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Bus depot operators respond to council

The bus depot agents at North Battleford's Greyhound station were before city council Monday looking to set the record straight about their hours of operation.
Ten years of sports in one column

Ten years of sports in one column

Some things never change and yet every time a reader grabs a newspaper there is a new champion being crowned or another aging superstar hanging up their jock straps or sports bras.

A saviour is born in Bethlehem

The story of Jesus' birth is a familiar one. A number of versions can be found on line, describing the story from early prophecy through to Jesus' birth in a stable in Bethlehem and the need to the child safe from the evil plots of King Herod.

Minor hockey teams ready for Christmas break

Midget AA Barons The Barons score against Watson at the Civic Centre was not recorded at press time, but they are unfortunately at the bottom of the Centre Four Hockey League with a 1-11-0 record.

Heating your home just got cheaper

With the cold weather upon us, people have no doubt been noticing the increase in their heating costs. It comes as a happy surprise, then, that SaskEnergy has announced a 12.

NW grain company expands

A Northwest grain marketing company has recently expanded on two fronts. Parkland Pulse has purchased WA Grain and Pulse Solutions in Innisfail, Alta.

Hollywood just can't make a good TV cartoon movie

I have to say - after looking at what was on offer this weekend at theaters, I am so glad I got out of the business of covering movie box-office results. The movies that rolled out just weren't up to my smarter-than-average intelligence.

Collision south of Battlefords

Highway 4 continues to be an accident-filled stretch of road as emergency personnel responded to another accident south of Battleford Saturday.

Maymont still perfect

The Maymont Settlers hosted the Radisson Wheat Kings Sunday night and it came down to the final 36 seconds to determine a winner. Kenton Albert had a hat trick and two assists to lead the Maymont attack.
Teacher to Tanzania

Teacher to Tanzania

Every year, students at Notre Dame School raise money for humanitarian projects in developing countries. "Because we're a Catholic school, it's really important for us to promote stewardship among our students," said teacher Lindsay Charabin.