Local News

City tax gap shrinks slightly

The City of Melville ranks ninth out of 16 cities in Saskatchewan on its municipal property tax gap, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). That is roughly the same spot the...

News

Two water wells drilled as part of new water treatment plant

Progress continues to be made on the planning and construction of the new water treatment plant (WTP) and accompanying pipelines, as two new water...

Tennis courts need fixing, says club

The Melville Tennis Club is concerned about the safety of the city’s tennis courts — which haven’t been upgraded since 2002 — and has...

Restorative justice puts power into hands of victims

Restorative justice programs seek resolutions to crimes that provides healing to the victim and sees offenders take responsibility for their actions. Such programs help...

Millionaires apologize for mishandling billet complaint

The Melville Millionaires Junior A Hockey Club has apologized to a billet family after a “clear misinterpretation” between the two led to a firestorm...

Sports

Prairie Fire enjoying life near the top of the league

The Melville Prairie Fire are having their best season in recent memory, but the next portion of their schedule will show if they belong...

Mils trade Kreklewich to AJHL Drumheller Dragons

It took some doing, but the Melville Millionaires got their man. Not wanting to settle for a lesser player, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Mils...

Opinion

We can’t be naïve any longer

A young man calmly walks down the street in a small town. He looks like an average youth today. He has a hooded jacket...

RCMP members deserve honours for their role in protecting Parliament

Why was the story re-written? The account of the Parliament Hill attack last Oct. 22 when Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill with the intent...