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Rich Lightfoot, a client at The Lighthouse homeless shelter in North Battleford, is not homeless, but like many in the community relies on the shelter's meal program for food.
Rich Lightfoot, a client at The Lighthouse homeless shelter in North Battleford, is not homeless, but like many in the community relies on the shelter's meal program for food. Duncan Cairns-Brenner, battlefordsNOW Staff

Lighthouse to talk with province

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
February 20, 2016 - 10:44am Updated: February 20, 2016 - 12:39pm

The Lighthouse homeless shelter continues its three month struggle with the province over funding.

Ministry officials are meeting with Caitlin Glencross, Lighthouse manager on Monday, Feb. 22, to try and hammer out a funding agreement so the shelter can stay open.

Destination Battlefords Executive Director Ryan Bater speaks during a press-conference held at the NationsWEST Field House in North Battleford, Sask. announcing the city’s victory in its bid as host city for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games.
Destination Battlefords Executive Director Ryan Bater speaks during a press-conference held at the NationsWEST Field House in North Battleford, Sask. announcing the city’s victory in its bid as host city for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games. Duncan Cairns-Brenner/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford to host 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
February 18, 2016 - 6:29pm Updated: February 18, 2016 - 7:21pm

It is official; North Battleford will be the host city of the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games.

Peter Fogarty carves an ice sculpture during Winter-Tainment Week in Rotary Plaza in North Battleford, Sask. on Feb. 17, 2016.
Peter Fogarty carves an ice sculpture during Winter-Tainment Week in Rotary Plaza in North Battleford, Sask. on Feb. 17, 2016. Duncan Cairns-Brenner/battlefordsNOW staff

Ice sculpting a hit at Winter-Tainment

By Duncan Cairns-Brenner
February 18, 2016 - 12:24pm

Live ice sculpting was one of Winter-Tainment’s headlining events this year.

Fire and Ice Creations, an ice sculpting company based out of Saskatoon, headed by Peter Fogarty, created ice sculptures live in Rotary Plaza on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 17.  

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