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Museums an opportunity to reflect

Museums an opportunity to reflect

There is something about a museum that always leads to a story, and another and another. Being surrounded by rescued buildings, old objects and dusty relics stirs up the mind and old tales.

Watch what you say

First of all, I would like to personally congratulate the Humboldt Collegiate Institute senior girls' basketball team on their bronze medal at Hoopla this year. I understand the work and dedication it takes to win a medal at Hoopla.

All managers are not created equally

A couple weeks ago, as MLB's inter-league play began it's merciful end, the Dodgers hosted the rubber match of a hotly contested three game series against the New York Yankees.

Where's the plan?

The rain keeps falling and more problems keep coming.

Following hockey in July

Although we are in the midst of the Major League Baseball season and have watched perhaps the most exciting CFL game to kick off the season a week ago, still the NHL is grabbing the main headlines in the sports world.

Six-lane pool limits opportunity

Dear Editor I decided to write this letter to voice my disappointment with the decision to keep the new swimming pool at six lanes, not the eight lanes the North Battleford swim club had proposed.
It's time for citizens to stand up to crime

It's time for citizens to stand up to crime

One of the things I am finding myself writing about too often in this column and over at the News-Optimist blog, is the crime situation in North Battleford. The crime beat is not one of my favourites.
Summer movie season hasn't been a big hit

Summer movie season hasn't been a big hit

We have made it to July, so now is as good a time as any to provide an update on what has been happening with the latest movies at the box office in North America.
Invest in shop vacs and umbrellas

Invest in shop vacs and umbrellas

Many moons ago, a friend, my wife and I were headed to Vancouver. It was our first trip there, so we were looking forward to the newness of Lotus Land. Stopping to see my aunt in Merritt, she asked if we had our umbrellas.

There's a new tree planted

Wow - what a change in weather patterns. From this coastal city where we're still waiting for more than two days of summer, I can't help but think of my prairie friends.