Battlefords

For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running.
For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Extreme weather causes bus and school closures for second straight day

By Roger White
January 12, 2018 - 7:44am

The extreme cold weather is playing havoc with some buses in the area.
 
-All North Battleford and Battleford, Leoville, Spiritwood, Hafford and Medstead buses with the Living Sky School Divivison are not running today.
 

North Battleford's John Paul II Collegiate teacher team will be receiving the McDowell Foundation provincial award on Feb. 2 for their work on the PACE program.
North Battleford's John Paul II Collegiate teacher team will be receiving the McDowell Foundation provincial award on Feb. 2 for their work on the PACE program. file photo/CJME News Staff

Local teachers named for McDowell Foundation award

By Angela Brown
January 11, 2018 - 5:17pm

It's an exciting time for a team of teachers at John Paul II Collegiate who are named for this year’s McDowell Foundation Award for work on a new student program at the school.

The award is granted for outstanding contributions to educational research in the province of Saskatchewan.

According to Michelle Spark, manager of the Battlefords Humane Society, the shelter put down three dogs since December after the animals contracted parvovirus. Spark said the virus is especially dangerous to dogs under two years old and is completely preventable through vaccinations.
According to Michelle Spark, manager of the Battlefords Humane Society, the shelter put down three dogs since December after the animals contracted parvovirus. Spark said the virus is especially dangerous to dogs under two years old and is completely preventable through vaccinations. Battlefords Humane Society/Facebook

Dog parvo deaths could have been prevented: Shelter manager

By Greg Higgins
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

Staff at the Battlefords Humane Society is urging dog owners to make sure their pets vaccines are up to date as the facility put down three dogs infected with parvovirus in the last month. 

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. 
 

Any guest who misbehaves will be put into stocks until they perform a task the king or queen deem fit for release or are bailed out by a fellow guest.
Any guest who misbehaves will be put into stocks until they perform a task the king or queen deem fit for release or are bailed out by a fellow guest. submitted photo/WDM

WDM invites all the Lords and Ladies for a trip back to Medieval times

By Greg Higgins
January 11, 2018 - 8:00am

Anyone wishing to experience a time before cutlery, or who already eats that way and wants to have dinner in public without being judged, will be interested in the Western Development Museum’s (WDM) Medieval Feast.

Sunrise Spyglass received six months in jail in total for mischief and assault for an incident involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords.
Sunrise Spyglass received six months in jail in total for mischief and assault for an incident involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Man sentenced for mischief, assault involving local Lighthouse

By Angela Brown
January 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

A man who appeared in North Battleford provincial court Tuesday will be going to jail for six months on charges of mischief and assault involving the Lighthouse Serving the Battlefords.

Sunrise Spyglass pleaded guilty to mischief and assaulting a peace officer on Jan. 5.

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