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Editorial - Planned pond forward thinking idea

Editorial - Planned pond forward thinking idea

Michael Buchholzer, Director of Environmental Services with the City, deserves a pat on the back for having a vision which is certainly a tad outside the box, yet one which promises to enhance the experiences possible to enjoy in our city.
Canada Day ideas

Canada Day ideas

Our family spent Canada Day in Regina and as I watched an overcrowded Wascana Park enjoy things like free concerts, food vendors, and fireworks; I couldn't help but wonder if Yorkton could pull off something similar.
Respect makes this province work

Respect makes this province work

Saskatchewan will always be a province with its divisions. That's just who we are. We are rural. We are urban. We are business. We are labour. We come from the co-operative social democrat belief.
Don't park your treasure in a parking lot

Don't park your treasure in a parking lot

On the day a wedding was scheduled for our church, I thought of the eggs. A killdeer had laid four of them dead centre in the gravel parking lot. A slight hollow sheltered them not at all, though their speckled coloring camouflaged them well.
Entry deadline for Bloom 2011

Entry deadline for Bloom 2011

On a recent trip to Regina, my sweet hubby brought back a fragrant surprise: a bag of coffee grounds! A popular coffee shop is making an effort to go greener, and bag up their coffee grounds in five pound bags for recycling.
State of the ocean report a wake-up call

State of the ocean report a wake-up call

Oceans keep us alive. They provide food, oxygen, water, medicines, and recreation. They help protect us from climate change by absorbing and storing carbon dioxide.
Sucker Punch is a danger to itself and others

Sucker Punch is a danger to itself and others

Sucker Punch (DVD/Blu-Ray) - Dir. Zack Snyder. Starring Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish. An unfortunate attempt at an original property by writer/director Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen).
Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon

E-mail, E-banking and E-billing will E-liminate Canada Post workers.
EDITORIAL - Hoping for a lesson from tragedy

EDITORIAL - Hoping for a lesson from tragedy

There are some things we just do not expect to have happen in a small city we believe to be safe. Topping that list is the idea of someone being murdered when they go to work.
How to become an environmentalist

How to become an environmentalist

Young people often ask me what they have to do to be environmentalists. They want to make a difference. My answer is, "Follow your heart. Do what you love most and pursue it with passion.