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Pool owner questions city’s actions

Dear Editor: This letter is in regards to the article in the Melville Advance on July 24; the article about the woman who feels the...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Put the money where it’s needed

An election is coming. Canada’s 150th Celebrations are coming, and — while we could paint the town red and would love to pave the...

Parties should pay their own way

Governments spend money on all kinds of foolish things from robotic Christmas trees, to beer growlers to pensions for former members of Parliament who...

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...

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...

CTF “15 for 2015” election wish list

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released its top 15 policy wish list for the 2015 federal election. “We believe these policies — some small,...

Provincial News

27 new cases of COVID, 22 of which are from communal...

There are 27 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on August 13, bringing the total to 1,511 total cases.  The...

Armed robbery in Esterhazy

Scam alert issued by RCMP