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Come Grow With Me program encourages summer growth in children The Family Resource Centre is sponsoring a Come Grow With Me children’s program in Preeceville during the summer. From left, were: Karolyn Kosheluk, coordinator; and Luke, Kristy, Julie (baby), and Owen Ziola. See the story on Page 2.

Long-time conservation officer retires after rewarding career Ron Waugh of Preeceville, conservation officer with the Department of Natural Resources, made his retirement official after 39 years with the department. April 30 was Waugh’s last day as a conservation officer and was met with mixed emotion from Waugh. “I have never regretted joining the department,” said Waugh. “In high school I always loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing. Being involved in the career that echoed that passion and protecting wildlife was an easy choice for me. Being a conservation officer has had its highs, lows and challenges that surrounded political and environmental issues,” he said.

Waugh attained his diploma in Renewable Resource Technology from Kelsey Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Saskatoon on 1976. He started employment in the public service in May of 1979 as a Security Worker at Pike Lake Provincial Park. He was married in 1977 and the couple raised a family. In August of 1979, he moved his family to Strasbourg and worked as a Conservation O f f i c e r a t R o w a n ’s R a v i n e Provincial Park. In September of 1981, he moved to Maple Creek and worked at Cypress Hills Provincial Park, followed by three years in Pelly from April 1984 to 1988.

In August of 1988, Waugh was promoted and moved to Pierceland where he was in charge of the west end of Meadow Lake Provincial Park. In October of 1990, he was promoted and moved to Preeceville as the district manager. “There have been many changes over the years,” said Waugh. “It seemed like every few years we went through a d epar tment/min is tr y name change. We were Tourism and Renewable Resources; Parks and Renewable Resources; Parks, Recreation and Culture; Natural Resources; Environment and Resource Management, and now, Environment,” he said.

The primary focus of the job was initially fish and wildlife management and enforcement, stated Waugh. When in Pelly, Pierceland and Preeceville, there were forestry and fire related duties as well. “I can remember at a spring fire meeting while at Pelly, that we were told that we would be getting weather data over a telephone line that was to be printed on paper when received. I remember thinking ‘how is that possible?’ That was my introduction to my first fax machine. Other technology upgrades through the years included cell phones and computers,” stated Waugh. Continued on Page 2

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Ron Waugh was challenged by both good and bad issues. In his 39 years as a conservation officer he had the privilege to meet Smokey the Bear and many special friends. From left, were: Waugh, Smokey the Bear and Monica Death during Waugh’s time stationed at Cypress Hills.

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Ron Waugh of Preeceville has retired after a distinguished career as a conservation officer.

Retiring Conservation officer has accumulated fond memories Continued from Page 1 In 1997, the Ministry went through a big reorganization that saw many of the district manager jobs abolished across the province, which included Preeceville. Promotional positions became almost non-existent. It was about this same time that sidearms were issued to officers across the province. A psychological screening process was part

of this roll-out along with more significant annual training, he said. Through the late 90’s and going into the early 2000’s, conservation officers started to see an increase in “environmental” duties. Issues related to landfills, stubble burning, channel clearing, manure spreading and others. “I don’t recall exactly when, because it was in the early years of my career,

that the 24-hour Turn in Poachers (T.I.P) Line was set up. Officers were now expected to take after hour calls around the clock “A more recent change, which made the decision to retire easier, was that conservation officers are now part of a provincial protection and response team. The expectation is that officers, if available and called upon, will respond to reports/occurrences where

there is a threat to public safety,” concluded Waugh. In his retirement Waugh wants to spend more time

hopes to spend more time with his grandkids, teaching and sharing his passion for the outdoors.

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Preeceville to host many summer activities The Preeceville driving range, which will be open for the season shortly, is one of many activities and events being planned for Preeceville during the summer. “Last year was a great success with over 200 rentals that took place throughout the season,” said Andrea Tonn, recreation

director. A bucket of balls will once again be sold at Midtown for $5 a bucket. The Children’s Summer Solstice event will be held on June 22 at Annie Laurie Lake with an alternate date scheduled for June 25.

Last year’s event brought in over 200 people. Included will be a rock climbing wall and human soccer balls, a giant slip-and-slide, bouncers and many more activities. The tennis courts located on the Preeceville Arena grounds are opened to

the general public for ball hockey and basketball. The nets will be provided and the public is being encouraged to bring any other equipment that may be required. “Watch for movie nights to be sponsored by local businesses. I’m hoping to have one scheduled real soon,” said Tonn.

