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Attack on CWB continues

The Editor,Conservative MP David Anderson can rest assured that no one is confused about his pathological desire to kill the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) and farmers' market power.

Inexperience starting to show

The Editor,Here we go again. The Minister of Health along with his hacks and flacks on the Sun Country Health Board are cutting and slashing health care for seniors.

Feds should rethink the prison farm decision

It may not be that big an issue in Saskatchewan, since we have only one of them, but it's still big enough to warrant comment.
Sehn a winner in Sinner debut

Sehn a winner in Sinner debut

To finish off the Sinister 7, Lloyd Sehn first had to conquer a sinister 1,040.The Estevan distance runner had been assigned to the final segment of the seven-leg ultra-marathon, which took place July 10 in the Rocky Mountains near Blairmore, Alta.
Boyce driving unique streak at Speedway

Boyce driving unique streak at Speedway

Just like any of his 100-ish prior appearances at Estevan Motor Speedway, Joren Boyce's story at this year's $3,000-to-win special was one of sacrifice."Our livelihood right through our marriage has been based on racing," the Minot, N.D.
Why not me? (Or you?)

Why not me? (Or you?)

Nothing sinister about lessons learned from Sinister 7
Young thieves charged during busy week for city police

Young thieves charged during busy week for city police

Noise, disruptions, altercations and general disturbances were the order of the evening for members of the Estevan Police Service (EPS) on the night of Friday, July 16.
They did something we couldn't do

They did something we couldn't do

"He's nothing but a hard-headed old fool. He's stubborn and won't listen to me." "She's too old, and set in her ways." How often have you heard those lines attributed to our senior citizens?Well, often enough, I expect.
Riderville bid falls short but over $30K raised

Riderville bid falls short but over $30K raised

Estevan will not be named Riderville this year, but green is definitely still the colour in the Energy City.
Concerns about West Nile Virus keeping Estevan company busy

Concerns about West Nile Virus keeping Estevan company busy

Southeast Saskatchewan - Estevan in particular - has become a hotbed for the growth of the dreaded culix tarsalis mosquitoes, the species that carries the West Nile virus.