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Making waffles for his family is a Sunday tradition for NDP leader Cam Broten.
Making waffles for his family is a Sunday tradition for NDP leader Cam Broten. COURTNEY MARKEWICH/CJME NEWS

Leader profile: NDP's Cam Broten motivated by his family

By Sarah Mills
March 31, 2016 - 5:58am

It appears that Cam Broten isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty.

That’s because each Sunday you can find him elbow-deep in eggs, butter and milk as he whisks up batter for the waffles and pancakes for his family to enjoy in bed.

The suspect was unable to escape the eye of the store's security camera.
The suspect was unable to escape the eye of the store's security camera. Submitted photo/RCMP

Gas and dash in Lashburn

By battlefordsNOW Staff
March 30, 2016 - 7:34pm

The Maidstone RCMP is investigating a gas and dash in Lashburn.

The incident happened on Monday, Mar. 28 around 7:55 p.m.  

Police are looking for a male and female suspect who drove away in a 2003/2004 Ford F150 truck which is darker in colour.

Clockwise from top left: Danica Lorer, Larry Doke, Rod Gopher, Rick Cline, Tammy Fairley Saunders.
Clockwise from top left: Danica Lorer, Larry Doke, Rod Gopher, Rick Cline, Tammy Fairley Saunders. Submitted Photo/Campaign websites

Resource prices, health care among issues in Cut Knife-Turtleford

By Geoff Smith
March 30, 2016 - 6:32am

Tumbling oil prices have made their presence particularly felt in west-central Saskatchewan, an issue being raised with the candidates for Cut Knife-Turtleford during the provincial election campaign.

The Ness Creek Music Festival attracts bands from all over the country.
The Ness Creek Music Festival attracts bands from all over the country. battlefordsNOW File Photo

Ness Creek Music Festival up for provincial award

By paNOW Staff
March 30, 2016 - 6:19am

The Ness Creek Music Festival has been named as one of three finalists for the Sask Tourism Marquee Event of the Year award.
 
The award is given to an event that generates economic and cultural benefits for Saskatchewan, and attracts national and/or international spectators.

RCMP Inspector Jennifer Ebert with major crimes addresses media at F Division.
RCMP Inspector Jennifer Ebert with major crimes addresses media at F Division. KEVIN MARTEL/CJME NEWS

UPDATE: Ahtahkakoop manhunt ends with suspect's death

By CKOM News
March 29, 2016 - 9:33pm Updated: March 30, 2016 - 12:39pm

The suspect in the shooting death of a man on the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation has died in hospital,ending a day-long police manhunt which confined residents to their homes.

The suspect is being identified as Elgin Sasakamoose, the son of aboriginal hockey player Fred Sasakamoose.

Ahtahkakoop First Nation.
Ahtahkakoop First Nation. battlefordsNOW File Photo

UPDATE: One man dead after shots were fired on Ahtahkakoop First Nation, suspect is still at large

By paNOW Staff
March 29, 2016 - 11:41am Updated: March 29, 2016 - 4:22pm

One man is dead after a shooting took place on Ahtahkakoop First Nation near the health centre this morning. 

RCMP responded just before 10 a.m. to reports of shots being fired on the First Nation.  

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