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Remembrance Day issue

You don’t want to miss  Friday’s local paper, the November 10th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald, as with the support of local businesses and others, veterans are honoured and remembered. Although the focus of the paper is Remembrance Day, you will also find:

  • reminders of the fun in town on Halloween;
  • a report on junior boys volleyball;
  • an article on winter weather; and
  • of course, your weekly local RCMP and hockey reports.

Remembrance Day services start in town tomorrow, Thursday, November 9. Check out our calendar page for a complete list to help determine which one fits into your schedule.

Poppy on Remembrance Day wreath

Last paper before summer holiday break!

Tomorrow, July 28, there will be a Unity Wilkie Press-Herald newspaper waiting for you – at the office 310 Main Street, Unity, grocery stores, the C-store, etc. It’s the last issue before a two-week holiday break for staff, so the next weekly community newspaper for Unity and area isn’t scheduled to appear until August 18.

Be sure to check out the paper for:

  • yet another Unity team that brought home a provincial title;
  • a new Canadian citizen talks about her experience;
  • a story on Greg Schwaga who walked through Unity and Wilkie on his trek across the province, raising awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease; and
  • a full page feature on local athletes and volunteers at the Saskatchewan Special Olympics Summer Games.

Below, Blake Robertson of the Unity Cardinals dives for third base as the ball (to the right of no. 2, Graeme Gieni) flies towards the Standard Hill third baseman. The Cardinals won the game, and the next one. of the NSRBL semifinals and will meet the Border City Blue Jays in the league final.

Standard Hill Lakers vs. Unity Cardinals

 

 

 

 

Friday’s paper

Read all about Unity’s 2017 Citizen of the Year – Si Campbell – in the June 9th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald! In the local newspaper, you will also find:

  • interviews with parents and others about the elimination of the town school bus, starting with the 2017-18 school year;
  • who won the Western Days rodeo queen raffle draws (Congratulations to Stephanie Hauta, 2017 Western Days Rodeo Queen!);
  • an article on swimming pool opening delays; and
  • results for Unity students who competed at provincial track and field in Saskatoon.

Below, Western Days committee member Mary Ann Gaetz introduces the three 2017 rodeo queen candidates to the 200-plus people who came out for the roast beef supper Friday night.

Unity Western Days rodeo queen candidates

 

Tomorrow’s paper

Check out page 2 of the June 2nd Unity Wilkie Press-Herald for the list of addresses for Unity’s town-wide garage sale days, next weekend, June 9, 10 and 11! Also in tomorrow’s paper:

  • an introduction to the three contestants running for Unity Rodeo Queen; the winner will be crowned this Sunday, June 4, at the 2 p.m. rodeo;
  • a map of Saturday, June 1’st Western Days parade route;
  • what many have been waiting for, a new RV sani-dump station in Unity, details in the paper;
  • which high school athletes are competing at provincial track and field this weekend; and

RCMP reports, pictures of kids at Unity Public School track and field and lots of odds and ends you won’t learn about or see anywhere else. Grab a copy at your local newsstand or subscribe by calling 228-2267!

Below, ponytails were flying as girls competed in high jump at the annual UPS track and field day May 29.Unity Public School, girl high jumping

Today’s paper

You can’t put a Facebook post on the refrigerator! Check out the May 12 issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald for fridge magnet worthy photos of:

  • Unity Minor Ball Day;
  • the 2008 SaskWest Wheat Kings; and
  • UCHS track athletes; and
  • Unity bodybuilders.

And then there’s the local news articles accompanying most of the photos, along with a story on Unity winning a provincial award for Economic Initiative of the Year, details on the new marijuana legislation and the first crop report of 2017.

Below, May brought summer storms and the first rainbow of the season – photo below taken near Phippen May 2, 2017.

Living Skies - Phippen, Saskatchewan

 

Tomorrow’s paper

April has arrived, spring has sprung and the first April 2017 issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald will be available for readers who want to:

  • see photos of local actors in action in the play Drinking Habits;
  • read a report from Unity Credit Union’s annual general meeting;
  • learn what an expert has to say about kids and social media; and
  • get an update on what happened in high school basketball this year.

Be sure to check out the advertisements too for more details on the many events listed on our calendar page, along with sales and specials at several local and area businesses.

Below, at the Unity Community Centre April 1, 2017,  the Unity Little Theatre cast of Drinking Habits, when a Cardinal suddenly appears in their midst:

Unity Little Theatre

 

 

Tomorrow’s paper

It has been a busy March for Unity and the surrounding communities and the March 24th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald reflects that. Check it out for lots of photos and stories, including:

  • special presentations at the 35th Ducks Unlimited banquet and auction in Unity;
  • information from the annual Delta Co-op meeting held in Unity;
  • photos and bios of the adjudicators for the upcoming Unity Music Festival; and
  • lots of photos of happy skaters at the Unity Skating Club’s TOYLAND carnival!

Below, photos from the TOYLAND carnival – lots more in tomorrow’s Press-Herald!

Toyland Carnival at Unity SK carnival 6c 1389 carnival 11b 1445 carnival 16 1620 carnival 18 1665

 

 

Friday’s paper

Whether you’re a farmer or a townsperson, you will want to read about life on a family farm, a special feature in the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald’s annual Agriculture Safety Week special supplement, part of this Friday’s paper! Along with the special farming supplement, you will find lots more in the March 17th issue, including:

  • Photos from and coverage of Celebrate Unity 2017 – who was recognized and why;
  • How and why our neighbours to the east, Wilkie, made it to the top 10 in Kraft’s annual Hockeyville contest – an exclusive Press-Herald interview with a senior brand manager for Kraft-Heinz;
  • Senior high school curling results and photos; and
  • A profile of the Unity Lions Club as they get set to celebrate their 70th anniversary March 25 with a special supper and entertainment, everyone invited! See any Lion for tickets.

Also part of the ag pages this week, a feature on a local farmer who has turned to raising goats for fun and profit! Below, a photo of one of his 100-plus goats:

raising goats at Unity SK

 

Tomorrow’s paper

All the details on the BIG news from two communities in the March 10th Unity Wilkie Press-Herald! Check it out for:

  • Unity’s $35,000-plus donation to Telemiracle 41; and
  • Wilkie’s successful bid for top 10 in Kraft Hockeyville

And yes, there’s other news too – a report and photos from the Unity high school’s third annual basketball Pink Game, a report on the opening of a new nurturing room for parents and infants at the Unity Community Resource Centre, an extensive report on the work needed to host the very successful Unity Music Festival (this year running from April 3 to 7 and in its 91st year) along with all the regular fare of RCMP reports, hockey reports and more.

7 am Sunday, March 12 to 9:59 pm Monday, March 13

Today’s paper

Small but mighty – that’s the February 24th issue of the Unity Wilkie Press-Herald! Check it out for:

  • all the details on population changes in area towns, villages and RMs;
  • an explanation of new equipment being used by the RCMP;
  • details on the return of Unity Little Theatre (performances to be March 31 and April 1); and
  • all the latest hockey playoff reports.

There are details on the upcoming events for the Unity Skating Club and more square dancing history too!

Below, Saskatchewan’s Alanna Liu, who finished 13th at the Canadian championships, will be one of the guest skaters at the Skate Saskatchewan event, March 8 at the Unity arena, hosted by the Unity Skating club.

Skate Saskatchewan photo

Skate Saskatchewan photo