Tuesday April 15, 2014




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This and that

We all impatiently await its arrival, but we have to admit spring is not an attractive season in the early going. As once pristine white snow melts into lumps of grey sludge, the garbage (and donít forget the dog and deer poop) begins to emerge....

Editorial

Post Office foiled scammers

Myrtle Laird sends a big bouquet out to the North Battleford post office for saving her $4,000. She ...

Farmersí privilege is hollowed out in Bill C-18

Farmers have been selecting, harvesting, cleaning, storing, replanting and sharing seeds with each...

Talking trash

Thereís a letter this week protesting the City of North Battlefordís decision to change garbage...

ĎTis the season for sharing the Battlefords Publishing Super Virus

As I dealt with email Friday morning this heading on a Government of Saskatchewan press release...

Crying the blues over recycling

I’m a little blue. City council has been talking trash lately, and I’m afraid it may...

Not really a long weekend

Remembrance Day falls on a Monday this year, giving some the impression there is a long weekend to...




Columnists

Producers need to learn from BSE crisis history

Another week of spring-like weather. If you think it was warm and melting you are sorta partly...

Take five

Happy days: spring has definitely sprung and in places the grass is riz. I always look forward to...

The value of a good fight

"Who's turn is it to start?" "Who won the most games yesterday?" Typical questions these days...

Somebody’s gotta do it

This is the sixth day of April. Yesterday morning we were insulted again by a brief scattering of...

Itís spring: get to work already

Even though thereís still snow on the ground in places, itís not too early to start working in your ...

Donít celebrate your birthday Ė unless, youíre a kid

Ed, my neighbour next door, was griping the other day about being dragged to his auntís 93rd...




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