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Battlefords News Optimist

Reno no road to better education

Dear Editor September has arrived and all over Living Sky School Division students have returned to class, except in Hafford.
Judo: the art of life

Judo: the art of life

For Frank Beier, judo isn't just a sport; it's a way of life.
North West Resistance peopled with "characters"

North West Resistance peopled with "characters"

To hear local author Wayne Brown tell it, the North West Resistance is a tale of larger-than-life characters, calamity, disorganization and hardship. The people involved in the North West Resistance make for interesting reading.

More 'friends' of the CUPlex announced

The momentum for the Credit Union CUPlex fundraising campaign continues with the release this week of the names of a number of "friends" who have contributed to the project.

SNL star peforms at Gold Ridge Centre

Norm MacDonald will perform at the Gold Ridge Centre at Gold Eagle Casino Sept. 28. Perhaps best known for his offbeat delivery of "the fake news" on Saturday Night Live for five seasons, Norm MacDonald is a major comedic presence.

Health region discusses priorities

The Prince Albert Parkland regional Health Authority's annual general meeting was held Sept. 8 evening in Prince Albert. About 35 people attended the meeting.
Rain having impact on cemetery: York

Rain having impact on cemetery: York

Wet weather is not a dead issue in North Battleford, as the city's cemeteries are now the latest to face challenges because of this year's increased rain and moisture. Parks and Recreation Director Stuart York reported to council Sept.
Stars sneak out exhibition win

Stars sneak out exhibition win

It may be just pre-season, but already the Battlefords Midget Stars are getting a taste of winning. The Stars hosted the Saskatoon Blazers Thursday night at the Civic Centre and pulled out a 2-1 victory.
Canada today, tomorrow the world

Canada today, tomorrow the world

Last April, 27-year-old Teri Mann never thought she'd be part of a pageant. But when a scout for the Miss Canada Globe Productions team approached the MRI technician, she was up for the challenge. "I thought, 'why not?'," said Mann.

Have some respect, and be responsible

Story:.Dear Editor This letter reflects upon the ancient issue of damage to vehicles. Whether its significant damage or minor incidents such as the common door ding, accidental or intentional, people need to be responsible for their actions.