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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.

Sewage release ignites valley communities

Water is a precious commodity, but what does a community do when its waterways are being used as extensions of a sewage system that’s...

Mid Summer’s Art Festival a hit with artists and musicians

The Qu’Appelle Valley’s artist community flourished on Aug. 1 with more than 2,500 people visiting the Mid Summer’s Art Festival. The festival’s 21st year...

More infrastructure funding for the Fort

It is better to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to maintaining infrastructure, and Fort Qu’Appelle’s recent grant will keep the town...

Student poses survey to understand Sask. lakes

Saskatchewan has an abundance of lakes, but how do we use them? One PhD student at the University of Regina is looking for answers. Lushani...

Rural communities receive federal infrastructure grant

Funding to improve infrastructure is a costly part of maintaining a town, but the Government of Canada is making it easier for central Saskatchewan...

Literacy rates need improvement

I have 272 books in my personal library. Eighty-seven of those have yet to be read, and that doesn’t include the list of books...

Cupar author shares displaced history in memoir

Stories of war have enthralled audiences for years, but what about what happens after the war? Helen Kish Hastman’s memoir, Displaced Persons, tells Hastman’s story...

New agreement for Sask. docs

Saskatchewan doctors and the provincial government have at last come to an agreement on the amount doctors will receive from the province for insured...

Powwow rejuvenates native spirits in Standing Buffalo

Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation came alive Aug. 7 to 9 as the community celebrated its 67th consecutive powwow. Chief Roger Redman was happy to...

Sun shines on 108th Abernethy ag fair year

In 107 years, the Abernethy Agricultural Society Fair and Exhibition had yet to be rained out. July 24 proved to follow the tradition, making...

Provincial News

Measles case confirmed in Yorkton

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has confirmed a case of measles in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in a returning traveler who had recently flown into the...