Borderland Coop Gas Bar

Co-op project gets approval from Highways

The new $5.5 million Co-op convenience store and fuel station project planned for the intersection of Highways 1 and 9 in Whitewood cleared its last hurdle with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways ... More »


Kipling resident charged with attempted murder

A Kipling resident has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after an incident in the community over the weekend that send two people to hospital with stab wounds. Shortly after ... More »

Welcome to Whitewood sign

Destination Whitewood requests public meeting

With all councillors and the mayor in attendance at the Sept. 16th council meeting, Chief Administrative Officer Sharon Rodgers read correspondence from the Destination Whitewood committee. The committee was offering to host ... More »

Child Luring

Man tries to lure girl into truck with money

Parents are being cautioned about a possible child abduction in the area last week after a man approached a young girl who was on her way to school and tried to lure ... More »

Brett Clark

Brett Clark joins Avalanche as player development consultant

Wapella’s pride and joy in the National Hockey League (NHL) has gone from being former player to becoming a trainer with the Colorado Avalanche. Former Avalanche defenseman Brett Clark has been made ... More »

FMC moves away from seasonal fees for arena

There will be a few major changes made this year in regards to fees for users at the Whitewood Community Centre. At a meeting of the Facility Management Committee it was decided that seasonal fees will no longer be charged...

When your phone battery dies at the worst time

People are addicted to their phones. It’s true. In fact, I am willing to bet that half of you are probably reading this on your phone or tablet right now. This despite being able to actually call up and have...

I am an Olympian in training

I have come to the conclusion that when it comes to my ability as a sports star, I am a complete and utter failure. Don’t get me wrong here. It’s not that I have never played sports nor is it...

Ochap’s Ethan Bear wins gold with Team Canada

For an Ochapowace First Nation’s hockey player, taking gold for Team Canada in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup Under-18 tournament is something he only dreamed about. Ethan Bear, a 17-year-old defenseman was part of the Canadian squad that dumped the...

When a ‘bum’ job makes me gag

Would you believe me if I told you that I have this special ability where I am able to make my wife’s eyes roll into the back of her head with little to no effort? Well it is true. Unfortunately...

Falcons face Thunder in final round

The Whitewood Falcons have taken a one game lead in the final round of the Southeast Men’s Fastball playoffs when they defeated the Ochapowace Thunder in game one. The Falcons – who finished in first place in the regular season...

My holidays were “okay” and “too short”

I’m baaaaaack! Like a bad case of a hyperactive digestive system, I have returned to you. But unlike having the rear-end runs, you can’t get rid of me with an Imodium pill. Returning from holidays is always tough. After spending...

Falcons finish season in league’s top spot

The Whitewood Falcons wrapped up their regular season last week in a match against the Fleming Jets, who delivered the team their first loss of the season by clenching an 8-4 win over Whitewood. That loss didn’t affect the Falcons’...

There’s trouble at home

Things have been a little shaky at the Ashfield household over the last few weeks. So much so that I have found myself sleeping alone on the odd occasion. Now before you ask,” What did you do?” (because it is...

There is a new baby in the Ashfield household

The moment my wife told me that she wanted to “grow” our family and have another baby, I knew my life was about to completely change and that I was likely in for a lot of sleepless nights. I had...