Thursday April 24, 2014




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Brian Zinchuk’s 'kooky’ day

It’s something I’ve seen more than once in my career — the “can’t get past the lead,” or in some cases, “can’t get past the headline,” phenomenon. One example involves an April Fool’s...

Editorial

Voter apathy … just pure laziness?

The voters have spoken, well at least a few of them did.A byelection was held Wednesday in North...

Earth Day — time to embrace a new garbage system

Wednesday is Earth Day. It’s not a stat holiday, so it traditionally gets little notice in...

This and that

We all impatiently await its arrival, but we have to admit spring is not an attractive season in...

Post Office foiled scammers

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

Farmers’ privilege is hollowed out in Bill C-18

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

Talking trash

There’s a letter this week protesting the City of North Battleford’s decision to change garbage...




Columnists

Do something out of this world May 10

International Astronomy Day is May 10. Are you planning an “out-of-this-world” event? Take your...

Some folks are sandpaper, they rub against your grain.

Ed, my neighbor next door, was impressed to find out that we will be off to British Columbia for a...

It’s spring, but sometimes winter comes back

One of the rites of spring is that sometimes winter comes back. Welcome to a brief (I hope) return...

A new era in transportation?

The United Nations, rejecting the tiresome politicking that originates mostly in the United States, ...

Dangers in the garden

Gardening, like any other outdoor physical activity, can lead to injury if you’re not careful. Here ...

It can't be said more clearly

I guess it's part of my nature but I love to play with nouns, verbs of all conjugations and...




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