Local News

Town population drops by 9% according to census

New numbers released by Statistics Canada show Whitewood and Broadview’s population have experienced a drop while towns such as Grenfell, Esterhazy and Kipling all saw increases. According to the 2016 Census data, Whitewood saw the...

News

Borderland Co-op renovating home centre in Whitewood

Renovations are underway at Borderland Co-op’s Home Centre in Whitewood, which once completed, will see 800 additional square feet added, and the exterior of...

Speaker discusses gender and sexual diversity in our schools

Guest speakers made a presentation Feb. 7 at the Whitewood School gymnasium on the topic of Gender and Sexual Diversity in the Prairie Valley...

Population figures and gov’t cuts to affect town budget

As council begins working on the Whitewood’s municipal budget for 2017, Mayor Doug Armstrong is expecting some tough decisions are going to have to...

Fundraisers planned for Kipling accident victim’s family

Sympathies and messages of condolences have poured in from across the region as Kipling grieves the death of a husband and father of two...

Sports

Orioles and Thunder advance in Provincials

Both the Whitewood Orioles and the Ochapowace Thunder have advanced past the first round of senior men’s provincial C playoffs. The Orioles played the Kipling...

Dakota Holloway Memorial tournament raises $7,241 for Wapella arena

More than $7,000 for the rink and a scholarship to a student were presented at the Dakota Holloway Memorial Hockey Tournament in Wapella. The...

Opinion

Latest census numbers should be a wake up call

“We’re going down.” Those are three words that you never want to hear if you are: 1. On an airplane; 2. On a ship, or;...

Stop the blame game and lead by example

Earlier this week, I found myself staring at the screen, trying to determine just how many zeros I was looking at in a number....