Thursday April 24, 2014




  • Zoning bylaw discussion focus at municipal services

    Officials at North Battleford City Hall are anticipating next Monday’s debate on the new zoning bylaw and official community plan to be a lively one.
    A public hearing and scheduled second reading of the bylaw is set Monday, April 28. Preparations for

  • Town applies for disaster assistance for cemetery

    Battleford Town Council resolved Monday to apply to the Ministry of Government Relations to become eligible for the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program.
    PDAP provides financial assistance for restoring essential services and property as a result of

Top Headlines

Switch to new garbage and recycling carts underway

The switchover to the new biweekly garbage and recycling collection is now underway. On Tuesday, ...

First quarter crime stats down: Battleford

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

Finlayson Island flooding

Finlayson Island is taking on water from the North Saskatchewan River. Both sides of the island are ...

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 ...

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...

Wall tours the roads of the Northwest

Premier Brad Wall was on a road trip of the Northwest region Wednesday. And it literally was...

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 Donors’ 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...


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...


Alleged robbery at hotel

Battlefords RCMP are investigating an alleged robbery that took place at a hotel 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...


Do something out of this world May 10

International Astronomy Day is May 10. Are you planning an “out-of-this-world” event? Take your...


Some folks are sandpaper, they rub against your grain.

Ed, my neighbor next door, was impressed to find out that we will be off to British Columbia for a...



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