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Thompson holds on to win Amateur Championship

Give him the trophy again. Scott Thompson of St. Walburg was out on the course July 20 to 23 for the Amateur Men's Championship in Saskatoon and he dominated the field winning his second championship trophy in two years.
NSRBL MVP nominees are winner announced next week

NSRBL MVP nominees are winner announced next week

Last week, the Regional Optimist reported the names of the North Saskatchewan River Baseball League MVP nominees, this week provides some insight as to why those 15 players were chosen from their peers and are in the running for the league honour.
Local hockey players put through paces by Mike Babcock

Local hockey players put through paces by Mike Babcock

Every hockey player, or athlete for that matter, has a special coach they will always remember as they move up the ranks of their sport.

Funding keeps museum staffed

Instead of serving up burgers and fries this summer, a recent graduate is answering such questions as: "Where are all your dead people?" Danielle Sieben, who completed Grade 12 at John Paul II Collegiate this June, is spending her summer at the Fred
Literacy inspiration in the funny pages

Literacy inspiration in the funny pages

Story:The other day a report came out saying comic books promote literacy for kids. I can attest to that. This was high on my mind when I set foot in 8th Street Comics in Saskatoon the other day.
Kovalchuk makes a deal with the Devil

Kovalchuk makes a deal with the Devil

Even with a crystal ball, everyone's future year-to-year is still blurry - how about 17 years down the road? You'd need some high-powered crystal ball and one heck of a gypsy to read that fortune.

Your child learns how to be treated by watching you

As your children shift into the school age and start interacting with children of the opposite gender, they will implement what they have learned at home about male-to-female relationships.

A fine food balance

There is a certain amount of trust involved in buying food.
Stampeders run all over Roughriders

Stampeders run all over Roughriders

Yikes! The Saskatchewan Roughriders' bubble didn't just burst, it exploded Saturday night in Calgary. Henry Burris threw four touchdowns and Joffrey Reynolds ran for another as the Stampeders routed the Riders 40-20 at McMahon Stadium.

Sizzling summer science

What do paper airplanes, Lego robots and aqua divers have in common? They're fun and they teach kids important lessons about science and technology.