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Garden of the week contest underway

Garden of the week contest underway

Did I tell you about how we lost our rhubarb plant? We had a beautiful, lush rhubarb plant in the back yard; we treasured it especially for its ruby-red stalks that tasted as good as they looked! One day, we noticed that a couple of the leaves were w
Things I wonder on wash day

Things I wonder on wash day

This morning, simply to celebrate the sun, I hung our wash outside to dry. Strung each piece against tree and sky. Threaded them like odd-shaped beads on a high wire. Shirts and towels immediately began flirting with the breeze.
Rural cabinet ministers stable and solid

Rural cabinet ministers stable and solid

Sometimes, the best cabinet moves a Premier makes are the ones he doesn't make.
Species lost is a silent epidemic

Species lost is a silent epidemic

Scientists warn that the twin threats of climate change and wildlife extinction threaten our planet's life-support systems, including clean air, clean water, and productive soil.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial - Sadly too late for 'old flour mill'

Editorial - Sadly too late for 'old flour mill'

The old flour mill site in Yorkton is considered by some a valuable heritage property with potential as a tourist attraction. Others see the site as an eyesore which should be removed forever from the city skyline.
Caraganas have place

Caraganas have place

If you're like most prairie folk, you grew up seeing caraganas everywhere.
Think about your food choices

Think about your food choices

Many commercials try to persuade us to buy food. Some suggest that a certain food will make us feel good or that acting a certain way gets a food reward.
Editorial - Time for racial understanding

Editorial - Time for racial understanding

While many efforts are taken to combat racism, there is no denying it still exists in our country, province, and yes even here in Yorkton. There is certainly an underlying tension which exists between many First Nations and non-First Nations people.
Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon