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Season for crystal balls and tobacco hills

Season for crystal balls and tobacco hills

What evil lurks in the heart of a sport's writer, who has the nerve to chastise such deities as Darian Durant, or the Toronto Maple Oafs? The crux of the issue lies in a well-researched concept of what is commonly known as the middle child syndrome.
Snoring on the Night Before Christmas!

Snoring on the Night Before Christmas!

It was the night before Christmas when all through Ed's house, no one was stirring except Ed, and a mouse. No stockings were hung anywhere with care, for Ed was certain Santa wouldn't come there.
How much have you learned? Answers

How much have you learned? Answers

So, you thought when you graduated college you wouldn't have to take anymore tests. Remember that an idle mind is like an idle body it doesn't do anybody any good.

Expect more mayhem on Highway 4

It really isn't much of a commute, but the route between Battleford and North Battleford became a little more dangerous with the closure of access to Highway 4 from 15th Street in Battleford Dec. 6.

All's fair in the name game

In the Dec. 3 edition of the Regional Optimist, Editor Becky Doig opined that the Raise The Roof committee might have exercised too much zeal in naming various portions of the facility in honour of supporting businesses and individuals.
Memories mesh with the senses

Memories mesh with the senses

There are times when I'm flooded with memories. They can be triggered by a sight, sound, smell or taste. In this busy season my schedule is full and my senses are overloaded.

An extraordinary event

Dear Editor I would like to send a bouquet to the volunteers at the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Our family took a "Walk Through Bethlehem" last weekend. It was an enjoyable, interactiveactivity for people of all ages.
Oil and gas firing on all cylinders

Oil and gas firing on all cylinders

North America may have gone through a bad recession, but Saskatchewan is doing just fine, thanks. Right now the oil and gas industry is firing on all cylinders. In December, we saw a record petroleum rights land sale for that month.
Preparation begins for World Junior holiday tradition

Preparation begins for World Junior holiday tradition

Although this year's IIHF World Junior Championship is across the continent and in Buffalo instead of a short drive to Saskatoon, the interest and excitement is once again starting to build, as Team Canada puts its hopefuls through the paces this wee
HALLELUJAH! HALLELUJAH!

HALLELUJAH! HALLELUJAH!

Last week I attended our granddaughter's annual choir concert. Though jazz never has been my favourite musical style, the harmonies and instrumentations that came from the hands and mouths of those teens were jaw-dropping.