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Discards are toxic

One North Battleford family, victims of the July 22 flash flood, are raising concerns about looting of the dumpsters designated for possessions and materials discarded in the cleanup operations.
Football theory 101 - on the offensive side

Football theory 101 - on the offensive side

As a lifelong football player (four year veteran of the 90 pounds and under league) I had a good grip on the game at an early age and have spent more time in the end zone than on the sidelines.
Summer of celebration and remembrance across Canada

Summer of celebration and remembrance across Canada

What a summer to celebrate and commemorate! All across this province and our nation I've been part of anniversaries and events.
Blue Jays run needs to happen now

Blue Jays run needs to happen now

This wasn't the year the Blue Jays were expected to win the division or compete for the wild card and so they haven't under or over achieved any this point, but they have been exciting to follow.
Riders stay on top of Western Division

Riders stay on top of Western Division

Welcome to what I call an up week.

Meteor shower lights up sky Aug. 12

August opens with the moon a waning gibbous object, near last quarter, and best viewed after midnight. It will cross the sky all morning, setting at noon. Full moon occurs Aug.
Detox doesn't have to break the bank

Detox doesn't have to break the bank

There are many detox drinks, supplements and diets on the market. All vary in their duration and price. What are they all about? And are they good for us? The point of a detoxification is to rid your body of toxins that can build up over time.

You don't have to eat your own cooking

"I like to cook once in a while, but not every day," confessed Ed, my neighbor next door. Ed knows I have been batching it while my wife is travelling overseas.

Theory of football 100

Back in 1968, I was summarily stripped of my dignity when Ronnie Lancaster held me up against the gym lockers in my first Grade 9 gym class.
Travel modes have their pros and cons

Travel modes have their pros and cons

Kilometre after kilometre I've paddled, drove and flown over the past few weeks, exploring old familiar trails and new destinations. The paddling was the hardest physical labour.