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Open homes build strong community

Open homes build strong community

When did the lovely art of hospitality start to leave us? It dangles by a fraying thread, it seems.
It's has been a Saskatchewan spring like no other

It's has been a Saskatchewan spring like no other

Most of the time, the weather in Saskatchewan is something other than it's been this year. Usually, it's the ultimate commonality - the thing that we all share.
G20 riots confusing

G20 riots confusing

I like to think of myself as being somewhat worldly, in that I can carry on educated conversations about a number of different topics. Sure, I'm likely most knowledgeable about sports, but I have a wide variety of interests.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial - College expansion will create student housing need

The idea of expanding post secondary education opportunities in Yorkton have been making their rounds for several years.
City may not be as safe as we think

City may not be as safe as we think

The recent attempted abducted kidnapping incident in Yorkton is disturbing and troubling. It's just so hard to believe that our city may not be safe enough to allow our children to walk a couple of blocks to school.
Gas tax changes well received

Gas tax changes well received

Saskatchewan motorists will be pleased to know that all of the tax dollars collected at gas pumps across the province this year will be put back into road construction and repair.

Letter to the Editor - Heartfelt thanks

Dear Editor:This is an open letter to the residents of Yorkton and Springside and surrounding communities thanking them for their participation in the 2010Heart&StrokeJump Rope for Heart(TM) andHeart&StrokeHoops for Heart(TM) programs.
Ants and plants don't mix

Ants and plants don't mix

Gardeners, it's been quite a week! The rain just didn't seem to want to stop, and it's hard to say how our plants fared in that weather.
Making peace with the rain

Making peace with the rain

In our slice of the prairies, we`ve seen the sun so seldom this spring I've decided not to waste it. So I'm writing outside this sunny morning, perched on an old willow chair in my favourite part of our backyard.