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JULY 12-30 North Battleford Kinsmen Aquatic Centre will begin the first session of the Rumble Fish Day Camp. Call the pool at 445-1746 to register or for more information.

ICU, OR closed during retrofit

A Battlefords Union Hospital Retrofit project is moving into its second major phase. Beginning Friday, July 16, work starts in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Operating Room (OR) areas.
Getting the most out of the golden years

Getting the most out of the golden years

I once heard a saying, "We don't stop moving because we age, we age because we stop moving." I hope this saying sticks with you as long as it has stuck with me, because it rings true. As we age, many people become much more sedentary.

Precedent set in animal cruelty case

The Saskatchewan SPCA says a precedent-setting decision was handed down against a Delmas farmer accused of mistreating a herd of elk.

Teen missing for six years

July 9 marked the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of 13-year-old Courtney Struble from Estevan. The RCMP Historical Case section has recently become involved in this investigation.
No substitute for old fashioned directions

No substitute for old fashioned directions

This quiet little town gets even quieter in the summer. We're right on the highway and the call to take a trip is deafening.

More theater donations announced

In the wake of the announcement of the awarding of the tender of the theatre component for the Credit Union CU Plex comes word of further financial support for the project.
Still some nerves when D.D. leads the Roughriders

Still some nerves when D.D. leads the Roughriders

Call me a "Nervous Nellie", or a paranoid schizophrenic, but something about Darian Durant gives me the shakes and I swear it has nothing to do with the 21-year-old scotch my host at Clear Lake was serving last week.
Vipers take a bit out of provincial competition

Vipers take a bit out of provincial competition

"I am very proud of the girls," said Don Robertson, one of the Northwest Vipers coaches days after his team returned from provincials in Saskatoon.

Senior Soccer League Standings

Battlefords Senior Men's Soccer League standings Team Record Points GF GA Athletico 7-1-2 23 30 18 FC Elite 7-1-1 22 54 15 Sweetgrass Light 7-2-0 21 42 27 Mosquito 5-3-0 15 49 23 Little Pine Deuces 2-6-1 7 44 55 Thunderchild 2-5-0 6 16 16 Sweetgrass