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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.

Opinions differ on new trespassing law

New trespassing rules now require people to get permission from the landowner to access rural property. In the past, landowners were responsible to post their...

Attempt at road building lands man in court

A property owner who attempted to bulldoze a road to his hillside cabin above the shores of Echo Lake at B-Say-Tah has been charged...

Lake levels expected to be ‘normal’

Although there are signs that this is shaping up to be one of the driest years on record in Saskatchewan, water in all but one...

Farmers’ market moving in 2020

Town grants approval for Rexentre location The Fort Qu'Appelle Farmers’ Market in will move next year. A plan to develop the downtown Starblanket urban reserve property...

New Fort Museum exhibit dedicated to former teacher

The recently refurbished Fort Qu’Appelle Museum opened for another season last weekend with a new exhibition space dedicated to Lynn Anderson, who was head...

Fort cleans up

Fort Qu’Appelle is as clean as whistle following this year’s annual clean up day. Organizers described last Saturday’s Pitch-In effort as a “super big” success. More...

Pitch-In, clean up the Fort

Fort Qu’Appelle is about to get a top-to-bottom cleaning on May 11 when a small army of community volunteers again pitches in for the...

Sister Margaret ‘tried to be free’

Co-founded House of Prayer Margaret Dick was a progressive-minded sister with a sense of mission who forged a spiritual path of her own during her...

QVEA insists MNP report was flawed

Justice rejects QVEA appeal The Saskatchewan Department of Justice has rejected an appeal from the Qu’Appelle Valley Environmental Association (QVEA) to review the MNP audit...

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...

Provincial News

Measles case confirmed in Yorkton

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has confirmed a case of measles in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in a returning traveler who had recently flown into the...