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ALBERTA

Brooks RCMP on scene at serious motor vehicle collision

Brooks RCMP advise that they are currently on scene (4:15 p.m. July 4) at a serious motor vehicle collision involving a semi truck and a pick-up truck. At this time, the highway is impassable between Highway 876 and Range Road 12-4 at Highway 1. The RCMP Collision Reconstructionist is attending and traffic is expected to be disrupted for 3 hours. Motorists are being asked to… Read More »

Métis Beading Workshop at Police Point Park July 9

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Contributed On July 9, 1-3 p.m. learn how to bead the Métis way. This specific type of beading originates from the mixture of two cultures: the flower embroideries of French-Canadian nuns and First Nations beading. The goal with the Métis Beading Workshop is to educate people about a unique culture that has been around for hundreds of years. Staff at the Police Point Park Nature… Read More »

Canada Day celebrations return to Elkwater

By Samantha Johnson Alberta Newspaper Group This year, a core group of volunteers decided to bring back the Canada Day events in Elkwater. Val Pearson, one of the key volunteers, said, “A group six volunteers decided they would organize the events this year and hopefully it will continue in upcoming years.” Most morning events are at the Learning Centre. A tattoo booth will be set… Read More »

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SASKATCHEWAN

Teepee raising at Great Plains College

A teepee raising took place in Swift Current at Great Plains College in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21. Elders Dale Mosquito and Larry Oakes from Nekaneet First Nation guided the process and spoke about the significance of the teepee. City Councillor Ryan Switzer brought greetings on behalf of the City of Swift Current and Tekeyla Friday, the vice-president of Swift Current Métis… Read More »

Chinook School Division approves three-year plan for preventative maintenance

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com A three-year plan for preventative maintenance of school facilities will assist the Chinook School Division with ongoing upkeep. The Chinook Board of Education approved a three-year preventative maintenance plan during a regular board meeting, June 13. The plan details maintenance projects for which the Chinook School Division is requesting funding from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education’s Preventative Maintenance and Repair (PMR)… Read More »

Maverick School graduates celebrate their success at ceremony

By Matthew Liebenberg mliebenberg@prairiepost.com The graduation ceremony for 12 Maverick School students was a celebration of perseverance to achieve success. This year’s event marked the return to an in-person event for graduates and their family in the Innovation Credit Union iPlex auditorium, June 16. Maverick School held virtual graduation and award ceremonies during the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The evening’s program… Read More »

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Alberta Sports

Brooks Bandits 2022-23 schedule released

The Brooks Bandits 2022-23 schedule is released, and will see the team compete in a 60-game regular season schedule starting September 16, ending on March… Read More »

Rattler soccer/futsal coach resigns

Miles Pinsent, Medicine Hat College (MHC) soccer/futsal head coach and Medicine Hat Soccer Association (MHSA) executive director, has resigned. Citing a desire to move back… Read More »

Agriculture

McCain Foods and Western Tractor teamed up to host Free FryDay

More like fryyay: McCain Foods and Western Tractor teamed up to host Free FryDay donation drive and fundraising event to support humanitarian relief efforts for… Read More »

Abbrieviated Sask. Cattle Market Report

Please note that the weekly Cattle Market Report provided by the Ministry of Agriculture will take a summer break indefinitely after this weeks report. The… Read More »

Saskatchewan Sports

Swift Current ACT/UCT Stingrays Summer Swim Club dive into the first meet of the season

The Swift Current ACT/UCT Stingrays Summer Swim Club competed in their first swim meet of the season with a road trip to Humboldt, June 18.… Read More »

Swim team members from Swift Current announced for Team Sask. Special Olympics squad

Several Swift Current swimmers and officials will be members of Team Saskatchewan at the upcoming 2022 Canada Summer Games, which takes place from Aug. 6-21… Read More »

Editorials

Canada Day will be celebrated more (or less)

By Ryan Dahlman Remember last year and many didn’t want to celebrate Canada Day? There was a lot of anger towards the federal government for… Read More »

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