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Junior KCI students recognized at Spectacular Spartans awards program

Junior KCI students recognized at Spectacular Spartans awards program

Students in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 at the Kamsack Comprehensive Institute who excelled during the 2014-15 term were recognized at the school’s Junior Spectacular Spartans awards evening on June 17.
Senior KCI students applauded at Spectacular Spartans program

Senior KCI students applauded at Spectacular Spartans program

Senior students of the Kamsack Comprehensive Institute who had distinguished themselves in academics and extra-curricular activities during the past year were introduced on stage and applauded during the Night of Spectacular Spartans on June 18.

Letter: Who runs this country – the Supreme Court or the federal government?

Dear editor, Are Supreme Court judges stepping over their judicial limitations? Never before in the history of Canada has any Supreme Court judge been able to declare any drug safe for medicinal purposes without the formal authorization to market or
Surveyor’s grandchildren visit Duck Mountain lake named after him

Surveyor’s grandchildren visit Duck Mountain lake named after him

Members of the family of a surveyor in whose name a lake at Duck Mountain Provincial Park was named picked their way through the bush to visit that lake.

Cote RM property taxes increase nearly a half mill

Property owners in the RM of Cote are paying nearly half a mill more in taxes this year than they paid in 2014. Council approved a budget during its meeting of May 8 which called for a tax rate of 13 mills.
BERRY, Dorothy Konkin

BERRY, Dorothy Konkin

Berry passed away on June 20 at the age of 94 in Medford, Oregon. Dorothy was born on a farm near Kamsack, Saskatchewan on March 2, 1921 to John and Elizabeth Konkin.
Senate must go

Senate must go

Regardless of your political persuasion, by now you have to agree with Saskatchewan Party Premier Brad Wall about one thing – it’s time to abolish the Senate.
Senate must go

Senate must go

Regardless of your political persuasion, by now you have to agree with Saskatchewan Party Premier Brad Wall about one thing – it’s time to abolish the Senate.
We have every reason to celebrate on Canada Day

We have every reason to celebrate on Canada Day

Canada Day is a celebration of all that is great about our country – it honours our past, our present and our future.

All things considered... The games we played

Last Sunday my husband and I attended an afternoon graveside service at the cemetery where my maternal grandparents are buried. On the way home we detoured to visit my grandparents’ homestead where I had spent many a Sunday afternoon as a child.