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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.

Not everyone selling lots

I am writing in response to some of the articles that I have read on the controversial closing of the already famous culvert on the 777 grid road.

Time for a change

On June 13, 2010, Ed and I were invited to Watson for a barbecue for family and friends. While there, they had an entertainer by the name of Hubert the Entertainer.He has entertained in Watson, Melfort, and Nipawin for seniors.

Standing solid on the rock

Ever felt the earth shake beneath your feet? I'm talking about literally shaking, not that sensation that may have accompanied your first brush with romance. I mean an earthquake kind of shaking.

Choice key for students

I'm writing to clear up some misinformation around the Government of Saskatchewan's position on educational assistants (EAs).
The week that was in the pro sports world

The week that was in the pro sports world

Despite the overdue sunny weather during the weekend, some still stuck it out inside their houses and cabins. Those hiding indoors were not hiding from the floods, not in this area anyway, but from the swarms of bloodsucking mosquitoes.

Standing up

Leadership seems to be a quality that's lacking in the world today. At least when you look at the so-called leaders people elect.Most of those turn out not to be leaders, but to be reactors.
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