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Friday, May 23, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 7, N. 3

0800 Friday - Ceiling and visibility unlimited, 17º, wind 8 knots at 250º, altimeter 29.91 inches-------WeatherLog

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Classy Yard Sales
Friday, May 23, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Today seems to be the day for the upscale yard sales. Most sales are intended to get rid of what a family doesn't want anymore but today's sales seemed to be estate dispersals and time for a family to unburden itself of a phase.

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* Classy Yard Sales
* Mistatim Castle
* Voodoo Economics - Mario deSantis
* Multilevel yard
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Tim's Tip of the Day

Perfect day today and tomorrow for yard sailing.

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May not post Saturday.

Mistatim Castle
Friday, May 23, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Farm houses in Saskatchewan tend to be sprawlling ranch style homes as space is rarely a problem. But this example is truly an exception reminiscent of an English manor house.

Voodoo Economics:Tax Cuts & Political Hegemony
Friday, May 23, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The US government is attempting to pass the tax cuts but there is growing awareness that this tax cut for the rich is more of a joke than a plausible means of improving the United States' sagging economy.

Multlevel Yard
Friday, May 23, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is a look at the unusual, Saskatchewan is flat right? Well this yard in Nipawin is anything but flat and offers its residence a wide variety of living spaces and includes its own terraces and mini-forest. This story includes a QuickTime VR panorama (600K).

Cuts for Cancer
Thursday, May 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Hair 2000 pitches in with sidewalk hair cuts to raise money for the relay for life project, downtown Tisdale Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, May 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A Volkswagon customised into a motorcycle tricycle as seen downtown in Tisdale Wednesday afternoon.

The Corporative Saskatchewan Justice: Avoiding the court of law by the power of money, private contracts and deceptions
Thursday, May 22, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
UofS researcher settles out of court and the Univesity gets to keep its bribery based research a secret. And nothing is new.

Wednesday, May 21, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Over the years we have featured various communities in our "hometown" series and today we look at the village of Mistatim mid way between Tisdale and Hudson Bay.

MG - Top Down
Wednesday, May 21, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
We had this car on this site last year but here it is again, it is definitely worth a second look.

Rise Construction installs footings for house number 3
Wednesday, May 21, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is a quick look at the beginning of what will be come a new house and a picture of this home's floor plans.

The End
Wednesday, May 21, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Cars and people all share one common and ultimate termination. This morning I took twenty pictures of cars as their life as cars and trucks ended and their new life as recycled metal, plastic and glass began.

Ensign marks its fifth birthday
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Six years is an eternity when it comes to being a web site but that is how old this site is and though it has evolved over the years the essentials are still in place and every story is still archived and online. This page contains two QuickTime VR images of 600K and 500K each.

Victoria Day 2003, Ball
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Cold day but boys and girls were out on the ball diamonds enjoying the game of ball.

Electric railroading in 1st half of last century
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Doug Ives
It is with pride that Ensign presents this remarkable picture essay that tells the story of the re-establishing of an electric railroad service in Vancouver that is a major tourist attraction.

The "real deal" for Canadian cities
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
In a second of five part series Mr. Robinson explains the desirable advantages for all Canadians to solve the funding problem for Canadian urban centres who are all having trouble.

Work begins on site for number 3
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The second new house this year to go into the Newmarket area has begun development.

Crooked River 4H
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Yesterday we looked in on the Crooked River advanced riding class as they are preparing for this year's achievement day in June.

That sinking shrinking problem
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
One home owner, perhpas the first of many has begun the process of sorting out the clay around his basement by digging it out and replacing it with a barrier and gravel.

Greenwater Report
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Our man Gerald and his wife Helen have shared a lot together in their lives together but at their anniversary they discovered how much they affected everyone around them. Cold at the park but they got the dock and boat in place and as a bonus this week's report includes some great flower pictures.

Making progress
Monday, May 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
House number now has its roof and is looking more and more like a finished house.

Mark Pitzel
Sunday, May 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
On May 27th at the Tisdale Golden Age Centre the members of the local provincial NDP constituency will be selecting their candidate for the next provincial election. Mark Pitzel is one of the three candidates for that position.

1963 Pontiac Parisienne
Sunday, May 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
What a car, the 1963 Pontiac, durable and attactive, sensible and safe. This one is still going strong as these pictures were taken yesterday at the Tisdale Mall.

Sa-Hali Secondary School Flash Proejct Site
Saturday, May 17, 2003
Mike Townsend has assembled this semester's projects from his "InfoTech - 12" course in his Kamloops High school. His students have been learning to create web sites using Micromedia "Flash" and this is your chance to check out their work. A few of the projects are not yet completed but they will shortly all be on this site.


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Nice day for a yard sale, equally nice day to repose out of the sun with a proper mosquito net, this morning at 10:00.

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