Category: People

All Kinds of Crazy set for release

By Alison Squires Codie Prevost is hot off an exotic and well-deserved holiday in Thailand with wife Ashley, and his upcoming new release is getting rave reviews from fans and country music aficionados. “Let’s...

Alvin Jankowski (centre) of Nut Mountain with members of the 2013 Grey Cup Champions Saskatchewan Roughriders Taj Smith and Tyron Brackenridge during the Grey Cup tour when it landed in Kelvington on Jan. 27. Fans had an opportunity to talk to the Riders and have their pictures taken with the auspicious trophy.

No fumbling when Trevor Len tackles Rider injuries

By Susan Lowndes Trevor Len, a native of Kelvington and an athletic therapist, has been with the Saskatchewan Roughrider organization since 2008, and jobs don’t get any better than that. “In Saskatchewan there are...

Dennis Szafron, right, of the Kelvington Trailblazers snowmobile club, is with Ken Campbell, one of the hunters who found Pete Fox out of wood and food in November 1954. (Photo courtesy Dennis Szafron)

Remembering Pete Fox

By Susan Lowndes In March 2012 the cabin of Pete Fox in the Porcupine Forest was destroyed by fire. Fox’s home while herding cattle for local farmers from 1938 to 1954, it had sat...

Owen Robinson was very careful not to "wake the dog" while Ian Tokarchuk looked on during the festivities.

Families that play together

By Susan Lowndes On Jan. 24, Robert Melrose Elementary School in Kelvington hosted its annual family games night and book exchange. Children who brought books from home were able to exchange them for books...

Enjoying a family gathering for birthday cake was Dugal McCaig on his 100th birthday. Dugal was born on Jan. 22, 1914, in the RM of Silver Creek, close to Russell, Man.

Happy 100th, Dugal!

Last week Dugal McCaig celebrated a century of active living, in his new home in Wadena. Dugal says he hauled petroleum for Gulf Oil to Moose Jaw for 40 years before “retiring” and going...

Kelvington's Gladys Lowndes, whose 105th birthday is Jan. 23, 2014, visits with her twin granddaughters Sandra (left) and Susan Lowndes, and Susan's daughters Truen (left) and Tasso.

105 Christmases

By Susan Lowndes She can’t remember all of them, but Gladys Lowndes, a Kelvington resident who will turn 105 on Jan. 23, can reach back 97 years to one of her first Christmases in...