern Life

Prince Edward to tour Saskatchewan in Septemb...

Saskatchewan residents are getting a visit from royalty. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, is to visit the province Sept.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Southwest Booster

Portions of Southwest included in severe thunderstorm watch

In the Southwest, the watch is in effect for the Swift Current - Herbert - Cabri - Kyle - Lucky Lake plus the Leader - Gull Lake regions.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Southwest Booster

Chisholm receives more recognition for English Channel swim

A special Fairview Pool JDRF fund-raising afternoon was hosted on Aug. 17, where Aquatic Superintendent Melissa White presented Meghan Chisholm a framed copy of the Southwest Booster front page feature article chronicling her English Channel swim as a personal memento, and White announced a second plaque will be displayed at the Aquatic Centre.

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Southwest Booster

Artists Residency Program continues in Val Marie with Dave Cyca

At Val Marie's provincially recognized ecomuseum Prairie Wind & Silver Sage, the summer 2014 Artist Residency program continues, in partnership with Grasslands National Park, funded by the Saskatchewan Arts Board and SaskCulture.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Southwest Booster

Premier Wall looks ahead to new challenges after busy summer

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall and friends shared a few songs during the Saskatchewan Party Barbeque at Kinetic Park on August 14. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he's looking forward to the new challenges the fall sitting of the legislature will bring.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Southwest Booster

Southwest records heightened interest in August land sale

The Swift Current area enjoyed their best showing in a year and a half during the August sale of petroleum and natural gas rights.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Western Producer

Add pink to improve purple

The pink flowered sainfoin is a good addition to a forage stand because it prevents bloat in cattle that have indulged in too much alfalfa.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Times-Herald

City marks 2013 surplus in audited financial statements

"Moose Jaw compares quite favourably to the majority of other cities," said Brian Acker, director of financial services.

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Southwest Booster

ALS Canada encouraging public to support Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge , where people from all over the world are dousing themselves with ice cold water, is making waves across North America.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Southwest Booster

Swift Current resident crosses oceans to help and learn

The recently graduated of Swift Current Comprehensive High School graduate has a busy schedule lined up for the winter months, with stops in Swaziland, Nicaragua and the Philippines.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Southwest Booster

Fresh Vintage giving new life to older household items

There are lots of memory tweaking items on the shelves of Fresh Vintage in downtown Swift Current, with the store recently re-opening on Central Ave. A walk through the store is a walk through the decades, with a wide selection of household items spanning from early century through to items from the 80s and 90s.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Southwest Booster

Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park to see $1.4 million in improvements

The provincial government has announced that Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park north of Swift Current will receive $1.4 million in upgrades over the next year.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Western Producer

Dry conditions threaten yields

Justin Daniels of the CWB makes notes at a stop on a gravel road near Foremost, Alta.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Southwest Booster

Green party nominates Watson to run in Swift Current

The Green Party of Saskatchewan has nominated George Watson to run in the constituency of Swift Current during the next provincial election.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Southwest Booster

Volunteer medal nomination deadline coming up

Saskatchewan residents have until Oct. 18 to submit a candidate for consideration.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Star Phoenix

All the world's a stage with production of Saskatchewan Outdoors

Dakota Hebert, wearing yellow, and Emma Thorpe, in orange, play sisters in Embrace Theatre's outdoor play this summer.

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