Ryan Dahlman

Ryan Dahlman

Managing Editor

The Saskatchewan government and more specifically Education Minister Don Morgan blinked.

When one goes into business, the general rule of thumb is that anyone who is in the same business is generally considered competition.

Neubauer Farms is always busy as the owners combine both the regular agriculture production as many farms do, but with an added educational tourism component.

Pushing through of an idyllic agenda by large egos, not enough time, lack of foresight or maybe just not caring enough to see the whole picture — these factors seem to have crept  their way into provincial and federal politics.

Education Don Morgan and seemingly, the urban-based media, are wrong: libraries aren’t irrelevant.

With spring right around the corner, it’s going to be an extra busy time for those associated with the Swift Current Ag and Ex Association.

So, what is the difference between a fiscally-conservative, right-wing party versus an ultra-social-consciously heavy-government influenced one?
Look no further than the evidence presented in recent budgets in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Swift Current singer and songwriter Vanessa Gauvin is getting a unique opportunity to perform in front of her hometown fans. Her musical contribution will be part of a tribute to a locally iconic and unique member of the vast Swift Current music scene.

It looks like quite a large area, but to those organizing the School Days Reunion, which will take place later this year at the Jenner Arena Aug. 4-7, it’s effort well spent.

Lisa Dodd has been blessed with a prowess to play the bass guitar. The gifted 40-something Special Areas resident was just nominated for a Canadian Country Music Association 2016 Bass Player of the Year award and she finds out whether she wins Sept. 10 at the CCMA Awards show in Saskatoon. 

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