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Church women not allowed to speak

Church women not allowed to speak

In mid-April, senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Kazem Sedighi issued a warning that recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and elsewhere were caused by women's loose sex and immodest dress.
Old building burned

Old building burned

Arson of old buildingOn May 29 at approximately 5:45 p.m., Yorkton RCMP attended to a location that is three miles north of Highway 16 on the Orkney Road and then 12 miles east.
Canada's Aboriginal  people are the key to Boreal Agreement's success

Canada's Aboriginal people are the key to Boreal Agreement's success

Environmental groups, including the David Suzuki Foundation, surprised many people recently by joining with the logging industry to unveil the largest forest conservation agreement in history.
The bawdy body issue

The bawdy body issue

We took to the water recently, the Preacher and I. Bodies filled the indoor pool, sporting a colorful array of swimsuits, in varying coverages. We wore boring, conservative styles, befitting our weathered frames.
More reasons for coaching

More reasons for coaching

This week, I will provide additional information on: 1) The Case for Coaching 2) Discuss one of the core coaching skills - LISTENING and 3) Give you a homework assignment on the skill of listening.
There's a role for fathers in supporting breastfeeding

There's a role for fathers in supporting breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is an important part of the special relationship that develops between mother and baby. Where does dad fit into the picture? As the father of a breastfeeding baby, you can be involved in nurturing both mother and baby.
Removing quackgrass challenging project

Removing quackgrass challenging project

When we were digging our yard the other day, we were amazed at the invasive determination of quackgrass.
Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

Editorial - Time to create a local film culture

The Yorkton Film Festival is North America's longest-running film festival, and that is something the organizers can be proud of. However, the existence of the festival in the city has never generated a local film making buzz.
The good and bad  of an  aging government

The good and bad of an aging government

Like an old man, governments often become set in their ways. But also like an old man, a government can show remarkable wisdom as it ages.