Saturday August 23, 2014




  • Local improvements to go ahead

    Local improvement projects on Pearson Avenue and 19th Avenue in North Battleford have been given the go ahead by city council, although some residents are opposed.
    The improvements on Pearson will include subgrade, subbase, base and pavement from 110th

  • Official community plan is ‘official’

    After hearing two final presentations of opposition, North Battleford City council voted Monday to approve its controversial official community plan and accompanying zoning bylaw.
    The vote on the two bylaws came after a 30-day public notice period

Top Headlines

Camp Cosmo rejuvenated

Camp Cosmo on Jackfish Lake has been enjoying some TLC and Saskatchewan Hospital patients, staff...

Interest growing in heavy horse show

Heavy horses, draft horses, whatever you call them, they were the horsepower behind pioneer...

Crematorium location denied

North Battleford City Council has denied an application by Sallows and McDonald Funeral Home to...

Highway 4 lane closure

The right hand lane of Highway 4 entrance to the City, located under the train overpass, will be...

Chapel Gallery concert to support food bank

Between gigs in Toronto and Edmonton, the duo Ash & Bloom will be performing in North Battleford at ...

Resident concerned about dangerous goods transport

A regular meeting of North Battleford city council was held Monday. Among the highlights was a...

Museum marks 25th anniversary

The Maidstone Museum’s 25th anniversary celebration was held Aug. 10. It started at 11:30 a.m....

Vawn teen will cherish pageant experience

Jensen White of Vawn, who attends H. Hardcastle School in Edam, was in Toronto in July to take part ...

New plumbing and pipefitting program

North West Regional College has announced a new Plumbing and Pipefitting program in Meadow Lake....

Cunningham reunion held at Speers

More than people gathered at the Speers Recreation Centre the weekend of Aug. 1-3 for a Cunningham...

Lloydminster to benefit from interprovincial health partnership

Alberta and Saskatchewan will work together to ensure co-ordinated and seamless healthcare services ...

Rabbit Lake gets high speed

SaskTel has announced residents of Rabbit Lake will now be able to enjoy of SaskTel High Speed...


Recent News

Sharks kick off 2014-15 season with fall tryouts

The preparations for the 2014-15 Battlefords AAA Sharks’ season began Sunday as the team held their ...


Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame celebrates 30th annual induction

It was a milestone event for the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday ...


Youth threatens step-father with brass knuckles

Approximately 35 calls for service were made to the North Battleford RCMP between 6 a.m....


Man last seen Aug. 18

Cut Knife RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Vernon Arthur Kasokeo, 49....


Aboriginal reconciliation requires debates grounded in hard data

Back in 1950, the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development spent $922 per registered...


Beliefs, myths and lies

I am a church-going Christian. At the same time, I am in fear for my earthly reputation and...



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