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Opinion: Our job is to report the truth — democracy depends on it

Opinion: Our job is to report the truth — democracy depends on it

This National Newspaper Week, it's important to Champion The Truth.
Opinion: Champion the truth by supporting your local newspaper

Opinion: Champion the truth by supporting your local newspaper

National Newspaper Week runs from Oct. 3 to 9.
Backyard Astronomy: Cassiopeia The Queen

Backyard Astronomy: Cassiopeia The Queen

As the sun sets in the west, the sky slowly turns pastel shades from light to dark blue. This is my favourite time of evening as the brighter stars and planets begin to reveal themselves.
Editorial: Strike an extra complication in unusual return to school

Editorial: Strike an extra complication in unusual return to school

Back to school 2021 was never going to be easy.
Letter: Union asks trustees to take steps to help end school district support staff strike

Letter: Union asks trustees to take steps to help end school district support staff strike

To the Editor: Let’s call it a last-ditch effort. The union and membership want to leave no stone unturned in our attempts to avoid a strike with the School District of Mystery Lake; with that, our frustration is exceedingly high.
MLA Report - Aug. 31, 2021

MLA Report - Aug. 31, 2021

PCs ignoring northern business needs
Editorial: Spirit Way shutdown marks the end of an era in Thompson

Editorial: Spirit Way shutdown marks the end of an era in Thompson

The end of an era in Thompson passed this month, although it went out with more of a whimper than a bang. Spirit Way Inc.
But what about gasoline?

But what about gasoline?

The future of cars scares me. I know it's for a better Earth and a greener future but the fact that my children may never truly understand what its like to own a "good old-fashioned" gasoline vehicle is, well frankly, a bit sad.
Two years planning for five days’ travel for a three-hour visit

Two years planning for five days’ travel for a three-hour visit

In 1610 Henry Hudson entered Hudson Bay in search of a northwest passage to the Orient. The voyage did not go well. The crew mutinied and put Hudson, his son and seven crew members adrift. They were never seen again.
Backyard Astronomy: the dog days of summer

Backyard Astronomy: the dog days of summer

July and August are typically deemed the hottest months of the year in Canada. Nights can be warm and sultry making it difficult to sleep without air conditioning.