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ANNE LOUISE GILKER (SCOTT)

ANNE LOUISE GILKER (SCOTT) born in Nelson on Sept. 29th 1917 passed away on June 2, 2010 in Kalso Victorian Hospital. She married Robert (Bob) Gilker in 1936 and they spent most of their lives in Kaslo.
A look back at 1985, Ecole Monseigneur Blaise Morand opens a time capsule

A look back at 1985, Ecole Monseigneur Blaise Morand opens a time capsule

Many people have heard the story from their parents or told their kids, those were the days - referring to their time in elementary school when there wasn't a care in the world.

High five for City workers

Dear Editor The extreme storm we experienced last Thursday required a tremendous effort from all City employees to respond, and they did.

Napa Auto Parts earns heritage award

Napa Auto Parts/J.K.P. Farm Supply Ltd. has been named the 2011 Battlefords Business Excellence Heritage Award recipient.
Pet, sport provide artistic inspiration

Pet, sport provide artistic inspiration

Don't miss the current exhibition at the Chapel Gallery. Blind Contour is a collection of works by Sarah Jane Holtom and Brandan Doty. The works are created using a technique where you look only at the object and draw what you truly see.

SPHL scores

There are three scores to report on from the recent Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League action. Saturday, the Saulteaux Three Stars played Maymont and it was the Settlers coming away with the 15-2 win.

A doleful divine

Comment and History from a Prairie Perspective

2011 promises to be busy political year

It's the New Year, and as is typical of the news business, a lot of media pundits are busy offering their predictions of what 2011 will bring. Fortunately, those of us who follow politics in Saskatchewan know what 2011 will bring.
Students in motion with fun run

Students in motion with fun run

Students at Bready School started their day June 9, with a celebration of healthy lifestyle and activity. The Bready Fun Run, where students, staff, parents, and grandparents chose to walk or run three or five kilometres, was a huge success.
Transition school students celebrate success

Transition school students celebrate success

The Turtleford Transition School, founded three years ago, held its first graduation ceremony this past week at Brightsand Lake.