Petroleum, natural gas rights totals increase

Saskatchewan Crown land sales hit nearly $64.6 million in the 2017-18 fiscal year, up from $50.17 million the previous year

Petroleum, natural gas rights totals increaseCrossroads Staff The books have closed on public offerings of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights for the government’s fiscal year, showing a slight increase from the previous year. Results of the province’s February Crown land sale were announced on Feb. 8. The sale generated nearly $3.44 million in revenue. The result of the February…

Wheat Kings teams prepare for playoffs

Minor hockey roundup: peewees, bantams, midget girls

Wheat Kings teams prepare for playoffsCrossroads staff Peewees The West Central Wheat Kings peewees closed out their season last weekend with three games on the road. They lost to Tisdale 5-4 on Frida, tied Melfort at 5-5 on Saturday, before coming back to defeat them 8-1 on Sunday. The Wheat Kings finish their season with a record of 13-8-3 for…

Kindersley MLA byelection set for March 1

Three candidates: Saskatchewan Party’s Ken Francis, NDP’s Travis Hebert and Green’s Yvonne Potter-Pihach

Kindersley MLA byelection set for March 1Crossroads Staff A byelection has been called for the Kindersley constituency. Citizens are being reminded to get on the voters list and to get out to vote for their representative in the Saskatchewan legislature. The Kindersley byelection takes place on March 1 and Elections Saskatchewan officials are reminding citizens who are eligible to vote to…

Moe gets down to business

The challenge is to work through an array of problems – no easy task, given that he only has so much money to work with

Moe gets down to businessAnd now for the business at hand … New Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe strikes you as a get-down-to business type. That’s likely a good thing, because he really doesn’t have much time to mess around when it comes to the business of running the government. The leadership campaign is history. People have said their congratulations.…

Wheat King teams wrap up regular seasons

Peewees, bantams, midget girls all jockeying for playoff position with busy final-weekend schedules

Wheat King teams wrap up regular seasonsCrossroads staff Peewees The Wheat Kings didn’t see regular season action last weekend and wrap up their season with three games in three days this weekend. They’ll be on the road to take on the Tisdale Ramblers (14-4-2-30) on Friday night, followed by games against the Melfort Mustangs (4-12-3-11) on Saturday and Sunday. The Wheat…

Wilkie, Kindersley punch tickets to SWHL semifinals

Senior provincial playoffs underway on several fronts

Wilkie, Kindersley punch tickets to SWHL semifinalsCrossroads staff The Wilkie Outlaws and the Kindersley Red Lions disposed of their opponents in quick fashion in their respective Sask West Hockey League quarter-final matches and now await semifinal opponents. The first-place Outlaws defeated the eighth-place Luseland Mallards by scores of 12-5 and 12-3 to advance. Wilkie’s Rory Gregoire led the team in scoring…

SVHL playoffs underway

First-round league playoff matchups; provincial two-game total-goal series set; regular season individual leaders

SVHL playoffs underwayCrosroads staff Here’s a look at how the playoffs shape up in the Sask Valley Hockey League. Games began last Wednesday in the first round series. All are best of five series and games four or five on the schedule will only be played if necessary. The top eight teams are in, leaving only the…

West Central Wheat Kings’ teams in action

Regular seasons winding down as local minor hockey teams jockey for positions in the standings

West Central Wheat Kings’ teams in actionCrossroads staff Peewee The West Central Wheat Kings competed in a prestigious 32-team tournament in Regina last weekend. They ended up finishing in third place (1-1-1) in their four-team pool. In the playoffs, they lost in the quarter-finals to Weyburn 4-2 to be eliminated from the competition. They head back into the regular season with three…

SWHL and provincial playoffs in high gear this weekend

It was a wild and wacky ending to the 2017-18 season as Wilkie dropped its first game of the season to Unity

SWHL and provincial playoffs in high gear this weekendCrossroads staff The playoffs kick off in high gear this weekend with teams battling for Sask West Hockey League supremacy and provincial playoffs getting underway. Here’s how the league playoffs shape up: Wilkie vs Luseland, Game 1 in Wilkie Feb. 2 at 8:30 p.m.; Game 2 in Luseland Feb. 4 at 3 p.m. If necessary,…

SVHL season drawing to a close; final games tonight

Teams still jockeying for positions in the standings as playoffs loom; provincial schedules set

SVHL season drawing to a close; final games tonightCrossroads staff The final four games in the Sask Valley Hockey League are of the utmost importance heading into the playoffs. Last Wednesday, Elrose was scheduled to visit Kyle and Loreburn was to be in Eston. This Friday, Beechy was scheduled to travel to Central Butte and Kyle takes on the Ramblers in Eston. Kyle…
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