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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.

A dozen health authorities to merge into one

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter   The province’s 12 different regional health authorities will be combining into one single entity, in an effort to save on...

Lions Club prepares for historic Echo Lake race

Chasing that runner’s high? You might be able to find it at the annual Echo Lake Road Race coming up May 22. The Fort...

Dairy Queen, sponsors, community help raise almost $5,000 for fire department

The Fort Qu’Appelle Dairy Queen held a fundraiser on July 13 to raise money for the Fort Qu’Appelle Volunteer Fire Department so they could...

CBC series will feature an episode filmed in Fort Qu’Appelle

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter If you’ve been watching CBC’s latest series, Keeping Canada Alive, you will want to take a closer look at the...

Dairy Queen manager looking forward to seeing renovations completed

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter Fort Qu’Appelle residents frequenting the Dairy Queen have discovered that to get their cheeseburger and sundae, they have to park...

Poppies fund projects, keep spirit of remembrance alive

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter A poppy is perhaps one of the most well known symbols. It can be found on many a coat lapel...

Tech and takeout sets up shop on Broadway Street

Treehouse Plus, a new business specializing in computer repair and takeout food has just opened on Broadway Street. Shujun Li now owns the former...

PVSD experiences budget cuts, principals agree it’s manageable

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter Principals of Fort Qu’Appelle Elementary Community School, Bert Fox Community High School and Balcarres Community School are satisfied with the...

RCMP Staff Sgt. retires, looks forward to farming and fishing

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter He was called a true leader, someone you could model your career after at a retirement luncheon in Katepwa last...

Scheer happiness for Conservative MP who was re-elected

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter   Voters made it clear on Monday night that they were ready for a change, electing a majority Liberal government led...

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...