Wednesday, October 6, 2010 1:35 AM Ensign Front Page Volume 13, No.41

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Friday, October 1 at 4:00 south of Tisdale near Sylvania
The mystery of fall
October 5, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: It happens every year, fall arrives and yet every year it seems remarkably different. Perhaps its the sequence, maybe its the intensity but there is a mystery in this seasonal change from summer to winter. Is it the regrets of a summer that just didn't work out or the anticipation of yet another winter. What ever it is we need to check it out both visually and in our minds.

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Today in Ensign
years past

2009 -
2008 - TMSS Tornados take on Wynyard

2007 - Crooked River in the fall of 2007

2006 - One to one
2005 - Greenwater report
2004 - Greenwater report and Trojan's home opener
2003 - Our tree and Swift Current civic election and the casino
2002 - Exotic auction sale

2001 - No more new casinos in Saskatchewan

2000 -

1999 - Ground breaking for Carrot River Catholic Church, Funerals at Red Earth and Saskatoon Mayor Dayday

1998 - OverPast

Tim's Tip of the Day

Rail road transportation for people and products actually created this country and it is about time we realised that ecologically and economically we need more railways and rail traffic. (Click on thumb nail to see full size.)

Find of the day

Warzone Pakistan
It appears as though the White House has decided enough is enough and the war in Afghanistan is expanding into Pakistan. The idea of  the Taliban having a safe haven just doesn't cut it and Pakistan is unable or unwilling to act against the forces operating in their country and attacking NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Happenings In Tisdale:

The Greenwater report
October 5, 2010
by: Gerald Crawford

Saskatoon: A great visit to the Drumheller area of Alberta with some pictures as the Crawfords wrap up their summer camping season. Gerald tells of the passing of a friend and the triumphs of Kelly Chase.
Rev. Gethin Edward
September 30, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Tisdale's Anglican minister came to town this summer and reports that he and his wife are very happy in their new home which is more than a thousand miles from where they grew up in the Maritimes.
Fall sale at St. Matthew's Anglican Church
September 30, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: The Anglican Church's fall sale began this morning and runs all Friday 9:00 until 5:00 and on Saturday morning. There is a huge variety of items all displayed so you can browse to your heart's content.
Parkland Photography Club September meeting
September 30, 2010
by: Darlene McCullough

Tisdale: With three new members the photo club starts off another year as they looked into various competitions and projects while showing off this month's photo shoot dealing with the theme "shiny."
Christ Lutheran Church fall rummage sale
September 30, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: This is the largest Lutheran rummage sale I have seen with excellent items for sale and the sale continues Friday and then on Saturday morning.
Autumn's glory
September 28, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: It was a truly spectacular fall this year but fall is a fleeting thing that doesn't last long as today's wind cleared away most of the remaining coloured leaves with only the shrubs still showing lots of colour. Here are some pictures taken this past weekend around Tisdale and at Greenwater Lake Provincial Park.
Tisdale Ambulance Care Ltd. relocates
September 28, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: The Ambulance base for Tisdale and district has been on the corner immediately east of the north entrance to Tisdale Hospital. The time has come to expand the facilities to accommodate equipment and staff in a better and larger building. That new building is nearing completion and here are the pictures that show the building's development.
Upgrading borrow pit to trout pond
September 22, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: About a decade or more ago the borrow pit east of Tisdale on the north side of highway #3 was stocked with trout and during the summer dedicated fishing folk could be seen trying to catch one. But the fish were unsustainable and this spring the pond was pumped empty and this fall it is being modified.
Visit to Porcupine Plain
September 22, 2010
by: Darlene McCullough

Porcupine Plain: Tisdale and area superannuated teachers held their September meeting at the Cove at Greenwater Park then went into Porcupine Plain to tour the excellent museum.
The Greenwater report
September 21, 2010
by: Gerald Crawford

Saskatoon: We haven't heard from the Crawfords since the end of August and since then they have obtained a much newer motor home and are all set to make a trip to Alberta this coming week. This report catches up on some of the friends of the Crawfords.
Colour has come
September 16, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Here is our first look at the turning colour of the leaves in the Tisdale area. 
Registry means proceeding with facts rather than from ignorance
September 16, 2010
by: Eugene Parks

Victoria, British Columbia: Its the talk on every news show on radio and television as the a private members bill and the Federal government are determined to get rid of the long gun registry. All but three of Canada's police chiefs want the registry to be maintained because it is information that police can use to determine if a threat is possible with an individual.
Things are wet
September 14, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Wet spring, wet summer and now wet once again as we go into fall. Crops not planted, those crops that were put in the ground grew poorly and many ploughed under now what crops that have been swathed and are awaiting harvest are soaking in the field. When looking for a bright side rice comes to mind but it has been to cold for that to have grown maybe farmers should consider wild rice for next year.
The age of intolerance
September 3, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Given the nature of the last century there is really nothing new about the present. What is so hard to take is that clearly we as a people should be over this sort of thing as we allow our selves to move forward toward a brighter and more enlightened future, but instead we seem doomed to relive the age of the reformation while simply renaming the Spainish inquisition.
Positive alternatives to spending billions on war planes
September 2, 2010
by: Joe Hueglin

Niagara Falls, Ontario: The most important thing about being a soveriegn country is to determine what is best for your people and the country's collective aspirations of itself as a nation. We have to question what we want to be and then set forth a plan to achieve that goal. Is Do we as a nation need to comment billions of dollars to owning 65 aircraft to fight in an environment where manned aircraft may be totally obsolete?
Tisdale's superannuated teachers attend 'to hell with the bell' breakfast
September 1, 2010
by: Darlene McCullough

Tisdale: The first day of each school year the Tisdale area chapter of the Saskatchewan Superannuated Teachers meeting for their annual 'to hell with the bell' breakfast at the Tisdale Riverside Golf Club. Of the 99 member organisation 44 were in attendence Monday morning.

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