Lee Bonneau

Inquest into child’s death is scheduled

There will be a public inquest into the death of the six year old boy who died at the hands of another child on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation in August, 2013. Lee ... More »

The late Dr. Joomun with a clock design that could be built to honour his contributions to the community.

Funds being raised to honor late Dr. Joomun with memorial clock

A group of residents from Whitewood have taken on a project that is dear to their heart. They are spearheading a collection to raise enough money to buy a memorial monumental outdoor ... More »

rews were installing pilings earlier this week at the site of Borderland Co-op’s new c-store that is being built at the intersection of Highways 1 & 9 in Whitewood.

Construction begins on new C-store

Construction has officially started on Borderland Co-op’s new $5.6 million gas bar that is being built at the corner of Highways 1 and 9 in Whitewood. Earlier this week, crews began installing ... More »

Shayanne Bear (left) and Zoe Lesy, who died after her car crashed into a Manitoba river.

Death of Sask. skater in crash devastates local friends

Saskatchewan’s figure skating community is mourning the loss of one of their own this week after Zoe Lesy, 16, died in a crash in southwestern Manitoba. Lesy, who was from Carnduff but ... More »

Generals Football

Generals building pride in the area with football

Tackle football is set to get underway in Moosomin this spring with players from neighbouring communities — including Whitewood — once again suiting up to help make up the teams. The Moosomin ... More »

And the Oscar for most boring show goes to…

I did it again. I don’t know why I do it but every year I seem to get sucked in. And every year, just like the year before, I find myself completely and utterly disappointed, leaving me feeling embarrassed and...

Local figure skating club is a success

The Whitewood Skating Club has been rebuilding from a few years ago when only the Canskate program was left. All of the Starskaters at that time had to go to other towns for lessons, or left skating all together, because...

It’s a dog-eat-floor kind of world

I hate renovating. Well, that’s not entirely true. I hate some things about renovating. I hate things like the process of renos and the costs that are usually associated with them. But what I hate the most about renovations is...

I’m suspicious of superstition

It is often one of the most feared days of the month. Yet quite often it comes and goes without a hitch. This week is Friday the 13th! Worse yet, the day after is Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day! While...

Orioles finish regular season in third place

The Whitewood Orioles played their last regular season game Feb. 8 against the Theodore Buffalos, winning the contest 8-3, to finish in third place in the league. In the first period the Orioles scored first, with a goal from Tony...

Wapella Wildlife hands out awards

Wapella Pipestone Wildlife Federation’s annual supper and awards night once again satisfied the large group  of 180 people in attendance. Not only was the menu of smoked moose roast, elk cabbage rolls, accompanied by the traditional roast beef and pork...

Ladies Breast Cancer curling hits $38,000

The 9th annual Ladies Bonspiel for Breast Cancer was held last weekend at the Whitewood Community Centre where sixteen teams were entered in the weekend of curling and fun. The bonspiel started Friday with two draws and then ran all...

Free ice fishing this weekend in province

Feb 14 to 16 is a free fishing weekend in Saskatchewan – the first in the winter – to promote the provinces’ many ice fishing opportunities. This is not only for the people of Saskatchewan but anyone from outside the...

Laycock wins Tankard in Melville

The Steve Laycock team is returning to the Brier. The foursome, consisting of lead Dallan Muyres, second Colton Flasch, third Kirk Muyres and skip Laycock, defeated the Jason Jacobson rink 8-7 score in a game marked by momentum swings and...

Orioles face Warriors in back-to-back games

The Whitewood Orioles were battling for second place against the Langenburg Warriors on Jan. 30. It was a fun game if you were a goal scorer but not so much if you were a goalie. The Orioles lost 10-8. In...