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Elementary School Safety Patrollers Recognized at Installation Ceremonies.

Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2023 09:14 AM

Safety Patrollers from elementary schools around Yorkton will be recognized over the next few weeks for their hard work and commitment to keeping their schools safe.

The role of a Safety Patroller is to help navigate traffic through school zones during busy times, allowing kids to cross the street safely.

During the installation ceremony, students involved in the program will recite the pledge and receive certificates and gifts for their participation in the program.

On May 9, 2022, the Grade 6...

Active People

Community Conversation Addresses Concerns of Active 55+ Residents in Yorkton

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 04:08 PM

Yorkton, October 3, 2023 – In response to growing concerns within the community regarding the lack of activities for Active 55+ residents, the Recreation and Community Services department of Yorkton is taking proactive steps to address these issues. On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the department will host a facilitated community conversation focused on social, cultural, and physical activities tailored to the needs of Yorkton’s vibrant 55+ demographic.

The event, which will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p...

Street Sweeper on road

Fall Street Sweeping to start Sunday, October 1, 2023

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 01:51 PM

Residential street sweeping will begin in Zone 1 starting Sunday, October 1, 2023.

The sweeper will be out in two shifts from 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. and 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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 help assist us in efficient cleaning. If a vehicle is left parked on the street, crews will clean the street...

Untidy yard

Tidy up your yard before winter

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 11:21 AM

Don't be that neighbour... tidy up your yard before winter.  

Those frosty mornings will soon be here to stay, along with the items you never brought inside or threw away.  Avoid accumulating car parts, building materials and garbage in your yard.  Keep your household furniture such as couches and beds indoors.  

Your neighbours do not want to see that and it will also prevent rodents, insects and other wild animals from calling your yard home.  Want to learn more about property standards?  Check out...

Pumpkins and leaves

Enter your home in the Fall into Autumn Community Tour

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 10:21 AM

As autumn approaches, decorate your front yards in a fall theme as we say farewell to summer. 

Enter your home address and a photo of your decorations at to be included on the City of Yorkton's Fall into Autumn Community Tour Map. 

The tour map will be available to the public the week of September 25 and will be updated regularly.