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Editorial: Charge laid in Bobbie Lynn Moose’s killing welcome news a long time coming

Editorial: Charge laid in Bobbie Lynn Moose’s killing welcome news a long time coming

This month’s news that a first-degree murder charge has been laid in the October 2019 killing of Bobbie Lynn Moose, who was found dead in a grassy lot on Nelson Road in Thompson more than a year-and-a-half ago, is good news not only for her friends a
Backyard Astronomy: A grand meteor shower

Backyard Astronomy: A grand meteor shower

Over the past few weeks, you have probably noticed a few meteors or “shooting stars” at night. You are witnessing one of the best meteor showers of the year. The Perseid Meteor Shower is now underway from July 14 to Aug. 14.
Flin Flon MLA Report - Aug. 10, 2021

Flin Flon MLA Report - Aug. 10, 2021

PCs ignoring northern birthing services
MLA Report - Aug. 9, 2021

MLA Report - Aug. 9, 2021

Extreme summer weather in Manitoba highlights importance of being prepared to evacuate
Letter: He talks the talk

Letter: He talks the talk

To the Editor: While in opposition, the up-and-coming Liberal leader hammered the secrecy of the Stephen Harper regime for sending out Canadian Armed Forces into the Middle East.
Editorial: New minister drags reconciliation backwards

Editorial: New minister drags reconciliation backwards

Observing that newly appointed Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere didn’t have a great start as a member of cabinet is sort of like noticing that the Titanic didn’t have a flawless maiden voyage.
MLA Report - July 20, 2021

MLA Report - July 20, 2021

Failure to adequately staff northern health care a de facto cut
Editorial: Waiting on projects requires long-term vision

Editorial: Waiting on projects requires long-term vision

There’s a saying about things moving at the speed of government. In other words, slowly.
Backyard Astronomy - July 13, 2021

Backyard Astronomy - July 13, 2021

Embracing summer nights
Growing up on a farm good preparation for life’s many challenges

Growing up on a farm good preparation for life’s many challenges

The sound of the leaves in the trees is by far my favourite sound of summer. It reminds me of home and the quiet, somewhat isolating summer days on the farm where I grew up.