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Canadian-led NATO mission in Latvia meant to deter, support. Take a look beyond the barbed wire
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Canadian-led NATO mission in Latvia meant to deter, support. Take a look beyond the barbed wire

The forests in Latvia are dense with thick undergrowth and trees reaching high into the sky. The tree trunks are tinted orange and darken as they grow taller. Latvians park along the roads and begin to walk throughout the area as they search for wild mushrooms. The scenery looks like a moment caught in time...

The Regina Correctional Centre adds body scanner to security system to limit contraband in facility.
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The Regina Correctional Centre adds body scanner to security system to limit contraband in facility.

REGINA – Smuggling drugs will be a difficult process for inmates as a new body scanning security system, the Soter RS, has been introduced at the Regina Correctional Centre. “We’ve already been successful in reducing contraband,” said Julien Hulet, director of the Regina Correctional Centre. “We began using the body scanner on October 9, 2019...

Raymore Pioneer Museum brings community together
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Raymore Pioneer Museum brings community together

One of the most popular community attractions in Raymore is the Pioneer Museum, where patrons can don a buffalo coat and riffle through books about the town’s agricultural history. Boasting a few thousand donated artifacts the museum is an impressive site to see in a town with a population of around 650. “The first steps...

Fundraiser puts small town Saskatchewan on the map
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Fundraiser puts small town Saskatchewan on the map

A small farm town is making a name for itself with the Raymore Summer Slam, a fundraiser that brought relief to tornado devastated families and donated to the town swimming pool. Raymore is like many farming communities. Looking down Main Street you see the old grain elevator. It’s walking distance from the town hall, across...

From Raymore to the NHL
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From Raymore to the NHL

Like some other Prairie towns, Raymore has no sign honouring a local athlete on its outskirts. Which is odd, considering Daniel Focht, first ever draft pick of the Phoenix Coyotes, was born and raised there. While Focht is recognized in the local rink, as the 11th overall pick in the 1996 National Hockey League draft,...

Second-hand store owner giving community new life
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Second-hand store owner giving community new life

In a small town like Raymore, buying second-hand is more than just a trend – it’s a community institution. That’s why entrepreneur Elden Conley started the Second Glance Thrift Store, though the quaint shop might not be the best representation of a business. “It’s all about helping people,” said Conley. “The thrift store doesn’t make...

Raymore mayor the jack of all trades
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Raymore mayor the jack of all trades

  On the corner of Highway 6 and 15 sits the small Saskatchewan town of Raymore. Like many small towns around the country, Raymore is identified by its senior hockey team and numerous family-run businesses. Most find work hard enough dealing with one restaurant or service, but one local man sees diversity as the key...