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Hanbidge on Horticulture: Valentine's Day and flowers

Hanbidge on Horticulture: Valentine's Day and flowers

Caring for your special gift.
Super Bowl cooks, it can be done: Hot wings with less splatter

Super Bowl cooks, it can be done: Hot wings with less splatter

The era of the air fryer arrives!
Who holds answers in Lee Bearsears' homicide: Family wants justice

Who holds answers in Lee Bearsears' homicide: Family wants justice

'We believe he got lured and we believe they drugged and tortured him and beat him up for a few days in a field on Poundmaker before they left him dead in the field like a dog.': Nicole Bull
Opinion: The runaway cost of government construction projects

Opinion: The runaway cost of government construction projects

Project mismanagement and woke ideology are leading causes of skyrocketing costs of Canadian infrastructure projects.
Changes coming for Social Services in procuring hotel rates

Changes coming for Social Services in procuring hotel rates

Minister Gene Makowsky says a pilot project to procure hotels, and a formal process to obtain quotes, will be instituted.
Four veteran Sask Party MLAs speak out on why they are leaving

Four veteran Sask Party MLAs speak out on why they are leaving

Cabinet ministers Donna Harpauer, Gord Wyant, Don McMorris and Dustin Duncan all say it’s the right time to leave the Legislature.
Google Says: Bard's Last Verse Is Gemini's First

Google Says: Bard's Last Verse Is Gemini's First

Shelly Palmer has been named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” and writes a popular daily business blog.
Alta. man to stand trial in Battleford court: Money laundering, drugs

Alta. man to stand trial in Battleford court: Money laundering, drugs

Maidstone RCMP Roving Traffic Unit seized hundreds of thousands of dollars of cash, a restricted handgun, two loaded magazines, and a large amount of methamphetamine.
Opinion: Increase in alcohol excise taxes could be the last call

Opinion: Increase in alcohol excise taxes could be the last call

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: Don’t make it a cruel summer for bars and restaurants.
1st Annual Swinging with the Stars Event Raises more than $111,000

1st Annual Swinging with the Stars Event Raises more than $111,000

The event brought together talented individuals from the community, alongside professional dancers, to create a memorable evening of entertainment.