The print editions of Estevan Mercury and Southeast Lifestyles temporarily merged on April 22, 2020 due to the impacts of COVID-19. The mastheads in the e-editions of the paper reflect that one editorial and two sales jobs were eliminated by June 2020.
Updated July 29, 2022:
The temporary merger of the Estevan Mercury and Southeast Lifestyles newspapers has been made permanent. They published using a shared masthead temporarily from April 22, 2020 through Dec. 23, 2020, and merged into one publication known as Estevan Mercury beginning with the Jan. 13, 2021 edition.
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