Preeceville coed ball organizes for another season The Preeceville coed slo-pitch league held a reorganization meeting at the Preeceville town office on May 3. “A total of seven teams were confirmed registered for this ball season,” said Riley Erickson, organizer. “ O u r t e a m s c o m e f r o m P r e e c e v i l l e , N o r q u a y,

Kelvington and Endeavour,” said Erickson. “Game night will be Thursday nights at 7:00 p.m. starting on May 24. All games will be played at the Preeceville Sportsgrounds. We will be playing a round robin and then a playoff round, for a total of nine weeks of game action.” “We really want to encourage more people to come

Snow Be Gone in Sturgis winner B r i a n Lubiniecki of Sturgis predicted May 5 as the day the snow would be completely melted i n t h e To w n o f Sturgis. “May 5 was the day all snow melted away for another season,” said Aileen Lubiniecki, organizer. “We appreciate everyone who has supported this seasonal mini fundraiser.” The winner of the contest, Brian Lubiniecki, is a volunteer for t h e S t u rg i s a n d District Fire Department. All money raised was donated to the Sturgis Fire Department. A “snow gone” plaque with yearly predictions and names of winners hangs at the S t u r g i s To w n office. “The season of outdoor fires is here. Remember to always be prepared with a pail of water or sand nearby your fire pit,” concluded Aileen Lubiniecki.

out and play. Its a lot of fun, great exercise and an excellent way to meet new people. If you are wanting to play there are always teams looking for more players,” said Erickson. Those looking for more information are encouraged to contact Erickson.

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Brian Lubiniecki gave the accurate guess of when the snow was going to be completely melted in Sturgis. He was photographed with a “snow gone” plaque.

Preeceville minor ball to include five teams The Preeceville Minor Ball association will be made up of five teams from T-ball to peewee teams for the coming season. “Practices for teams will be held every Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Preeceville Sportsgounds,” said Andrea Tonn, organizer. The youngest team, T-ball, will include 10 players with Calla Erickson as contact. The rookie team will field 17 players with Lisa Moekerk as coach. The mosquito group will be divided into two teams with 24 players. Craig Sandager and Chris Halkyard will be the coaches. The peewee team will field 12 players with Shannon and Jesse Nelson as coaches. T- ball will practice on diamond one, rookies will practice on diamond two, peewees will practice on diamond three and the mosquito team will practice on diamond four, said Tonn.

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Perspective Preeceville Progress

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LOOKING BACK...

A Decade Ago

A variety night that featured 16 performances by Grade 8 students at the Preeceville School captured the audience’s attention throughout the entire evening. Sharing mistress of ceremonies duties were Aspen Boyle and Taylor Thompson, Grade 8 students. ***** A total of seven hospital auxiliaries from across District 3 attended the Saskatchewan Health Care Auxiliaries Association (SHAA) annual district meeting, hosted by the Preeceville Hospital Auxiliary, held at the Preeceville Club 60. ***** Spring seeding had seen reasonable progress, with about 10 per cent of seeding completed across the region, said Phil Parker, an agronomist with Hudye Soil Services. ***** Korinne Neitling poured a cup of tea for Pauline Galandy during the Preeceville Hospital auxiliary tea and bake sale. ***** The Stenen Hall was filled to capacity when the Stenen Barveenok dancers performed for the annual Mother’s Day Concert. President Rhea Musey was emcee for the event. ***** Katherine Kuzik and Hazel Urbanoski looked after the plant table at the Sturgis Horticultural Society Green Thumb plant sale in the Sturgis Community Hall while Margaret Ball checked out what was available on the plant table.

Meili appears to have tougher task It would seem counter-intuitive, but the job of leader of the opposition in Saskatchewan may now be a lot harder than the job of Premier. That shouldn’t make any sense because the premier bears responsibility for tough spending decisions. Oppositions can’t even propose spending bills in the legislature. The burden of being premier is much more complicated than that, extending to virtually every tough situation, some of which is inherited and some of which a premier has no control. For example, immediately after being selected Saskatchewan Party leader and premier, Scott Moe faced the aftermath of the Gerald Stanley verdict and the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Both would have been exceedingly stressful for any leader. Sandwiched around these events were a provincial 2018-19 budget, and then the inherited problems of former cabinet minister Bill Boyd’s Environment Act charges and the ongoing controversies of land purchases at the Global Transportation Hub (GTH.) The above are inherited problems from former Premier Brad Wall’s administration. Moe and the Sask. Party may claim this is a new administration, but that really isn’t fooling anyone. Even if you are a new premier, you carry on with the baggage of your entire government. Maybe an opposition leader also inherits some baggage from the past when the party was in power, but the weight of that baggage is simply not comparable.

