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Pride Week 2018_12

Pride Week 2018

Photos by Averil Hall show the 2018 Pride Parade in North Battleford and accompanying events celebrating diversity in gender and sexuaity.

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Territorial Days By Night

Fireworks lit up the sky Friday to mark the conclusion of Territorial Days 2018. Photos by Averil Hall

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Territorial Days A Smashing Good Time

The grandstand at Northwest Territorial Days was busy this year as always this time of year. A number of events took place there, including chuck wagon and chariot racing, ...

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

And your nose and your clothes. Residents of the Battlefords and area are hoping the pall of British Columbia wildfire smoke moves on soon. Where are our legendary Prairie ...

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Territorial Days Parade 2018

The Northwest Territorial Days Parade marched down 100th Street Tuesday, kicking off the annual exhibition. There was a wide array of floats and displays, including several ...

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Those Were the Days

Those Were the Days dominated the Western Development Museum Saturday and Sunday. It was an active weekend at the location as those in attendance were taken back in time to ...

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Cochin Days Create a Buzz

Jackfish Lake was abuzz with activity from Aug. 10 to 12 during Cochin Days. The annual event saw a variety of recreational activities and displays throughout the resort ...

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Everyone Loves a Parade

It was hot evening Friday, but the weather didn’t deter the crowds of people who turned up to watch a parade wind its way down 22nd Street in Battleford. The parade included ...

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World Cup of Bowling

Minds in the Gutter, Battlefords Publishing’s bowling team, competed in the finals of the World Cup of Bowling at Gutter’s Bowling in North Battleford Wednesday. The ...

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A Ride on the Wild Side

The North Battleford Civic Centre was packed Wednesday night for the fourth annual Gold Eagle Casino PBR Classic. Well rested from their most recent contest in Manor July 21,...

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Prairie Mid-summer Images

Photos by Louise Lundberg

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Summer Scenes on the Prairies, 2018

Photos by Louise Lundberg

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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...

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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 ...

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