McMorris strikes Norway gold

Mark McMorris, the comeback kid, is back with a vengeance. The 26-year-old who began snowboarding at his home hill at Mission Ridge...

Fort Qu’Appelle Winter Festival three days of fun

Feb. 28 to March 1 The Fort Qu’Appelle Winter Festival returns in a new format this year on Friday,...

Catherine’s Cause still going strong

Intelligent, organized and remarkably self aware for an 11-year old, Catherine Okolita is a youthful idealist who is really on the ball....

Ice fishing in the Qu’Appelle Valley

Lindsay St. Clair was among the hundreds of anglers who were hooked on ice fishing in the Qu’Appelle Valley last weekend. All...

New attraction for outdoor enthusiasts

Echo Valley Prov. Park opens 1 km skating track Ice skating is a way of life for most of...

Doctor shortage concerns Fort Qu’Appelle and area

ort Qu’Appelle has lost three of its family doctors in the last six months, leaving the town with only one physician and...

First major snowfall hits Fort Qu’Appelle area

Time to get the shovels out again. Snow flurries on the weekend powdered the valley with about 15 cm in the first major...

Former Lebret coach helps Team Canada to win gold

As millions of Canadians sat glued to their televisions on Jan. 5 to watch and cheer on the gold medal game of...

Fort Qu’Appelle Council appoves budget

Fort Qu’Appelle town council approved, without comment, a $4.3-million dollar capital and operating budget on Dec. 12 which anticipates a modest surplus...

Slopes ready for skiers, snowboarders

Craig Lehr and Rick Minett last skied Mission Ridge in March on the day before it closed for the season and they...

Provincial News

One additional COVID death reported, 23 new cases and 57 recoveries

There are 23 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on August 7, bringing the total to 1,409 cases.  The new...