Ministry of Sport disturbed by procedure used to sensationalize apparent sloth in progress of synthetic track

Dear Editor, With respect to a recent article (‘Synthetic track stuck at phase one…‘ SN, Jan 27) on the progress – or lack thereof – in the construction of a Synthetic Track and Field Facility (Phase 1, Leonora Community Centre Ground) the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport offers you this brief response: Firstly, from the perspectives of both ministerial responsibility and proper journalistic protocol, the ministry is disturbed once again at the procedure used to sensationalize the issue of apparent sloth in terms of the progress of the construction project.

Dead fish on 63 beach are those discarded by fishermen

Dear Editor, Beginning a few weeks ago and up until now dead fish have been washed ashore at 63 beach. As the old adage goes, ‘News runs like wildfire in the woods.‘ Rumours have been going around to reach as far as Canada that toxic fish have been found dead along 63 beach being washed up from a contaminated sea and that people should stay away from the beach.

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