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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.

Sit-skier visits Mission Ridge

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter Fresh off the high of winning three gold medals during the first half of the Alpine Skiing World Championship tour,...

Murder suspect appears in Fort Qu’Appelle court

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter   Mother of five, Lauren Quewezance was found dead on Dec. 15, 2016, her lifeless body outside a residence on Little...

More to chief than fighting fires

Being chief of a volunteer fire department involves much more than being ready to fight fires. “We’re called out to check on gas leaks, get...

Confronting Canada’s true history important to reconciliation

“You can’t handle the truth.” That line is more than just a popular quote from the 1992 legal drama, A Few Good Men. For many...

Chamber president said small businesses doing just fine

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter   The state of small business in Fort Qu’Appelle is “doing well,” according to the chamber of commerce president, despite what...

Format of further community forums could change

Fort Qu’Appelle town council is kicking around ideas of how to solicit feedback from residents — especially younger demographics — on issues they believe...

Sea cadets 13th annual inspection, a year of firsts

Fort Qu’Appelle’s Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps 346 held their 13th annual ceremonial review and it was one for the books. It was the...

GOURLIE – Esther Ehtelyn

hat the family of Esther Ethelyn Gourlie (nee Huffman) announce her passing on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Esther was born on her parents’ farm east...

Disqualified driver caught on road twice

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter A convicted drunk driver, Matthew Bird was not supposed to be on the road when he was involved in...

Drunk driver pleads guilty and other court briefs

  By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter The following are briefs from Fort Qu’Appelle Court on Sept. 22 with Judge Kevin Lang presiding with Kim Stinson as...

Provincial News

Scheer comments on Ethics Commissioner ruling

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, released the following statement regarding the Ethics Commissioner’s ruling...