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Friday, June 23, 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.

Ribbon cutting at Bow Valley Park

Oxbow residents gathered for a day of ball games and the celebration of the Bow Valley Park grand opening.  The ball fields were buzzing most of the day with players young and old, and their families and friends spectating. The Lions Club offered a beef...

Superhero Fun Run

The final event co-hosted by the Expressway Family Centre and RBC took place on June 10 at the Bow Valley Park.  The event, a Superhero Fun Run, was the last in a 4 part series sponsored in part by a grant given to the...

Don’t worry, BEE happy!

Local mom starts Bee Happy day to raise awareness for Grin2B Christina and David Dyck of Oxbow experienced mixed emotions when the doctors finally put a name to what their daughter was experiencing.  They were relieved to finally have a name for what was going...

Lessons Learned

There was no shortage of events this week.  I spent a most of my time between the Alameda Fair, Bow Valley Park, and Carievale Track Meet.  I also spent some time at OPHS meeting up with Leighton Dyck and her kindergarten classmates for Bee...

A Tribute to Dads

Fatherhood is hard work.  You have so many hats to wear; provider, comedian, BBQ master, monster-tamer, advice giver, coach, and makeshift horsey.  It’s a wonder you can get it all done.  Your day has stood in the shadow of Mother’s Day for too long,...

Going to the fair

Viewers lined the stands at the Alameda fairgrounds for the rural fair and 4h show and market hosted by the Alameda Agricultural Society.  The event took place on June 10 and provided fun and entertainment for many of the area residents from Alameda to...

Keeping cool at the pool

Oxbow public swimming pool officially opened their gates Monday, June 5 to the Oxbow community.  It was a welcome event as temperatures continued to soar after a blistering weekend. The swimming pool welcomed over 60 members of the Oxbow community on their opening day.  The...

Transportation Week Declared

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed June 4 to 10 Saskatchewan Transportation Week.  This announcement comes just one day after budget cuts resulted in the end of operations for the Saskatchewan Transportation Company and bus routes throughout rural Saskatchewan. The Government of Saskatchewan is devoting...

Fostering a love of books

Carnduff Library Technician holds book club Dr. Seuss said it best, “The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”  This is the same thinking that pushed Maxine Hedin, Library Technician at Carnduff...

Compassionate Friends BBQ

The Compassionate Friends support group and supporters gathered for a balloon release and BBQ fundraiser for the southeast Saskatchewan chapter. Gail Lethbridge, member of the Compassionate Friends support group said, “We had so many businesses give to the Chinese auction. Everything was beautiful!” Lisa Henderson provided...


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