Wednesday October 01, 2014




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EDITORIAL - Agricultural heart of local enterprises

As Yorkton grows, and that growth has been strong and steady the last few years, it is easy to begin to look at our community as more urban than in the past.

Columnists

Minnows not all the same

Welcome to Week CXXIII of ‘Fishing Parkland Shorelines’. Like most of us I am a novice...

From the pet peeve department: food ads

On thing that really gets me in the pet peeve department is food advertising that makes dubious...

A take on NFL woes

I have watched and listened with great interest over the last couple of weeks as the National...

Crime rates and severity: it’s complicated

In 2005, I had my first run in with crime statistics in Smithers B.C. It was my first newspaper job ...

Fantasizing about a career in sports

View from the Cheap Seats is kind of an extension of the newsroom. Whenever our three regular...

Don’t miss out on the fall bulb sale

Gardeners, you can add to your plant collection with the Fall Plant and Bulb Sale on Friday,...

God bless the beasts

Strolling through a crowded craft fair recently, I encountered a mountain of a dog; tawny, brawny...

Learning in nature is good for teachers and students

Children belong outdoors. We know this intuitively, but now an extensive and ever-growing body of...

Hatchery switchover should be smooth

Welcome to Week CXXII of 'Fishing Parkland Shorelines'. Like most of us I am a novice fisherman,...

Watkins incident underscores subtle problem

We have come a long way in terms of gay rights, but we still have a long way to go.

Television service at a crossroads

The CRTC is about to convene and hold meetings concerning the future of television and how cable...

Frustrated with StatsCan

This was supposed to be a column about 2013 crime statistics for Yorkton. During the summer, as...


Letters

Letter to the Editor - Recipe well appreciated

Dear Editor,In June my husband and I stopped at the Tourism Yorkton Visitor Information Kiosk on...

Letter to the Editor - More wetlands means less flooding

Dear Editor:The latest simulated study conducted on the Smith Creek basin has identified many...

Letter to the Editor - NDP no longer

Dear Editor,Have we come to a time in politics where everything a person ever says in public, on...

Letter to the Editor - Old YAA worked

Dear Editor:As a former Chairman of the Yorkton Airport Authority I feel it necessary to correct...

Letter to the Editor - Chamber worker reaction mixed

Dear Editor:The Board of Directors of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce has a mixed reaction to the...

Letter to the Editor - CWB debate still goes on

Dear EditorThis spring, farmers have been receiving cheques from the former Canadian Wheat Board....

Letter to the Editor - Not liking free TV promotion

Dear Editor:I’m writing to express my objections to our crown corporation, SaskTel giving...

Letter to the Editor - Trudeau immature kid

Dear Editor:An open letter to Justine TrudeauDear MP Justine Trudeau:Not long ago you publicly...

Letter to the Editor - Chamber takes worker concerns to MP

Dear Editor:Recently, some of the Directors of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce engaged in a...

Letter to the Editor - Trudeau stance wrong

Dear Editor:On May 8, 2014 as I was watching CTV news I heard Justin Trudeau declare that the...

Letter to the Editor - Ritz’s Bill makes grain companies rich

Dear Editor:Minister Ritz’s bill on “Grain Marketing Freedom” has created a...

Letter to the Editor - Pro-Life stance sours maybe Liberal

Dear Editor:Recently Justin Trudeau stated that as leader of the Liberal Party he will not allow an ...


Editorial

Yes, Sask needs Washington lobbyists


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EDITORIAL - Support for spousal abuse important


SaskPower’s sorry smart meter saga


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EDITORIAL - Tax increases likely the future norm


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Quick Vote

  • Do you see agriculture as Yorkton’s major economic driver?
  • Yes
  • 57%
  • No
  • 43%
  • Total Votes: 46


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