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NEIGHBOURLY ADVICE ACCORDING TO ED - I'm embarrassed to know you

NEIGHBOURLY ADVICE ACCORDING TO ED - I'm embarrassed to know you

Ed, my neighbor next door, is embarrassed to know me. It is a "last straw" kind of thing. The list against me is pretty long with Ed. It has to do with me being a pencil pusher type.
FITNESS MATTERS - Stress and your body

FITNESS MATTERS - Stress and your body

We all know what stress is. We probably all experience it from time to time, maybe even daily.
Health care on life support

Health care on life support

Dear Editor I would like to let the health district know their systems are not working. Closing labs, hospitals, yanking ambulance services and forcing people to go to larger centres, is not the answer.
Fixed elections put media in politicians' gunsights

Fixed elections put media in politicians' gunsights

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his cabinet and caucus are famous for their distrust of the media and their subsequent inaccessibility. He has that minority government thing going, and seems to be in a constant state of damage prevention.
EYE ON THE BALL - Burning ears and empty trophy cases

EYE ON THE BALL - Burning ears and empty trophy cases

CFL wrap: Okay, okay let's hear itI was wrong about Durant and he's the best thing to come along since Tim Hortons announced it's new sun-dried tomato chicken wrap.
Comment and Commentary From a Prairie Perspective - Priorities and playing fields

Comment and Commentary From a Prairie Perspective - Priorities and playing fields

Opinions, facts and non-facts about an indoor playing field are billowing through the media like wind-driven dust.
LOCKING HEARTS WITH HEARTS - Internet safety with your children

LOCKING HEARTS WITH HEARTS - Internet safety with your children

I recently watched an Internet safety video on NSTeens. I noticed when the teens were asked if their parents knew what they were doing online, they responded with: "My mom does.
In praise of creativity

In praise of creativity

Those pesky dumpster fires attended to on a regular basis by North Battleford Fire and Emergency Services must make the firefighters a little crazy.
Block Parents fall victim to apathy

Block Parents fall victim to apathy

As you drive into North Battleford from Battleford one of the signs along the highway leading up to the railroad overpass is one proclaiming the city as a Block Parent community. Sadly, those signs will soon be history.
CEY WHAT? - What was Ken Miller thinking

CEY WHAT? - What was Ken Miller thinking

I'm sure everyone has had this discussion about the punt the Saskatchewan Roughriders attempted and obviously since it didn't work very few are in favour of Ken Miller's choice.