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The flight of Stephen Strasburg

The flight of Stephen Strasburg

Long statistical oriented articles are for geeks like me, so buckle up for the long term forecast of Washington National rookie demigod Stephen Strasburg.
Fitness Matters

Fitness Matters

Testosterone is a man's fountain of youth. Unfortunately it decreases with age. These decreases can cause many negative side effects ranging from obesity, brittle bones, muscle loss and even impotence.
Mother Nature giving NW easier ride

Mother Nature giving NW easier ride

Fishing anyone? Except this isn't a lake, it's a seeded field in the Canora district. While we've been moaning about the wet spring in the Northwest, the moisture we've received has at least not been this excessive.

Rider start pre-season at home

The Saskatchewan Roughriders, for the most part, looked rusty in a 19-17 loss to the B.C. Lions Sunday afternoon at Mosaic Stadium in the pre-season opener for both football clubs.

Undigging life's little holes

"I'm digging a big hole," five-year-old Brodie proclaimed as I walked into the yard. With all the forthrightness of a child and the solemnity of a high-court judge, he continued: "But someone keeps undigging it.

Brush with death still fresh in memory

A few years have passed since this happened to me, but the memory of angels who saved me on a cold day in November is as fresh as memories of yesterday. A story that has never been told in print happened on Nov. 1, 2006.

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.