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Oxbow, Saskatchewan
Friday, August 18, 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.

Go Science!

The children of Oxbow and surrounding communities attended the Go Science presentation at the Oxbow Friendship Centre on August 4; in what the Go Science staff say was their “biggest group all summer.” The Expressway Family Centre and Oxbow Public Library staff invited children to...

Frobisher’s corn-fusing maze

Come and get lost in the maze of tall corn stalks in Frobisher with proceeds going towards a great local cause. The Frobisher Threshermen are trying a new fundraising venture this year in support of their 45th annual Threshermen’s reunion to be held later this...

Family returns after year long tour of N. America

A gap year is what they call it.  Imagine packing up your RV, your family and a few items and leaving home for a year to travel around North America.  It sounds like a dream to many people, but that is just what one...

Lessons Learned

Another quiet week around the community.  Many friends and neighbors made their way up to Moosomin for the fireworks festival.  It looks like it was a great time.  Maybe when the boy is a little older we will try to go, as it is...

Youth rider competes at Calgary Stampede

Cody Fitzpatrick was thrilled to be invited to attend and compete in the Calgary Stampede Tier 2 Steer Riding competition on July 8.  After submitting his application and stats to the Calgary Stampede he was selected to compete. It was then that Fitzpatrick started preparing,...

Deadline extended for the water infrastructure program

The deadline for agricultural producers to apply for the Saskatchewan Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program has been prolonged.  The original deadline for application was August 1st, but the decision has been made to extend the date to September 30th. According to the Ministry of...

Lessons Learned

The heat has been on everyone’s mind lately, with temps above 30 most days this last week, it’s hard to think about anything else.  Unless you have air conditioning, which I don’t, so forgive me if all my brain comes up with is, “MY...

Heat warnings and thunderstorms are no match for Jamboree

The long-anticipated Bow Valley Jamboree faced high temps and even a passing thunderstorm complete with downpours and lightening.  Despite all that nature could throw at the festival, the music thundered on in the Valley! The Jamboree saw attendees from throughout the province.  Locals from the...

Cold front to follow multiple heat warnings

July has been not only a very dry month, with little precipitation in most parts of the province; but this week proved to be very hot as well.  Multiple areas throughout the province received numerous days of heat warnings last week. July saw more than...

Fitzpatrick Farm Fresh available in Carnduff

Amanda Fitzpatrick loaded up her trailer of farm fresh goodies and set up in Carnduff on Monday, July 31.  Fitzpatrick Farms have been setting up in Carnduff throughout the summer to offer their fresh baking, farm fresh meats as well as teas, pickles and...


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