Battlefords

Riders at a previous Heart and Stroke Foundation Big Bike event.
Riders at a previous Heart and Stroke Foundation Big Bike event. Heart and Stroke Foundation/ Facebook

Heart and Stroke Foundation’s big bike returns to Battlefords

By Colleen A.J. Smith
June 26, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Big Bike event is on its way back to the Battlefords next week.

On Tuesday, June 28, North Battleford Business Improvement District (NBBID) and Lifetime Fitness gym are partnering up to bring the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike event back for another year.

Callers will try to pry personal information such as credit card numbers.
Callers will try to pry personal information such as credit card numbers. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW File Photo

New phone scam sweeping the Battlefords

By battlefordsNOW Staff
June 25, 2016 - 3:55pm

Battleford RCMP is notifying the public of a new kind of phone fraud scam. 

RCMP received a complaint of a caller claiming to be from the fraud department of a major credit card company. The caller claimed to be calling to confirm a recent online purchase.

Jackie Pitman and daughter Chloe are Canadian citizens. Pitman says they may feel the effects of Britain leaving the EU.
Jackie Pitman and daughter Chloe are Canadian citizens. Pitman says they may feel the effects of Britain leaving the EU. Colleen A.J. Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local expat reacts to Brexit

By Colleen A.J. Smith
June 25, 2016 - 12:00pm Updated: June 26, 2016 - 9:12am

Thousands of Canadians have strong personal connections with the United Kingdom. The country’s separation from the European Union (EU) on June 20 has these people either elated or concerned about the future of their motherland.

Executive Director, Claudette McGuire presenting a plaque to executive Chair, Roger Anderson and commemorative ring to Committee member, Sandy Backus for their six years of service on the committee.
Executive Director, Claudette McGuire presenting a plaque to executive Chair, Roger Anderson and commemorative ring to Committee member, Sandy Backus for their six years of service on the committee. Colleen A.J. Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

BUH foundation celebrates a successful fundraising year

By Colleen Smith
June 24, 2016 - 7:04am Updated: June 24, 2016 - 3:57pm

The Battleford Union Hospital Foundation wrapped up a successful fundraising year.

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