Newspaper veteran Cliff Ashfield passes away

Cliff Ashfield, father of CCNA director Chris Ashfield and former publisher of the Whitewood Herald (SK), passed away on July 3 at age 67.

The Ashfield family bought the Whitewood Herald in 1955, and Cliff became manager of the paper in 1978. Since taking over the newspaper, the Ashfield family has won over 100 awards of excellence, from both provincial and national levels, for their newspaper. Cliff retired in 2000, after more than 30 years in the industry.

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