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Battleford youth Juliette Rodriguez, 9, left, is joined by Wrangler Elisa, AKA Elisa Wilkie, of Sask Reptile Shows, as she checks out a milk snake during Thursday's event at North Battleford Library.
Battleford youth Juliette Rodriguez, 9, left, is joined by Wrangler Elisa, AKA Elisa Wilkie, of Sask Reptile Shows, as she checks out a milk snake during Thursday's event at North Battleford Library. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Reptile show draws a crowd at N.B. library

By Angela Brown
July 7, 2017 - 10:00am

Battlefords area youth had a chance to get to know a little about reptiles during a free show at North Battleford library Thursday.

Wrangler Elisa, whose real name is Elisa Wilkie, is the owner of Sask Reptile Shows.

Prairie North Health Region finance and operations vice-president Derek Miller discussed the flooding impact at the Prairie North Health Region board meeting in North Battleford on June 28.
Prairie North Health Region finance and operations vice-president Derek Miller discussed the flooding impact at the Prairie North Health Region board meeting in North Battleford on June 28. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Prairie North addresses flooding impact at Lloydminster hospital

By Angela Brown
July 4, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: July 4, 2017 - 2:41pm

The Prairie North Health Region is assessing repair work at the Lloydminster hospital following flooding last month.

Town of Battleford Coun. Gordon Yarde, who just turned 79, still has big plans ahead.
Town of Battleford Coun. Gordon Yarde, who just turned 79, still has big plans ahead. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town of Battleford councillor reaching milestone

By Angela Brown
July 1, 2017 - 8:32am

Don't tell Gordon Yarde it's time to settle down.

The Town of Battleford councillor is reaching a new milestone in his life, after just turning 79 years old. But this high-spirited man still has lots of work on his agenda.

"I'm 79, but I'm not stopping," he said.

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