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Battlefords News Optimist

Enhanced living to be explored

Dear Editor Recently, the Bonaventure Lions Club committee for enhanced living for seniors called a meeting at Third Avenue United Church.

Firewood stolen

Someone is anticipating a long, cold winter ahead. Sometime in November, two cords of wood was stolen from outsidea Lone Rock residence. The residence's chain link fence was damaged as a result, according to Lloydminster RCMP.
How much have you learned?

How much have you learned?

I have been writing about fitness related topics for several years. Each week I try to find a new, interesting topic to write about. This week I thought I'd see just how much you've learned over the past few years.
Knowles' work depicts nature

Knowles' work depicts nature

Don't miss Land Marks, the current exhibition of work by Dorothy Knowles on now at the Chapel Gallery. Knowles began studying art in the late 1940s and early '50s at night school and summer school.

Peewee teams are hot

Peewee Sharks Sunday, The Battleford Peewee Sharks improved to 8-0 in East Central Alberta Female Hockey League action after a 4-1 win in Wainwright.

Electronics stolen

Maidstone RCMP are requesting the public's assistance. OnOct. 14 between midnight and10 a.m. a vehicle in Lashburn was broken into. Perpetrators gained access by breakingopen the rear vehicle windowand entered the vehicle.
Stitching together lasting connections

Stitching together lasting connections

In this age of long distance communications and technology it seems no one can claim to live in the middle of nowhere anymore and yet many can claim to live in isolation.

Naming game getting goofy?

The CUPlex Raise the Roof campaign has come up with some interesting fundraising ploys to drum up support for the project, everything from large foam hammers to the recently announced sexy local women in sport calendar being promoted by a local radio

BNS captain receives November praise

November proved to be a busy month for the Battlefords North Stars, as they played 15 games and tried to put the slow start to the season behind them.

What's a four-besider?

Dear Editor: In a winter 1960-61 issue your newspaper carried a classified ad offering for sale a "four-besider with a built-in hemingway." Many readers contacted the newspaper to ask what this item might be. That is my question now.