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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...

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...

Landowners say SaskTel used bully tactics

Three B-Say-Tah residents say SaskTel bullied them and abused its authority when it tried to plow a fibre optic cable through their land. Larry and Heidi...

Fort Pitch-In Day is set for May 11

Clean up the communityHelping to keep Fort Qu’Appelle looking neat and tidy after a long winter and a blanket of snow that covers up...

Climate change reality: We’re out of time

QVEA climate forum Just as Canadians mobilized to save Europe and the world from Fascism in the Second World War, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May...

African choir warms hearts on a cold night

Moses Owamukamo appears to be a shy 12-year-old until he steps into the spotlight and shares the stage with the dynamic Watoto African children’s...

Crime Watch signs to be installed in town

The Calling Lakes Crime Watch program in Fort Qu’Appelle will soon receive a boost in visibility once eight new signs are installed throughout the...

Pasqua factory to supply parts for military LAV

$1-million contract A factory in Regina owned by the Pasqua First Nation has been awarded a million-dollar contract by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada to supply...

State of emergency declared after fire

A state of emergency exists on Carry The Kettle Nakota First Nation after fire razed the community’s water treatment plant Monday evening. The fire began...

Committee creates waves for new pool construction

Regional pool proposal A regional committee is attempting to create waves of support among area municipalities for the construction of a multi-million-dollar aquatic centre that...

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...