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Movin on up not a smooth ride

Movin on up not a smooth ride

You may have noticed there has been a new byline in the last few editions of the paper.
Cheering on the North Stars with Joyce George

Cheering on the North Stars with Joyce George

The Wolves were hungry, but since they chose Stars for their prey they were bound to get burned. I've always wanted to write one of those sports story leads full of clich├ęs, puns and metaphors.
Four-legged horsepower still the way to go

Four-legged horsepower still the way to go

In one horse open sleigh. That's almost how I spent Saturday afternoon. I actually spent it riding on a two-horse open wagon while taking part in the North West Horses in Harness Cutter Rally.

Handcraft Festival biggest in decade

Residents and visitors to the Battlefords will have the opportunity to view and purchase great fine craft from July 16 to 18. Thirty-seven craft artists will be exhibiting at the Saskatchewan Handcraft Festival held at Alex Dillabough Centre.
Sign me up for the New Horizons golf experience

Sign me up for the New Horizons golf experience

So many people talk about how they can't wait to retire, and then once they do, they can't find enough activities to keep them busy.

Tourism this Week

SYPE (Saskatchewan Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs) 2010 Golf Tournament is happening June 19 at Rustic Nine Golf Course starting at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is at Porta Bella Restaurant at 12:30 p.

Local musicians release first single

North Battleford locals Del Bannerman, Richard Lalonde and their band, Eldebrock, just back from Nashville, Tenn., released their debut single June 15.
Pastry Perfection

Pastry Perfection

Cakes rise, and so does Victoria Gibbons. The North Battleford native recently took home the gold medal in the Skills Ontario pastry and baking competition. "I was really excited to be in that competition," she said.
Silver rose comes to Canada

Silver rose comes to Canada

Starting off in early May in London, Ont., the famed silver rose made its way through the Battlefords June 7. The Silver Rose Program started in 1960 and pays tribute to the Catholic saint, Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Pages from North Battleford's fascinating history

Pages from North Battleford's fascinating history

Coronation and Gregory Parks