Murray Mandryk is a political columnist with the Leader-Post

All this said, it very much seems that in Saskatchewan right now, it’s NDP Opposition leader Ryan Meili struggling significantly more than Moe. And those with even a rudimentary knowledge of politics will understand why. For starters, while Moe competed with five others (notwithstanding Rob Clarke’s last-minute departure from the race) for the Sask. Party leadership and while it took five ballots, including the first ballot in which Moe had less than 25 per cent support, he actually had the support of a majority of caucus members. Meili’s only competitor was Trent Wotherspoon, but the now NDP leader had the support of only one other caucus member. And that split and tension is a defining element of the party of late. In fairness to Meili, he has actually gone to great lengths to modify his policies to make them more palatable in Saskatchewan. But for most of the past 50 years, the NDP has struggled with the reality that they simply are no longer

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Saskatchewan’s natural governing party. Since the demise of the Tommy Douglas’s CCF in 1964, Saskatchewan has now spent more days under the rule of the right-wing alternative than under an NDP administration. This would include the last 10-plus years under the Sask. Party that enjoyed the biggest popular vote wins in the province’s history. Add to the fact that this province did not elect a NDP MP for 15 years prior to the 2015 election. And judging by the way the federal NDP caucus has handled the Regina Lewvan/Erin Weir situation, the federal party may be in for another drought. The point being, this is no longer an NDP province and what tolerance there has been for NDP governments in the last 50 years has been a result of them being comparatively pragmatic. Meili may have modified his positions, but he is still considered rather left wing. He supports a $15-an-hour minimum wage; a tough sell in rural Saskatchewan that has a lot of small businesses. And Meili has expressed some level of support for a carbon tax of some sort. Moe has been lobbying hard against the carbon tax and in support of the Trans Mountain pipeline opposed by the B.C. NDP government. And both those positions seem wildly popular with provincial voters. Sometimes, premiers simply do have more favourable policy positions. And that’s likely why Moe’s job seems a bit easier right now.

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Reader asks, is the Reeve being one-sided? Reeve Garth Bates has recently publically stated, “Unfortunately, some people aren’t willing to accept sound science.” In my mind, this raises at least two questions, the first of which is “whose science?” The only information before council is the paid consultant’s report which was prepared on behalf of the Colony. The developer’s study acknowledges that the proposed ILO and living area will be built over three aquifers. Two are

named as the Fulton Lake aquifer and the Empress aquifer. The Reeve and council have been asked repeatedly what independent analysis has been conducted and, o t h e r t h a n t h e To w n o f Canora 1999 Study put forth by Councilor Don Kraynick, none has been identified. The Canora study, focused on the water supply for Canora and area, stated that “under no circumstances should construction of high risk industry (intensive

livestock operations) be allowed over any portion of the water aquifer limits.” This refers to the Fulton Lake aquifer, which is the water supply for Canora and the Canora water pipeline. The proposed ILO will be situated directly over the aquifer referred to in the report. The Fulton Lake aquifer supplies water to Canora, Buchanan, Rama, Good Spirit Lake, Crystal Lake and many farms and residences. The Empress aquifer supplies water to Stenen

and many surrounding farms and residences. The contamination of these aquifers would have huge ramifications for thousands of people. Electors who are concerned with the apparent lack of attention to this issue by council, have located two further reports. The Yorkton Area Aquifers Report 2006 also states that to protect water quality an ILO should not be located over an aquifer. The Assiniboine River Basin Well Study 2007,

conducted by Sask Water A g e n c y, i n e v a l u a t i n g drinking water wells at risk, reported that the well field at the Village of Stenen and all other wells and well fields in the area are at high risk for contamination due to the permeable nature of the silty clay and gravel beneath the land surface. The Stenen wells are only 210 yards from the boundary of E ½ 33-33-04 W2, which is the proposed site for the ILO. Considering all this, and the fact that the Reeve and

council have presented no evidence (other than the Colony’s paid report) that it is safe to locate an ILO over an aquifer, my second question is “who is not accepting science?” This council needs to step back and better understand that its role is to protect all electors in this municipality. Submitted on behalf of the Committee for Concerned Electors in the RM of Keys #303. Laird Gervais Crystal Lake

Shutting off the gas tap to help big oil S h u t t i n g o ff t h e t a p . Cutting BC off to freeze in the dark. Well let’s see. Who is saying this? The talking heads are Rachel Notley and Scott Moe. Now in privatize everything Alberta I’m pretty sure Alberta or Rachel doesn’t own any gas pipeline or the gas supplying B.C. That would be Enbridge, Tr a n s C a n a d a , M o b i l e , Kinder Morgan (KM) and the other big players. These are private corporations.

