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North Battleford council reviewed the actual versus the budgeted 2016 year-end results at its meeting Monday.
North Battleford council reviewed the actual versus the budgeted 2016 year-end results at its meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. year-end numbers favourable despite challenging year

By Angela Brown
June 30, 2017 - 12:08pm Updated: July 4, 2017 - 4:12pm

The City of North Battleford presented its 2016 financial figures at council's meeting Monday, showing it managed to come through the year in good-standing despite the challenges.

Brian Manegre, CUPE local 5111 president, right, speaks to the Prairie North Health Region board at its meeting in North Battleford, June 28..
Brian Manegre, CUPE local 5111 president, right, speaks to the Prairie North Health Region board at its meeting in North Battleford, June 28.. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Health region officer, union look at staff and workload issues for tech employees

By Angela Brown
June 29, 2017 - 4:42pm

A local CUPE official is asking for more support for technology specialists to help relieve worker stress.

Chris Meloche of Husky Energy shows one of the Submerged Oil Detection Devices that is being used as part of the oil spill follow-up monitoring efforts.
Chris Meloche of Husky Energy shows one of the Submerged Oil Detection Devices that is being used as part of the oil spill follow-up monitoring efforts. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local spill clean up concluded, monitoring continues

By Angela Brown
June 29, 2017 - 10:00am

Husky Energy has completed its local area clean-up work following the July 21, 2016, oil spill that affected the North Battleford area, but it is continuing its monitoring efforts.

Police attend the scene following a rollover Tuesday afternoon.
Police attend the scene following a rollover Tuesday afternoon. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Car accident in North Battleford leads to rollover

By Angela Brown
June 28, 2017 - 8:56am

RCMP and first responders attended the scene of a rollover in North Battleford late Tuesday afternoon.

The collision occurred at the intersection at Highway 4 near the Don Ross Centre at roughly 4:30 p.m. Traffic was rerouted and police cordoned off the road following the accident.

City of North Battleford council approved a bylaw to address the problem of vacant commercial buildings sitting idle in the city's key commercial core at its meeting Monday.
City of North Battleford council approved a bylaw to address the problem of vacant commercial buildings sitting idle in the city's key commercial core at its meeting Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. council passes bylaw for vacant commercial buildings

By Angela Brown
June 27, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 9:06am

The City of North Battleford council gave its full support for a disincentive program aimed at trying to force long-term vacant commercial building owners to take more responsibility and do something with their sites.

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