With intense winds, SaskPower says it has received thousands of calls regarding outages and downed power lines. They wish to remind everyone to stay safe as crews patrol the province. If you see a downed power line: stay back at least 10 metres & contact SaskPower at 310-2220 or call 911. If a tree comes […]
By Charlene Wirtz The Kuroki Wildlife Federation held their annual supper and awards at the Kuroki Community Centre on April 21. The delicious supper attracted a full hall, and included roast beef, ham, cabbage rolls and salads. The awards were then given out to: Joe Batiuk, tied for sportsman of the year; walleye, 4 lbs; […]
The Water Security Agency (formerly the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority) repealed the existing Drainage Control Regulations last September, to be replaced by new regulations that will be phased in over the next 10 years. These are the regulations that apply to agricultural drainage, also known as “ditching.” We in this area are familiar with the practice, but […]
It’s safe to say that few words are necessary. Here is the state of the road and bridge on Grid 640 between Quill Lake and Wynyard. Photo taken last week by Charlene Wirtz.
Smoke from the wildfires up north was heavy in the air on Friday afternoon and again on Saturday. Photographs don’t do justice to the intensity of it; but stinging eyes are a testimony if any but a short amount of time is spent outside. Looking east down Highway 5 passing through Wadena. You couldn’t see […]