Local News

Babcock and Wilcox building could be leased

The 60,000-square-foot Babcock and Wilcox (B&W) building that’s been sitting empty for a couple years could find new life if a renowned real estate firm can establish a suitable lease. Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis Management...

News

Chamber talks Welcome Wagon, Canada Day

When Coun. Vince Thiessen moved to Melville seven years ago, he received a gift basket from the Welcome Wagon welcoming him to the community. “It...

Public hearing set for outdoor dog daycare

Residents who want to express their concerns or support for a proposed outdoor dog daycare will get their chance. At its May 15 regular meeting,...

Students win medals at speech contest

Whether it was in French or English, several students from École St. Henry’s Sr. School impressed the judges during recent oratory competitions. Charly Brooks, Emily...

Policy sought for water bill rebates

City administration will attempt to balance compassion and toughness as it develops a policy around water bill reduction requests from residents. City council has...

Sports

GSSD’s archery program took flight due to Melville teacher

A continental archery program has taken flight in 22 schools across the Good Spirit School Division (GSSD) and the educator who brought the program...

Michael Middlemiss repeats as Echo Lake road race champ

As folks were tying their running shoes prior to the Fort Qu’Appelle Road Race on May 21, the consensus was that there would be...

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...