Tuesday September 02, 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’ ...


Swathing, fixing, swathing and fixing: wheat almost done

Another week of good harvest weather. This is the time of year my hoar frost calendar doesn’t work...

Late blight has arrived in Saskatchewan, again!

Do you remember when Saskatchewan summers were so dry that growing a vegetable garden was nearly...

Experts and expectations

When the trees drop their yellow leaves this year I will be 87 years old. I will look back on a...

Be on the winning team

As I write this article there's an important football game being played. One side has promised to...

Practising preventative maintenance

I was 36 years old when I had my first colonoscopy. With no family history of colon cancer, I would ...

Canadians ambivalent about healthcare system

I had cataract surgery last year – a terrifying prospect for a visual person. I love art and ocean...


Downtown needs to clean up the pigeon mess

An opportunity to help others

Tax money not repairing roads

Ag. Society a valuable asset

Perhaps the whole barrel is rotten

WDM appreciates support

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