Don Toth & Brad Wall

Moosomin MLA won’t run again

After a lot of soul-searching, Moosomin MLA Don Toth has decided his sixth term as an MLA will be his last. “I think it’s just been a tremendous opportunity to represent the ... More »

Jason & Jeff Matity Ice Fishing

Matity brothers take angling expertise online and worldwide

Jeff Matity calls it being “sensitive to the soft-core” when he explains what he and his brother Jason are trying to accomplish with Matity’s Get Fishing. The former Whitewood residents struck out ... More »

Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association president Rob Clark (right) presents Whitewood Herald publisher Chris Ashfield with the award for the Best All Around Newspaper at the annual Better Newspapers Competition banquet.

Herald named best weekly newspaper in Saskatchewan

It was a clean sweep for the Whitewood Herald at the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA) annual Better Newspaper Competition (BNC) awards banquet, at the Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon on April 12. ... More »

The choir performing during their 2013 visit to Whitewood.

African choir returning to Whitewood April 30

One year ago, Whitewood and area residents were enthralled with the music and the message of hope delivered by the Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda, Africa. This year, the Watota Children’s Choir ... More »

Welcome to Whitewood sign

R.M. recreation funding discussed by town council

Town of Whitewood councillors discussed municipal recreation funding at their April 1 meeting during a discussion on the town’s budget. “What do rural municipalities contribute to recreation?” asked Coun. Denise Istace. CAO ... More »

Fixtures ordered for town’s new spray park

Members of the waterpark committee met March 19 to discuss what components they wanted to order for Whitewood’s new waterpark. Committee chairperson Gord McEwen presented a proposal from Dynamic Construction regarding the fixtures for the Whitewood Spray Park. “Dynamic suggested...

The good and bad of being naked

For anyone familiar with the television show Seinfeld and saw the episode, “The Apology,” they will know what I mean when I say there is such a thing as a “good naked” and a “bad naked.” For those of you...

Figure skaters wind up season with carnival

The event that signals the end of the figure skating season in Whitewood was held Mar. 15 when skating club members put on their carnival, “High School Musical.” Emceeing for the event was Tannis Keeley who called Olivia Flaman to...

The joyous return of spring

Hello honey. I’ve missed you! As a married man, saying something like that when not referring to your lovely, beautiful wife (yes, there is some brown nosing happening here), can land you in a heap of trouble and have you...

Figure skating club to perform ‘High School Musical’

About this time every year, Whitewood’s figure skaters take to the ice for their end-of-season skating carnival. This year’s event, to be held this Saturday, March 15, is being done to the theme of “High School Musical” and will feature...

I love the smell of bacon in the morning

I love the smell of bacon cooking in the morning. Who doesn’t love the smell? It’s one of those aromas that instantly sends your senses into pleasure overlook and can awaken you from even the deepest sleep. The scent is...

Spitfires ousted from Provincials by Balcarres

The Grenfell Spitfires, of which five Whitewood Orioles players play with, have lost their quest for a championship in senior B provincials to the Balcarres Broncs. Playing with the Spitfires provincial team from Whitewood were Neil Kodman, Drew Czerwonka, Colton...

Peeing outside is more than about wind direction

There are many benefits to being a guy. You can wear a white t-shirt to a water park, people don’t stare at your chest when you talk to them, underwear comes in 3-packs for less than $20, you can take...

Orioles’ players help to make up Prov. B roster

Two teams, one which has a lot of Whitewood connections, hooked up for game 1 of Senior B Provincials Feb. 23 when the Balcarres Broncs proved to be less than friendly hosts for the visiting Grenfell Spitfires. Helping to make...

The reality of home renovations

I am not a handyman by any means. Which is funny considering I own just about every tool I can think of. When it comes to fixing, repairing or renovating around our household, I am pretty much useless. Not because...