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Historic day at Poundmaker

I am a concerned band memberand I would like to update North Battleford and area residents of an event that took place on Poundmaker Cree Nation.
Where is the Stanley Cup heading?

Where is the Stanley Cup heading?

One week after the Stanley Cup has been claimed by the Chicago Blackhawks, the celebration continues or, for some communities around the world, is set to begin.

History lives in N.B.

Dear Editor My article on the old Gregory and Coronation Parks (Pages from North Battleford's History, News-Optimist June 9) has prompted many calls, e-mails andface-to face-discussionson thearticle itself, and on North Battleford's early history.

Paper planes deployed on next overseas engagement

It appears Canada will soon be making one of the biggest dollar value purchases for its military in history - a $16 billion purchase of 65 F-35 Lightning II fighter jets. Wow, that's a lot of money.

Boots & Bouquets

A boot to those who decided the North Battleford Library will remain closed on Sundays until September.

Victimization of victims poor graffiti solution

There has to be a better way. North Battleford's new nuisance bylaw has a section in it dealing with graffiti. The basic premise is property owners will be penalized for not removing graffiti in a timely manner.

The Battlefords' power play

The construction of two power plants in the Battlefords over the next three years will have a profound economic impact in the region.

Urban wind towers a lot of hot air

Wind power isn't a new buzz word in the world of green power generation, but a recent proposal by the City of Saskatoon to install a project at the City's landfill has some residents wind-milling their arms in distress.

Sask. Party missed golden opportunity

Dear Editor I read Dr. Cairns Autopsy on Odishaw article in the May 5 News-Optimist and wanted to offer my view of the situation and the man. Mayor Odishaw got the short end of the stick through no fault of his own.

Master plan needs to be tough on ATVs

I haven't picked up a copy yet, but I know what I'm going to be looking for when I take a look at the River Valley Master Plan recently available for public consumption.