Power outage forces families to hunker-down

“I’m such a city boy. I thought a lot about the pioneers during the black-out and how they had to rough it in their...

Communities in Bloom has optimistic goals for beautifying Fort Qu’Appelle

It was -10C on a bright January morning, but Marie Bill, the live-wire behind Communities in Bloom in Fort Qu’Appelle, already had thoughts of...

Fort Qu’Appelle turns 70 years old

A 15-minute flash of fireworks from the top of Fort Qu’Appelle’s cemetery hill on New Year’s eve was billed as belated celebration of Canada...

2021 will bring several changes for Sask. people

Provincial and Federal updatesChanges to taxes and ban on single use plastics It’s the new year. Everyone has been waiting to put the old year...

Sask. closes door to most gatherings

Christmas is less than two weeks away and new public health measures have been added that will mean people may have to redo their...

Fort ski hill opening is still ‘iffy’

Mission Ridge Preparations for the opening of the Mission Ridge Winter Park in Fort Qu’Appelle are underway but the actual date as to when skiers...

Getting ready for Christmas in the Fort

The sights and sounds of the holiday appeared in Fort Qu’Appelle a little earlier than usual this year as people looking for a little...

Chainsaw artist transforms tree into totem

A burled maple tree, five-metres tall in the pocket park on Broadway Street in Fort Qu’Appelle, has been transformed by chainsaw artist Doug Lingelback...

Okolita raises $31,000 for Catherine’s Cause

A Fort Qu’Appelle youngster has raised over $31,000 in her third annual on-line auction of donated items in support of the Regina Neo-Natal Intensive...

Lagace heads a gender balanced council

Fort Qu’Appelle’s new mayor, Gus Lagace, wants “to be brought up to speed” on the issues that he and his new council have to...

Provincial News

Nearly 6,500 Saskatchewan small business owners contemplating pulling the plug

“Although there is still time for business owners to reverse course if conditions improve, it is alarming to see an increasing number considering permanent...