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Mercury difficult to observe

Mercury difficult to observe

The moon begins the month as a thin sliver visible in the early morning, alongside Mercury. The latter will be a tough observation, as the sun brightens the sky just as Mercury clears the horizon. By Feb.
Watch for lunar eclipse Dec. 10

Watch for lunar eclipse Dec. 10

December opens with the moon at first quarter Dec. 2, meaning it is seven days (and a little bit) from new. Seven days (and a little bit) later will be full moon, and this particular full moon Dec.

Snow problems

Dear Editor When one side of the street or avenue has a sidewalk and the other side an eight- to 10-foot median, wouldn't it make sense to plow the snow to the side with the median instead of pushing it to the side where a poor, 80-year-old man has b
Time and technology marches on

Time and technology marches on

There are mornings when I feel like I'm a hundred years old.

Unnecessary violence mars hockey experience in Battleford

Dear Editor Jan. 15, we escorted our grandson to a bantam hockey game held in the Battleford Arena. We were expecting to view another interesting and entertaining hockey game like countless others we have watched.

'No' means 'no' to nuclear industry

Dear Editor With Premier Brad Wall'ss announcement that some mini-reactors might still be a possibility I was dumfounded that, after the public consultation meetings and over 80 per cent of Saskatchewan residents saying 'no' to nuclear reactors , the
Coffee ... to drink or not to drink?

Coffee ... to drink or not to drink?

Studies have shown about 75 per cent of people start their day off with a cup of ?jo.? You may be happy to find out that this week I?m going to tell you, ?Go ahead and enjoy that coffee!? In fact, a few cups a day may even have some benefits.
The challenge of relishing every moment

The challenge of relishing every moment

Ed, my neighbour next door, popped over yesterday to ask a favour.

Support for emergency services appreciated

Mayor Eaton's choice to honour Emergency Services at the Mayor's Annual Prayer Breakfast this year was greatly appreciated. The guest speaker, Mr.

Harper cares little for Saskatchewan

That Mr. Harper cares little about Saskatchewan should be obvious. He assumes we will elect nothing but his Conservatives, whether they do something or not (recall the efforts of all 13 of his MPs before Mr. Harper's BHP Billiton flip-flop).