With a record-breaking construction season in full swing, July’s traffic safety spotlight highlighted the need for motorists to slow down and exercise additional caution in work zones across Saskatchewan.
All previously closed streams are now open to angling except for the St. Mary River downstream of the St. Mary Reservoir and its tributaries.
A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Reesor Lake in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, 13 km east of Elkwater.
Once again Castle Mountain Ski Resort will host the annual Huckleberry Festival Aug. 28-29. This event has been going on annually since the 1990s and people still love attending.
For the second year in a row, people in the service and tourism industries will be awarded for their hard work. The Chinook Country Tourist Association is holding its Southwest Service and Tourism Awards Oct. 7 at the Yates Theatre in Lethbridge. Nominations are open until Aug. 31 and Jaci Zalesak, director of client relations for the association, asks people get their nominations in as soon as possible.
There is a new person overseeing operations at the Brooks Public Library, but she isn’t new to some people. Lisa Crosby, who has been the office manager at the library since April, is the new library manager.