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The Fort Times is the community newspaper of Fort Qu'Appelle and surrounding area. With a readership of over 2,500 people a week, the Fort Times has been publishing weekly since 1951.

Indigenous leader Noel Starblanket dies, age 72

Lauded as a treaty advocate, bridge builder Kisikaw Piyesiwewin (Where the Thunderbirds Live), Pahpahtaywak Kihew (Spotted Eagle), otherwise known as Noel Starblanket, who died in...

New chamber prez says more involvement needed

The new president of the Fort Qu’Appelle Chamber of Commerce, Curtis Campbell, says the chamber has to get more people involved to create a better...

Town firm on cleanup notice

For the past six years the Town of Fort Qu’Appelle has asked Glen Cook to clean up his unsightly property on Blondeau Avenue. Repeated notices...

Making Treaty Four aims to mend relationships

Making Treaty Four, running at the Globe Theatre in Regina until April 28, is totally immersive theatre driven by movement, memory and mythmaking. An earnest,...

No growth yet on cannabis store

Although retail cannabis stores are expected to open in Melville and Fort Qu’Appelle this summer, the multinational Ontario-based company that plans to sell pot...

Fort Library sees 40% boost in patronage

It’s Titanic Month The library in Fort Qu’Appelle has seen a 40-per-cent increase in its activities in the past year and remains a thriving community service...

Fort Legion will celebrate its centennial

Founded in 1919 The Fort Qu’Appelle Legion is 100 years old. Branch 35 of the Royal Canadian Legion, marks the centennial of its founding meeting on...

Kevin’s Marine pleads case again for better roads

Everything looks better now that spring has arrived; everything that is except some of the streets around town. The owners of Kevin’s Marine in the...

Valley Music Festival begins April 15

Katherine Dowling, who teaches piano and chamber music at the University of Regina, will adjudicate more than three dozen contestants at the Qu’Appelle Valley...

Standing Buffalo suits up for lacrosse season

The 2019 Standing Buffalo lacrosse season is set to begin with four teams playing in the Queen City Minor Box Lacrosse League (QCMBL) and...

Provincial News

Barricaded man arrested after two hour stand-off

On April 16, 2019 at 10:30am Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP responded to a complaint of break and enter into outbuildings located just south of the town of...