Ryan Dahlman

Ryan Dahlman

Managing Editor

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:48

Where did the right go wrong?

Those who are of Conservative ideals and support such political parties on a provincial and federal scale are enjoying 2016 as much as a Saskatchewan Roughriders fan.

It was a prime harvest day on Aug. 16 for grain farmers near Vauxhall, yet 19 combines which should have perhaps been picking up crops on their own farms, were not.
Instead, mini convoys of combines headed toward a field four miles north of Vauxhall on a quarter section of land just on the west side of Highway 36.

Those anglers who enjoy catching rainbow trout from the Acadia Valley Municipal Dam are out of luck for the rest of the summer.
On Aug. 20-21, officials discovered the trout were all dead.

Saskatchewan is under the spotlight these days as the landmine term of “racism” makes an unwelcome appearance in news headlines.

One gets the impression from Janet Biemans that this year’s Quonset Days fundraiser in support of the ALS Society of Alberta was even more successful than usual.

Last week, Darla Lindbjerg, former executive director of the Swift Current Chamber of Commerce and now the AVP marketing and strategic intelligence at Innovation Credit Union in Swift Current, received an email from former colleague Steve McLellan.

Henry Banman loves Swift Current, but he isn’t happy with what he feels is overspending and a lack of communication and information between city council and its residents.

The self-described ambient-alt rock band based in Regina have come a long way from their humble beginnings of friends going to school together in southwest Saskatchewan where they jammed.

August is quickly heading to a conclusion and with it brings the start of a new post-secondary school year and some apprehension.

Swift Current florist extraordinaire Poppy Parsons’ knowledge, contacts and passion for flowers and design continues to grow ... literally.

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