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Roughriders' roster is set for opening day

Roughriders' roster is set for opening day

Here we go! The Saskatchewan Roughriders held their first official practice of 2010 Sunday after declaring their roster a few days prior.

Are you in your right mind?

"Why would you try to paint the exterior of your house when we are into a season of never ending rain?" asked Ed, my neighbour next door. "I'm an incurable optimist," I answered. "More like you're not in your right mind," snapped Ed.
Royal designation something to celebrate

Royal designation something to celebrate

I guess I shouldn't have been surprised my daughter would want to be a princess. We did name her Jazmine and in popular, Disneyfied culture it is a regal name.

RHL should be dedicated to seniors

Dear Editor I am a special care aid at River Heights Lodge in North Battleford. I have been employed at RHL for 17 years and love the job of caring for our seniors.
Report card day for MLB's NL players

Report card day for MLB's NL players

With the all-star game fast approaching it's time to take a look at the first half performances and some of the surprises, disappointments and as usual, some of the "I told you so" stories I'm growing famous for.

Fox News North will foster polarization

Dear Editor One doesn't have to listen long on many American TV or radio news channels to realize much of what appears on it is fueled by high-energy appeals to one's most basic primative instincts, such as fear, hatred, and loathing.

Fences are cheap; wars, not so much

Story:The massive billion dollars or so being spend on security for the G8/G20 summit this week, has many asking some hard questions.

Stupid rain

Rain, rain, go away.Many of us have been singing this song lately as we haul water out of our basements, but a significant group of the population has fallen silent in the past week.

Get behind downtown revitalization initiative

It appears city council isn't letting its latest foray into downtown revitalization languish. The formation of a Downtown Working Group is one concrete sign council is taking serious recommendations made by Christopher Doll.
Movie Gallery closing a sign of times

Movie Gallery closing a sign of times

As many movie fans in the area know by now, Movie Gallery is closing up shop in North Battleford. It's part of a nationwide bankruptcy liquidation of 131 stores across Canada.