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Canada Day in and Around the Battlefords_0

Canada Day in and Around the Battlefords

Canada Day activities took place at Fort Battleford, Battlefords Provincial Park and King Hill. Photos by Averial Hall

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Meota goes all out for Canada Day

Meota enthusiastically pulled out the stops for Canada Day. A decorated bike parade was delayed by the rain, but went ahead at 3 p.m. Participants of all ages took part and ...

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Indigenous Day at Fort Battleford

Recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day continued Thursday afternoon at Fort Battleford. A number of chiefs and representatives from the surrounding area, including ...

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National Indigenous People’s Day

A Treaty 6 flag raising coincided with the National Indigenous People’s Day celebrations downtown organized by the Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre. People of all ages and...

Celebrating Treaty 6_0

Celebrating Treaty 6

The Dekker Centre and at Rotary Plaza were the sites for North Battleford Urban Treaty Day Wednesday, hosted by Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs. A major highlight was the ...

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As June Wanes the Landscape Gleams

Photos by Louise Lundberg

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Reflections of Africa

Art was on display June 15 at the North Battleford Lions Club. On exhibit were canvasses art students created during a 10-week multimedia course at Ezit's Art. Led by Ezit ...

Magician marvels Connaught_0

Magician marvels Connaught

Magician Steve Harmer thrilled Connaught School last week as he brought his magic show to the school's gym. Harmer asked many students to participate, and he gave away magic ...

Getting to Know the Neighbours_0

Getting to Know the Neighbours

There might have been tornado warnings and golf-ball sized hail elsewhere in Saskatchewan, but conditions were warm and sunny in Kinsmen Park as North Battleford held the ...

The Show Must Go On_0

The Show Must Go On

Picnic on the Plaza, scheduled for Rotary Plaza, had to be moved inside the Field House Saturday due to the weather conditions outdoors. Still, there was no shortage of hot ...

A Class Act_0

A Class Act

Classic cars dotted the lot at the Territorial Place Mall Saturday as the Battlefords Vintage Auto Club held their annual show and shine. The vintage vehicles included some ...

A Taste of Culture_0

A Taste of Culture

Taste of Culture, hosted at the WDM Thursday, Friday and Saturday, served up delicious ethnic food and lively entertainment. The food court offered up a wide array of ...

Teddy Bear Clinic_0

Teddy Bear Clinic

The rain didn’t stop organizers of the Teddy Bear Clinic Friday. The event, hosted by the Battlefords Early Childhood Intervention Program, moved inside the North ...

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Cooking Up Community Connections

It’s hot dog season. Connaught School was the location Thursday afternoon for the first of what will be four community barbecues hosted by the CPTED review committee and the ...

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Prairie Springs to Life

Photos by Louise Lundberg

Powwow Tradition_0

Powwow Tradition

The Battlefords Indian Metis Friendship Center hosted a Show Case Powwow last Thursday at its location at 960 - 103 St. According to a release, the show was “to help teach ...

Treasure Hunt_0

Treasure Hunt

The first-ever Battlefords Treasures craft show took place this past weekend at the Northland Power Curling Centre. There were 31 vendors on hand offering handcrafts, artwork...

Jan. 14, 2019 POLL

It’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Do you worry you might develop Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia?

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