Thursday April 17, 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 don’t 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 ...

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...

‘Tis 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

Don’t get your hopes up – then you cannot be disappointed

Ed, my neighbour next door, had to rub it in. “You should never expect much. You get all excited...

The gun kooks were right

The gun kooks were right. Take away their guns, and people will turn to knives.As incredibly stupid ...

A list of sanctions

The talking heads on television news services are following the search for a missing airliner more...

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...




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