Monthly Archives: July 2016

RCMP Report for June 14 to 20

UNITY SK RCMP REPORTS for June 14 to 20, 2016

CN Police reported a broken railway crossing gate.

RCMP received a complaint of a male jumping in front of traffic. The individual was taken to Battlefords Hospital for assessment.

A 72-year-old male from Unity was charged with refusal to provide breath sample during a traffic stop.

A 26-year-old Unity male was charged with mischief and failing to comply with a probation order when officers located him lying on the highway. Members also transported him to Battleford Hospital for assessment.

Police received a complaint of a male swearing at another individual in a vehicle and kicking the vehicle. This matter is still under investigation.

Members are investigating graffiti spray painted on two businesses in Unity.

RCMP attended a house fire at a rural residence. It was later discovered to be a controlled burn. Police action not necessary.

Police received a complaint of theft at Suffern Lake, SK. This matter is still under investigation.

Members are investigating a report of drug trafficking.

Persons with information about crimes being committed are urged to call the Unity RCMP detachment at 306-228-6300; the Wilkie RCMP at 306-843-3480; or the Macklin RCMP at 306-753-2171. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may also call Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at1-800-222-8477, or *8477 on the SaskTel Mobility Network. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information which leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for any serious crime. Crime Stoppers is anonymous and does not subscribe to call display, nor are your calls traced or recorded.

You can also submit a tip online at

Scholarship presentations at UCHS grad – Part 1 of 3

(Please see the July 8th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald for complete graduation ceremony coverage. The June 24th issue of the Press-Herald has photos of each individual grad, along with their names and those of their parents.)

Winners of local scholarships and bursaries at Unity Composite High School, Unity, SK, June 30. Congratulations to all 2016 grads!

Governor General's Academic Medal



Raelyn McAleer was the winner of the Grade 12 Proficiency Award, honour cord and the Governor General’s Academic Medal.





Living Sky School Division Board Scholarship – presented by board member Ronna Pethick to graduate Robyn Sperle.





2 CWL - Elise Stifter




St. Peter’s CWL Bursary – awarded to Elise Stifter




Unity Credit Union Scholarship and Bursary – presented by GM Gerald Hauta to Cindy Chang and to Raelyn McAleer

3b Unity Credit Union - Raelyn McAleer3 Unity Credit Union - Cindy Chang








Unity Health Care Auxiliary Scholarships – presented by Sandra Glassford to Ayob Rafid-Hamed and Megan Bloder

4 Health Care Auxiliary - Ayob Rafid-Hamed4b Health Care Auxiliary - Megan Bloder








5 Matthew Borden Bursary - Michaela Deck



Matthew Borden Bursary – presented by Maureen Robertson to Michaela Deck





UCHS Senior Leadership and Dedication Awards – presented by Ken Parker to Brett Kuhn and by Ann Marie David to Iza Belle Lucenio

6b Leadership - Iza Belle Lucenio6 - Leadership Award - Brett Kuhn







7 - Access Commmunications - Byron Hauta



Access Communications Scholarship – presented by Greg Bick to Byron Hauta




8 Delta Co-op - Caitlin Moon



Delta Co-operative Association Bursary – presented by GM Joe Reddekopp to Caitlin Moon




9 Jenai Danieele Bounting - Cody Thompson




Jenai Danielle Bounting Bursary – presented by Maureen Robertson to Cody Thompson




10 David Ray Surine - Elise Stifter




David Ray Surine Bursary – presented by Maureen Robertson to  Elise Stifter




11 Jeffrey Glen Bounting - Iza Belle Lucenio




Jeffrey Glen Bounting Bursary – presented by Maureen Robertson to Iza Belle Lucenio




Photos of additional presentations to be posted later this week in two further installments.

July 1 paper

Because of the Canada Day holiday, the July 1 Unity Wilkie Press-Herald can not be distributed until Monday, July 4. Check it out for:

  • an article on break-ins at the Unity swimming pool;
  • a Unity girl performs at Carnegie Hall in New York;
  • an introduction to the Unity girls’ U12 team hosting provincials July 8, 9 and 10; and
  • a report on a Unity shopping survey.

And don’t forget to check out your local newspaper ads for vehicles, farm auctions, homes, jobs, events and special sales at businesses in town!