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A special weather statement has been issued for central Saskatchewan this morning, bringing anywhere between 2 and 4 cm of snow to the Battlefords.
A special weather statement has been issued for central Saskatchewan this morning, bringing anywhere between 2 and 4 cm of snow to the Battlefords. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Weather Statement issued for region

By Roger White
April 11, 2018 - 7:52am

Will winter ever end?

It's a question many are asking this morning as Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for the Battlefords, Wilkie, Maidstone and surrounding areas.

Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services.
Veteran MLA Herb Cox feels Tuesday's budget was "pretty positive" with increase spending in health care, education and social services. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords MLA calls provincial budget 'pretty positive'

By Roger White
April 10, 2018 - 5:49pm

Battlefords MLA Herb Cox has seen his share of provincial budgets since he became the area representative in the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and while he knows not everyone will be pleased with the document presented by Finance Minister Donna Harpauer, he believes Tuesday’s budget is exactly

The Battlefords Relay for Life committee is teaming with the Capitol Theatre for a showing of The Bucket List starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.
The Battlefords Relay for Life committee is teaming with the Capitol Theatre for a showing of The Bucket List starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. submitted photo/Kelly Murdoch

Movie night kicks off fundraising for Relay for Life

By Roger White
April 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

While the Battlefords Relay for Life may still be two months away, the organizing committee has been busy trying to raise awareness about the 12-hour marathon within the local community.

BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, Nurse Manager Chris Etcheverry, and Q98's Nic Fransoo announced May 11 as the date for the third annual On Air for Health Care radiothon on CJNB/CJNS, Q98 and 93.3 The Rock.
BUH Foundation Executive Director Claudette McGuire, Nurse Manager Chris Etcheverry, and Q98's Nic Fransoo announced May 11 as the date for the third annual On Air for Health Care radiothon on CJNB/CJNS, Q98 and 93.3 The Rock. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Third annual radiothon not missing a beat for the BUH

By Roger White
April 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

It’s official. The third annual On Air for Health Care radiothon will air once again this year on 1050 CJNB/CJNS, Q98, and 93.3 The Rock, raising money for much-needed equipment at the Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH).

An online petition to allow the Battleford Barons hockey club to wear crests in memory of Ash Lascelle has reached almost 2,000 signatures.
An online petition to allow the Battleford Barons hockey club to wear crests in memory of Ash Lascelle has reached almost 2,000 signatures. Submitted photo/Konnor Snyder

Online petition against BMHA ruling gaining momentum

By Roger White
April 4, 2018 - 2:11pm Updated: April 5, 2018 - 10:51am

When Konnor Snyder puts on his hockey jersey this season, the 15-year-old hopes he won’t just be playing for the crest on the front of the jersey but for a crest on the left arm as well.

A polar vortex over the Hudson Bay is being blamed for the prolonged cold snap that has plagued the Prairies over the past week, and it appears there is no end in sight.
A polar vortex over the Hudson Bay is being blamed for the prolonged cold snap that has plagued the Prairies over the past week, and it appears there is no end in sight. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

No relief from cold temperatures in sight: Environment Canada

By Roger White
April 2, 2018 - 1:00pm

If you packed your winter coats and mittens away a few weeks ago during the warm spell in the area, you may want to consider unpacking them again.

Saskatchewan Country 1050 CJNB has been nominated for Secondary Market Station of the Year at the Saskatchewan Country Music Association awards coming up in Prince Albert in April. Pictured are CJNB program co-ordinator Nic Fransoo and announcer Darien Rae.
Saskatchewan Country 1050 CJNB has been nominated for Secondary Market Station of the Year at the Saskatchewan Country Music Association awards coming up in Prince Albert in April. Pictured are CJNB program co-ordinator Nic Fransoo and announcer Darien Rae. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

CJNB garners nomination for SCMA award

By Roger White
March 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

When the Saskatchewan Country Music Association awards are handed out this year in Prince Albert, a local radio station could be recognized with some hardware.

Skip Robyn Silvernagle, third Stefanie Lawton, second Jessie Hunkin and lead Kara Thevenot will comprise the 2018-19 Team Silvernagle, representing the Twin River Curling Club of North Battleford.
Skip Robyn Silvernagle, third Stefanie Lawton, second Jessie Hunkin and lead Kara Thevenot will comprise the 2018-19 Team Silvernagle, representing the Twin River Curling Club of North Battleford. Submitted photo/Team Silvernagle

New look for Team Silvernagle for 2018-19 season

By Roger White
March 29, 2018 - 8:00am

When Team Silvernagle hits the pebbled ice this curling season, fans will notice significant changes which the North Battleford skip hopes will lead to the provincial curling title that has eluded the team for the past two years.

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