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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

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

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

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

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

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.
G8 costs chump change

G8 costs chump change

The total amount spent on G8 and G20 security cost and Mr. Ignatieff's Lake Wastemataxes works out to no more than $48 per taxpayer.
School garden programs: nurturing and nutritious

School garden programs: nurturing and nutritious

Do you know of a great multi-subject learning environment? From reading to science, math to nutrition, it's possible to learn it all in the garden. Garden-based learning uses the garden as a teaching tool.
Your child learns how to be treated by watching you

Your child learns how to be treated by watching you

As your children shift into the school age and start interacting with children of the opposite gender, they will implement what they have learned at home about male-to-female relationships.