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Fight back against health care system

Dear Editor This is in support of Lorraine Wright's paid advertorial (Thomas Graham Wright vs Prairie North Health Region, Regional Optimist July 9). I knew both Lorraine's parents and her grandparents since I was a child.

Shoreline cleanup a worthy endeavour

Litter seems to be a North American constant that we seem powerless to eradicate. I am often appalled at how the area around the Royal Bank Tower in North Battleford looks when a stiff prairie wind arrives to stir things up.

Picking berries, finding good

I headed for the raspberry patch early Sunday morning - nothing like fresh berries on whole grain cereal.
Respect for flood water a healthy stance

Respect for flood water a healthy stance

This month I watched an event transpire through press releases on my BlackBerry that I was not present at, yet I could visualize clearly. That's because I had seen it before. July 12, the first e-mail from RCMP media relations came in.
Riders listen to head coach

Riders listen to head coach

When Kenny speaks, the Riders listen. The Roughriders were fumbling around on Saturday and looked listless as they trailed the Edmonton Eskimos 14-10 at halftime of their Week 3 game at Mosaic Stadium.

When your gumption is gone - just keep doing what you need to do

Ed, my neighbor next door, says he may as well go travelling to Ottawa as go out to his farm this summer. He said this when he heard we were leaving for Ottawa. He feels I should not leave until I get the exterior of my house painted.

Fort Pitt revitalization gives context to ghostly images

The Trails of 1885 has been a recurring theme of summer events in the Northwest this summer, as the 125th anniversary of what is now known as the Northwest Resistance of 1885 is commemorated.

Mel Gibson is in big, big trouble

By now everyone has heard of the latest Mel Gibson rant, where he was recorded screaming, ranting and raving at his ex-girlfriend.

SAHO's tactics cross ethical line

Dear Editor I feel compelled to respond to the tactics used by the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO) in their efforts to secure a contract health care provider unions.
Getting the most out of the golden years

Getting the most out of the golden years

I once heard a saying, "We don't stop moving because we age, we age because we stop moving." I hope this saying sticks with you as long as it has stuck with me, because it rings true. As we age, many people become much more sedentary.