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Cold weather playing havoc with buses and schools today with extreme cold temperatures in effect.
Cold weather playing havoc with buses and schools today with extreme cold temperatures in effect. file photo/battlefordsNOW

Extreme weather causes bus and school closures

By Roger White
January 11, 2018 - 8:22am Updated: January 11, 2018 - 9:43am

The extreme cold weather is playing havoc with some buses in the area. As a result the following buses and school have reported interuptions in service.
 
- All North Battleford and Battleford, Cut Knife, Leoville, Spiritwood and Medstead bus routes are cancelled. 
 

North Battleford's Robyn Silvernagle feels that despite Sunday's loss to Sherry Anderson in the final of the Viterra's Scotties Tournament of Hearts, her team will learn and grow from the experience of making the provincial curling final two years in a row.
North Battleford's Robyn Silvernagle feels that despite Sunday's loss to Sherry Anderson in the final of the Viterra's Scotties Tournament of Hearts, her team will learn and grow from the experience of making the provincial curling final two years in a row. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

'We won't let this define us': Silvernagle

By Roger White
January 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

After having a few days to sit back and reflect on Sunday’s final at the Viterra Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Melfort; Robyn Silvernagle is trying to put the experience into perspective.  

A 32-year-old man from the Battlefords area has been arrested and charged in connection with a complaint received from a youth regarding unwanted electronic messages from an adult male.
A 32-year-old man from the Battlefords area has been arrested and charged in connection with a complaint received from a youth regarding unwanted electronic messages from an adult male. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford man charged with child luring

By Roger White
January 9, 2018 - 8:36am

A 32-year-old man from the Battlefords area has been arrested and charged in connection with a complaint received from a youth regarding unwanted electronic messages from an adult male. 
 

The province of Saskatchewan has announced that SLGA will issue approximately 60 cannabis retail permits to private operators in as many as 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nations communities.
The province of Saskatchewan has announced that SLGA will issue approximately 60 cannabis retail permits to private operators in as many as 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nations communities. file photo/ Canadian Press

North Battleford eligible for 2 marijuana retail outlets; town eligible for 1

By Roger White
January 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Saskatchewan government has announced with the upcoming legalization of marijuana, North Battleford will be allowed to have two retail marijuana stores and the Town of Battleford will be allowed one retail store. The City of Meadow Lake is also eligible for one cannabis retail location.

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