Rural communities receive federal infrastructure grant

Funding to improve infrastructure is a costly part of maintaining a town, but the Government of Canada is making it easier for central Saskatchewan...

Literacy rates need improvement

I have 272 books in my personal library. Eighty-seven of those have yet to be read, and that doesn’t include the list of books...

Cupar author shares displaced history in memoir

Stories of war have enthralled audiences for years, but what about what happens after the war? Helen Kish Hastman’s memoir, Displaced Persons, tells Hastman’s story...

New agreement for Sask. docs

Saskatchewan doctors and the provincial government have at last come to an agreement on the amount doctors will receive from the province for insured...

Powwow rejuvenates native spirits in Standing Buffalo

Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation came alive Aug. 7 to 9 as the community celebrated its 67th consecutive powwow. Chief Roger Redman was happy to...

Sun shines on 108th Abernethy ag fair year

In 107 years, the Abernethy Agricultural Society Fair and Exhibition had yet to be rained out. July 24 proved to follow the tradition, making...

RCMP on lookout for slashers

Between June 25 and 27, Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP received several complaints of vehicles being damaged in Fort Qu'Appelle. In all reported incidents, vehicles had their slashed tires. If anyone has...

Puppets help native youths enhance wellness

It’s difficult to admit when you’re going through a tough time, especially as an adolescent, but puppets are making it easier for First Nations...

Love Our Lakes water festival makes a splash

With four lakes in one valley, it’s easy to love our lakes, especially during the water festival in Fort Qu’Appelle. The festival brought out hundreds...

B-Say-Tah families celebrate 100th anniversary

One hundred years contains at least 36,500 memories, and those in B-Say-Tah came to share theirs during B-Say-Tah’s 100th Anniversary. To celebrate, the community played...

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...