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Tuesday, October 1, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 132

0800 Tuesday - Broken stratus cumulus, ceiling 6,000, visibility 15, -2º, wind 5 knots at 280, altimeter 30.13, 4/10ths rain 2 inches snow--- -WeatherLog





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It Snowed
October 1, 2002
What a way to end September and begin October. Snow began to take over the rainfall last night at about 9:45 and there was two inches on the ground this morning. Lots of pictures of the look around town this morning.

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Tim's Tip of the Day

If you feel that the decision of the majority is always right then consider why you need to think at all or should even deserve the right to freedom of expression. We all warn teenagers and tell them to think for themselves but as adults to frequently we lack the guts to stand up for what we know to be right.

Ensign Notes

While Canadians ponder the real world in the light of the Throne speech yesterday I am going to concern myself with pictures of snow as we take a look around at the happenings in Tisdale today.

Big Cabbage
October 1, 2002
Despite this morning's snow there were still lots of customers for the vendors on hand at this morning's farmer's market.
Auction sale today
October 1, 2002
Bruce Schapansky Auctions had a sale today with some very interesting items offered. This page has twenty or more pictures and will take a moment to download on a modem connection.
It rained all night
September 30, 2002
This rain should be good news but that is not the case with almost 50% of the crop in some areas still in the field this looks like yet another final blow to the crop of 2002.
We can not blame the poor for terrorism
September 30, 2002
Rebecca Gingrich considers the Prime Minister's September 11 remarks and those at the United Nations about the world's poor as "inane"
This land is my land, too
September 30, 2002
It has been called Western Alienation and with the Canadian Alliance leader an avowed Alberta separatist, most Canadians, who do not live in Alberta, will have a difficult time understanding the Alberta view point. Ron Thornton is trying give you a peek at how Albertans feel about Kyoto and the very centralised for Ontario/Quebec/only form of federal government that we have had since the country was formed.
The Greenwater report
Sepember 30, 2002
To wet to combine so Gerald Crawford tells us about geese, beavers, wasps and another form of wildlife the folks who are called hunters.
The RECPlex Domain
September 29, 2002
From atop the RECPlex arena we have a remarkable QuickTime VR (2MB)panorama of the town. Spirit of cooperation and collaboration that is seen in the working of the RECPlex is a model not only for this community but others as well. This page also includes the 20 second intro to the Tisdale Town video (800K)
Yellow Pickup - 1999 Dodge Sport 4 x 4
September 29, 2002
A Yorkton resident from Tisdale stopped downtown Thursday just after noon and his sharp pickup caught this photographer's eye.
Barenaked Ladies
September 28, 2002
One day they were standing in our back yard adorned in their fine yellow garment with just a touch of green, the next morning the garments were falling away and the next day they stood their cold and completely naked. This page includes a QuickTime version of Neil Young's "Harvest Moon."
Is this bad?
September 28, 2002
This story relates an actual incident this week from a Saskatoon medical facility. With no one in charge and no one responsible, no one is safe.
September 28, 2002
Mike Reilly has considered what is looking more and more like a new government in this post-Martin time and is recommending the government focus its priorities and leave its patronage in the past.
Terrorists not poor
September 28, 2002
Kristy Sewell takes exception with the wide spread belief and perception that the poor of the world are responsible for terrorism and instead she points out that it is the lack of democracy to be consider the real problem and points out what that most of the terrorist involved in the 9-11 attack were from oil rich Saudi Arabia.
Parkland Photography September Meeting
September 27, 2002
Mary Wright's third place image is seen here as the thirteen members enjoyed an evening together and Gerald Crawford tells and shows us what the meeting was about.
Federal inaction must end
September 27, 2002
It looks like the oceans, especially the one abundant Atlantic Grand Banks are running close to empty and it also looks like many countries are determined to finish off what's left. David Jackson, of Ottawa demands that the government of Canada do something about the impending disaster.
Throne Speech Preview
September 27, 2002
Walter Robinson has some serious misgivings about the prospects of the federal government's spending intentions and tosses out some suggestions about aboriginal problems.
Tisdale School Division Official Grand Opening of Welding programme
September 26, 2002
This morning at 11:30 TMSS saw the official launch of its partnered programme with Northern Steel Industries and Beeland Co-op Association who are participating in developing the new industrial welding programme.
Where are the great orators?
September 25, 2002
In other times the words of individuals have inspired those who heard them changing their lives forever. Ron Thornton longs for a Canadian speaker who will step forward and do what others have done in other times and places. Included on this page are the full QuickTime audio track of a Winston Churchill speech and the magnificient "I have a dream" speech of Martin Luther King.
Does Paul Martin share the blame? I wonder!
September 25, 2002
Rebecca Gingrich and Ross Vaughan from Ontario suggest that Joe Hueglin left out a few things in his Monday article.
Challengers instead of SeaKings
September 25, 2002
Richard P. Neumann tells us about the dangers of the old Helicopters which the government has had nine years to do something about.

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Downtown at 10:40 last night as snow mixed with rain put a shine on the street.

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