Liam and his mom Brittany

A family fights for Liam’s life

At just two years old, Liam Barabonoff can best be described as a little man with a giant soul. Having spent half his life battling a brain tumor, the young boy has managed ... More »

Members of the Whitewood Fire Department do an inspection of a truck that rolled over on Monday two kilometers north of town on Highway 9.

Several rollovers caused by icy road conditions

Icy conditions are being blamed for a number of single vehicle rollovers on highways around Whitewood this past week, including one that sent a former Whitewood resident to hospital with serious injuries. ... More »

Greg Wood was just one of the speakers that visited the school this week to address bullying and promote kindness.

Local students learn the harms of bullying

Whitewood School had two presentations on Feb. 23; one was Greg Wood who was talking to the kindergarten to Grade 6 students about bullying and kindness, and Sgt. Brian Trainor presented to ... More »

Whitewood Town Office

$3500 grant for new park in downtown

Snow is still on the ground but that hasn’t deterred the members of the committee working on the new proposed downtown park in Whitewood. The unofficially named “Town Square” that will be ... More »

during game three of the THL playoffs in Whitewood on Feb. 21.

Orioles fall to Theodore in playoffs

The Orioles played the Theodore Buffalos on Saturday losing the game 4-3 in double overtime. Before the game, the Orioles were rewarded two trophies. Colton MacPherson won the honors of Top Defensemen ... More »

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...

Orioles’ winning streak ended by Ochapowace

The Whitewood Orioles played two games last weekend, one on Jan. 23 against the Kipling/Windthorst Oil Kings, winning the game 8-5; the other on Jan. 24 against the Ochapowace Thunder, losing 7-4. The Orioles continued their hot streak going into...

“It’s about &*#%$ time!”

“It’s about &*#%$ time!” I couldn’t have said it better myself. That was the initial comment made by Borderland Co-op General Manager Jason Schenn when asked for a remark about the new Co-op gas station and convenience store finally having...

A new dog can be a pain in the butt

Six months ago my wife asked me if she could get another dog. Being a man who loves to keep the woman in his life happy, I of course said yes. Getting a second dog was never something I worried...

When the sheep went over the hill

It’s hard to believe that it is 2015 already. According to the Chinese calendar, 2015 is the year of the sheep. To a white, middle age balding man who sometimes pretends to have talent as a writer for a weekly...

Ochap Thunder win two out of last three PJHL games

The Ochapowace Thunder were on a three-game road trip last week, winning two and losing one. On Dec. 10, the Thunder played against the Saskatoon Royals, losing the contest 8-1 in the Harold Latrace Arena. The Thunder’s lone goal would...