Articles

This is the place where you will find links to some of the articles John has written and published in the mainstream media. Come back soon for the latest!

News-Optimist, November 2011: Adventures on the Campaign Trail

News-Optimist, November 2011: Election night -- Cox Wins and Taylor concedes

News-Optimist, November 2011: Bater rounds up big Liberal guns

News-Optimist, October 2011: Maple Leaf Foods closing Battlefords plant

News-Optimist, October 2011: Premier Wall hammers NDP on costs

News-Optimist, September 2011: Column -- Layton was approachable

News-Optimist, September 2011: Bater gears up for busy fall for Liberals

Cairns on Cinema, September 2011: Memories of TIFF

Cairns on Cinema, September 2011: Summer box office wrap-up

News-Optimist, June 2011: Wall tours Saskatchewan Hospital

News-Optimist, June 2011: Column -- Ticket prices for pro sports are through the roof

News-Optimist, May 2011: Teachers march in the streets

News-Optimist, May 2011: Chisholm bids farewell to legislature

News-Optimist, May 2011: Column -- Voters blow off steam at the polls

News-Optimist, May 2011: Ritz wins as Tories form majority

News-Optimist, April 2011: Column -- Election has been much ado about nothing

News-Optimist, February 2011: How to make the most of your Las Vegas vacation 

News-Optimist, February 2011: Wall offers revenue sharing, tax relief at SUMA convention

Cairns on Cinema, January 2011: 2010 Box Office Year in Review

News-Optimist, December 2010: Frustration boils over for North Stars

News-Optimist, December 2010: Death ruled accidental

News-Optimist, November 2010: Liberal leader Ryan Bater says gov't should back off on PotashCorp deal

News-Optimist, November 2010: Premier's Dinner in Lloydminster gets fogged out

News-Optimist Blog, November 2010: Stupid news story of the week: Cheerleaders in the NHL

News-Optimist, October 2010: NDP Leader Lingenfelter welcomes Wall's change of heart

News-Optimist, October 2010: Fighting fire with the pros

Cairns on Cinema, September 2010: Roger Ebert’s new movie review show coming to a TV near you

News-Optimist, September 2010: Wholesale Club fire was arson, says fire department  

News-Optimist, September 2010:  Barbara Glanz prepares for the Battlefords

News-Optimist, September 2010: Column -- Roughriders truly represent the province

Cairns on Cinema, September 2010: September at the movies

Cairns on Cinema, August 2010: Review: Piranha 3D

Regional Optimist, August 2010: Layton calls for extension

News-Optimist, August 2010: Column -- Weather woes are driving everyone crazy

Cairns on Cinema, July 2010: Mel Gibson is in big, big trouble

Cairns on Cinema, July 2010: Summer movie season hasn't been a big hit

News-Optimist, July 2010: Photo Gallery -- State of Emergency in North Battleford

News-Optimist Blog, February 2010: Column -- Crime is out of control in the Battlefords

News-Optimist Blog, November 2009: The Riders need a new stadium: It’s time