Wednesday July 23, 2014




  • Junice Headley: ‘I always knew I wanted to be a teacher’

    “I always knew I wanted to be a teacher,” says Junice Headley who has recently retired from a 60-year career as a music teacher.
    “I was a teacher from this big,” she laughs, holding her hand out to a child’s height.
    She says she would probably have

  • Bauer to replace Kaiser on the bench in North Battleford

    A new judge has been appointed in North Battleford.
    The province announced Friday the appointment of Bruce Bauer as a North Battleford Provincial Court judge.
    Bauer is replacing Judge David Kaiser, who is retiring as provincial court judge after almost

Top Headlines

Part of Highway 16 closed

The shoulder lane of Highway 16 is closed at the site of a tractor-trailer accident....

Thomas case to go to trial

The case of a home care worker charged with theft at a care home in North Battleford will go to...

Additional community safety officers added

The ranks of North Battleford’s peace officers have gotten a boost thanks to some help from the...

$1.5M in park upgrades compeleted

Campground upgrades at Battlefords Provincial Park have been completed after an approximately $1.5...

Spicy times at Handcraft Festival

It's the Saskatchewan Handcraft Festival weekend coming up. Now in its fourth decade, the...

City council attendance improves

North Battleford councillors are making a point of showing up at council meetings. That is based ...

Teen moving on to national pageant

Jensen White of Vawn, who attends H. Hardcastle School in Edam, will be flying to Toronto Saturday...

Northwest ranchers see benefits of Luing cattle

A Northwest producer has turned to a Scottish breed so that his two sons can learn the cattle...

Heritage site opens for July tours

The Doukhobor Dugout House located south of Blaine Lake officially opened for the season July 5....

Blooming lilies event at Parkside heritage site

Honeywood (Dr A.J.Porter) Heritage Nursery near Parkside will be hosting its Lilies in Bloom event...

More time to repay 2013 cash advances: Ritz

Producers with crops to sell who have been held up by the railway grain transportation woes will...

Clinic staff almost up to par

Nurse practitioner, Annette Robinson will be starting her practice in North Saskatchewan River...


Recent News

North Stars trade Charleson to AJHL’s Bobcats

The Battlefords North Stars continued their busy off-season with another trade Saturday afternoon....


New Horizons winners finish round under par

New Horizons had 30 golfers show up for their July 14 round on a warm, sunny day....


Preliminary hearing set for murder case

Preliminary hearing dates have been set for two individuals accused of second-degree murder on...


Hryniuk guilty of indecent assaults, gets 90 days

A Prince Albert man has pled guilty to eight counts of indecent assault on students at the Moosomin ...


Too much house

Buying a new home is an important lifestyle choice — you decide where you want to live based on the ...


Turf wars

Although summer this year has been slow to produce any real heat, I am relatively sure it will come....



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