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Hedges provide great privacy

Hedges provide great privacy

A dear friend of ours has a very interesting hedge around his yard, and I'd like to tell you about it.
Bater's choice could affect election outcome

Bater's choice could affect election outcome

Whether you admire what Liberal leader Ryan Bater is attempting to do may largely depend on your perspective. On one hand, his commitment to winning The Battlefords seats on Nov. 7 provincial election might seem commendable.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Fighter Jack Layton hangs up his gloves.
Science must be free from political interference

Science must be free from political interference

While doing salmon-genetics research at the Pacific Biological Station on Vancouver Island, federal fisheries scientist Kristi Miller discovered that a virus may be killing large numbers of Fraser River sockeye before they reach their spawning ground
Roughriders need to sit one out

Roughriders need to sit one out

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are 1-and-6 overall and 0-and-4 at Mosaic Stadium after a flattering 45-35 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Friday night. The fan base is wildly upset. There are calls for just about everyone to be fired.
The boom and bust of Sask. oil

The boom and bust of Sask. oil

There are worst things for provincial economies than being a slave to the ups and downs of oil. But as the recent stock market swoon has shown, it isn't always the greatest thing, either.
Plants can grow out of control

Plants can grow out of control

Sit down with me for a minute and I'll tell you about a gardening adventure we had recently. One summer day, not that long ago, I was looking at our mugo pines and thought they needed a bit of a trim.
Individual testimony trumps science

Individual testimony trumps science

"Common sense lost its voice on this one," concluded a Wethersfield, Conn.
Letter to the Editor - Unhappy with Suzuki

Letter to the Editor - Unhappy with Suzuki

Dear Editor: In the July 20 edition of Yorkton This Week David Suzuki writes that Tom Harris is an "industry shill." A quick visit to the Website of the International Climate Science Coalition, the group I lead, shows that this is false.
Editorial - Housing program has major challenge

Editorial - Housing program has major challenge

Housing is an ongoing issue across the province these days, and in Yorkton we have certainly seen the effects of it as rental vacancy rates have remained tight for months and housing prices have climbed substantially.