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Rita Kuntz: Goodbye to a book adventure

Rita Kuntz: Goodbye to a book adventure

Like many stay-at-home moms, Rita Kuntz went back to work when her kids were grown.
Kelly Waters: Hostess of The Gog

Kelly Waters: Hostess of The Gog

House concerts have been going on … well ... forever. Think travelling minstrels. But the modern day house concert, like the kind hosted by Kelly Waters of North Battleford, is a growing trend supported by today's social media and tech networking.
Richard Hiebert: Educator turned advocate author

Richard Hiebert: Educator turned advocate author

Throughout the year 2013, he delved into the history of North Battleford and extraordinary people who have impacted – or brought fame – to the community during its 100 years of existence.
Eva Scott: ‘I’m not quitting until I can’t go anymore’

Eva Scott: ‘I’m not quitting until I can’t go anymore’

Retired public health nurse Eva Scott is a master at knitting, quite literally. She achieved her Master of Knitting certificate from the Canadian Guild of Knitters in 1997.
Melissa Squire: Not your average bride

Melissa Squire: Not your average bride

Melissa Squire is not your average designer, nor is she your average bride.
Matthew Armet: ‘It’s fun, it’s really fun’

Matthew Armet: ‘It’s fun, it’s really fun’

He’s a cast member of one of Canada’s most prestigious theatre companies and, although his immediate family no longer resides here, he still comes “home” to the Battlefords.
Virginia Favel: 'We live in a divided community'

Virginia Favel: 'We live in a divided community'

"It's hard to live in a community when people are so divided," says Virginia Favel of Sweetgrass First Nation. One might think the division Favel talks about is the one between First Nation people and non-First Nation people. But it's not.
Bruin: The natural choice

Bruin: The natural choice

When the iconic Nitty Gritty Dirt Band played for 1,200 people at Paradise Hill's Summer Bash, a young musician from North Battleford was the opening act. It was a dream come true for Bruin Eberle.
Moira Gautron: Yeats says it all

Moira Gautron: Yeats says it all

Growing up, she fell asleep to the mad pounding of the Atlantic Ocean on the shores of the famous Irish County of Sligo. As an adult, she found her children's playground frequented by polar bears.
Larissa Chipak on turning pages: 'It's a more personal concert'

Larissa Chipak on turning pages: 'It's a more personal concert'

This week, the Summer School for the Solo Voice is underway in North Battleford. It's a unique summer school that provides not only education but performance opportunities for participants as well as recitals open to the public.