Thursday August 21, 2014




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EDITORIAL - Volunteerism always timely

A city like Yorkton becomes a community thanks to the efforts of volunteers.

Columnists

Reading while the fishing is slow

Welcome to Week CXVIII of ‘Fishing Parkland Shorelines’. Like most of us I am a novice...

Facebook permission list worries

A couple of months ago it started with friendly prompts to try out the new Facebook mobile...

Ignoring some complaints a good thing

We live in a society of anti-bullying; so it comes as ironic to me that we also live in a society...

Will the Riders repeat championship?

View from the Cheap Seats is kind of an extension of the newsroom. Whenever our three regular...

Keep feeding your soil

Garden produce is always so delicious! The farmer’s market on the corner of Gladstone and...

A mistake is an opportunity to learn

I had much to learn as a bride at nineteen. But the Lord God said, “It is not good that the...

Government spin crew a large one

When we’re spending nearly as much on spin as we are on Parliament, we’re on a very...

More research is needed

Nanoparticles can be used to deliver vaccines, treat tumours, clean up oil spills, preserve food,...

Big 'ole carp ends August blahs

Welcome to Week CXVII of 'Fishing Parkland Shorelines'. Like most of us I am a novice fisherman,...

Evolution has much to teach us

Scientists at Yale University published a fascinating study last week in Proceedings of the...

What is it going to take to stop drunk driving?

Last month in Saskatchewan, 515 people were charged with drinking and driving offences....

Drinking driver numbers raise concern

I have an urge to comment more than I will on this matter, but the news story that became public...


Letters

Letter to the Editor - More wetlands means less flooding

Dear Editor:The latest simulated study conducted on the Smith Creek basin has identified many...

Letter to the Editor - NDP no longer

Dear Editor,Have we come to a time in politics where everything a person ever says in public, on...

Letter to the Editor - Old YAA worked

Dear Editor:As a former Chairman of the Yorkton Airport Authority I feel it necessary to correct...

Letter to the Editor - Chamber worker reaction mixed

Dear Editor:The Board of Directors of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce has a mixed reaction to the...

Letter to the Editor - CWB debate still goes on

Dear EditorThis spring, farmers have been receiving cheques from the former Canadian Wheat Board....

Letter to the Editor - Not liking free TV promotion

Dear Editor:I’m writing to express my objections to our crown corporation, SaskTel giving...

Letter to the Editor - Trudeau immature kid

Dear Editor:An open letter to Justine TrudeauDear MP Justine Trudeau:Not long ago you publicly...

Letter to the Editor - Chamber takes worker concerns to MP

Dear Editor:Recently, some of the Directors of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce engaged in a...

Letter to the Editor - Trudeau stance wrong

Dear Editor:On May 8, 2014 as I was watching CTV news I heard Justin Trudeau declare that the...

Letter to the Editor - Ritz’s Bill makes grain companies rich

Dear Editor:Minister Ritz’s bill on “Grain Marketing Freedom” has created a...

Letter to the Editor - Pro-Life stance sours maybe Liberal

Dear Editor:Recently Justin Trudeau stated that as leader of the Liberal Party he will not allow an ...

Letter to the Editor - LPNs play big role

Dear Editor:Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are caring professionals who take pride in providing...


Editorial

Smart meter scandal looming for Wall


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EDITORIAL - Time to mark hockey heritage


Bill C-30 too little; too late


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EDITORIAL - Street art rekindles good idea


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