Grenfell residents now getting second-class care

Dear Editor: I could not agree more with Colin Traub’s letter in the Sept. 8 edition lamenting the loss of local primary care at...

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....

High government wages contribute to poor economy

What kind of a mess is our province now dealing with? Resignations from the political party that leads the province, lawsuits, wage freezes and...

Emperor Brad Wall needs new clothes

Dear Editor: There is a fairy tale called The Emperor’s New Clothes. In the story, the emperor is a vain man and always wants the...

We can’t be naïve any longer

A young man calmly walks down the street in a small town. He looks like an average youth today. He has a hooded jacket...

RCMP members deserve honours for their role in protecting Parliament

Why was the story re-written? The account of the Parliament Hill attack last Oct. 22 when Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill with the intent...

Govt ads must deliver substance

Each week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the Melville Advance go about the business of telling stories that matter...

You want votes? Get off the script

An election campaign is a contest, not for the party faithful, but for the undecided voters who could tilt toward any of the major...

Who’s footing the bill?

Are you sick of it yet? The election campaign that is. After nearly a month of hearing election talk – and still another more...

Small town papers serve communities

The news recently of the closure of two newspapers in northern Saskatchewan sent a wave of shock and then a wave of nostalgia through...

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