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Letter to the Editor: Importance of branding

*Editor's note- This letter has been edited for length. Branding is vital to a community. Did you know that this area and the Valley has...

Get out and vote

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter   With the Treaty 4 Gathering taking place all last week I couldn’t help but think of First Nations people and...

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...

Maritime reporter excited to be living and working in the Prairies

By Samantha Magee Fort Times Reporter   Hi, I’m new. It’s a phrase I’ve been saying for almost two months now. You may have already met me or seen...

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)...

Letter to the editor: Fort San mayor explains his resignation

  After a decade of working voluntarily in many capacities for the Resort Village of Fort San and now facing the physical challenges of coming...

American looking for records of his grandfather in Fort Qu’Appelle

  By Peter Black Special to the Fort Times My name is Peter M Black, I was born in Oshawa, Ont. but grew up in Montreal and...

QVEA debates Quill Lakes flooding, illegal drainage and Line 3pipeline

  Submitted by Jim Harding At its monthly meeting on March 8, the Qu’Appelle Valley Environmental Association (QVEA) discussed preventing the high-salt Quill Lakes’ water from...

Be aware of CRA scams this tax season warns RCMP

Submitted by Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP March is Fraud Prevention Month with the goal of prevent Canadians from becoming victims of fraud.  One of the prevalent scams at...

Provincial News

Precaution against ticks urged

We might be glad to put a long and cold winter behind us, but the Ministry of Health is reminding Saskatchewan people that warmer...