The Week of February 2 to 8, 2003

To Go or Not to Go
Sunday, February 2, 3003
by: Timothy W. Shire / Sandra McIntyre
Kevin McIntyre's picture taken yesterday between Nipawin and Carrot River brings to the forefront the whole process of reasonable risk and when it is with in your limits to travel.
Canada, wake up … your freedom, liberty and privacy are vanishing
Sunday, February 2, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Concern about the unknown and possible affects of the government's reform to party funding moves the cost of political activity into the domain of the taxpayer and reduces the role of interest and influence groups.
The Quest
Monday, February 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The lose of seven astronauts Saturday was a sacrifice for all of us who live upon this little blue ball of a planet. But even more important their valuable lives and others in the future will also be lost on our behalf.
The Greenwater Report
Monday, February 3, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
So there is new snow at the park, great for snow machines and skiers. Gerald and Doreen are not successful with animal control measures and this week's report has a treasure of a picture.
Beeland Co-op does the floor
Monday, February 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Renovations at the Co-op are in full swing as a crew began replacing the tiled floor in the produce and meat departments.
Carrot River Valley MLA dies at age 44
Monday, February 3, 2003
Father, husband, member of legislature Carl Kwiatkowski dies last night.
Journal of a Canadian Immigrant
Tuesday, February 4, 2003
by: Sandra McIntyre
Six months since Sandra moved to Canada with her husband from California as she tells us about adapting to Canada and to her new home in Carrot River
We Will Not Be Held Down
Tuesday, February 4, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
The decision by NASA officials to consider the debris incident at launch of Columbia's last trip is given some serious analysis and Kevin McIntyre expalins some of the issues in terms that we can all understand. This is an outstanding synopsis of the incident.
The Bloody US Dollar of President Bush's New World Order
Tuesday, Februay 4, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
A world filled with serious problems, most of those problems could be substantially improved with money while the United States concentrates on Iraq alone amidst the rotting economic situation which has the ominous appearance of yet another recession.
Gaining Clarity in the world that really exists
Wednesday, February 5, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Since the development of language it is pretty certain that the constant wonder to every living person is "just how much of what we think is happening really happening?" We do not answer this question but poke around at the problems it causes for us all.
A canal skate would be good for everyone’s health
Wednesday, February 5, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
The First minister's conference on health care got underway last night and by today five of the provinces are threatening to pull of the talks. Walter Robinson admonishes the first ministers urging them to quit playing games and sort out the issue that Canadians have declared their number one priority.
Thursday, February 6, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Though there are many topics of great importance to this part of the world the number one topic is and always will be, as long as we continue to depend so heavily upon agriculture, and that is the weather. The weather matters and there is hope.
Colin''s Case
Thursday, February 6, 2003
by: Chris Blackman
Chris Blackman was impressed with the United States Secretary of State's presentation to the United Nations Security Council yesterday as he felt the information about links to terrorism were the most chilling and reason enough for Canada to join with the United States in its war.
The WebCam Saga
Friday, February 7, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
During the Christmas holiday number three son proposed a webcam project for this website and so began in motion a process that has been typical of my projects, one of epic proportions. Presently you will need to click on "refresh" to see the next picture but they are posted one every thirty seconds.
Piling up, good looking winter
Saturday, February 8, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
On Thursday in the story "signs" it was mentioned how the snow is gradually accumulating. Here are some pictures of Tisdale and area as the winter develops.