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There were picture opportunities with a Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle at KidzFest in Kinsmen Park.
There were picture opportunities with a Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle at KidzFest in Kinsmen Park. Rebbeca Marroquin/paNOW Staff

KidzFest brings hundreds to Kinsmen Park

By Rebbeca Marroquin
July 20, 2017 - 5:42pm Updated: July 21, 2017 - 8:20am

Every year the city's Playground Program organizes a day of fun activities dedicated to children of all ages. 

The free event, known as KidzFest, was held on July 20 and hundreds of people from all over the province attended.

Trees were found on top of trailers and shacks after a windstorm swept through Wadin Bay on Sunday, July 16.
Trees were found on top of trailers and shacks after a windstorm swept through Wadin Bay on Sunday, July 16. Submitted photo/Deb Bigoraj

Windstorm causes serious damage in Wadin Bay

By Rebbeca Marroquin
July 19, 2017 - 10:00am

Two years ago campsites at Wadin Bay, north of La Ronge, were closed due to forest fire. Now, almost half of them are closed down again after a windstorm, mistaken by campers for a tornado, swept through their campsites on Sunday evening.

The North East Women's Shelter in Melfort routinely has a waiting list for those in need of emergency shelter services.
The North East Women's Shelter in Melfort routinely has a waiting list for those in need of emergency shelter services. Northeast Outreach and Support Services/Facebook

Domestic abuse shelters in Saskatchewan routinely operate at full capacity

By Rebbeca Marroquin
July 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

Women fleeing domestic violence are turning to shelters for help, but due to high demand, there’s sometimes a waiting list to get in.

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