Wednesday August 27, 2014


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What happened to all the trash talk?

I’ve been wondering what happened to all the hysteria over the City of North Battleford’s garbage disposal program. When the switch to rollout curbside pickup was made in April there was lively speculation about the city languishing under a...


We miss hearing from you

We so miss hearing from you. We know letter writing has become old fashioned, but letters to the...

Time saved, could be time killed

The speed limit on Saskatchewan’s twinned highways is set at 110 km/h, but few people actually...

Those crime severity stats give us a headache

The summer had been swimming along nicely. The sun finally came out and gardens began to flourish....

Six months to send the province a clear message

Last week the City of North Battleford announced two new community safety officers are being...

Are you making it easy for the criminals?

Can you spot a common theme in these excerpts from the North Battleford RCMP’s daily reports?6:13 a....

Would you take a drivers’ test after 40 years of driving?

Recent reports indicate new Saskatchewan drivers are having a difficult time passing SGI’s drivers’ ...


Digesting the evidence on fruits and vegetables

Many organizations cook up recommendations for the number of fruit and vegetable servings you...

Went fishing and actually caught a fish

The weather has turned to cooler almost like the end of October. What gives here, hotter than Hades,...

Creating your life

I am a firm believer in the power of making your intentions become your reality. I have a strong...

All around it's changing

Sometimes the things we take most for granted are nothing short of awe inspiring. Like flying, for...

Four planets line up towards month’s end

The moon begins in its first-quarter phase right by Mars and Saturn, as the month opens. Full moon...

Doctors inadvertently turning patients into addicts

In my first career as a pharmacist, I worked in more than 30 pharmacies across Nova Scotia, filling ...


Tax money not repairing roads

Ag. Society a valuable asset

Perhaps the whole barrel is rotten

WDM appreciates support

All gun owners are potential criminals according to Harper

Biggest bat in Canada to be unveiled

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