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It's not rock bottom but close

It's not rock bottom but close

One would think losing to the last-place team in the CFL and dropping to 1-5 would signal rock bottom for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. However in this columnist's opinion they're nowhere near rock bottom, but they can see it from here.
Is global climate change behind weather problems?

Is global climate change behind weather problems?

Climate change is one of those topics which has seemed to cool, at least in terms of grabbing media headlines. Such is the nature of this business.
He said, she said: Which celebrity, dead or alive, would you like to have coffee with?

He said, she said: Which celebrity, dead or alive, would you like to have coffee with?

He said I'm going to select one living person and one not-so-living person. The first man was killed in 1948: Mohandas Gandhi. Gandhi was such a phenomenal person.
Climate change on everyone's minds

Climate change on everyone's minds

Climate change is one of those topics which has seemed to cool, at least in terms of grabbing media headlines. Such is the nature of this business.
Sports wrap-up with Bruce Penton

Sports wrap-up with Bruce Penton

Brett Lawrie is the 'can't-miss' kid.' Drafted higher than any Canadian in baseball history, the 21-year-old Lawrie has been on avid fans' radar for the past three years, when he went 16th overall in the 2008 draft to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Welcome back, Jersday

Welcome back, Jersday

I know that this is a week late, but I figured that where Jersey Shore is involved, late is better than never. So season four is underway, and the cast is in Italy. And when I say cast, I feel like I'm actually talking about paid actors.
Jays star finally hits big league

Jays star finally hits big league

Brett Lawrie is the 'can't-miss' kid. Drafted higher than any Canadian in baseball history, the 21-year-old Lawrie has been on fans' radar for the past three years, when he went 16th overall in the 2008 draft to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Langley, B.
Surviving the dog days of summer

Surviving the dog days of summer

Life slows down in August. People go on vacation (speaking of which, two more days!), community programs take a break and the local sports scene slows down. I've never liked the fact that baseball season ends in July for most teams.
Set election date has its benefits

Set election date has its benefits

My condolences if you are feeling a little election fatigued already. With the provincial election still a good four months away, you may already be fed up with it.
Overpass needs to be part of bypass

Overpass needs to be part of bypass

The Editor, After attending the July 14, 2011 meeting about the heavy truck bypass in Estevan I have several comments. At that meeting, everyone in the crowd was encouraged to forward their comments to the government website.