They would be taking the loss of revenue by the action of cutting off their B.C. customers. Therefore, they must be involved in this decision to cut off the gas, if it isn’t them actually instructing Notley to call that shot. The only reason for them to call a shot like that is because the end game has a lot bigger rewards for them. Provincial ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline would be a temporary thing

and logically sold back into private hands at a fraction of the cost of KM building it themselves with none of the hassles. That calamity will be absorbed by interprovincial and national destabilization, paid for by the Canadian people. It’s a small gamble but that’s what corporations a r e a b o u t . E v e n t u a l l y, if not immediately, they should get their B.C. customers back with a punitive increase in price for

insubordination. With Notley taking her public position in buying the pipeline she relieves Kinder Morgan of having to worry about the pitfalls or expenses of getting the pipeline built, because Rachel Notley is going to load that escalating insanity onto the backs of the Alberta taxpayers. As for Moe chiming in, Saskatchewan doesn’t have any pipelines running through Alberta to BC anyway.

So we’re back to the big boys who actually own the facilities and the gas calling the shots and Moe is just blowing smoke out of his hat as a diversion for his major contributors. He, along with Notley, are using their public position to drive wedges of animosity between our provinces. This is the epitome of corporate strategy. Divide and conquer. There are a lot fewer problems for corporations to accomplish this in

dictatorships they already own or where a psychopathic president with no morals can see his net value blossom by trillions. Certainly that escalation of the situation could dictate the death rattle of our peaceful, functioning democracy as we know it. Then there would be big smiles in the board rooms and pats on the back for both Rachael Notley and Scott Moe. Greg Chatterson Fort San

The Last Truck was not the last truck There are so many weird connections between what happened in 2008-09 and today. For one, that period, the greatest recession since 1929, was supposed to be the end of SUVs. HBO even did a documentary on it called The Last Truck: The Closing of a GM Plant. The documentary lamented, through a clip of a news broadcast, “The plant turns out four different models of SUVs, something Americans are just not buying now.” That announcement came June 3, 2008, as the price of oil was skyrocketing towards US$147/bbl. for West Texas Intermediate (WTI). Gasoline prices were sky high, and remarkably, almost exactly the same price they are in Western Canada right now, despite oil prices currently being US$68/bbl. for WTI. Also, the plant closure announcement came before the recession hit that September. That July, I bought a used SUV made at that plant, a fully loaded 2004 Buick Rainier. I got it for cheap, because no one wanted SUVs, remember? Step forward to April 25 of this year, and Ford, the one North American auto maker that did not take a massive bailout from the U.S. and Canadian governments, announced it is all but getting out of cars. Except for the Mustang and Focus Active, you will not be able to buy a Ford car in North America. What will they sell? Trucks and SUVs (which essentially include crossovers.) Over my 27 years of driving, my wife and I have owned almost every type of consumer vehicle. The long list includes an ’81 Dodge Omni (subcompact), ’67 Buick LeSabre (full-size, a.k.a. barge), ’87 Plymouth Horizon (subcompact), ’98 Chev (Geo) Metro (subsubcompact), ’82 Ford Econoline E-250 (full-size van),

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’98 Chev Cavalier (compact) ’68 Buick LeSabre (barge Mk II), ’04 Buick Rainer (mid-size SUV), ’09 F-150 Supercrew (full-size pickup) and ’11 Ford Expedition (full-size SUV). Do you know what we discovered through all this? An SUV and a full-size pickup, for us at least, are the perfect combination of two vehicles to own, if you can afford it. During the post 2009 recession years, the American Congress brought in stringent rules for improved fuel efficiency. Some people might have thought this was the end of the sport utility vehicle and trucks. How wrong they were. Those tremendous gains in fuel efficiency made it more possible to operate larger, heavier, more capable vehicles at fuel efficiencies and horsepower that could only be dreamed of before. For instance, my ’11 Expedition has a 5.4 litre V-8 which gets 310 horsepower and which weighs 6,132 pounds. It has a six-speed transmission. If I were to buy totally new model, the 2018 Expedition, it would come with a much smaller 3.5 litre V-6 turbo engine, coupled to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It would weight 5,793 pounds, a 339-pound

reduction. And the new engine would get a whopping 375 horsepower, with an engine that’s 35 per cent smaller. When I was a kid, horsepower numbering 300 was something you saw in Corvettes, not SUVs. Ford now makes their flagship F-150 with an aluminum body, dropping several hundred pounds. The engine actually shuts off when you stop and restarts when you take your foot off the brake. And it comes with a base 2.7 litre engine that gets 325 horsepower, and a 10 speed transmission. That’s more horsepower than the base ’93 Corvette, with an engine not much bigger than the 2.2 litre that could barely get my ’81 Omni to passing speed. It’s these innovations that have made trucks and SUVs all the rage now. From my lengthy list of vehicles before, I’ve found there are very, very few ways that a car is superior to an SUV. They are cheaper, easier to park, and they get better fuel economy. That fuel economy margin is a price worth paying to have 4-wheel drive. SUVs and trucks are almost universally equipped with some form of 4-wheel drive, which, given this is Canada, is infinitely better than pretty much any car. And their additional clearance is useful not only in the countryside, but in cities like Regina and Saskatoon, where residential streets get precious little snow clearing. Of all the vehicles I’ve had, the Rainer, with air shocks, had the best ride. The Last Truck lamented the loss of manufacturing jobs in America, but it also gave the example of the SUV as a dead end. Things have sure changed since then. That plant reopened in 2015, and now makes windshields, employing a similar number of people. And the SUV and truck are here to stay.

