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Crime stats drop in Fort from COVID

The overall crime rate in Fort Qu’Appelle was down by about 20 percent last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But traffic offenses in...

Fort San split over new addictions centre

The Resort Village of Fort San has tabled an application until March that would have allowed the old Prairie Christian Training Centre to be...

Houston’s marks 25-years feeding Fort Qu’Appelle

A teenager’s venture has survived even a pandemic Darwin Scrimbit was 18 years old and playing guitar with a band called the Want Ads in...

Rexentre to close due to fiscal strain

Facility losing about $20,000 a month due to pandemic The Rexentre in Fort Qu’Appelle will close for the season next week, about six weeks ahead...

Fire strikes family four times in just six weeks

Two other area families also lose homes in separate fires in mid-January. Bad luck seems to have come in threes for an Ituna family who...

Power outage forces families to hunker-down

“I’m such a city boy. I thought a lot about the pioneers during the black-out and how they had to rough it in their...

Communities in Bloom has optimistic goals for beautifying Fort Qu’Appelle

It was -10C on a bright January morning, but Marie Bill, the live-wire behind Communities in Bloom in Fort Qu’Appelle, already had thoughts of...

Fort Qu’Appelle turns 70 years old

A 15-minute flash of fireworks from the top of Fort Qu’Appelle’s cemetery hill on New Year’s eve was billed as belated celebration of Canada...

Fort ski hill opening is still ‘iffy’

Mission Ridge Preparations for the opening of the Mission Ridge Winter Park in Fort Qu’Appelle are underway but the actual date as to when skiers...

Getting ready for Christmas in the Fort

The sights and sounds of the holiday appeared in Fort Qu’Appelle a little earlier than usual this year as people looking for a little...

Provincial News

Bill passed to provide farmers relief from Carbon Tax

Today, the House of Commons passed at second reading a Conservative bill that would exempt farmers from paying the Liberal Carbon Tax on natural...