Local News

Hundreds of curlers ready for 64-team Farmer’s bonspiel

Deemed to be one of the largest bonspiels in Saskatchewan, Whitewood’s Farmers’ & Friends Bonspiel happens at the end of March. The 64-team bonspiel with nine sheets of ice will run from Thursday, March 30...

News

Brett Browatzke nominated for two SCMA awards

The Saskatchewan Country Music Association (SCMA) Awards have a high number of nominees from the area this year, including one from Whitewood who is...

SARM delegates strongly against any consolidation

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) rejected a resolution to move toward consolidation, at their convention held last week in Saskatoon. The RM...

Martin case adjourned two more weeks

The Jerry Martin case been adjourned once again, pushing Martin’s plea another two weeks. On March 22, Judge R. Green adjourned Martin’s case until April...

Taxable assessment for town sees 48% increase

The Assessment Notices for the Town of Whitewood were mailed to property owners last Friday. With the total accessed value increasing by $20,137,600 to $86,021,300....

Sports

Ethan Bear sets new record for most defenceman goals

Ochapowace’s Ethan Bear set a new club record with the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Seattle Thunderbirds, becoming the highest scoring defenceman in the team’s...

Broadview’s Goodbrand invited to join Junior Development team

A Broadview skater has moved up the ranks, receiving an invitation to become a member of the Team Saskatchewan Junior Development Team. Grade 5 student...

Opinion

i.Con not make this stuff up

I was afraid this would eventually happen. First came the iMac, then the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone. So it’s not surprising that there...

I support the president in Pineapplegate

I’m going to stick my neck out here and admit to something. And it may upset some of you, but that is the beauty...