Let’s continue to love our lakes

Lower Qu’Appelle Watershed Stewards Inc. (LQWS) is excited to partner with Watersheds Canada and the Canadian Wildlife Federation to assess the health of Lake...

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...

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. ...

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....

Government staff cuts must be handled respectfully

Dear editor: Mr. Wall suggests unpaid days off for the public servants to balance the budget? Sacrilege you scream in frustration if you are beholding...

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)...

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...

Former mayor thanks community

October 31, 2016 Letter to the Editor Fort Qu’Appelle Times The 2016 provincial civic elections are now a matter of record. Kudos to all those community...

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...

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...

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...