Sunday April 20, 2014




  • Pink Shirt founder shares story with Estevan students

    Following Pink Shirt Day, the founder of the anti-bullying movement came to Estevan to present his message of respect and renewal.
    Travis Price was in Grade 12 when he and a friend of his sought to show a Grade 9 peer he wasn't alone in their high school by wearing pink shirts and encouraging the ...

  • Mermaids swim to 21 medals at provincials

    The Estevan Mermaids have been building up their club's membership and abilities in recent years, and that paid off on the weekend at the Sadie Caulder Knight provincial synchronized swimming championship.
    Over the two-day event in Regina, the Mermaids laid claim to 21 medals, including 11 gold....

  • Sector plan a huge step forward in K-12 education community

    The provincial education sector strategic plan (ESSP) is now out there for the educators, administrators and general public to digest fully.
    Education Minister Don Morgan in concert with Saskatchewan School Boards Association president Janet Foord of Estevan, who serves on the South East...

  • Energy needs of future require new infrastructure

    The issues of power generation and greater consumption were the topics of the day at the Estevan Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon last week, along with the future of coal in Estevan through the carbon capture project.
    SaskPower’s Judy May, vice-president of special operations, was the...

  • Ukrainian culture rekindled with Poltava

    It took coming to Canada for a pair of Ukrainian sisters to reconnect with their culture’s traditional artistic roots.
    Anastasiya Shved and her sister Olga McCarthy joined the Poltava Ensemble within a year of moving to Regina from Ukraine.
    Shved has since moved to...

Top Headlines

Mercury named best overall paper

It was a banner night for the Estevan Mercury and its staff as the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers...

SaskPower signs BD3 agreement with Swedish company

SaskPower may have abandoned the thought of establishing a new and firm target date for the start-...

Water fluoride issue sparks strong opinions

When Estevan voters go to the polls next Wednesday, not only will they fill the vacant seat on city ...

Warm Welcome shows appreciation of volunteers

The Warm Welcome shelter held a volunteer appreciation night last week, thanking those who donated...

No water issues expected as spring runoff finishes

 A dry fall and limited amount of snowfall over the winter has resulted in a quick melt and...

After two sales, income from Crown land dispositions closes in on $100M

Not only is interest in the Saskatchewan oil patch continuing to grow, so is the landmass that is...

Wolfpack take both games from Outlaws

The Man-Sask Wolfpack cruised to victory on Sunday, winning both games of the home leg of their...

Mermaids swim to 21 medals at provincials

The Estevan Mermaids have been building up their club's membership and abilities in recent years,...

Lampman native enjoying run as SHA president

In 101 years of the organization's existence, Mary-Anne Veroba is the first female president of the ...

Local hockey players win midget Sask First crown

A number of Estevan players were on the Zone 1 team that captured the midget Sask First...

Coalers four-peat as Big Six champs

The Bienfait Coalers are on a run of dominance rarely seen before in the Big Six Hockey League.The...

TS&M Bruins drop consolation final to Saskatoon

For the Estevan TS&M Bruins, it all boiled down to one game, and it was not their night.The...


Recent News

Man held in custody after exhibiting aggressive behaviour

After ranting at various people around Estevan and Bienfait, and allegedly threatening...


Police investigate break in and some assault incidents

April 7 was a relatively quiet day and evening for members of the Estevan Police...


Gibney, Daae share Bruins' MVP award

Five days after their season came to an end, members of the Estevan Bruins gathered for ...


North Stars end Bruins' season in quarterfinals

Despite earning a victory to begin the series, the CanElson Drilling Estevan Bruins...


We no longer have to tolerate this

Hearing about the Saskatchewan Pro-Life Association’s convention in Weyburn over...


Canadian Wheat Board just another competitor in the market

The demise of the Canadian Wheat Board forecast by its biggest supporters seems to have ...




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