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Ladies' Fastball League MVPs

Ladies' Fastball League MVPs

The Battlefords and District Ladies' Fastball League MVPs were honoured Monday night between playoff games at the Flats. It was mostly pitchers receiving the league honours, but a few position players also made the cut.

Moon begins month on the wane

This month opens with the moon in its waning gibbous state, meaning it is reducing in illuminated size and the lit portion has a "humped" or "bulging outward" shape. The moon is also at apogee, 405,036 kilometres.
Free agent season should have Russians on the move

Free agent season should have Russians on the move

Happy Birthday Canada, Go Riders Go and let the bidding wars begin. July 1, could be one of the most exciting days in Canada for the entire year, for sports enthusiasts like myself in any case.

No need to axe healthy tree

Dear Editor First, I must commend the designers of the Innovation Credit Union branches in North Battleford and Battleford on the foresight of incorporating trees and shrubs into their landscapes.

Company's coming to little ol' Sask.

Holy Dyna, honey! Better clean up the place to make room, looks like we're getting company.
Protestors anger drivers

Protestors anger drivers

"Why don't you try getting a job?" "Yeah! Hear our voices!" "This is bull*@%*!" "Good for you!" These are just some of the words flung by passing motorists when traffic on the northbound Battleford bridge was reduced to one lane by protestors June 24

Blockade headache

The June 24 blockade of the highway running between Battleford and North Battleford, had motorists uttering a loud chorus of coarse words. Blockades have that effect on people.

Unenforceable laws waste of paper

North Battleford councillor Trent Houk, Battleford mayor Chris Odishaw and others are on the record this week calling for tighter enforcement of laws put in place to protect people and property.

WDM volunteer Wells honored

A longtime volunteer with the Western Development Museum was honoured Thursday. Edwin Wells has been active with the museum since 1985, volunteering on average 120 hours a month or 1,140 hours a year.

NWER meeting addresses accomplishments, challenges

The North West Enterprise Region elected a new board and reviewed activities from the past year at their annual general meeting June 23 at Fort Battleford National Historic Site.