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The Meeple Guild: Favoured games often rooted in childhood experiences

The Meeple Guild: Favoured games often rooted in childhood experiences

Perhaps the ultimate top-10 really traces back to childhood, chess leading to Omega Chess, Navia Dratp and Hive, crokinole always on the list, cribbage to MtG to Dominio and so on.
Gardener's Notebook: Are you ready for the big show in Yorkton?

Gardener's Notebook: Are you ready for the big show in Yorkton?

Looking for some drought-resistant plants? Start by doing some homework in a wonderful book by Lyndon Penner: “The Prairie Short Season Yard”.
The Meeple Guild: Be sure to pack games when you holiday

The Meeple Guild: Be sure to pack games when you holiday

There are few gaming items more versatile, from solitaire while waiting for an airplane to take off, to whist with the better half and neighbours and dozens of games in between.
Gardener's Notebook: Trip to Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton revisited

Gardener's Notebook: Trip to Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton revisited

The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show on Wednesday, August 10 at the Parkland Mall,
Opinion: Court's decision leaves security of anonymity for the press and the public unclear

Opinion: Court's decision leaves security of anonymity for the press and the public unclear

"It is reasonable to ask now: Why would any source step forward with information if we cannot protect their identities?"
The Ruttle Report - Second take on the summer break

The Ruttle Report - Second take on the summer break

Last year's summer break was not a good one for me. Allow me to reiterate.
Editorial: Protests reaffirm freedoms we enjoy

Editorial: Protests reaffirm freedoms we enjoy

Watching the cavalcade of vehicles, most with Canadian or Dutch flags flying, also had to bring about thoughts of how fortunate we are to live in a country with the freedoms we enjoy.
Looking at the keys as more than black and white

Looking at the keys as more than black and white

There should be no shortcuts on what really matters.
The Ruttle Report - Hold media accountable, but don't hold us down

The Ruttle Report - Hold media accountable, but don't hold us down

These days, there's a lot of talk about those in the media who are seeking mental health treatment. More than ever before, I completely understand why.
The Meeple Guild: As great as it it, chess has its limitations

The Meeple Guild: As great as it it, chess has its limitations

There are of course notable reasons for recognizing chess, ranging from many schools having clubs through the years, so even no-playing students knew of it, to the fact the game is centuries old, to being a set decoration in the studies of a range of TV and movie characters through the year.