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Literacy inspiration in the funny pages

Literacy inspiration in the funny pages

Story:The other day a report came out saying comic books promote literacy for kids. I can attest to that. This was high on my mind when I set foot in 8th Street Comics in Saskatoon the other day.
Kovalchuk makes a deal with the Devil

Kovalchuk makes a deal with the Devil

Even with a crystal ball, everyone's future year-to-year is still blurry - how about 17 years down the road? You'd need some high-powered crystal ball and one heck of a gypsy to read that fortune.

Your child learns how to be treated by watching you

As your children shift into the school age and start interacting with children of the opposite gender, they will implement what they have learned at home about male-to-female relationships.

A fine food balance

There is a certain amount of trust involved in buying food.
Stampeders run all over Roughriders

Stampeders run all over Roughriders

Yikes! The Saskatchewan Roughriders' bubble didn't just burst, it exploded Saturday night in Calgary. Henry Burris threw four touchdowns and Joffrey Reynolds ran for another as the Stampeders routed the Riders 40-20 at McMahon Stadium.

EMO has solid outing

Mother Nature demonstrated her might and capriciousness last week, stewing up a freak storm that dumped hail and rain on the Battlefords with harsh fury. The swiftness of the assault was quickly matched by the way city officials sprang into action.
Neighbours can be a nuisance from two provinces away

Neighbours can be a nuisance from two provinces away

Ed, my neighbor next door, thought he was free of me for three weeks, but I fooled him. This week I had to e-mail his wife Ruby to pass a message on to Ed. Ruby is a veteran of computer use, but Ed refuses to have anything to do with it.

Special care home not first choice

Dear Editor I would like to respond to "Keep RHL for seniors" (Regional Optimist June 25). I am the mother of one of the under age 40 residents who is occupying a bed at River Heights Lodge.

Striving to create 'homes'

Dear editor Most of us carry warm thoughts of "home". Home is where we go for rest, nourishment, and the comfort of things and people familiar to us. Some of us require the assistance of other people to help us live in our own homes.
On feasting and being the feast

On feasting and being the feast

I'm a creature who loves my comforts. They're simple comforts and I've found them almost everywhere I've ever been. Once my basic needs are covered I find I can easily make myself at home. Last week on the river I found a new home.