Category: People

Dolphin Kisses

Billy and Donna Longmuir of Quill Lake spent the last week in January at Aguas Azules,Varadero, a resort in Cuba. They enjoyed a buggy ride tour, a double-decker bus ride, market shopping, sailing, and a...

Ride for the Cure enters 16th year

The Prairie Women on Snowmobiles (PWOS) arrived in Wadena last Tuesday for a short visit during its annual 1800-kilometre trek. The ladies in pink tuques started their day in Preeceville. The 10 core riders and...

Legionnaires Honoured in Humboldt

The Legion Hall in Humboldt on Jan. 18 was the scene of a ceremony honouring the living veterans of the Second World War. Saskatoon-Humboldt MP Brad Trost handed out certificates and pins to the...

Happy Birthday, Barley

Barley Dog, faithful companion of Harvest Fare columnist Jim Lincez, just turned 17. Whatever you’re feeding that youthful-looking gal, Jim, keep it up. She doesn’t look a day over five.

Chief of Fishing Lake First Nation dies

After being admitted to a Saskatoon hospital for an unrelated illness, Chief Allan Paquachan, 70, of Fishing Lake First Nation (FLFN) died on Jan. 17, 2015, of apparent heart failure. Chief Allan Paquachan is...

Broadview teenager found

Alex Caron,14, has been located safe and sound. Broadview RCMP were requesting the public’s assistance in locating Alex Caron, a 14-year-old male who had last been seen by his family at their residence in Kennedy, Sask., around...

Mmm . . . Cookies!

It has been 15 years now, and Operation Cookie Bag in Rose Valley is still going strong. Gathered to bag cookies for the operation are, left to right, Valerie Bjerland, Terry Quaal, Sheila Walker,...

Making the best of things

If you write a letter to Santa and then end up in the hospital over Christmas, you hope Santa will know where to find you. Perhaps one too many Christmas carols or the same...

Boy goes to the States for eye surgery

Tanner Housden is eight, and his eyes have wobbled since he was 17 months old. Nystagmus, or “dancing eyes,” is a condition that causes the eyes to move involuntarily. The extent to which the...

An afternoon tradition for the ladies

The Baptist Church in Wadena was buzzing on Dec. 6 as once again the ladies held their annual Christmas program. The church was nearly full for the afternoon of singing and devotion, with Marilee...

Jones to officiate at winter games

Chelsea Jones was recently selected as one of six to be part of the officiating team at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. The announcement was made by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) and the...