Angela Brown

Iris Miller Dennis (Saskatchewan Approved Private Homes Inc.), standing, right, discusses the Saskatchewan Approved Private Service Homes Program to North Battleford council, Jan. 8.
Iris Miller Dennis (Saskatchewan Approved Private Homes Inc.), standing, right, discusses the Saskatchewan Approved Private Service Homes Program to North Battleford council, Jan. 8. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Council reviews zoning of family homes caring for disabled

By Angela Brown
January 12, 2018 - 5:40pm

North Battleford City Hall plans to review its zoning bylaw impacting Saskatchewan Approved Private Service Homes in the city, so they may not need council’s special approval to operate.

North Battleford is once again rewarding residents for helping clear their neighbour's walkway this winter.
North Battleford is once again rewarding residents for helping clear their neighbour's walkway this winter. file photo/paNOW Staff

City encouraging residents to be Snow Angels

By Angela Brown
January 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

Have a little extra time on your hands? Why not pick up a shovel and clear the snow off a neighbour's walkway.

The City of North Battleford is once again honouring residents who show their goodwill by volunteering to help their neighbours.

North Battleford's John Paul II Collegiate teacher team will be receiving the McDowell Foundation provincial award on Feb. 2 for their work on the PACE program.
North Battleford's John Paul II Collegiate teacher team will be receiving the McDowell Foundation provincial award on Feb. 2 for their work on the PACE program. file photo/CJME News Staff

Local teachers named for McDowell Foundation award

By Angela Brown
January 11, 2018 - 5:17pm

It's an exciting time for a team of teachers at John Paul II Collegiate who are named for this year’s McDowell Foundation Award for work on a new student program at the school.

The award is granted for outstanding contributions to educational research in the province of Saskatchewan.

Sunrise Spyglass received six months in jail in total for mischief and assault for an incident involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords.
Sunrise Spyglass received six months in jail in total for mischief and assault for an incident involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Man sentenced for mischief, assault involving local Lighthouse

By Angela Brown
January 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

A man who appeared in North Battleford provincial court Tuesday will be going to jail for six months on charges of mischief and assault involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords.

Sunrise Spyglass pleaded guilty to mischief and assaulting a peace officer on Jan. 5.

A man facing a child luring charge appeared in North Battleford provincial court on Tuesday.
A man facing a child luring charge appeared in North Battleford provincial court on Tuesday. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Man facing luring charge appears in court

By Angela Brown
January 9, 2018 - 2:22pm Updated: January 10, 2018 - 8:21am

A man facing charges of child luring made his first appearance in North Battleford provincial court Tuesday. 

Lester Wayne Brook Favel, 32 was released under court-ordered conditions and is to have no contact with the complainant or anyone under the age of 16.

North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs of additional policing and other related charges for cannabis sales as well as production, as discussed at council's meeting Monday.
North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs of additional policing and other related charges for cannabis sales as well as production, as discussed at council's meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. City Hall looking at cost to city related to cannabis sales

By Angela Brown
January 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

North Battleford City Hall is concerned about the costs associated with cannabis sales if the city decides to allow for retailing, following the province’s announcement the city is entitled to two permits for retail outlets in the city.  

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