West Central Wheat Kings minor hockey update

Bantams and peewees both back in action this weekend

West Central Wheat Kings minor hockey updateCrossroads staff While the West Central Bantam Wheat Kings had been idle until last night, the Peewee Wheat Kings extended their winning streak to six games. The players have been responding well to what the coaches ask of them, said Peewee Wheat King head coach Brett Sautner of their performance. The Bantam Wheat Kings were…

Eaton students revitalize spaces with mural project

The initiative gave students a sense of accomplishment and it was a lesson in collaboration, said a student

Eaton students revitalize spaces with mural projectKenneth Brown of The Crossroads High school students in Eatonia have been busy sprucing up areas in Eaton School by painting murals on walls and messages on stairs among other projects. Eaton School has a mentorship program and students involved in the program came up with an idea to revitalize spaces in the school. A…

Delisle moves into first in SVHL after pair of wins

Beechy is in Elrose, Delisle is in Lucky Lake, Eston is in Kenaston and Loreburn is in Outlook for games tonight, all starting at 8 p.m.

Delisle moves into first in SVHL after pair of winsCrossroads Staff The Delisle Bruins have moved into sole possession of first place in the Sask Valley Hockey League standings after picking up two huge wins last weekend. A log jam at the top of the SVHL standings has been broken and there is now a bit of separation among the league’s teams. Delisle started…

Long-awaited regional landfill opens

Anyone can take waste to the facility, but the tipping rates are different for people who live in the 19 member municipalities

Long-awaited regional landfill opensKenneth Brown of The Crossroads People across the west central region now have a new location to dispose of their waste. A long-awaited regional landfill has opened to the west of Kindersley. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Dec. 5 at the site of the landfill about 10 km west of Kindersley and south…

Undefeated SWHL teams set to collide on Saturday

Kindersley and Wilkie, both at 8-0, meet in Wilkie at 8 p.m.

Undefeated SWHL teams set to collide on SaturdayCrossroads Staff The Wilkie Outlaws and Kindersley Sr. Klippers are still undefeated after games last weekend and they meet for the first time this season tomorrow night. There were only three games on the schedule this past weekend for Sask West Hockey League teams, but Kindersley and Wilkie were involved in all three games. Each…

Eston wins sixth Communities in Bloom provincial title

Landscape received the highest number of points, followed by floral displays, heritage conservation, tidiness, urban forestry and environmental action

Eston wins sixth Communities in Bloom provincial title  Crossroads Staff For the sixth time in 18 years, the Eston Communities in Bloom committee has brought top honours to the town. It was recently announced that Eston was the leader in the 1,001-2,000 population category receiving four blooms and a special mention for the fortitude of the committee. Communities in Bloom is a…

Elks continue strong start to SVHL season

Central Butte is in Loreburn tonight at 8:30 p.m. A battle of two teams at 4-3 takes place with Kenaston in Beechy at 8 p.m.

Elks continue strong start to SVHL seasonCrossroads Staff The Kyle Elks are the only undefeated team in the Sask Valley Hockey League. The team is tied for first despite having played the fewest games of all teams. There are three teams tied atop the SVHL standings heading into this weekend’s games. The Delisle Bruins (5-1), Eston Ramblers (5-3) and the defending…

Photographer takes armchair travellers to Argentina

Myrna Pearman of Sylvan Lake, Alta., travelled by plane, boat, bus and horseback during her Argentinian adventure

Photographer takes armchair travellers to Argentina  by T. Martin-Schmunk of The Crossroads Myrna Pearman of Sylvan Lake, Alta., returned to Leader Library to share an Armchair Traveler presentation on Argentina. A nice crowd gathered on the evening of Nov. 26 to learn more about Argentina. Pearman has presented for Leader Library on past occasions and was happy to return to…

West Central Wheat Kings minor hockey report

Peewee, bantam teams both put together notable victories

West Central Wheat Kings minor hockey reportCrossroads Staff While they have to go on the road in a few days, the West Central Wheat Kings bantam and peewee teams can do so with some renewed confidence, having won some recent home games. The Bantam Wheat Kings travel to Saskatoon to play the Stallions next Tuesday. They beat the Yorkton Bantam Terriers…

Wilkie, Kindersley keep getting it done in SWHL

Wilkie is in Luseland and Unity returns to Kindersley in games tonight starting at 8:30 p.m. Biggar is in Kindersley tomorrow at 8 p.m.

Wilkie, Kindersley keep getting it done in SWHL  Crossroads Staff The Wilkie Outlaws and Kindersley Sr. Klippers continue to set themselves apart from the rest of the competition in the Sask West Hockey League. All six SWHL teams have hit or passed the quarter pole of the 20-game season. Wilkie (7-0) and Kindersley (6-0) are still undefeated and the two teams could…
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