Local News

Grades 8, 9 to be closed at Wapella School

The Southeast Cornerstone School Division will officially reduce Wapella from a K-9 school to a K-7 school. While Wapella is officially a K-9 school, in practice it has been a K-6 school for the last...

News

Family farm threatened by grass fire

An out-of-control grass fire nearly cost a Whitewood family their farm home last week. And while the house managed to be narrowly saved, a...

Town’s proposed budget ready for review

Assessment growth in the Town of Whitewood will allow town council to reduce its 2016 property tax requirement in the $2.2 million budget. The proposed...

Herald named top newspaper at provincial awards ceremony

The Whitewood Herald came away a winner from the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA) annual Better Newspapers Competition, taking top honours for the night...

Moskaluke adds two more SCMA awards to her name

The 27th Annual Saskatchewan Country Music Association (SCMA) Awards were a great night for singer/songwriter Jess Moskaluke, who came away with two more awards...

Sports

Kirk Bear wins SJHL title with Melfort Mustangs

When Kirk Bear started this SJHL season he probably envisioned it ending with a league championship. What he didn’t count on was what uniform he’d...

Town hosting provincial barrel racing this weekend

The rodeo grounds in Whitewood will become active a little bit earlier this year. The Saskatchewan Barrel Racing Association (SBRA) is running a sanctioned...

Opinion

It’s not polite to stare when going number two

When it comes to doing one’s business, there are two things I have never understood. One: Why do women go to the washroom in groups...

We just need to find a way to make them stop

Vroom! Vroom! Vroom! That’s the sound of more than 5,500 vehicles per day passing through the intersection at Highways 1 and 9 in Whitewood. On...