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Saturday, August 30, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 7, N. 62

1700 Saturday - Scattered cumulus 1/8 5,300, altocumulus castellanus 1/8ths 7,300, Altocumulus 6/8 at 9,300, ceiling 8,600,visibility 15, 22º,
wind 10 knots at 280, altimeter 30.06

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4-Js Feed Tack and Westernwear Moves
August 30, 2003
From one side of town to the other this business is changing as it has to adapt to the remarkable effect the BSE issue has created in Canada's animal feed industre. This page includes a QuickTime VR panorama and your computer needs a recent version of QuickTime installed to see this scene.

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Tim's Tip of the Day

The reason e-mail spam continues to strangle the e-mail process is because we the users are gulible enough to respond to some of it. If tempted, tell yourself to smarten up, don't repond, just chuck the stuff, don't ask to be removed from their mail list that merely confirms that your e-mail address is a valid one. If we all show discipline this scorge will flail itself to death. But even the smallest number of successful sales with spam will offer the vermin encouagement to keep on pumping.

Kevin's find of the day

Canadians not smiling a new passport rules. As of November 3rd the Government of Canada will not accept passport pictures with the individual smiling or showing teeth.

Ensign Notes

The Oshkosh stories are not intended to be only for people interested in aviation but are constructted to inform and touch the human spirit. If you have any thoughts on these or future aviation stories please let me know. Ensign will be unable to post Sunday, August 31.

The Oshkosh Experience
August 29, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
This is a first impression of one of the largest aviation events held each year in the world with over 770,000 people in attendance and 25,000 aircraft. To say it is overwhelming is an understatement so today's story is an attempt at giving you an overview of the experience. This story will take time to load as it contains 78 pictures and a QuickTime VR panorama.

Kelsey Trail Health District NO SHOW at meeting about Sasko Park Lodge
August 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The health region has decided to consolidate food services in Tisdale and a large crowd met at the Golden Age Centre tonight to discuss the consequences of this decisions for the people who live in the Sasko Park Lodge. The Health Region refused to attend.

A Woman's View: Same Sex Marriage
August 27, 2003
by: Barbara Reid
Barbara noted that "With all the current serious concerns to pay attention to, such as the Blackout, floods, all the fires, etc., and disrupted lives, this same-sex thing is rather ridiculous to be spending so much time on." She felt it was time that we heard what a woman, a "mom," a "misses," has to say about this contentious topic that will take up a lot of time when the house sits this fall.

First Day of Tisdale School Year 2003 - 2004
August 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shiire
Absolutely perfect, that's what today's light rain was to signal the beginning of a new school year in this community.

Upgrade to the RECPlex
August 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Not a major overhaul but certainly some important work has been done this summer in the RECPlex with the replacement of the skylights with bright and shiny pyramids while other work is also being carried out.

Winning With People: The Challenge of Change
August 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Teachers and business leaders from Nipawin, Hudson Bay, Melfort and Tisdale attend a workshop by Kit Grant on personal development and coping with change in the work day environment. This page includes a QuickTime VR panorama of the scene this morning, if you do not have a recent version of QuickTime installed this image will not appear, the most recent version can be downloaded free and is easy to install.

UN Ewen Lumber Inc.
August 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Lumber company has fullly operation mill on the South side of Tisdale offering specialty and regular lumber made to order.

Oshkosh - First Look
August 24, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire & Andrew Shire
We arrived in Oshkosh the first day of the enormous Experimental Aircraft Association convention, AirVenture 2003 on July 29th. This story deals with the impressions and sights of that day. My goal was to see the legendary Chuck Yeager and as you can see I got what I was after. This page contains a QuickTime Virtual reality image (444K) and to be seen requires that QuickTime be installed in your computer.

Thank you again Professor Paul Krugman: Some clarity on the $38 billion California budget deficit
August 24, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Californians got seriously burned in the ENRON scandal which was partly to blame for the energy crisis their state experienced. The campaign is on to oust the governor but Professor Paul Krugman suggests that the truth may be getting in the way of a good campaign. This one you have to read the references to get the story.

Saskatchewan: now!
August 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
From Mossbank to Regina and then some as we look at this place as it is becoming.


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The view from Birch Hill looking West at just after 9:00 on Friday night. Image by Judy Shire

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