Friday April 18, 2014




  • Cleanup a great team builder: Puffalt

    The efforts of staffers at City Hall to clean up the city April 9 were hailed by their city manager Monday.
    “It was a great team-building exercise for us,” Jim Puffalt said to reporters following the council meeting.
    “More importantly, it was a good

  • Saemann wins byelection

    The youngest candidate in the North Battleford council byelection race is now the youngest, and newest, member of council.

Top Headlines

Realtor honoured with award

The Association of Saskatchewan Realtors in conjunction with Canada Mortgage and Housing...

Funds to aid teenage girl empowerment program

In a story published in the April 10 Regional Optimist, “Funds to aid teenage girl...

Visitor Information Centre ending at the Chamber

The visitor information centre will no longer be operated by the Battlefords Chamber of Commerce as ...

Concerns still out there about new garbage/recycling regime

The City of North Battleford’s plans to change over to a new biweekly garbage and recycling regime...

Local resident honoured with Red Cross Rescuer Award

The Canadian Red Cross presented a Rescuer Award to North Battleford resident Gregg Sheppard at a...

Reporters bring home awards

The Battlefords Regional Optimist came away from the weekend's Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers...

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...

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

BVC have top eight finish at provincial championships

The Battleford Volleyball Club Crush finished eighth in Tier 1 at the 17U women’s 2014...


Water Doves net six top-five finishes in Regina

Four members of the North Battleford Water Doves synchronized swimming team finished in the top...


Nasty weather no deterrent to mayhem makers

The weather was inhospitable for mayhem makers, but Battlefords RCMP were still called to more than ...


Abduction report

Battlefords RCMP say the investigation into an alleged attempted child abduction at the Battlefords ...


Don’t get your hopes up – then you cannot be disappointed

Ed, my neighbour next door, had to rub it in. “You should never expect much. You get all excited...


The gun kooks were right

The gun kooks were right. Take away their guns, and people will turn to knives....



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