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Fatal collision near Langham

Warman RCMP, Fire and EMS responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway #16 near Langham at 1:30 a.m. on August 21. The initial investigation has revealed a westbound truck, travelling in the eastbound lane on Highway #16, struck an eastbound car.

The adult male driver and an adult female passenger in the car were pronounced deceased at the scene. Another adult female passenger in the car was transported to hospital with unknown injuries. The lone 27-year-old male driver of the truck was transported to hospital with unknown injuries.

Highway #16 was shut down for several hours, but has since been reopened. The investigation is ongoing.

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Langham care home resident marks 100 years

Marian Clark has seen and experienced a lot in a century of life.
The resident of the Langham Senior Citizens Care Home turned 100 years old on August 7. A birthday celebration in her honour was held at the home on August 10.
What’s the secret to her long life?
“It’s simple. Just keep on living and breathing,” said Clark in an interview at her residence. “And have a good ‘home base’ with a nice family.”

Marian Clark, a resident of the Langham Senior Citizens Care Home, celebrates her 100th birthday with her niece Gladys Junop of Davidson (right) and her grand-niece Janice Walker of Langham

Aside from a little trouble with her hearing and some mobility issues, Clark’s health is good, and her wit remains as sharp as ever. She was always physically active her whole life, taking long walks, and for many years was a competitive bowler.
But it’s only recently that she’s had to give up her favourite pastimes: eating out at restaurants and travelling by taxicab.
Born on a small farm near Netherhill, just east of Kindersley in 1917, Clark’s family moved to Saskatoon in the early 1920s, just when she was about to begin Grade 1.
She went to Westmount School and later Bedford Road Collegiate before embarking on a career as a secretary. She worked for a law firm and a real estate agency in Saskatoon, but also did a tour of duty in Washington, DC during the Second World War years. Continue reading “Langham care home resident marks 100 years”

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Hands-on projects spark kids’ interest in science

The scientific evidence is indisputable: learning about science is fun!
“Our goal is to give kids a new perspective on science,” said Shannon Patoine, a University of Regina student and one of two instructors with the Saskatchewan Science Centre’s “Go! Science” summer outreach program. “We want them to see that science is stimulating and fun; that it’s not beyond anyone’s reach.”

Youngsters work in small groups to build ‘balloon cars’ during a ‘Go! Science’ workshop on the lawn of the Langham library on Thursday, August 10

On Thursday, August 10, youngsters in Langham were busy building “balloon cars” on the lawn outside the Langham branch of the Wheatland Regional Library. It was the second stop of the day for the “Go! Science” outreach program workshop, having paid a visit to Waldheim earlier that morning. Continue reading “Hands-on projects spark kids’ interest in science”

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