Chamber hosts annual trade and gun shows

It’s so big; some of it has to take place outdoors. Melville and District Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual spring trade show next weekend,...

CN plans rail work east, west of Melville

CN plans to spend more than $245 million in Saskatchewan in 2019 to expand and strengthen the company’s rail network. “Following a record capital program...

Chief invested into Order of Canada

Okanese First Nation Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier was officially invested last week as a member of the Order of Canada. The collective leadership, staff, organizations,...

CBC’s Walker tells her story

Indigenous representation in Canadian media has taken much-needed steps forward in the past decade, and one of its trailblazers returned to the University of...

Fire razes Lemberg Hotel

Owners, family pet escape the blaze All that remains are decades of memories after fire destroyed the Lemberg Hotel and Café on March 11. About two...

Closing The Merv in budget talks

The closure of the Merv Moore Sportsplex would be a political decision that city council — and not city administration — would have to...

Consulting work adds to city tax increase

Consulting work on the next collective bargaining agreement (CBA) has been added to the proposed 2019 budget, which would increase the amount of taxation...

Fix for Seventh and Queen in budget

A project to fix the intersection of Queen Street and Seventh Avenue is proposed in this year’s budget, after it was excluded from the...

Plan needed for $100M in projects: city manager

City council should develop a 30-year capital plan to tackle all the infrastructure needs in the community, which likely add up to at least...

Issue of council pay to return

The topic of increasing honorariums for city council and the mayor will return to a future agenda, after Coun. Ron Wilson presented a notice...

Provincial News

Barricaded man arrested after two hour stand-off

On April 16, 2019 at 10:30am Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP responded to a complaint of break and enter into outbuildings located just south of the town of...