Greg Higgins

The new Sask. hospital is expected to be completed in the spring of 2018.
The new Sask. hospital is expected to be completed in the spring of 2018. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Construction on new Sask. Hospital will include focus on patient-friendly aesthetics

By Greg Higgins
May 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

The patients and staff at the current Saskatchewan hospital describe it as “depressing, confined and no good” but there's hope those descriptors will change when the new facility opens in 2018.

Cheer participants showing off their skills on April 30.
Cheer participants showing off their skills on April 30. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local cheer teams showcase their skills

By Greg Higgins
April 30, 2016 - 4:00pm Updated: May 1, 2016 - 3:59pm

When most people thinking of cheerleader’s pom-poms, football games come to mind, but a recent event is showing another side to the activity.

 An All-star cheerleading event was on display at the Field House in North Battleford Saturday April 30.

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