Art festival is 25 years in the making

Initially, it was Jill Whiting’s idea, but the first edition of Fort Qu’Appelle’s Mid Summer’s Art Festival in 1994 couldn’t have been...

Horse show and exhibits huge part of show

Abernethy Agricultural Society 112th Annual Fair With its home baked pie contests, silky preserves, handicrafts and farm fresh recipes that offer a mix of old...

Pasqua FN vying for ABACO property

Chief Todd Piegan meets with Town Council Pasqua First Nation is negotiating to buy the ABACO Energy property in Fort Qu’Appelle. ABACO acquired the land...

MMIWG conference held in Fort Qu’Appelle

Lori Whiteman never knew her mother, Delores Whiteman, who disappeared from Standing Buffalo First Nation some time in the late 70’s or early 80s....

Fort Qu’Appelle Farmers’ Market future in limbo over changes

Prospect of licensing vendors added to issue about location of annual event The future of Farmers Market in Fort Qu’Appelle is up in the air. The...

Opinions differ on new trespassing law

New trespassing rules now require people to get permission from the landowner to access rural property. In the past, landowners were responsible to post their...

Attempt at road building lands man in court

A property owner who attempted to bulldoze a road to his hillside cabin above the shores of Echo Lake at B-Say-Tah has been charged...

Lake levels expected to be ‘normal’

Although there are signs that this is shaping up to be one of the driest years on record in Saskatchewan, water in all but one...

Farmers’ market moving in 2020

Town grants approval for Rexentre location The Fort Qu'Appelle Farmers’ Market in will move next year. A plan to develop the downtown Starblanket urban reserve property...

New Fort Museum exhibit dedicated to former teacher

The recently refurbished Fort Qu’Appelle Museum opened for another season last weekend with a new exhibition space dedicated to Lynn Anderson, who was head...

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Provincial News

SaskEnergy sets new natural gas usage record

Daily natural gas consumption in the province has surpassed the previous usage record twice this week.  Originally set in December 2018, the...