Nomination deadline coming up for Synergy Credit Union board

The board’s 12 members each serve a three-year term. The terms are staggered, so a total of four seats come up for election each year

Nomination deadline coming up for Synergy Credit Union boardKenneth Brown of The Crossroads Synergy Credit Union is now accepting nominations for seats on its board of directors and the organization is looking for one director from the district. The nomination deadline is on Feb. 15 at noon, so the packages have to be completed and submitted before the noon deadline next Friday. Synergy…

AGUA Team in Mexico makes life better for locals

The 2019 team drilled three new wells and did pump repair/rebuild on an additional seven, bringing them back into service

AGUA Team in Mexico makes life better for locals  by Tim Ehnisz This year’s trip was new to all, veteran driller or novice. As we worked with a drilling rig that is much larger and has more capacity. This is what was needed for many years as our small lS 100 portable rig was not capable of digging in difficult terrain. For many…

Playoffs set for senior hockey leagues

SWHL, SVHL quarterfinal series begin this weekend on several fronts

Playoffs set for senior hockey leaguesCrossroads Staff The battles for the Sask West Hockey League and Sask Valley Hockey League championships start this weekend with quarterfinal matchups ready to go. SWHL The Wilkie Outlaws and Kindersley Sr. Klippers have earned a bye to the league semifinals as the top seeds heading into the league’s quarterfinals. The final games of the…

Oil sees slight rebound amid trade talks

Dr. Sam Gamtessa, a professor of economics at the University of Regina, analyzes market conditions

Oil sees slight rebound amid trade talksKenneth Brownof The Crossroads The price of oil went on a steady decline starting last fall and an expert says trade talks between two world powers have driven a slight rebound in the price. According to Bloomberg, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) price of oil was sitting at US$54.04 per barrel as of Wednesday morning.…

Wheat Kings minor hockey wrap-up

Bantams host the Stallions in Unity on Sunday. The peewees play the Knights in Prince Albert on Saturday and are in Warman on Sunday

Wheat Kings minor hockey wrap-upCrossroads staff The West Central Atom Wheat Kings came close to winning a tournament in North Battleford last weekend. Results were mixed for the other Wheat King teams. In Saskatoon, the bantam Wheat Kings lost 8-3 to the Generals on Feb. 2 and 9-5 to the Maniacs on Feb. 3. In their only action in…

Forum organizers look to send strong resource industry message

Organizers hope to influence Senators to kill Bill C-69

Forum organizers look to send strong resource industry messageKenneth Brown of The Crossroads A forum for those who oppose Bill C-69 takes place next week to give people the chance to help send an important message to the Canadian Senate. The West Central Saskatchewan Ag & Oil Resources Forum takes place at the West Central Events Centre in Kindersley on Feb. 6 at…

Wheat Kings minor hockey wrap-up

The bantams are in Saskatoon this weekend for two games; the peewees are in Prince Albert and Warman on Feb. 9 and 10

Wheat Kings minor hockey wrap-upCrossroads staff The West Central Bantam Wheat Kings had a chance to move up in league standings but lost 6-3 to the Regina Aces on Sunday in Dodsland, after being downed 6-2 by the Prince Albert Pirates in Kerrobert on Saturday. They remain in 11th place in the North Division of the Saskatchewan AA Bantam…

Risk of seasonal influenza still exists

Eight people have died in Saskatchewan due to the flu this season and three of the deaths involved children in their pre-school years

Risk of seasonal influenza still existsKenneth Brown of The Crossroads The risk of contracting the influenza virus still exists, and people could be immunized to decrease their risk of getting sick as the flu season winds down. The ministry of health publishes weekly influenza surveillance reports and the most recent report available on Wednesday is for the week ending on…

Regular seasons nearly done for senior hockey leagues

Still some jostling taking place in the SVHL and SWHL for playoff positions

Regular seasons nearly done for senior hockey leaguesCrossroads Staff The playoffs are just on the horizon for senior hockey leagues in the region. The final games of the regular season will be played this weekend. SWHL The Wilkie Outlaws have climbed their way back to the top of the standings and only the Kindersley Sr. Klippers have a slim chance to retake…

Play shows love overcomes in the end

The Eatonia Oasis Players performed Allocating Annie at the Eatonia Community Hall, giving audiences plenty to laugh about

Play shows love overcomes in the endKenneth Brown of The Crossroads A rare version of a love triangle played out on stage last week in Eatonia where the community theatre group put on a show for crowds on three nights. The Eatonia Oasis Players theatre group performed its rendition of the play “Allocating Annie” by Rick Abbot over three nights from…
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