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It’s not goodbye

This isn’t a goodbye column, but a thank you one. Specifically, it’s to thank you, the readers, for making my time in Fort Qu’Appelle such...

Senior care: how can we help?

I hate hospitals. The smell of sterilizers, the sound of machines beeping — everything sets my nerves on edge. What I hate most is...

Total ban on sewage in Sask.’s waterways

Regina’s existing Sewage Works Permit from the Water Security Agency (WSA) was issued May 31, 2014. Near the end it says, “No person (Permittee)...

High government wages contribute to poor economy

What kind of a mess is our province now dealing with? Resignations from the political party that leads the province, lawsuits, wage freezes and...

How will you buy pot?

It won’t be long before you will be able to walk into a store and buy pot — better known as cannabis or marijuana....

Referendum results don’t resolve fundamental issues

Dear Mayor Jerry Whiting and Council: We are writing you about the referendum that the Town of Fort Qu’Appelle held on the matter of residents...

We should consider the wisdom of our community elders

Dear Editor: I put pen to paper in support of Doreen Evans’ letter to the editor for the June 22 issue of the Fort Times. ...

Dunstone top Sasktel Tankard team

Regina’s Matt Dunstone had two reasons to celebrate on Sunday in Melville after his team of third Braeden Moskowy, second Catlin Schneider and lead...

Good always seems to come out of the bad

It’s been a tough year for lots of people and businesses but this week, I want to comment on what a good year it...

Provincial News

Train derails after colliding with road maintenance truck; one man dead

This afternoon, shortly after 12:00 p.m., Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP received a report of a train derailment approximately 3.2 km west of Edgeley, SK on the...