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Whistler wish comes true

Whistler wish comes true

When Dustin Seib stood at the summit of Whistler Mountain, about to accomplish his wish of riding down the mountain on his mountain bike, he felt like he was on top of the world.
Battlefords North Stars trampled by Broncos

Battlefords North Stars trampled by Broncos

Not one returning Battlefords North Stars dressed Tuesday night in the teams exhibition loss to the Humboldt Broncos. The final score was 8-5.
BBQ kicks off year of caring

BBQ kicks off year of caring

Burgers, a back hoe and freaky tasting food were some of the highlights of the Maidstone School Community Council's Back to School Backyard Barbecue held last Wednesday.
Vikings learn the hard way versus Falcons

Vikings learn the hard way versus Falcons

There were a lot of unfamiliar faces in key roles Friday for the North Battleford Composite Vikings to kick off the 3A football season.

New CEO to address doctor shortage

If there is a hope for beleaguered rural communities in finding and keeping doctors, that hope has just been given a face.
85th anniversary of United Church celebrated

85th anniversary of United Church celebrated

The United Church of Canada celebrates its 85th anniversary this year and in celebration, the Richard United Church Women association organized a program to honour the historic event.
Battlefords North Stars' roster starts to take shape

Battlefords North Stars' roster starts to take shape

Who is your favourite North Star? Just wait, you may not want to answer that just yet. The Battlefords North Stars are in the midst of evaluating and working towards their 2010-11 opening day roster.

Teachers learn about learning

Teachers in the Living Sky School Division kicked off a series of professional development seminars, which will see a greater emphasis placed on students' learning profiles.

September Sports Calendar

SEPTMEBER 8 North Battleford Men's Touch Football League has one game on the schedule. The Home Hardware Broncos play the Gophers at Centennial game time is 6:30 p.m.
Labour Day Classic doesn't disappoint

Labour Day Classic doesn't disappoint

The Saskatchewan Roughriders improved to 28-16 all-time record in the Labour Day Classic with a 27-23 victory over the rival Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sunday before another sellout crowd of 30,048.