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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Authors Posts by Melissa Buchanan Collver

Melissa Buchanan Collver

Melissa Buchanan Collver
Melissa Buchanan Collver is the reporter and photographer for the Oxbow-Carnduff Herald-Gazette. You can reach her at 306-485-1465 or by email at melissa.buchanan@snpi.ca.

Lessons Learned

What a busy full week.  This week brought me to an entertaining Luau in Carnduff, a book reading in Alameda, and a car extraction demo in Oxbow.  One of the reasons that I love my job is being able to go to things I...

Alameda’s New Reading Tree

What is more relaxing that sitting under the umbrella of a large tree reading your favorite book?  This is one of the inspirations that Judy Swallow thought of when she began her work painting a mural at the Alameda Library. The work on the mural...

Luau in Carnduff

Carnduff ladies donned their grass skirts, coconut bras and leis to attend the Carnduff Ladies Night – Luau edition at the Carnduff Legion on October 14.  The night was hosted by the Carnduff Red Devils, with Red Devil waiters, bartenders and greeters.  The event...

Vehicle extrication demo drew crowds in Oxbow

Have you ever wondered what it looks like to see the roof of a car pulled back like the top of a can of sardines?  The Oxbow Fire Department gave the town of Oxbow a chance to see that up close and personal during...

Cadets in Oxbow receive provincial award

The Bow Valley Air Cadet Squadron #675 held their Change of Command Ceremony on October 12.  The ceremony was held at Oxbow Memorial Hall, where the squadron also holds their regular meetings.  The Cadets were saying goodbye to Lieutenant Neuman and welcoming Lieutenant Swallow...

Moms and Tots gather in Carnduff

It was originally a need to bring moms together that sparked the creation of The Bridge in Carnduff.  The Bridge, a gathering place for moms from the Carnduff area, fills a void for many new and experienced mothers in the area struggling to meet...

Tea at the Carnduff Friendship Centre

Over 50 people attended the tea and bake sale hosted by the Carnduff Friendship Centre.  The Friendship Centre hosted the tea to celebrate senior’s week.  The event also helped to raise funds to assist with operating costs in maintaining the facility. Lois Gilroy, who manned...

Carnduff Library Celebrates Seniors Week

October 1 to 7th, 2017 was declared Seniors’ Week in Saskatchewan. This special week encourages all of us to come together to recognize how important seniors are every day in every community. This is part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s commitment to improving the health...

Oxbow Cadets to be honoured

In the next few weeks, the contributions and accomplishments of some of Saskatchewan’s finest young people will be recognized. The province’s top Sea Cadet Corps, Army Cadet Corps, and Air Cadet Squadron will receive the annual Saskatchewan Premier’s Commendation of Achievement.  Saskatchewan’s Provincial Military Liaison...

Giving up on the Energy East Pipeline

TransCanada has thrown in the towel on its proposed Energy East Pipeline project.  The project would have cost an estimated $15.7 billion.  On Oct. 5, after years of trying to jump through regulatory hoops, TransCanada announced the death of the project. The decision to go...


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