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Congratulations Graduating Class of 2018

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Klothes for Kids celebrate four years and 3000 garments The Klothes for Kids sewing group celebrated its anniversary of four years of sewing and 3000 sewn garments sent to children in third world countries. The festive event was held at the Sturgis READ Club on May 12. The afternoon saw community members enjoying coffee and desserts while viewing the visual display of the sewing group’s hard work. A book sale and a bake sale were also part of the afternoon event. Lila Duff and Marli Godlien won the two raffles for the pieced quilts. “This event shares our accomplishments with the community and acknowledges the community’s support,” said Sharon Musey, representative of the group. “Most of our fabric has been donated, which was

mostly done anonymousl y. E v e n n o n - m e m b e r s of the group have sewn items that have been added to our suitcases. Sturgis CWL (Catholic Women’s League) has provided some f u n d i n g , ” s a i d M u s e y. Locally the group has sewn new dining chair covers for the Preeceville Care Home, lap blankets for the Sturgis Care Home, and Preeceville LTC (Long Term Care). Its work has involved sewing 75 kids’ pajamas over the past 2 years for Filling the Gap which were included in Christmas hampers. Musey said the group has raffled two children’s quilts which were donated by someone who heard of its work. The monies raised from the quilts will be allotted for upcoming shipping

costs and to replenish some needed fabric. “We are an interdenominational group of grandmothers who meet most Thursday’s from October through May at St. Patrick’s church,” said Barbara Duke, club member. “We sew with enthusiasm and inspiration, making dresses and shorts for children in third world countries. We are from Sturgis, Danbury, Crystal Lake, Preeceville and Canora. “Since February 2014, the group’s clothing has been delivered to poor regions around the world. Two travelers from Yorkton and others from our surrounding communities have graciously delivered our packed suitcases to Africa, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Cuba, Haiti, the Philippines and Costa

The Klothes for Kids sewing group celebrated its fourth anniversary of sewing garments that are sent to children in the third world countries. From left, were: (back row) Barb Bicum, JoAnn Lubiniecki, Shirley Woytas, Beth Hubbard, Laurie Decker, Esther Musqua, Aileen Lubiniecki, Anita Desroches, Judy Johnson and Norma Appel, and (front) Barbara Duke, Brenda Penny and Carole Hauber. Unavailable for the photograph were Sharon Musey, Heather Godlien, and Joanne Barber. Rica. Our mission is to bring joy to a child by showing them that someone they do not know cares enough to

Mother’s Day tea and bake sale supports Preeceville Hospital auxiliary

Agnes Murrin, left, helped Doreen T h o rs o n w i t h h e r baking purchases at the Preeceville Hospital auxiliary tea and bake sale at the Preeceville Club 60.

make them a pretty dress or a pair of colorful shorts,” stated Duke. “Our group started with financial support from our CWL and fundraising from our sewists. But mostly, our supplies come from the generous donations of community members, our personal stash, garage sales, and Fabric Frenzy events. Many times we’ve arrived at the church to find a surprise bag or two of fabric and notions from anonymous folks who kindly support our efforts to help others,” said Duke.

“I think that everyone who participates in our group goes away feeling great about helping a child or a child’s family, whether they live in a far away country or in our own community. Some of us sew, some cut out patterns, some sort and match fabrics and sew on buttons, some knit or crochet baby blankets and outfits. We are all privileged to be able to help out in our own way while enjoying each other’s company and indulging in hobbies we like to do.” she concluded.

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The Preeceville Hospital auxiliar y held a tea and bake sale at the Preeceville Club 60 on May 12. From left, were: (around the table) Marge Bowey, Marge Plaxin, Marion Milette, Stella Tulik and Marlene Covey.

