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The Meeple Guild: many fine 'crossing' games to explore

The Meeple Guild: many fine 'crossing' games to explore

In this case we are only looking at ‘crossing’ games which can be played on simply created square grids with the playing pieces being a collection of checkers or backgammon stones.
Column: If you're offered a chance to watch a 10-hour movie, what would you say?

Column: If you're offered a chance to watch a 10-hour movie, what would you say?

A column on TV series format, what it gives us and what it takes from us.
A look at the top hits of the summer, such as Top Gun: Maverick

A look at the top hits of the summer, such as Top Gun: Maverick

Cairns on Cinema - A look back at the winners at the 2022 summer box office.
Poem: Lost

Poem: Lost

A poem by a local Estevan Mercury reader.
Princess Diana’s death a 'where were you' moment

Princess Diana’s death a 'where were you' moment

John Cairns’ News Watch: The anniversaries of Diana’s passing, and of 9/11, make this a melancholy time for news junkies.
Canadian brewers having a hard time staying afloat

Canadian brewers having a hard time staying afloat

This has not been a good year for the beer industry and, thanks to the federal government, beer could get even more expensive in 2023.
Column: Crossing the border used to be easier

Column: Crossing the border used to be easier

Mercury editor shares recent border-crossing experience in his column.
Editorial: Yorkton finances appear in good order

Editorial: Yorkton finances appear in good order

In her report to Council Monday Amber Matechuk – City Controller, noted the City’s debt limit is $42,000,000, but only $7,650,908 is outstanding.
More or Less: Someone's Son

More or Less: Someone's Son

International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose.
Editorial: An early vote grab for $500

Editorial: An early vote grab for $500

An editorial on Saskatchewan affordability cheque announcement.