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Painting a moving canvas

As a face painter I am used to wriggling, giggling children scrunching up their eyes and making all kinds of faces while I transform them into superheroes, butterflies or animals and I enjoy every minute of the job.

Welcome Wagon turns 80

Moving isn't always a bed of roses. Even after the boxes have been unpacked, finding services, such as the library, the right store or a perfect restaurant, can be difficult.
Turkey supper, power tools and all the fixings

Turkey supper, power tools and all the fixings

As we try to get back into routines and work off holiday excesses, my roommates and I have a little extra turkey to try and work off. We decided to make a turkey supper with all the fixings before we all went our separate ways for the holidays.
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.