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Tuesday, May 20, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 6, N. 348

1100 Tuesday - Scattered cumulus 3/10th, visibility 15, 16º, wind 11 knots at 210º, altimeter 30.09 inches-------WeatherLog

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Ensign marks its fifth birthday
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Six years is an eternity when it comes to being a web site but that is how old this site is and though it has evolved over the years the essentials are still in place and every story is still archived and online. This page contains two QuickTime VR images of 600K and 500K each.

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Today In Ensign

* Ensign marks its fifth birthday - TWS
* Victoria Day 2003 Ball
* Electric Railroading in 1st Half of 20th
* The "real deal" for Canadian cities
* House number 3

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Brace yourself the single "mad cow" in Alberta is going to fall on our economy with an impact that could reduce income for all agricultural products in the country. Surprisingly the 75¢ dollar will come and go as the dollar continues to climb up in value.

Ensign Notes

Today's Ensign birthday story has two QuickTime VR images on it so if you do not have QuickTime intsalled you will not see these.

Victoria Day 2003, Ball
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Cold day but boys and girls were out on the ball diamonds enjoying the game of ball.

Electric railroading in 1st half of last century
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Doug Ives
It is with pride that Ensign presents this remarkable picture essay that tells the story of the re-establishing of an electric railroad service in Vancouver that is a major tourist attraction.

The "real deal" for Canadian cities
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
In a second of five part series Mr. Robinson explains the desirable advantages for all Canadians to solve the funding problem for Canadian urban centres who are all having trouble.

Work begins on site for number 3
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The second new house this year to go into the Newmarket area has begun development.

Crooked River 4H
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Yesterday we looked in on the Crooked River advanced riding class as they are preparing for this year's achievement day in June.

That sinking shrinking problem
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
One home owner, perhpas the first of many has begun the process of sorting out the clay around his basement by digging it out and replacing it with a barrier and gravel.

Greenwater Report
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Our man Gerald and his wife Helen have shared a lot together in their lives together but at their anniversary they discovered how much they affected everyone around them. Cold at the park but they got the dock and boat in place and as a bonus this week's report includes some great flower pictures.

Making progress
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
House number now has its roof and is looking more and more like a finished house.

Mark Pitzel
Sunday, May 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
On May 27th at the Tisdale Golden Age Centre the members of the local provincial NDP constituency will be selecting their candidate for the next provincial election. Mark Pitzel is one of the three candidates for that position.

1963 Pontiac Parisienne
Sunday, May 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
What a car, the 1963 Pontiac, durable and attactive, sensible and safe. This one is still going strong as these pictures were taken yesterday at the Tisdale Mall.

Sa-Hali Secondary School Flash Proejct Site
Saturday, May 17, 2003
Mike Townsend has assembled this semester's projects from his "InfoTech - 12" course in his Kamloops High school. His students have been learning to create web sites using Micromedia "Flash" and this is your chance to check out their work. A few of the projects are not yet completed but they will shortly all be on this site.

Victoria Day weekend 2003
Friday, May 16, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire and Kevin McIntyre
Summer or not, warm are not its time for shorts, sandals and down filled coats as Canadians hit the highway and its time to celebrate the end of ski-doo season.

Echo of change
Thursday, May 15, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
We haven't been listening close enough to ourselves, we Canadians have been dancing along step for step not with our American neighbours but with the people in much of the rest of the world.

Misplaced Priorities
Thursday, May 15, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
The Federal Government has put a system to register potential sex offenders on a back burner. Known child molestors repeat, that is a fact of life and it is vital that a system be put in place to give the public and police every possible tool to prevent and protect.

Wednesday, May 14, 2003
by: R. W. Shire
Time to tee up in the Qu'Appelle Valley south of Melville just east of Crooked Lake.


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The Tisdale sky at 11:50 this morning.

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