Saskatchewan

An Esso station near Craven, Saskatchewan.
An Esso station near Craven, Saskatchewan. Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff

Businesses benefitting thanks to Craven Country Jamboree

By Kevin Martel/CJME News Staff
July 16, 2016 - 4:27pm

Having a country music festival just steps away tends to provide a nice boost for businesses right in the village of Craven itself.

Tens of thousands visit Craven Country Jamboree each year. Surrounding stores, shops, restaurants and motels stand to benefit from the surge of people.

Car submerged in Estevan.
Car submerged in Estevan. submitted photo/Kyle McLintock

Estevan prepares for Summer Games in wake of flash flood

By Brant Hilton/CJME News Staff
July 15, 2016 - 3:09pm

Organizers are scrambling to get the venues ready for the Saskatchewan Summer Games in Estevan after the community was hit by flash flooding.

Estevan was drenched by 125 mm or five inches of rain on Sunday, July 10, two weeks before the provincial games are set to start.

The first roundtable meeting of its kind to discuss systemic issues from Prince Albert to La Loche.
The first roundtable meeting of its kind to discuss systemic issues from Prince Albert to La Loche. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Roundtable meeting addresses ‘crisis’ situation in northern communities

By Bryan Eneas
July 15, 2016 - 12:41pm

Nothing’s changed in La Loche since the shootings in January of 2016.

This is the mentality of locals in the town, who, deciding to do something about it, contacted Prince Albert resident John Hanikenne. Hanikenne told these concerned individuals, he could help.

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