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Rig count: nine drills working; 10 cut into scrap

Rig count: nine drills working; 10 cut into scrap

In September, more Saskatchewan drill rigs were being cut up for scrap metal than were drilling for oil
Premier Moe calls election for October 26

Premier Moe calls election for October 26

Campaign kicks off for 28-day sprint to the polls with Saskatchewan Party hoping to retain power over opposition NDP
Mac the Moose racks multimillion-dollar marketing message

Mac the Moose racks multimillion-dollar marketing message

Moose Jaw’s iconic and heroic mascot won an international Moose war and provided a $7 million marketing boost to the city
Truck-stop hero captures business award

Truck-stop hero captures business award

Melissa Carson – who donated hundreds of home-made meals to truckers during the pandemic lockdown – honoured in Saskatchewan’s largest business awards
Rural crime plagues Prairie farmers

Rural crime plagues Prairie farmers

Manitoba Crime Stoppers site lists tools, ATVs, even tractors stolen from rural properties with many of the crimes unsolved after more than three years
Canada’s first rare earth facility set for Saskatoon

Canada’s first rare earth facility set for Saskatoon

Saskatchewan building a stake in unique resource sector that is vital to modern technology, and currently dominated by China
Saskatchewan buyers crowd into cottage country

Saskatchewan buyers crowd into cottage country

June cottage sales were double the pace of a year earlier with multiple bids seen at some popular lakefront destinations
Investors: farmland still trumps gold

Investors: farmland still trumps gold

The price of gold has increased 30 per cent so far this year, but farmland has traditionally proven the best investment over the long term because of a steady income stream
Saskatchewan oil drilling has totally shut down

Saskatchewan oil drilling has totally shut down

No oil drilling rigs have been working in Saskatchewan since mid-March. Only one rig was working in July and it was drilling for helium
Flin Flon’s only mine shutting down

Flin Flon’s only mine shutting down

Flin Flon’s 92-year old mine is closing, but Hudbay confirms plans to restart the New Britannia gold mill at Snow Lake