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The Fort Times is the community newspaper of Fort Qu'Appelle and surrounding area. With a readership of over 2,500 people a week, the Fort Times has been publishing weekly since 1951.

Choir director resigns after 15 years

With regret and nostalgia, Fred Barker has resigned as music director of the Calling Lakes Choir after a 15-year commitment initially as a choir...

Lebret art show brightens valley with colour

Paintings filled the walls of Sacred Heart’s basement last weekend as artists showed just how inspirational the valley truly is. The Qu’Appelle Valley Artists Annual...

Okolita, Mike

Mike passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Mike is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helen;...

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...

Keys to family’s happiness

Every family deserves a home, and a Fort Qu’Appelle family was blessed with one thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Naomi Pritchard and her family —...

Little Black Bear opens new Tim Hortons

The famous Tim Hortons dark roast has a new home in the valley thanks to the hard work of Little Black Bear First Nation....

Balcarres grads urged to experience life

The graduating class was full of award winners and family, friends, dignitaries and community members came to celebrate that on June 20 in the...

CARE program improves skills at rural hospitals

Rural medicine is full of challenges, but a program from British Columbia is hoping to help Saskatchewan rural medical service providers tackle the obstacles. The...

Christian Women celebrate 30 years of spirituality

Christian Women’s Club has been part of Fort Qu’Appelle’s history for the past 30 years, and on June 17 members celebrated the milestone. It all...

SIGA cheque to help Ochap Summer Games

The 2015 First Nation Summer Games that will be hosted by the Ochapowace Nation in August received a huge financial boost this week when...

Provincial News

Broadview Union Hospital Emergency Department Update

This important public service announcement is for residents of the area serviced by the Broadview Union Hospital.Due to the inability to provide...