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The City of Melfort seeks to defend its title as last year's winner in the Communities in Bloom competition for the 5,000 plus population category.
The City of Melfort seeks to defend its title as last year's winner in the Communities in Bloom competition for the 5,000 plus population category. Facebook/ Melfort Communities in Bloom

Excitement blooms as judging begins for provincial competition

By Nigel Maxwell
July 19, 2018 - 1:04pm

There is a mix of nervous apprehension and excitement across the province, as the judging committee with the provincial Communities in Bloom program makes its rounds.

Naicam residents are still encouraged to boil drinking water for at least one minute.
Naicam residents are still encouraged to boil drinking water for at least one minute. Aaron Schulze/northeastNOW Staff

Valves fixed, but Naicam still under water advisory

By Aaron Schulze
July 17, 2018 - 2:02pm Updated: July 17, 2018 - 2:41pm

All 10 valves in the Naicam water system have been replaced and everyone has water again. However, residents remain under a water advisory until lab results come back from the Water Security Agency (WSA).

Synergy Five Investments LP is opening stores in North Battleford, Warman and Yorkton.
Synergy Five Investments LP is opening stores in North Battleford, Warman and Yorkton. File photo/northeastNOW Staff

First Nations company set to open pot shops in six months

By Derek Cornet
July 17, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: July 17, 2018 - 2:56pm

With recreational marijuana set to become officially legalized Oct. 17, Synergy Five Investments LP CEO Sean Willy said he is excited to see First Nations entering an emerging industry.

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