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Calvin Daniels

Calvin Daniels

Calvin Daniels grew up on a farm near Tisdale, getting his start as a journalist at his hometown newspaper after winning a sports trivia contest in the paper.
He moved to Yorkton for a position at the then Enterprise with a focus on agriculture, and has remained with the same newspaper through a couple of name changes for more than three decades, earning him a Silver Quill Award from News Media Canada in 2020 for more than 25 years in the newspaper sector.
Over the years, Daniels has received media awards from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Saskatchewan Lacrosse Association and Saskatchewan Horse Federation. He has also earned 27 Premier Awards in the annual Better Newspapers Competition first place awards from the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspaper Association, along with a number of second and third place certificates.
Daniels has also authored eight books, three on hockey as a huge sports fan.
Currently he is the editor of Yorkton This Week.

Recent Work by Calvin

Book helps teach Cree dialects

Book helps teach Cree dialects

An author reading at Yorkton Public Library Saturday was also an opportunity to learn a few words.
Snowarama 2019 a huge success

Snowarama 2019 a huge success

The 2019 edition of Snowarama was a success in spite of the very cold temperatures that greeted participants Saturday. The event still has 156 riders braving the frigid conditions, combining to raise $141,000.
History preserved to scale

History preserved to scale

A once grand farmhouse sits long-abandoned in a field just east of Theodore. The history of the forlorn structure is known to only a few today, how it once housed one of the most influential families in the earliest years of the area.
Guy releasing her third recording

Guy releasing her third recording

Jackie Guy, a five-time Saskatchewan Country Music association award nominee, is about to release her third CD. “The creation of this album revolves around two of my favourite songs,” Guy explained to Yorkton This Week.
Nesbitt ready to bet on poker career

Nesbitt ready to bet on poker career

Travis Nesbitt is all-in in terms of playing poker, and the decision to focus on the deal of the cards has led him to a major opportunity in January. Nesbitt will travel to Nassau in the Bahamas Jan.
The plot thickens in youth book series

The plot thickens in youth book series

The third novel in the Milligan Creek Series, which is set in a fictionalized version of Foam Lake, SK. has been released.
Festive outing

Festive outing

Switzer’s Home-grown Family Farm just east of the city hosted a day of festive activities Saturday including sleigh rides, a bonfire, a wiener roast, hot chocolate, Christmas music and fun to help get anyone into the Christmas spirit.
Wedding dress mystery solved

Wedding dress mystery solved

The mystery of mixed up wedding dresses has been solved. It was in the Nov. 14, edition of Yorkton This Week that Theresa Thompson told her story. Thompson had gone to her closet and dug out a box that had contained her wedding dress for years.
Sports This Week - Bull riding has me as a fan

Sports This Week - Bull riding has me as a fan

While I am a rather avid sports fan (you don’t subject yourself to filling a space like this without a love of the subject), my interests do skew rather hard toward team sports.
Cowboy ready for Yorkton PBR

Cowboy ready for Yorkton PBR

Cody Coverchuk became a bull rider more or less on a dare. “My brother dared me to get on a cow when I was 12-years-old,” said the Meadow Lake, SK., cowboy when asked about his introduction to the sport.
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