Care home celebrates 20 years of operation

The event included an evening of live music, and an open house with family members, friends and other visitors

Care home celebrates 20 years of operation  Kenneth Brown of The Crossroads Eatonia Oasis Living is 20 years old and the organization, along with its staff and residents, have celebrated two decades of operation for the care home. The care home and its people held a celebration over two days last weekend. The organization held a celebration on Oct. 26 at…

Art auction to raise money for facility

West Central Abilities Inc. seeks to build a new day program facility in Kindersley

Art auction to raise money for facilityKenneth Brown of The Crossroads A unique opportunity for people to purchase creations by a wide range of local artists and to support a good cause all at once is coming soon to Kindersley. West Central Abilities Inc., a regional agency raising money to build a new day program facility in Kindersley, will be hosting…

Local funds to benefit health care facility

Goal is to raise $1.3 million toward furnishings and equipment for the Leader and District Integrated Health Care Facility

Local funds to benefit health care facilityBy Pam Busby for the Crossroads The Leader and District Trust Advisory Committee has been busy collecting funds that will go toward the furnishings and equipment for the Leader and District Integrated Health Care Facility since minister of Health at that time, Dustin Duncan, approved the project on Sept. 22, 2014. The Leader and District…

Alsask holds 36th annual Terry Fox fundraiser

The event raised a total of $4,445 and about 60 people attended

Alsask holds 36th annual Terry Fox fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Crossroads Terry Fox is an iconic figure from Canadian history and Alsask continues to hold a successful fundraiser in support of the Terry Fox Foundation. The community held its annual Terry Fox Run on Sept. 16 at the Alsask Lions Hall. There is a 1.5-kilometre loop mapped out if people want…

Area businessman surpasses goal for STARS fundraiser

Garth MacDonald of G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc. raised $205,250

Area businessman surpasses goal for STARS fundraiser  Kenneth Brown of The Crossroads The 2018 Rescue on the Prairie fundraiser for STARS Air Ambulance is in the books, and a local businessman has eclipsed his fundraising goal for the annual event. Garth MacDonald, the president and CEO of G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc., had a personal goal to raise $200,000 through his involvement with…

Bikers brave the cold for charity ride

Bikers brave the cold for charity rideKenneth Brown of The Crossroads The Kindersley Legion held its second annual Poker Rally and Toy Run on the weekend, and several bikers got out despite the chilly weather conditions. A total of about 30 motorcycles gathered outside the Legion Hall in Kindersley on Sept. 1 to participate in the Poker Rally and Toy Run.…

How to address social inequality without an inheritance tax

Ideas about taxing, restricting or abolishing your inheritance have been floated by western social thinkers for centuries

How to address social inequality without an inheritance taxShould Canadians be taxed on inheritance? The question is increasingly being asked, but the answer is not straight-forward. This discussion is inherently linked to maintaining inequality from one generation to another – and basically to a skewing of the playing field of life from the start. Such debates aren’t new. In fact, they centre on…

Nutrien locations participate in Small Town Showdown

Every dollar raised during the charity barbecues counts as a vote in the contest

Nutrien locations participate in Small Town Showdown  Kenneth Brown of The Crossroads Several community groups from across west central and southwestern Saskatchewan are benefiting this summer from the second annual Small Town Showdown contest. The showdown comes from a partnership between Nutrien Ag Solutions and Gowan Canada. Golden West Radio helps to facilitate a voting requirement for the contest. Nutrien and…

Area businessman needs your support to be ‘rescued’

Garth MacDonald is one of five Saskatchewan community leaders who will compete in challenges while raising money for STARS Air Ambulance

Area businessman needs your support to be ‘rescued’Kenneth Brown of The Crossroads The fourth annual STARS Rescue on the Prairies fundraiser is now in progress, and an area businessman is participating in the event for a second time in three years. Garth MacDonald, the president and CEO of G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc., is one of five Saskatchewan community leaders waiting to be whisked…

Major brings out the redneck in everyone

The 11th annual Saskatchewan Redneck Summer Games included a wide range of activities and fun for the whole family

Major brings out the redneck in everyone  Kenneth Brown of The Crossroads There are few places anyone could go to see a group of people in a tug of war with an antique farm tractor. That was one of the sights on the weekend in Major. The 11th annual Saskatchewan Redneck Summer Games took place in Major over three days on…
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