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KYRYLUIK - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Kyryluik, aged eighty-six of Sturgis, Saskatchewan. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side in Preeceville, Saskatchewan on May 8, 2018 at the Preeceville and District Long Term Care Centre. George is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Bernice (nee: Pettigrew); his three children, Linda Carter (Lloyd), Allan (Patricia), and Dale (Nicole); his seven grandchildren, Raelynn, Christopher, Wesley, Karen (Linda), Cody, Tegan, and Darcy (Allan) and ten great-grandchildren. George was predeceased by his parents, stepfather Wasyl Kyryluk, mother Nelly (Yewchyn); sister Frances and two brothers Steve and Billy and an infant daughter Karren. George was born on August 7, 1931 in Winnipeg. He lived on a farm in Vita. George later moved to Thompson, Manitoba to work with the Smook brothers to help build the town. In 1960, George went to The Pas, Manitoba to have a medical and to gain employment at Inco. He met Bernice at this time, fell in love, and married her in Winnipeg on May 5, 1961. They lived in Thompson and raised their three children. George was always a hard worker and provided for his family. George retired from Inco in 1993 and they moved to Sturgis. George had eight siblings: Frances (Tony), John (Joyce), Mary (Joe), Steve (Josie), Walter (Ailienne), Billy (Donna), Elizabeth, and Josephine (Morse), and many nieces and nephews. George’s funeral was held on May 12, 2018 at Grace United Church in Sturgis with Rev. Miles Russell officiating. Memorials in remembrance of George may be made to Preeceville Long Term Care Auxiliary as gifts of remembrance. Arrangements were entrusted to Preeceville Funeral Home.

PIETRUCHA: Mr. Michael Pietrucha of Spruce Grove, AB (formerly Preeceville, SK), passed away on May 2, 2018 at the age of 89 years. Born in rural Saskatchewan, the eldest of fourteen children, Mike left home at the age of seventeen. He made his way doing various jobs including farm labourer, mill worker, and miner. He crossed the country by train, bus, and car. Mike had a sharp and ironic sense of humour and joked that like Hank Snow, “I’ve Been Every Where”. He married the love of his life, Lillian Derin, in 1957 and had two daughters, Sharon and Janice. His devotion to family extended to his siblings and their growing families. Later in life, he decided to meet all of his mother’s living siblings and their families. This quest took him to Germany, Poland, and Ukraine; true to his wishes he sought out and met virtually all of his eastern European cousins. He reunited a family that had been lost through emigration and war. Mike returned to school in Winnipeg to learn the rapidly growing technology of television repair. He soon established his new business - Farley Radio & TV. Named after a mine shaft Mike had worked in, the business flourished for several decades. When he grew tired of climbing towers and servicing TVs, he took on a new career with Canada Post. Mike enjoyed many pastimes, had an amazing memory, and to all who knew him, appeared fearless. There was nothing that he couldn’t fix, and no one he wouldn’t help. Mike was a past member of the Preeceville Wildlife Federation and the Father Novak Council of Knights of Columbus, a Trustee of the Sturgis School Division, and past president of the Preeceville Lion’s Club. Despite his many achievements, perhaps his biggest source of pride was his two grandsons, Teague and Gabriel. He reveled in their accomplishments and loved to spend time with them. His life was long and well lived. He was incomparable and well loved. Mike will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years Lillian; his daughters Sharon (Eric) Frederick and Janice Pietrucha; his grandchildren Teague (Elizabeth) McGintie, Rachel Frederick, and Gabriel Uchman; his brother Steve Pietrucha; his sisters: Molly Wengrowich, Angeline Lazeski, Olga (Walter) Majola, Jean Krywulak, Josephine Stone, Cathy (John) Topp, Rose (Tom) Rogers and Tonie Chornomitz as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mike was predeceased by his parents Lukasz (Roy) and Katherine Pietrucha; his brothers: John, Stanley, Andrew, and Phillip Petrucha; brothers-in-law: Peter Wengrowich, Max Lazeski, Peter Krywulak, Norman Stone and Joe Chornomitz; sisters-in-law Tillie and Cora Petrucha as well as his nephews Kenneth Wengrowich, Michael Petrucha, Michael Kerelchuk and Dave Kerelchuk. Prayer and Funeral Services were held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Spruce Grove, AB. May 6 and 7, 2018. If friends desire, Memorial Donations may be made in Mike’s memory to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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PRAYER CORNER ST. PATRICK’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Box 629, Sturgis, S0A 4A0 Phone: 548-2042 Pastor Fr. Michal Pajak, O.M.I. Sunday, May 20 Mass 9 a.m. Daily weekday Rosary Month of May 9 a.m. UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH Canora - Kamsack Swan River Fr. Michael Faryna Phone: (306) 563-5153 Thursday, May 17 Burgis 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19 Kobzar 9:30 a.m. Arran Cemetery 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Swan River 10 a.m. (CDT) Swan River Cemetery 1 p.m. (CDT) Durban Cemetery 2:30 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday, May 22 Preeceville Nursing Home 2 p.m. UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Rev. Joakim Rac Phone: 563-5148 Saturday, May 19 Canora Cemetery 2 p.m. Rama 7 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Preeceville 9 a.m. Canora 11 a.m. Buchanan 2 p.m. Monday, May 21 Canora Cemetery 2 - 3 p.m. ENDEAVOUR FELLOWSHIP CHAPEL Office: 547-2117 Sunday School 10 a.m. Worship 11 a.m. Praise and Prayer HYAS BAPTIST CHURCH Contact Wayne Omelchuk 306-548-5547 PREECEVILLE-STURGIS UNITED CHURCH PASTORAL CHARGE Rev. Miles J. Russell Phone 306-547-2059 or 306-548-2097 Preeceville - Sturgis United Worship & Children’s Church Trinity (Preeceville) 9:30 a.m. Grace (Sturgis) 11 a.m. EVANGEL TABERNACLE 732 Highway Ave. E., Preeceville Rev. Rob LaGrove Phone: 547-2880 Morning Worship 10 a.m. Wednesdays Prayer and Bible Study 7 p.m. GLEANER OUTREACH Pastor George Tourangeau Phone: 542-5078 Pastor Boyd Arbeau Phone: 542-3004 Stenen School Saturday 6:30 p.m. ANGLICAN PARISH OF LINTLAW - ENDEAVOUR Rev. Barb Forsyth 306-325-4525 March 18 - June 24 Lintlaw 9am Endeavour 11am Holy Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays LIVING FAITH AND WORD CHURCH 400 Sturgis Ave. Pastor Robert Lang Sunday Service 10 a.m. Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Bible Study at the Church LIVING WATERS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Phone: 547-3362 or 325-4472 Hazel Dell Sunday 10:30 a.m. Bible Study Thursday 8 p.m. at Orvis & Carol Sorgen’s Youth Group in Okla Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 p.m. Y2J Club and Youth Group Friday 7:30 p.m. ST. JOHN-LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Hein Bertram Church office: 306-547-2085 Pastor cell: 306-614-9227 St. John Lutheran Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10 a.m. Weekly Bible Studies Phone for time CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST MENNONITE Hyas Grant Penner - Phone: 594-2901 Sunday School 10 a.m. Church Service 10:45 a.m. 1st Sunday Program 7:30 p.m.

