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Enthusiasm runs high

Enthusiasm runs high

Thirty-four quilters and soon to be quilters met in the craft room at Don Ross Centre at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 for a business meeting of the Rivers' Edge Quilt Guild. It was nice to welcome new members as well as meet quilting friends not seen since June.
Fighting fire with the pros

Fighting fire with the pros

Not many people can say they have suited up as a firefighter and gone through training procedures? But that is exactly what I was able to do Oct. 4 during Fire Prevention Week.
Shop and make a difference

Shop and make a difference

Local organizers are again offering a unique shopping opportunity to residents of the Battlefords and area. Ten Thousand Villages, which sells hand crafted goods made by artisans from developing countries, will be open Oct.
Clubs collaborate for show and sale

Clubs collaborate for show and sale

The window salon of the Chapel Gallery has an exhibition by the North Battleford Photography Club on until Oct. 26.

Yearbook project goes high tech

John Paul II Collegiate students now have the ability to create unique yearbook pages online that will appear in only the student's copy of the yearbook.
Debate teams talk it up

Debate teams talk it up

The North Battleford Comprehensive High School Debate team went to their first debate of the year at the University of Saskatchewan Oct. 1. For this tournament the debate team consisted of two teams and coach Lynne Thompson.
Fundraising campaign targets readers

Fundraising campaign targets readers

Maidstone High School officially kicked off for our school's yearly QSP magazine sale campaign Oct. 5. Magazine sale run until Oct. 21. If you are interested in ordering a magazine subscription please call the school or order online at www.qsp.ca.
Tiny rural church has moving history

Tiny rural church has moving history

More than 50 worshippers from the surrounding area filled Sandwith Community Hall for a special service to recognize the 100th year of the tiny Sandwith St. Philip's Church Sept. 26. Popular Rev.
Installation explores societal tension

Installation explores societal tension

The Chapel Gallery is currently hosting an installation by Saskatchewan artist Crystal Howie. "Titles Tell Tales" explores the tensions between our uncontrolled natures and the systems that attempt to manage us.
Marchers carry a message

Marchers carry a message

If you were on 100th Street at about 10 a.m. Sept. 25, you would have seen the Battlefords Right-To-Life walk in progress.