Local News

Council faces tough budget choices

With the City of Melville negatively affected by the provincial budget, council has recommended increasing property taxes by 8.36 per cent, up from the planned 6.04-per-cent and has directed administration to compile a list...

News

Free landfill tipping discontinued

Residents will have to tResidents will have to take their garbage to the dump more often instead of waiting six months for the bi-annual...

Parkland Search and Rescue stages mock ice rescue

Imagine the chaos that could ensue if emergency groups didn’t have the ability to work together. The fire department, EMS, the RCMP and the relatively...

MCS students win big at Skills Canada event

The Melville Comprehensive School consistently turns out some of the top trade-based students in the province and the results from the latest Skills Canada...

Residents honoured for community work

The efforts and energies of volunteers in Melville were recognized and awarded with appreciation with the Mayor’s Honorary Citizen Awards on April 3. Mayor...

Sports

Severson, Devils miss NHL playoffs once again

Damon Severson’s third NHL campaign ended recently, and while he’s made progress, he’s tired of his team’s season ending at the same time the...

MCS players, coach qualify for Sask. Senior Bowl

When the province’s best high school Grade 12 footballers line up for this year’s Viterra Senior Bowl, there will be a Melville presence on...

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...