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Town of Preeceville Summer Student Positions 1. Public Works Intern

Term: July 2 - August 31, 2018 Duties Include: Assisting Town Maintenance crew with odd jobs and property maintenance. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s license.

2. Museum Summer Curator

Term: July 1 – August 31, 2018 Duties Include: Assisting Museum visitors, providing tours, answering inquiries and assisting with general Museum operations.

3. Recreation Director Intern

Term: July 2 - August 31, 2018 Duties Include: Creating and implementing different recreation programs for the community under the direction of the Recreation Director. This position requires the student to be available on a flexible schedule requiring evening and weekend work. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s license.

4. Cemetery Maintenance Intern

Term: July 2 - August 31, 2018 Duties Include: Assisting Town Maintenance crew with grass maintenance at the Preeceville Cemetery. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to students returning to post-secondary education or high school in the fall. Preference may be given to Aboriginal youth or a student who is a member of a visible minority. Application deadline for all positions is Friday, June 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Submit resume stating qualifications and references to:

Lorelei Karcha – Administrator Town of Preeceville Box 560 Preeceville, SK. S0A 3B0 preeceville@sasktel.net For further information call 547-2810.

RM of Keys council meeting deals with proposed Hutterite Colony development One of the main topics of concern at the RM of Keys Council meeting on May 10 was the Crystal Lake Hutterian Brethren’s proposed colony development. Barry Hvidston, administrator, said there were a number of lengthy discussions regarding the intensive livestock operation (ILO), the proposed zoning bylaw change, and a petition. A petition was submitted by a group of ratepayers on April 23 to stop the collective dwelling aspect of the proposed zoning change until such a time that a vote of ratepayers can occur. Hvidston said the petition was deemed insufficient and not binding for the following reasons: most of the signatures were deemed insufficient because a statement of petition is required by regulation to be on every page of the petition, and it wasn’t, and ratepayers can petition the municipalities act but they cannot petition the planning and development

Invites applications for the position of:

