Friday, September 3, 2010 0:35 AM Ensign Front Page Volume 13, No. 33

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1700 Thursday - Scattered strato-cumulus 3/8ths 8,100, broken stratus 6/8ths 9,300,
Ceiling 8,100, visibility 15, 17ºC, wind 10 knots gusting to 20 knots at 330º, altimeter 30.08

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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?

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Today in Ensign
years past

2009 - To hell with the bell gathering
2008 - Work begins on 35, Greenwater report, What should the election be about? Parrish & Heimbecker begins work on terminal and Conservative Party slogan

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2006 -
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2003 - Rain, Greenwater report, Mr. Ribs reopens and Labour Day
2002 - Greenwater report, on a street where you live, provincial rights and separatism movements and red cadillac

2001 - Labour Day classic live from Taylor Field, Dragsters and angels and marriage in Prince Albert

2000 - Need a home and playing with tax numbers and wishful thinking

1999 -

1998 - Rev. Elain MacLaughlin and more than just a beginning

Tim's Tip of the Day

Though many view preditors in nature with indifference the majority view them negatively. Preditors like this fox are ultimately vital in a healthy ecosystem as they control the rodent population free of charge. (Click on thumb nail to see full size.)

Find of the day

The iPad is for grandparents, not just geeks
The direction of advertising and sales promotions of the Apple iPad has been toward young people and geeks but the reality is that the transparently easy device to surf the web and exchange e-mail is perfectly suited to seniors. Families are finding them so popular they need more than one.

Happenings In Tisdale:

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.
House number thirteen an RTM
August 31, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Tisdale's newest house is located a block west of main street and is a ready to move (RTM) house that has been moved onto a foam form concrete basement that was poured on August 12.
The combines begin harvest
August 30, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Bjorkdale: The rolling country in the area east of Bjorkdale is considerably drier than the surrounding flat land and on Friday this combine was spotted in a field.
The Greenwater report
August 30, 2010
by: Gerald Crawford

Leacross: Last weekend the Crawfords had a wedding to go to and we get the details in this week's report. Still a few more weeks for the Crawfords to take their motohome camping so we will be looking forward to reports on their journeys.
House eleven on Fairy Glen
August 30, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: This Duesener Home got its start on July 16 and will have shingles by the end of the week with the rafters now all in place.
Swathing begins
August 25, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Canola crops are uneven and short compared with other years but the time has come to harvest what crop there is in the field. Several fields in the immediate Tisdale area were being swathed this afternoon.
Optimism and hope
August 25, 2010
by: Michael Townsend

Kamloops, British Columbia: Canada is a complex country ever changing as more and more cultures integrate into the evolving modern world that is Canada.
I disagree and Canadians do expect more from their government
August 18, 2010
by: Kevin McIntyre

Carrot River: Some Canadians share a view much more like their government is demonstrating when it comes to refugees coming to Canada by the boat load. Kevin McIntrye has a very strong opinion about the situation.
Sturgis 2010
August 18, 2010
by: Michael Townsend

Sturgis, South Dakota: One of the largest motorcycle rallies in the world is held each year at Sturgis South Dakota. Mike has shared with us 59 pictures from this adventure.
Canadians expect and deserve more from their government
August 16, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Few Canadians who know where their ancestors came from can condone the behaviour of the federal government. One minister tells us we need more prisons in this country because of "unreported crime" and another tells us that nearly 500 migrant refugees are criminals and possible terrorists. We deserve better from elected officials.
Furnishing the CanAlta
August 11, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Scheduled to open at the end of the month the new motel/hotel had its new staff report to work on Monday of the this week and today the process of moving beds and fridges into the rooms was begun. More furniture will arrive each day while finishing work continues on the building and its large parking lot to the south of the building.
Holly Raczynski Tisdale's movie stunt double
August 11, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: One of the big block buster movies of 2010 is not scheduled to be released until mid December but already Tron Legacy is developing a lot of hype and interest. It stars Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Garret Hedlund and Michael Sheen. Tisdale's Holly Raczynski performs the stunts in the movie for Olivia Wilde the former star in the TV show House.
House twelve arrives in Tisdale
August 9, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: The basement for the twelth housing start in Tisdale this year was begun on July 21 followed by the construction of a wood basement. A house was moved onto the site on Friday August 6. The basement has not been backfilled and work will continue to finish off the basement.
The Greenwater report
August 8, 2010
by:Gerald Crawford

Saskatchewan Parks: After a month of tearing around Saskatchewan it looks like the Crawfords are at home for awhile and we are glad to get a report of their visites to various regional and provincial parks.
Replacing water main on 107th Avenue
August 4, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: A full block of water main is about to be replaced as Tisdale attempts to reduce the number of water breaks by removing cast iron lines and replacing them with plastic. At the present rate this process is expected to take decades to finish the task.
Mid summer
August 2, 2010
by: Timothy W. Shire

Tisdale: Sunny weather, forest fires in B.C. seems par for the course at this time of the year. Still almost four weeks until school re-opens and time enough to still catch West Nile Virus.

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