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Giving hope to teenage girls in need

BY MARCUS DAY Two women, two contrasting backgrounds, two perspectives, one dream. Meet Kristen Zilkie and Bernadette (Berni) Dowkes, whose different experiences are helping to shape a year-long residential program for teenage girls struggling with “life-controlling” issues. While Zilkie’s background speaks of balance and stability, Dowkes was a teenage mom on a self-destructive path. Her work in correction centres brought her face-to-face with the kind… Read More »

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Giving hope to teenage girls in need

BY MARCUS DAY Two women, two contrasting backgrounds, two perspectives, one dream. Meet Kristen Zilkie and Bernadette (Berni) Dowkes, whose different experiences are helping to… Read More »

Celebrating family, friends and cultures

BY MARCUS DAY Show Harry Donaldson an eastern brown snake or a tiny, cute-looking blue-ringed octopus, and he will know what to do: leave well… Read More »

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“Great ambassadors for our community”

MAPLE CREEK YOUTH DARTS BY MARCUS DAY You could call them Maple Creek’s Magnificent Eight. Seven boys and one girl have been creating a stir… Read More »

Gull Lake welcomed as hosts of Hockey Day in Saskatchewan 2019

BY KATE WINQUIST The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) officially welcomed the community of Gull Lake as the host location for Hockey Day in Saskatchewan, 2019.… Read More »

Editorial

History’s humble pie

BY MADONNA HAMEL In Medicine Hat I sleep in the room with the pryamid-shaped turret, the bedroom that is still my nephew's when he comes… Read More »

Home is where they scatter your ashes

BY MADONNA HAMEL I muscle my way through the front door of the Community Centre with sacks of pancake mix, blueberries, bananas and a stack… Read More »

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