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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.

Tourist booth supports local crafters, artists

Visitors from Switzerland and Poland were among the first to sign the visitor registration book when the tourist information office opened for another season...

Green Deal on QVEA agenda

The QVEA will hold its annual general meeting on Saturday, June 15 at 1 p.m. at the Qu’Appelle Valley Centre for the Arts in...

Solar projects create energy, jobs

Solar farms planned by both the Cowessess and Starblanket First Nations are expected to supply power to more than 2,400 homes over the next...

GOURLIE – Esther Ehtelyn

hat the family of Esther Ethelyn Gourlie (nee Huffman) announce her passing on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Esther was born on her parents’ farm east...

Farmers’ market moving in 2020

Town grants approval for Rexentre location The Fort Qu'Appelle Farmers’ Market in will move next year. A plan to develop the downtown Starblanket urban reserve property...

Agreements, leases up for debate

The Treaty Four Holding Corporation has asked to review its 20-year-old Municipal Services Agreement with the Town of Fort Qu’Appelle. Under the Indian Act, First Nations are...

Virag sworn in as Lebret’s mayor

Lloyd Virag was sworn in May 28 as mayor of Lebret. Virag had been acting mayor since Ralph Blondeau stepped down in January. He was...

Art can connect us all

Holly Yuzicapi, whose traditional Lakota name is Isin Wanica Win (Generous Woman), led a workshop in the Fort on May 27 in which those taking part...

Fort cadet in Australia

Last month, Cadet Paige Rieck from Fort Qu’Appelle was in Australia for two weeks as part of an annual sea cadet international exchange program....

New Fort Museum exhibit dedicated to former teacher

The recently refurbished Fort Qu’Appelle Museum opened for another season last weekend with a new exhibition space dedicated to Lynn Anderson, who was head...

Provincial News

Scheer comments on Ethics Commissioner ruling

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, released the following statement regarding the Ethics Commissioner’s ruling...