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Yorkton Celebrates the Dedication of the Deer Park Golf Course Clubhouse

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 02:30 AM

The City of Yorkton unveiled a plaque dedicating the Deer Park Clubhouse to mark the completion of the construction project. In January 2022, City Council approved the Deer Park Clubhouse Construction Project with a budget of $7.2 million dollars. The budget included a new build, along with the installation of City water and sewer.

The Old Clubhouse had reached its end of life, as it was the oldest recreation facility in Yorkton. The facility at the time was not accessible, with washrooms being...

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Stay alert when entering a work zone

Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 08:35 AM

City crews and contractors take the time to set up safe work areas, including setting up barricades, pylons and signs that advise motorists and members of the public to stop, take an alternate route or slow down because there are workers and potential danger ahead.

Creating these work areas ensures the protection of City staff, contractors, and the protection of the public. Our Community Safety Officers monitor motorist activity at all work zones throughout the city. 
When entering a construction...

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Smith Street closed for paving between 2 Ave N and Myrtle Ave starting Sunday, June 25, 2023

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 10:37 AM

Smith Street will be closed between 2 Avenue N to Myrtle Avenue on Sunday, June 25 for road improvements. Detours will be in place guiding motorists around the work zone.

This project will take place in two phases. Phase 1 starting Sunday, June 25 the westbound lane will be closed followed by Phase 2 with the closure of the eastbound lane.  

This project is expected to take two weeks, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

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The benefits of composting in our community

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 11:47 AM

Composting is the process of breaking down organics (such as grass clippings, garden plant materials, and dried leaves) into a rich soil amendment.

As waste volumes increase, the space at the landfill decreases. Keeping organic waste out of the landfill reduces the strain on garbage collection systems and increases the lifespan of landfills.

From 2011 to 2021 the City observed a 57% increase in in-city refuses from May to October relative to the rest of the year. During the summer of 2022, waste...

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Smith Street Median, Curb and Sidewalk Repairs

Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2023 08:12 AM

Smith Street will have limited parking between 2nd Avenue N and Myrtle Avenue starting June 7, 2023, for median, curb and sidewalk repairs. This project is expected to take approximately one month, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

“No parking” signs will be placed along the areas affected. Please use caution when approaching a work zone.

Stay up-to-date with construction projects and road closures affecting you. Visit yorkton.ca/voyentalert to sign up for current alerts.