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A cold is a minor thing unless you're suffering from it

A cold is a minor thing unless you're suffering from it

Ed, my neighbor next door, is down sick with a cold. The only good thing about the cold is that it came after Ed finished combining.
Mosquito victimized twice

Mosquito victimized twice

As the tragic details of Treaty Land Entitlement fraud, first investigated in 2004, unfold at a snail's pace in North Battleford Provincial Court, the far reaching implications of actions by some members of the Mosquito First Nation are becoming appa
Let's play

Let's play

This boot comes from residents of Battlefords enriched housing that is a component of the River Heights Lodge Complex. Let's Play Oh, look! A nice lawn right across the street. Grab your baseball or your football.
Moving forward too fast

Moving forward too fast

Don't know about you but my head's still spinning with the news of the last few weeks' events. It began as I, and the world, watched with awe at the miraculous rescue of 33 miners from their underground cave in Chile.
Dog owners responsibility

Dog owners responsibility

Dear Editor As a result of what could have been a tragic incident this past weekend, I felt a need for public awareness. Had it not been for the heroic actions of a passing driver, the attack on myself and my small dog could have ended tragically.
Prairie family roots go deep

Prairie family roots go deep

In rural Saskatchewan the family is still the backbone of the community. Over the past few years, when I've met people who were new to me, often they were returning or related to the community in some way.
Protest nuclear waste dumping

Protest nuclear waste dumping

Dear Editor Do you know there is a proposal from other provinces and governments to contaminate Saskatchewan's north with radioactive waste that is to be trucked through Saskatchewan.? This must be stopped.
Gym has supportive atmosphere

Gym has supportive atmosphere

We know by now that exercising and leading a healthy lifestyle is crucial to our overall health. The problem becomes figuring out what to do and where to do it.
Wise to invest in customer service

Wise to invest in customer service

Dear Editor The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce did an amazing job again at this year's service seminar. The volunteers and planning committees have once again shone like stars.
Hopping Mad For the Last Time

Hopping Mad For the Last Time

Ed, my neighbour next door, had a slight accident recently. It had to do with a stubborn grain chute door. All Ed wanted to do was get a grain sample, but first the door wouldn't come open and then it wouldn't close.