Local News

Melville mom has city’s first baby of 2017

Melville mother Chantel Fahlman’s second child was born almost right on time, making the infant Melville’s first baby born in 2017. Scarlett Louise Fahlman came into the world on Jan. 11 at 3:21 p.m., weighing...

News

Melville couple $1 million richer

January wasn’t even a day old when a Melville couple realized they had struck it rich on a lottery ticket. Kevin Tank and Kelly Klus...

GSSD had $14.1 million operating surplus at end of previous school...

Sixty-nine per cent of Good Spirit School Division’s (GSSD) expenses during the 2015-16 school year went to instruction and teacher salaries, according to the...

Watershed board can’t issue fines for illegal drainage, RM council learns

There is no benefit to forming an area watershed board to deal with illegal drainage since it wouldn’t be able to issue fines or...

City faces six per cent property tax increase

Two new walking trail bridges in the regional park could become reality this year, according to the proposed general capital budget, but two six-foot...

Sports

Strong field highlights 2017 Viterra Scotties

The field is set for what promises to be a competitive 2017 Viterra Scotties Provincial Women’s Curling Championship, starting on Jan. 24 in Melville. Qualifying...

Prairie Fire split weekend games with Prince Albert

For the Melville Prairie Fire, the last week was one of either feast or famine. The Saskatchewan Female Midget Hockey League squad played three games...

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...