Wednesday April 23, 2014


  • Follow the Sirens

    Alleged robbery at hotel

    Alleged robbery at hotel

    Battlefords RCMP are investigating an alleged robbery that took place at a hotel in North Battleford.
    According to police the incident happened shortly after 1 a.m .on Tuesday. RCMP say two men, one with a knife, entered a hotel room and pushed a victim

  • Wall tours the roads of the Northwest

    Premier Brad Wall was on a road trip of the Northwest region Wednesday.
    And it literally was roads that were the focus, as Cut Knife-Turtleford MLA Larry Doke wanted to show the premier what was needed to upgrade the conditions of highways in the area.

Top Headlines

Rollout delayed

Delivery of curbside garbage and recycling carts has been suspended for the day, due to the high...

Chamber members to meet on Official Community Plan

The Official Community Plan will be the topic of discussion Tuesday at a meeting of the Battlefords ...

Town holds the line on taxes

Battleford's budget has been approved and the mill rate set, holding it to last year's levy of 3.85 ...

First quarter crime stats down: Battleford

Compared to the first quarter of last year, crimes against persons and property in Battleford are...

Addressing the demand for faster data

The fast-changing field of Internet and wireless delivery was the subject matter for the CEO of...

Diabetes screening events to be hosted by Lions

Lions clubs in the Battlefords are getting involved in a province-wide diabetes detection program...

Doke ready for re-election bid in Cut Knife-Turtleford

Larry Doke is all set for his re-election bid in the Cut Knife-Turtleford constituency. The...

Drowning awareness work earns award

A former manager of the Wilkie swimming pool has been awarded a Royal Life Saving Society of Canada ...

Volunteer honoured at Rivers West banquet

Pearl Hawkins of Meota was honoured at the Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation...

Donors Choice distributes $13,000

The annual meeting of the Cut Knife and District Donorsí Choice was held at the town office on...

Protecting your canola investment

Canola seed is expensive and you want to ensure that the seed you put in the ground has the best...

Faba bean crops great nitrogen fixers

Faba beans have resurfaced as a potential crop for this area. Interest in having a pulse in the...

Recent News

Northwest residents run the Boston Marathon

Athletes from the Northwest made the trip to Boston, Mass. to run in the 118th Boston Marathon....

Zone 7 reaches A final of Sask First Tournament

The Zone 7 midget team reached the A final of the annual Sask First Tournament last weekend in...

Serial runaway returned to home twice within two hours

It was another busy 24 hours for Battlefords RCMP as members responded to more than 30 calls for...

Robbery with a knife being investigated

It was a busy Monday shift for Battlefords RCMP when more then 40 calls for service/occurrences...

Itís spring, but sometimes winter comes back

One of the rites of spring is that sometimes winter comes back. Welcome to a brief (I hope) return...

A new era in transportation?

The United Nations, rejecting the tiresome politicking that originates mostly in the...



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