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Sask. shifts from rural to urban

Lest there be any doubt that Saskatchewan is changing to a more urbanized place, consider a couple of news items in the last week. The...

Farming has become big business

How prosperous Saskatchewan agriculture has become is evident in a couple of recent developments. The first comes in the less-than-pleasing news from Agriculture Minister Lyle...

Trades make Jays a contender

Toronto Blue Jays definitely won the winter, but winning the spring, summer and fall will be a little tougher. The perennial also-rans in the powerful...

Is the Sask. boom coming to an end?

It may not yet be evident, based on the number of new trucks on your main streets or the new houses still being built,...

Golf’s spotlight on No. 1 McIlroy

For the first time since the late 1990s, the early-season focus on the PGA Tour is on somebody other than Tiger Woods. For the past...

Rising property taxes a bad omen

Perhaps it's only appropriate that hints of rising property taxes are the first hint that Saskatchewan Party government may be sailing towards troubled waters. The...

Kaepernick shines as Smith sits

You may not have heard of Wally Pipp, but if you have, you know that he and Alex Smith are two of the most...

Aboriginal jobs a problem for all of us

Regardless of how you feel about the way aboriginal people have been recently expressing their concerns and frustrations, there does seem to be an...

Health concerns a shared Sask. problem

At first glance, one might wonder why smaller cities and towns should be concerned about over-crowded emergency rooms in Regina. Rural health districts, after all,...

NHL back – fans will be, too

OK, so this column’s self-imposed moratorium on writing about the National Hockey League is now over, since the two sides have agreed to a...

Provincial News

Two children subject of Amber Alerts in Saskatchewan and South Dakota...

Early this morning, Saskatchewan RCMP was advised by their policing partners in the United States that the four individuals who were the subject of...