Local News

No pay increase for council in near future

The amount of money city councillors and the mayor receive in remuneration won’t change any time soon, after council voted against authorizing a pay increase. The mayor’s remuneration would have increased by $3,000 each year...

News

Signatures on car pledge to be kind

Many people own a certain kind of vehicle to show their status, while others might drive something practical for the type of work they...

Firefighter recruits learn about proper room searches

Smoke billowed out of a room as two firefighters opened a door and crawled inside looking for possible survivors. The firefighters conducted a primary search...

City projects on budget despite poor weather

The recent rains have caused some delays on the completion of projects throughout the city, but the public works department is still on schedule...

Boxes of toques discovered in field

Jason Schoffer was out running his dogs when he came across dozens of boxes containing hundreds of toques in a field near his Westview-area...

Sports

3 Nolans Hockey Camp a hit in Ochapowace

It’s a long way from a National Hockey League bench to the Denton George Multiplex in Ochapowace, but for Ted Nolan, former coach of...

MCS hosts 2nd annual Super Snake volleyball camp

Expert advice and skills training from a couple of Canada’s top collegiate volleyball players is what sets Melville’s Super Snake Volleyball Camp apart from...

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...