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Monday, February 3, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 248

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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.

Today In Ensign

* The Quest
* The Greenwaterreport
* Beeland Co-op does the floor
* Carrot River Valley MLA dies

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Tim's Tip of the Day

March 27 in Regina and March 28 and 29 in Saskatoon, the Royal Winnipeg is bringing "Sleeping Beauty" to Saskatchewan, definitely recommended.

Ensign Notes

If you have been getting your email through our server here in Tisdale you need to contact me to sort of the minor change to your account name as we have moved to another server. Email addresses affected are:, and

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.

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.

Golden Age Centre Quilting Bee
Friday, January 31, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Four quilts came into being yesterday as a crew began work at 10:00 assembling the parts to make the whole.

We Could Use A Little Vision, Pride, And Resolve Ourselves

Friday, January 31, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
Clearly a much different view of the US president's state of the union address than others expressed on this site. Ron Thornton admires the President's stance on launching a war against Iraq and wishes that Canada would also lower its taxes to stimulate economic growth.

Cows With Guns
Friday, January 31, 2003
by: Dana Lyons
On Thursday morning CBC's Sheila Coles did a story on toys in pig barns and decided that was good enough excuse to play the novelty song, "Cows With Guns." Here is the song and its words, you will need QuickTime to hear this song. The song is 924K and will launch automatically when you go to this page.

On the job
Thursday, January 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Traffic is busy on highway #35 which serves as Tisdale's main street and this morning there was "supervision".

Slow leak at Elementary school
Thursday, January 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Cold weather the last two weeks has prevented the leak at the intersection in front of the Elementary school from being repaired but with warmer temperatures there is a big hole there now.

President Bush Inc.: Concocting a war against Iraq to liberate its oil
Thursday, January 30, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The lack of a plausible argument for the American quest to depose the government of Iraq leaves the only logical conclusion as Mario deSantis points out the commonly held belief that the motivation, the only motivation for this intended aggression is the need for inexpensive oil.

Parkland Photography Club January meeting
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Wesley Swan's "sky" topped the entries this month as the club discusses the changing times photography is now encountering and had time to present an award to a member.

War Decision Defining Moment
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
by: Richard Neuman
If you read nothing else about the American invasion of Iraq go over this article very carefully. Richard Neuman identifies the consequences and warns of the dangers if United States ignores the UN and NATO and what that will mean for us as a country. A simple but powerful document that clarifies the issue.

On president Bush's prescriptions for a better world: More tax cuts and more wars to make peace
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
If the problems of the world were easily solved with basic solutions then our world would be a utopia. Human beings act upon a wide range of stimuli and the "American Way" was a complete bust in the old West now it would appear gunslingers and sheriffs are about to take over the world.

The Maple Leaf Forever
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Canadian eh! Much more that hockey, rocky mountains and being polite.

The Vancouver International Motorcycle Show
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
by: Michael Townsend
This story is for those of you who enjoy the world of motorcycles as Mike takes us to the show and shows us around. The "flash" presentation consists of twenty-three motorcycles and will take a minute to download its 800K on a dial up connection.

Early election issue
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Tonight the CBC National did a feature story on the legislation that is expected to be tabled tomorrow but may merely be a continued part of the restlessness of Paul Martin and his rush to gain power immediately.

Beeland Accommodation Desk
Monday, January 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The Beeland Co-op is into a reorganisation cycle with the development of a service desk work station and the elimination of the check out counter for sports and hardware.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, January 27, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Its been cold out there but the Loppet was held. Gerrys trying to cope with dribbling dogs , the pie is a killer and "gem" jars make a comeback.

The Kaibab Deer and Bush's War: The Wrong Public Policies of Killings & Quick Fixes
Monday, January 27, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The simple principles that product the exact opposite consequence of what was intended is ever so likely to result from the overwhelming intent by the United States to launch an unwarranted war on Iraq.

Indoor soccer tournment
Sunday, January 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The RECPlex was a bouncing with soccer balls Saturday as teams from surrounding communities came out for a tournment.

Checked out a book lately?
Sunday, January 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is your chance to visit Tisdale's public library. There is a need for a word of caution, if you are accessing this site using a dial up connection this page will take a will to download as it includes a 1.7 MB QuickTime VR of the library's interior. This also is a test page using a ten inch rather than an eight inch format. I would appreciate feedback on this new wider design.


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