Agro Sales Specialist Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Agro Sales Specialist will be responsible for: Duties: • Exceptional Customer Sales & Service • Marketing and sales of bins, feed, livestock equipment, chemical and seed • Participating in the development and implementation of business plans • Managing product inventories • Leading a culture of safety through adherence to company standards for Health & Safety, Loss Prevention, and Environmental due diligence • Assisting the Agro Manager in managing our bulk petroleum and cardlock facility, including sales, margin, expenses, inventory and budget • Assisting in other areas as needed such as hardware, farm contact Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate effective team leadership skills and the ability to work well within a multi-generational team. This position requires an individual with a strong agricultural background. A degree or certificate applicable to the position is an asset, however, not a requirement. Candidates must also possess a positive, ambitious attitude, with good communication, organizational, and outstanding interpersonal skills. Please submit a detailed resume in confidence on or before May 18, 2018 to: Rama Co-op Box 160 Rama, SK S0A 3H0 or Email: daryl.wdcoop@sasktel.net

act, and the zoning bylaw change occurs under the planning and development act. Council passed third reading of the zoning bylaw amendment to allow collective dwelling in the RM of Keys, but there were no further resolutions in regard to the proposed colony development. Hvidston said the zoning bylaw change was to be sent in to the Saskatchewan Government Municipal Affairs Department for approval. He said the ILO aspect of the proposed colony development has not been approved by council at this time because council is waiting for the colony’s manure management plant to be approved by Saskatchewan Agriculture.

Fire restriction advisory issued Due to extreme fire hazards, the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport has issued a restriction on all open fires in Good Spirit and Duck Mountain provincial parks. All open fires in these locations are prohibited and these restrictions will remain in effect until public notification by the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport, the release said. Campers with upcoming reservations or who are planning to visit either park can go to www.saskparks.com for updates on the fire restriction status. It is important to note that equipment used for cooking and heating purposes is permitted at park discretion for the duration of the ban, including: self-contained CSA approved portable gas heating devices and fire pits, barbecues, pressurized stoves and charcoal briquettes. Travellers and outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to support fire suppression efforts by respecting any road closures, carrying a fire extinguisher in vehicles, and avoiding unnecessary idling. Report any fires observed in these parks by calling Park Watch toll free at 1-800-667-1788. If a fire appears to be out of control, call 911. For those living nearby or visiting areas near these parks, please check with local Rural Municipalities for fire restrictions. www.ukrainetzauction.com

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AUCTION Cliff and Adore Sorestad Auctioneer: Karla's Auction Real Estate, Household

Bill Leason

(July 18, 1936 - May 7, 2017) Husband, Dad and Gedo We mourn for him in silence No eyes can see us weep But many a silent tear is shed While others are asleep. Nothing can ever take away The love a heart holds dear Fond memories linger every day Remembrance keeps him near.

Love Ann, Barb, Holly (Murray), Alan, Nicolas and Kenidy In loving memory of our wife, mother, baba and great-baba

ROSE KARDYNAL March 15, 1939 - May 19, 2004

Buchanan, SK Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 5:00PM

Directions: 411 3rd Ave W Buchanan SK Call 306.592.4523 or call Karla 306.621.8051 for more details Property 2 storey House located on 2 lots, walk out verandas, 2017 property taxes $717.49 Plus some household and more Auctioneers Notes: House is located in a small town along Hwy 5 but is only 18 minutes away from Canora SK that has many amenities. Visit www.ukrainetzauction.com for updated listing and pictures

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A cluster of precious memories, Sprayed with a million tears; Wishing God had spared you, If only for a few more years. You left a special memory, And a sorrow too great to hold; To us who loved and lost you, Your memory will never grow old. Thanks for the years we had, Thanks for the memories we shared; We only pray that when you left us, You knew how much we cared. We love and miss you every day! -- Husband Steve, children Lisa, Carla, Shelly, Patrick, Randy & families.


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Preeceville Progress

TD Canada donation supports Preeceville and Sturgis Minor Ball

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Scenes from Gateway Co-op Equity Days in Preeceville Gar y Reber accepted his Gateway Co-op equity cheque during the Gateway Co-op annual equity days on May 9 at the Preeceville Club 60. From left, were: Reber, Brad Chambers and Heather Prestie.

The Preeceville branch of the TD Canada Trust presented the Preeceville Minor Ball organization with a $500 donation on May 10. The TD Plays program supports local initiatives for children and youth in the communities. From left, were: Shannon Nelson of Preeceville Minor Ball and Diane Kudeba, bank manager.

The Gateway Coop held its annual equity days with a pancake breakfast on May 9 at the Pre e c ev i l l e C l u b 60. From left, were: Peter Predy, Heather Prestie and Brad Chambers.

The Preeceville branch of the TD Canada Trust presented a $50 0 donation to the Sturgis Minor Ball organization on May 10, in support of local initiatives for children and youth in the community. From left, were: Kipp Bayer of Sturgis Minor Ball and Diane Kudeba, bank manager.

Ernie Mushanski was one of the many volunteers who helped to prepare pancakes during the Gateway Co-op annual equity days at the Preeceville Club 60.

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Due to the Victoria Day holiday, The Canora Courier, Preeceville Progress and Kamsack Times offices will be closed on MONDAY, MAY 21. Deadlines to submit advertising for the May 23 & 24 editions of the newspapers will be as follows:

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Preeceville Progress Friday, May 18 11 a.m.

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