Farm near Saltcoats still without power
Caroline Armbruster's farm, south east of Yorkton, has been without power since Tuesday night's storm.
"Wednesday morning, at about 10:30, we thought it was back," Armbruster said. The power stayed on for just a few flickers before going out for good.
For three and a half days, the Armbruster farm has been trying to operate without power. Armbruster said it's been challenging with 7,000 acres of land that needs to be sprayed, and thirsty herds of horses and cows.
"We just have to wait our turn, but it's been real frustrating."
SaskPower was busy restoring power to thousands of customers across the province. As of Friday morning, the crown provider said there were still roughly 2,300 customers without power.
Armbruster said she tried her best to patient. However, neither her nor her husband have been told when the power might be on again.
"If it has to go on much long, you kind of just have to shake your head and say, why?"
The Armbrusters phoned stores in the Saltcoats and Yorkton area to see if they could buy a generator. However, all of the stores were sold out, and waiting for more to come in.
On Friday, Caroline finally threw out all of the food in her two refrigerator and big freezer. She kept hoping the power would come back on, but she said it was time to toss the food, and try to move on.