Pysanky party shows Ukrainian culture still alive in area

Michelle Ashby, Waldheim, creating a Ukrainian Easter Egg during the Pysanky Party at Station Arts Centre, Rosthern, last week.

Michelle Ashby, Waldheim, creating a Ukrainian Easter Egg during the Pysanky Party at Station Arts Centre, Rosthern, last week.

By Rod Andrews
Rosthern, where cultures mix, held a Pysanky Party last week that highlighted one of the important traditions of the Ukrainian people at Easter time.
Large numbers of Ukrainians settled in Saskatchewan at the end of the 19th and start of the 20th Centuries. Many settled to the east of Rosthern.
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Langham industrial commercial land development to open

By Rod Andrews
Bev Panas, mayor of the Town of Langham, says the entire community is excited by the announcement that Saskatoon businessman Laurie Bradley is opening property for a small commercial industrial land development project on the west side of town.
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Langham girls basketball team win SHSAA Sportsmanship award

The SHSAA Sportsmanship award was presented to two of the 24 girls basketball teams at Hoopla, the provincial championship in basketball. I was so pleased to have my team be awarded this honour, said Coach Cheryl Hardcastle.
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Local area residents recognized with tourism awards

By Rod Andrews
Tourism Saskatchewan has honoured two Saskatchewan Valley and area residents at the Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala that was in held in Saskatoon last week.
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Waldheim School project aids Children’s Hospital

By Rod Andrews
The Saskatchewan Children’s Hospital Foundation 2014 fundraiser Jeans & Jewels Gala got a tiny bit richer thanks to a dollhouse that was built by a former Waldheim School industrial arts student.
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