City recognizes National Indigenous Veterans Day
Posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2022 08:33 AM
November 8 is National Indigenous Veterans Day, a day to remember Indigenous peoples - past and present- who have served and continue to serve with great pride and sacrifice for our freedom.
It is estimated that over 12,000 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people served in the great conflicts of the 20th century and at least 500 lost their lives. Indigenous people have had to overcome many challenges to serve in uniform - from learning a new language and adapting to cultural differences,...
Facility Sponsor George Gallagher passes away
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2022 04:25 PM
City Council and the Gallagher Centre management and staff were saddened to hear of the recent passing of George Gallagher, whom the facility is named after.
“It comes with great sadness that the city of Yorkton learns of the passing of Mr. George Gallagher,” said Mayor Mitch Hippsley. “George was a true pioneer in the world of radio and was greatly respected not only in the city but throughout the entire country,” says Hippsley. “He was a leader and brilliant man that always had his great viewpoints...
2022 Fall Street Sweeping
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 03:14 PM
Residential street sweeping will begin in Section One starting in the evening of Sunday, October 16 2022.
The sweeper will be out in two shifts from 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. and 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Please view our Current Alerts page for an up-to-date street sweeping schedule.
It is very difficult to predict how quickly areas will be swept as conditions vary and equipment breakdowns sometimes occur. If possible, please do not park on the street until you see that your area has been swept. This will...
2022 Halloween Decorating Contest
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 09:03 AM
We are pleased to announce the second annual Halloween Decorating Contest.
Get out your spider webs, goblins and ghouls to decorate your house or business this Halloween. Members of our community are invited to decorate their home or store front and submit a photo to the City of Yorkton from October 11 - 25 for a chance to win some spook-tacular prizes.
Entries will be added to a Voting Board, where the public can "like" their favourite decorated home or store front. Voting will be open...
Adjusted Services for Thanksgiving, Monday, October 10
Posted on Saturday, October 08, 2022 05:20 AM
The City of Yorkton will have a number of adjusted hours of operation on Thanksgiving, Monday, October 10.
- Closed on Monday, October 10 and will reopen Tuesday, October 11, at 8 a.m.
- Closed on Monday, October 10 and will reopen Tuesday, October 11, at 7 a.m.
- Report a Concern online or for immediate emergencies dial 306-786-1760.
Garbage and Recycling Collections
- Residential garbage pickup: Regular garbage pickup
- Residential recycling pickup: Regular recycling pickup